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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…

Lanka navy destroys TN fishermens nets
1 Oct
2012
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Lanka navy destroys TN fishermens nets »

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The Sri Lankan navy allegedly damaged fishing nets of several Indian fishermen in mid-sea and two of them returned ashore on Saturday.After a Read more…

TNA delegation to visit India in October
1 Oct
2012
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TNA delegation to visit India in October »

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After the Sri Lankan president, a delegation of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will be arriving in India in the next two weeks as Read more…

India to help create a platform for talks between Sri Lankan government and Tamil party
1 Oct
2012
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India to help create a platform for talks between Sri Lankan government and Tamil party »

The Indian government has said that it would help create a platform to restart stalled talks between the Sri Lankan government and the Read more…

Rear Admiral Weerasekara seeks early retirement
1 Oct
2012
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Rear Admiral Weerasekara seeks early retirement »

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Rear Admiral (RA)Thusith Weerasekara has sent in his retirement papers. The Commandant of the Volunteer Naval Force announced his retirement plans in the Read more…

Will do utmost to ensure rights of east’s people – Daya Gamage
1 Oct
2012
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Will do utmost to ensure rights of east’s people – Daya Gamage »

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Daya Gamage, the eastern provincial councillor and national organizer of the UNP, today (Oct. 01) pledged to do his utmost towards ensuring the Read more…

TNA will oppose Divi Naguma Bill
30 Sep
2012
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TNA will oppose Divi Naguma Bill »

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TNA Leader R. Sambandan said the party would oppose the Draft of the Divi Naguma Bill when it is presented for approval in Read more…

EU probes China’s alleged bicycle dumping via Lanka
30 Sep
2012
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EU probes China’s alleged bicycle dumping via Lanka »

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The European Union has lodged a protest with Sri Lanka over Colombo being used as a base for export of Chinese-made bicycles to Read more…

Maj. Susena to be discharged from military?
30 Sep
2012
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Maj. Susena to be discharged from military? »

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The Army major who had been assaulted at JAIC Hilton hotel three weeks ago is likely to be punished, even face a dishonourable Read more…

SLMC activists want Hakeem to return to ‘sort out issues’ From ongoing US visit
30 Sep
2012
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SLMC activists want Hakeem to return to ‘sort out issues’ From ongoing US visit »

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A section of the SLMC is pushing Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem who is now on an official visit to the USA to return Read more…

Japan to feed North war zone school kids
29 Sep
2012
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Japan to feed North war zone school kids »

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Japan will provide 120 million yen (180 million rupees) through the World Food program to provide meal at school to children in the Read more…