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Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence

The United States announced Monday (Aug 13) it would grant Sri Lanka US$39 million to boost maritime security as China develops its strategic hold on Read more…

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils

Sinhala fishers from South, who are occupying the coast of Naayaa’ru in Mullaiththeevu district have set fire to eight fishing huts Monday night Read more…

Sri Lankan Army to discuss diaspora at Defence Seminar

Sri Lankan Army to discuss diaspora at Defence Seminar

The Sri Lankan Army is to discuss diaspora at its upcoming Defence Seminar in Colombo, in a topic titled “Diaspora Communities amidst Peace and Conflict.”

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China printing currencies for several countries including Sri Lanka

China printing currencies for several countries including Sri Lanka

China is printing currencies for the Governments of several countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Brazil, the Press Trust of India quoted the Read more…

Polls monitor accuses govt.of bluffing

Polls monitor accuses govt.of bluffing

The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) yesterday said that though the government had stated the long overdue provincial council elections would be Read more…

Two arrrested after Sri Lankan plane diverted to British airport
21 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Two arrrested after Sri Lankan plane diverted to British airport »

British police arrested two men on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a Sri Lankan Airlines plane was forced to make an Read more…

Vasan not for supplying warships to Sri Lanka
21 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Vasan not for supplying warships to Sri Lanka »

Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan on Friday wanted the Union government to keep in abeyance its proposal to supply two warships to Read more…

34 fishermen from Nagapattinam, Karaikal to be repatriated today
21 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

34 fishermen from Nagapattinam, Karaikal to be repatriated today »

Thirty-four fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal, detained in a camp for immigration law violators at Mirihina near Colombo since a court ordered Read more…

Diplomats briefed by monitors
21 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Diplomats briefed by monitors »

Diplomats who are in the North ahead of tomorrow’s Provincial Council Elections have been briefed by local election monitors

Sources said that Read more…

Canada raises polls concerns
21 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Canada raises polls concerns »

Canada has raised concerns on some of the incidents reported ahead of today’s elections in the North. “Canada is deeply concerned by Read more…

WikiLeaks: ‘Devananda Will Kill You’ President Tells Journalists And Offers Diplomatic Posts
20 Sep
2013
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WikiLeaks: ‘Devananda Will Kill You’ President Tells Journalists And Offers Diplomatic Posts »

On April 25, talk show host Ranga told us that President Rajapaksa had informed him in front of a witness that Defense Read more…

Pillay denies Gota’s claims
20 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pillay denies Gota’s claims »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has denied the claims attributed to Secretary of Defence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa regarding the Read more…

U.S. Embassy Expresses Concern over Reports of Elections Violence
20 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

U.S. Embassy Expresses Concern over Reports of Elections Violence »

The U.S. Embassy notes reports of an attack on the residence of an electoral candidate, supporters, and members of a domestic elections Read more…

Northern train stations lack facilities
20 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Northern train stations lack facilities »

Although the Yarl Devi resumed operations from Omanthai to Kilinochchi with much fanfare last Saturday (14), the service staff including station masters Read more…

No post-conflict country subjected to such pressure as Sri Lanka: GL Peiris
20 Sep
2013
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No post-conflict country subjected to such pressure as Sri Lanka: GL Peiris »

GL Peiris is Sri Lanka’s foreign minister who is concerned about an upcoming report on his country by UN high commissioner for Read more…