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India is buying world’s emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

India is buying world’s emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

India plans to buy the world’s emptiest airport in an effort to limit China’s influence in the Indian Ocean.

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US channel’s finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP’s stand: Prasad

US channel’s finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP’s stand: Prasad

The claim made in a new show of a US science channel that the ‘Ram Setu’ is man-made and not natural has reaffirmed the stand Read more…

Several parties and independent groups handover nominations for Puttalam district

Several parties and independent groups handover nominations for Puttalam district

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and JVP today (13) handed over nominations for Wanathawilluwa Pradeshiya Sabha for the upcoming Local Government (LG) elections.

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Tamil prisoners’ CA appeal to be supported on 22 Feb

Tamil prisoners’ CA appeal to be supported on 22 Feb

Court of Appeal yesterday (12) fixed for support on February 2 the petition filed Tamil prisoners seeking to transfer their case back to Vavuniya High Read more…

AG calls upon govt . to address international concerns immediately US anti-corruption advisor to be based here

AG calls upon govt . to address international concerns immediately US anti-corruption advisor to be based here

Auditor General Gamini Wijesinghe yesterday alleged that the failure on the part of successive governments to take tangible measures to tackle state sector waste, corruption Read more…

Maj. Gen. Silva’s nomination opposed
8 Dec
2012
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Maj. Gen. Silva’s nomination opposed »

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There has been opposition to the nomination of Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva as Sri Lanka’s deputy high commissioner in South Africa.The South African Read more…

Delegation of Permanent Members to the UN calls on President
8 Dec
2012
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Delegation of Permanent Members to the UN calls on President »

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A delegation of permanent representatives to the United Nations (UN), including ambassadors from Japan, Bangladesh, Nigeria and Romania, called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa Read more…

Opposition members withdraw from PSC
8 Dec
2012
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Opposition members withdraw from PSC »

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The four Opposition members in the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the charges mentioned in the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr, Shirani Read more…

US deeply concerned over Sri Lanka’s deteriorating democracy
8 Dec
2012
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US deeply concerned over Sri Lanka’s deteriorating democracy »

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The United States said it remains deeply concerned about actions surrounding the ongoing impeachment trial of Sri Lankan Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.Reiterating the Read more…

Sri Lanka ruling alliance group to sign a petition to safeguard 13th Amendment
8 Dec
2012
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Sri Lanka ruling alliance group to sign a petition to safeguard 13th Amendment »

Sri Lanka’s ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) sources say that a group of ruling alliance political parties and several ministers have initiated Read more…

Team dispatched to probe the burial ground of passengers of Lion Air plane shot down by LTTE
8 Dec
2012
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Team dispatched to probe the burial ground of passengers of Lion Air plane shot down by LTTE »

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A special team of officials has been dispatched to Kilinochchi of Sri Lanka to probe the 1998 tragedy of Lion Air flight 602.The Read more…

‘The government made several attempts to kill me’: Tamil MP -Source:National Post Canada by Stewart Bell
6 Dec
2012
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‘The government made several attempts to kill me’: Tamil MP -Source:National Post Canada by Stewart Bell »

A Sri Lankan opposition politician said Wednesday he wanted his government to investigate allegations that an army officer now in Canada had been Read more…

Curb current account deficit: IMF to Sri Lanka
6 Dec
2012
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Curb current account deficit: IMF to Sri Lanka »

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IMF Thursday said Sri Lanka should take steps to contain its current account deficit by promoting a softer exchange rate and making exports Read more…

PCs, 13+ forced on Sri Lanka by Tamil extremists: JHU
6 Dec
2012
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PCs, 13+ forced on Sri Lanka by Tamil extremists: JHU »

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Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) MP Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera yesterday said that the 13th Amendment plus was proposed by Tamil extremists in order Read more…

Ranil seeks govt. clarification on SupremeSAT-1
6 Dec
2012
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Ranil seeks govt. clarification on SupremeSAT-1 »

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Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is seeking an acceptable clarification from the government regarding the shareholders of the company behind the SupremeSAT-1 communication satellite Read more…