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Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa restoration is complete. What comes next? nikkei.com

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa restoration is complete. What comes next? nikkei.com

Razeen Sally is visiting associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is author of Read more…

Mahinda Rajapaksa assumes duties as Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa assumes duties as Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday (11) officially assumed duties as the 13th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka at Temple Trees.

The leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Read more…

Sirisena Tipped To Be Appointed Cabinet Minister Tomorrow: Mahinda Yapa Expected To Be New Speaker

Sirisena Tipped To Be Appointed Cabinet Minister Tomorrow: Mahinda Yapa Expected To Be New Speaker

Former President Maithripala Sirisena is tipped to be appointed a Cabinet Minister tomorrow, informed government sources said.

Sirisena will be the first retired President in Read more…

Chinese embassy clarifies on ‘China SW’ image on Google Map

Chinese embassy clarifies on ‘China SW’ image on Google Map

The Chinese embassy in Colombo has responded to reports on the google map image multiple buildings in Hambantota spelling out ‘CHINA SW’, which has since Read more…

Pillayan invited to accept Ministerial post

Pillayan invited to accept Ministerial post

Former LTTE fighter and leader of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pullikal (TMVP, Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan has been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony in Read more…

CPJ ranks Sri Lanka 4th in the 2013 Impunity Index
4 May
2013
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CPJ ranks Sri Lanka 4th in the 2013 Impunity Index »

The New York-based media watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), in its 2013 Impunity Index, has ranked Sri Lanka as the 4th worst Read more…

Editorial : 13th Amendment is not a football- Daily Mirror Srilanka
3 May
2013
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Editorial : 13th Amendment is not a football- Daily Mirror Srilanka »

There are two things fundamentally wrong with the 13th Amendment.  The first is its illegality, as has been cogently pointed out by the Read more…

IMF advocates to hold policy rates
3 May
2013
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IMF advocates to hold policy rates »

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday warned against easing monetary policy this year, in order to prevent further inflationary pressure.“We recommend holding Read more…

Jaffna life not yet normal – UNP
1 May
2013
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Jaffna life not yet normal – UNP »

The United National Party says that it can’t be satisfied with the steps the Govt is taking to bring the peoples’ lives in Read more…

Queen faces conflict on Sri Lanka summit-UK Telegraph
1 May
2013
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Queen faces conflict on Sri Lanka summit-UK Telegraph »

Diplomats said the Government had not yet decided to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm) because of concerns over human rights Read more…

US withdraws Rs.450 mn grant to Justice Ministry
1 May
2013
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US withdraws Rs.450 mn grant to Justice Ministry »

Bureaucratic inefficiency or negligence on the part of the Justice Ministry or the Economic Development Ministry had resulted in Sri Lanka losing a Read more…

Amnesty asks Commonwealth to shift summit from Lanka
1 May
2013
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Amnesty asks Commonwealth to shift summit from Lanka »

Accusing Sri Lanka of intensifying a crackdown on dissent, global rights watchdog Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the Commonwealth not to hold its Read more…

SLMC to draw stringent decision against government on the 7th of May
29 Apr
2013
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SLMC to draw stringent decision against government on the 7th of May »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress states that it will draw a tough decision against the government on the 7th of May.According to National Read more…

Sri Lanka Marxist party accuses government of forcibly acquiring lands in the country
29 Apr
2013
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Sri Lanka Marxist party accuses government of forcibly acquiring lands in the country »

Sri Lanka’s Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says the government is currently engaged in forcibly acquiring lands in the country especially in Read more…

Karunanidhi invokes Indira, asks UPA to deal with Lanka firmly
29 Apr
2013
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Karunanidhi invokes Indira, asks UPA to deal with Lanka firmly »

DMK leader M Karunanidhi on Sunday urged the Centre to emulate former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in taking strong action to stop the Read more…