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Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

By all accounts the much delayed local government elections will likely be held in January 2018. It will be a couple of weeks after January Read more…

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo has warned that the Philippines could face the same fate as Sri Lanka if it depend too much on China.

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CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Treasury bond issue, appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this year, has now concluded hearing Read more…

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Election Commission chief says he is helpless till Gazette notification is issued Musthapha says Nuwara Eliya district issue could be sorted out soon Read more…

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

While celebrating Deepavali, the people of Iranaitheevu requested the government to expedite the release of their lands. “These are our ancestral lands which we need Read more…

SL top military officers cut short India visit
17 Jul
2012
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SL top military officers cut short India visit »

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Two senior Sri Lankan defence officials today left here cutting short their visit to the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington, India in Read more…

Fitch Rates Sri Lanka’s Upcoming Bond ‘BB-(exp)’
17 Jul
2012
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Fitch Rates Sri Lanka’s Upcoming Bond ‘BB-(exp)’ »

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Fitch Ratings has assigned Sri Lanka’s upcoming USD-denominated global bonds due 2022 an expected ‘BB-(exp)’ rating, a statement released today said.The final rating Read more…

Sri Lanka government coalition party led by Minister Weerawansa to contest Eastern PC separately
17 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka government coalition party led by Minister Weerawansa to contest Eastern PC separately »

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Sri Lanka’s government coalition party National Freedom Front (NFF) led by Minister Wimal Weerawansa has decided to contest the Eastern Provincial Council election Read more…

TNA hands in nominations for Trincomalee
16 Jul
2012
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TNA hands in nominations for Trincomalee »

Several parties including the Tamil National Alliance is reported to have submitted nominations for the three provincial councils which were dissolved recently. The Read more…

TNA to accommodate Muslim candidates
16 Jul
2012
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TNA to accommodate Muslim candidates »

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In what appeared to be a new political dimension, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the largest Tamil party, has decided to accommodate Muslim Read more…

Drop Tamil Eelam agenda: Chidambaram to Karunanidhi
16 Jul
2012
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Drop Tamil Eelam agenda: Chidambaram to Karunanidhi »

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Union home minister P Chidambaram on Sunday reportedly conveyed to DMK chief M Karunanidhi the central government’s displeasure over a move by the Read more…

Muslim Congress calls sudden meeting
16 Jul
2012
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Muslim Congress calls sudden meeting »

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The crisis within the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) deepened further last night, with the party high command summoning an emergency meeting without Read more…

Norwegian attempt to forge TNA-SLMC alliance fails
16 Jul
2012
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Norwegian attempt to forge TNA-SLMC alliance fails »

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An attempt by Norway to persuade the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) to coalesce to contest the Read more…

Sri Lanka’s nationalist party not to contest the PC election
16 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka’s nationalist party not to contest the PC election »

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Sri Lanka’s Sinhala Buddhist political party Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has decided not to contest the upcoming Provincial Council elections for North Central, Read more…

Another letter from Jaya to Manmohan
16 Jul
2012
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Another letter from Jaya to Manmohan »

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Once again condemning the Centre for its alleged callous and adamant attitude in imparting training for Sri Lankan Air Force personnel, Tamil Nadu Read more…