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EC hints of holding PC polls by September

EC hints of holding PC polls by September

The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the terms of the Central, Northern and North Western Read more…

A worried India

A worried India

The fresh political crisis in Sri Lanka should have New Delhi concerned. The strong showing by the opposition Sri Lanka People’s Front, led by former Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle has been delayed as some Ministers in the UNP have refused to move away from their current portfolios, government sources said. Read more…

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be considering whether to revert to Read more…

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that while the elections to six Provincial Councils are scheduled to be held in September, any attempt Read more…

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice
11 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka parliament following a two-day debate voted today to impeach the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayke who has been Read more…

Sri Lankan lawyers declare today as Black Friday
11 Jan
2013
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Sri Lankan lawyers declare today as Black Friday »

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The Lawyers’ Collective of Sri Lanka has declared today as Black Friday since the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice is to be Read more…

Controversial Sri Lankan Minister resigns from electoral organizer position
11 Jan
2013
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Controversial Sri Lankan Minister resigns from electoral organizer position »

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Controversial Sri Lankan Minister of Public Relations, Mervyn Silva has handed over his letter of resignation from the post of chief organizer of Read more…

UK deplores death of Rizana Nafeek; Victim was conferred sentenced in accordance with Sharia law-says Muttur Mosque
11 Jan
2013
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UK deplores death of Rizana Nafeek; Victim was conferred sentenced in accordance with Sharia law-says Muttur Mosque »

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The British government today joined the European Union and human rights organizations worldwide to condemn the beheading of Sri Lankan housemaid Rizana Nafeek Read more…

Ban on LTTE extended by another 2 years in Tamil Nadu: Tribunal
11 Jan
2013
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Ban on LTTE extended by another 2 years in Tamil Nadu: Tribunal »

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Indian Home Ministry conformed to extend ban on LTTE another two years, Tamil Nadu state government gazette reports.LTTE was banned in India in Read more…

“Udayan” newspaper delivery employee attacked, by unidentified persons. Papers burnt.
11 Jan
2013
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“Udayan” newspaper delivery employee attacked, by unidentified persons. Papers burnt. »

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“Udayan” newspaper delivery employee was attacked by unidentified persons today morning at 5.30 a.m at Maalu junction locality and his motorbike along with Read more…

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates
9 Jan
2013
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Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates »

Jaffna Bishop Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam informed French representatives that Lankan government which achieved war victory has failed to grant solution expect by Tamils of Read more…

French ambassador surprised over military interventi​on in civil activities in Jaffna
9 Jan
2013
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French ambassador surprised over military interventi​on in civil activities in Jaffna »

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French ambassador to SriLanka Christine Robichon said she was surprised over military intervention in civil activities in Jaffna district.Ambassador made this statement during Read more…

Tamil military women enjoys Colombo lunch
9 Jan
2013
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Tamil military women enjoys Colombo lunch »

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Newly recruited 103 Army woman soldiers of Kilinochchi, now on a week-long familiarization tour to the South, had the distinction of meeting Mrs Read more…

UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues
9 Jan
2013
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UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues »

The British parliament, both the House of Commons and House of Lords, Tuesday discussed the post war situation in Sri Lanka.The debate on Read more…