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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…

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka is no more included in the UN Secretary General’s annual report on children in armed conflict, the office of the Read more…

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue »

The opposition UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue in order to reach a consensus on the amendments to the Read more…

No changes to the 13 amendment
12 Jun
2013
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No changes to the 13 amendment »

The President last week gave one week ultimatum to discuss the 2 clauses of the 13th Amendment after government coalition members Ministers Read more…

strengthening laws against people smuggling
12 Jun
2013
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strengthening laws against people smuggling »

The government is looking at strengthening laws against people smuggling by amendments the Immigration and Emigrants Act.

Top officials from Australian and Sri Lanka Read more…

Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka
12 Jun
2013
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Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka »

An increasing number of Muslim Sri Lankans, who make up around 9 percent of the population, are feeling uneasy amid fears of Read more…

US wants accountability in Lanka
12 Jun
2013
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US wants accountability in Lanka »

The United Sates says it is looking for Sri Lanka to proceed with accountability and genuine reconciliation and will be watching “very Read more…

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A »

Sri Lanka Freedom Party strongmen yesterday lent their voices to growing calls from far right factions of the ruling UPFA coalition for Read more…

Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan
12 Jun
2013
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Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan »

The Mahinda Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan in the event that it is unable to pass the amendment to Read more…

severe weather advisory
12 Jun
2013
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severe weather advisory »

The department of meteorology has issued a severe weather advisory for the next 24 hours.

The advisory said that another rain spell Read more…

Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues
12 Jun
2013
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Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues »

Christine Robichon, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, has been briefed on land issues in the Eastern Province, Read more…