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Underworld characters in this Govt: Mano Ganesan

Underworld characters in this Govt: Mano Ganesan

National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Minister Mano Ganesan said today there were those involved in underworld criminal activities and drug trafficking in this government.

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American Center closed indefinitely

American Center closed indefinitely

The American Center in Colombo which is being operated by the US government will remain closed until further notice, the US Embassy said today.

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Protests Break Out Against Uva Chief Minister In Badulla: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal Of CM

Protests Break Out Against Uva Chief Minister In Badulla: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal Of CM

A massive demonstration was held in front of the Hindu School in Badulla yesterday against Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dasanayaka who allegedly made Read more…

Maldives Ex-Leader Claims Chinese Land Grabbing; Government Denies

Maldives Ex-Leader Claims Chinese Land Grabbing; Government Denies

Exiled former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who is fighting for the right to contest a presidential poll this year, said on Monday that land grabbing Read more…

Nasheed briefs diplomats in Sri Lanka; ready to field common candidate

Nasheed briefs diplomats in Sri Lanka; ready to field common candidate

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed is in Sri Lanka where he briefed diplomats on the Presidential elections in the Maldives scheduled for this year and Read more…

Fonterra suspends Sri Lanka operations after protests
23 Aug
2013
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Fonterra suspends Sri Lanka operations after protests »

Fonterra says it has suspended its consumer operations in Sri Lanka, where sales of its products have been temporarily banned, because of Read more…

New Law and Order Ministry
23 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

New Law and Order Ministry »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has setup a new Law and Order Ministry which will function under him.

Major General (Retired) Nanda Mallawarachchi, a Read more…

Delay in fishermen’s release may cause friction »

The government on Thursday said the delay in the Sri Lankan Navy releasing the detained Tamil Nadu fishermen could cast a shadow Read more…

Sri-Lankan Northern Province: ‘the army is there to assist, not to oppress’ – Peiris
22 Aug
2013
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Sri-Lankan Northern Province: ‘the army is there to assist, not to oppress’ – Peiris »

In an exclusive interview with the Voice of Russia Vickram Bahl Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, Professor G. L. Peiris talks about Read more…

Civil society to meet Navi Pillay
22 Aug
2013
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Civil society to meet Navi Pillay »

Members of civil society who will be meeting United Nations Human Rights Commissioner, Navi Pillay, during her visit in Sri Lanka next Read more…

PC Polls: Opposition has lost faith in the whole process – Karu J
22 Aug
2013
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PC Polls: Opposition has lost faith in the whole process – Karu J »

Blatant violation of election laws by the government in the run up to the Northern, Central and North-Western Provincial Council Elections, had Read more…

WikiLeaks: Basil Speaks Frankly About Human Rights, Wants To Buy US Bushmaster Cannons – Blake Was Happy
22 Aug
2013
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WikiLeaks: Basil Speaks Frankly About Human Rights, Wants To Buy US Bushmaster Cannons – Blake Was Happy »

“The Ambassador met Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa, younger brother to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on October 4. After the Ambassador reviewed US priorities Read more…

Ranil holds talks with Mukherjee
21 Aug
2013
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Ranil holds talks with Mukherjee »

Opposition UNP leader Ranil Wickramasinghe has had talks with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on the political situation in Sri Lanka, the UNP Read more…

No Pakistan militants here
21 Aug
2013
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No Pakistan militants here »

The military today denied reports that Pakistan based militants were using Sri Lanka as a base to launch attacks on Southern India.

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Army disappointed with US move
21 Aug
2013
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Army disappointed with US move »

The army today said it was disappointed that two senior military officers were refused permission by the US to attend military programme Read more…