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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…

India keeping tab on Divi Neguma Bill: TNA
15 Oct
2012
Written by TELOadmin

India keeping tab on Divi Neguma Bill: TNA »

India is observing the developments with regard to the Divi Neguma Bill dubbed by many as an attempt by the government to take Read more…

Major Tamil party of Sri Lanka plans to meet Tamil Nadu political leaders
15 Oct
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Major Tamil party of Sri Lanka plans to meet Tamil Nadu political leaders »

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) sources say that the party is discussing a proposal to meet Tamil Nadu Chief Read more…

TNA Statement From Delhi: Manmohan Singh Reassured That India Will Do Its Best For The Tamils
13 Oct
2012
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TNA Statement From Delhi: Manmohan Singh Reassured That India Will Do Its Best For The Tamils »

“The TNA urged the need for urgent action to redress this situation. The discussions were free and frank, and the Prime Minister and Read more…

PM Meets TNA Leaders; Says India Fully With SL Tamils
11 Oct
2012
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PM Meets TNA Leaders; Says India Fully With SL Tamils »

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today affirmed India’s commitment for a political solution to the Sri Lankan Tamils issue during a meeting with TNA Read more…

Solhiem tells government to address Tamil issues
7 Oct
2012
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Solhiem tells government to address Tamil issues »

Former Norwegian Minister and special peace envoy to Sri Lanka, Erik Solheim, has urged the government to address Tamil issues. Speaking at the Read more…

Sri Lanka opposition insists on Northern PC approving the Divi Neguma bill
7 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka opposition insists on Northern PC approving the Divi Neguma bill »

Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) says the controversial Divi Neguma Bill cannot be passed in parliament without the approval of Read more…

Secretary Of The Judicial Services Commission Was Assaulted By A Group Of Unidentified Men
7 Oct
2012
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Secretary Of The Judicial Services Commission Was Assaulted By A Group Of Unidentified Men »

The secretary of the Judicial Services Commission Manjula Thilakarathne has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital. He was assaulted by a group Read more…

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM
2 Oct
2012
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India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM »

India attaches “highest and most important priority” to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo Read more…

Ban calls for political solution
2 Oct
2012
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Ban calls for political solution »

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has called for a political solution to the underlying factors of Sri Lanka’s past conflict.The Secretary-General said this Read more…

U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program
2 Oct
2012
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U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program »

The United States Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will Read more…