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US report notes limited progress, rights abuses in Sri Lanka

US report notes limited progress, rights abuses in Sri Lanka

The annual US human rights report noted that the Sri Lankan Government has made limited progress toward establishing additional transitional justice mechanisms.

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Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran

Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran

Sri Lanka Prime Minister has called for the private sectors in Sri Lanka and Iran to cooperate closely for the implementation of joint projects following Read more…

Parliament should be dissolved: MR

Parliament should be dissolved: MR

The President should dissolve parliament with immediate effect and pave way for a general election if he is confident of winning the election, former President Read more…

No-Confidence Motion against the Leader of the Opposition D.B.S. Jeyaraj

No-Confidence Motion against the Leader of the Opposition D.B.S. Jeyaraj

The ill-advised move failed miserably. Furthermore, instead of toppling the Prime Minister as intended, the NCM has only strengthened United National Party (UNP) Read more…

What’s ‘National’ in this National Government?

What’s ‘National’ in this National Government?

Just the other day, this Government appointed four new Provincial Governors. Almost immediately one of them, who used to be a Governor in a different Read more…

Asylum boat with Lankans sinks
24 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Asylum boat with Lankans sinks »

Australian and Indonesian media reported that a boat carrying some 170 asylum seekers, mostly Sri Lankans and Iranians, to Australia sank last Read more…

Albright report slams Lanka
24 Jul
2013
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Albright report slams Lanka »

A report compiled by a committee chaired by former US Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright has criticised the international reaction to Read more…

Vasu to contest with UNF
23 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Vasu to contest with UNF »

A new political front was formed today, which includes some government members, with the intention of contesting the upcoming provincial council elections Read more…

COPE says public sector weak
23 Jul
2013
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COPE says public sector weak »

The parliament Committee on Public Enterprises, also known as COPE, has recommended in its report submitted to parliament today, that the public Read more…

Deeds of army-vacated lands to owners next month
23 Jul
2013
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Deeds of army-vacated lands to owners next month »

Jaffna Security Forces Commander Mahinda Hathurusinghe said the deeds of lands once occupied by the Army would be handed over to the Read more…

UK MPs meet TNA in Jaffna
23 Jul
2013
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UK MPs meet TNA in Jaffna »

A visiting British parliamentary delegation has had talks with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on the current developments in the North as Read more…

Boat with 70 people missing
23 Jul
2013
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Boat with 70 people missing »

A boat with at least 70 people is reported to have gone missing after it left Mirissa and was heading to Australia Read more…

Hambantota in history says JVP
23 Jul
2013
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Hambantota in history says JVP »

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says Hambantota has gone into the history books for all the wrong reasons.

JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe Read more…

UK MPs to visit the north
23 Jul
2013
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UK MPs to visit the north »

A British parliament delegation, which began a one week visit to Sri Lanka, will visit the north of the country today, British Read more…

No ‘business’ for the Army: UNP
23 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

No ‘business’ for the Army: UNP »

The UNP warned the government against moves to make the Army take on ‘profitable ventures,’ stating it sets a dangerous precedent and Read more…