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Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence

The United States announced Monday (Aug 13) it would grant Sri Lanka US$39 million to boost maritime security as China develops its strategic hold on Read more…

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils

Sinhala fishers from South, who are occupying the coast of Naayaa’ru in Mullaiththeevu district have set fire to eight fishing huts Monday night Read more…

Sri Lankan Army to discuss diaspora at Defence Seminar

Sri Lankan Army to discuss diaspora at Defence Seminar

The Sri Lankan Army is to discuss diaspora at its upcoming Defence Seminar in Colombo, in a topic titled “Diaspora Communities amidst Peace and Conflict.”

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China printing currencies for several countries including Sri Lanka

China printing currencies for several countries including Sri Lanka

China is printing currencies for the Governments of several countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Brazil, the Press Trust of India quoted the Read more…

Polls monitor accuses govt.of bluffing

Polls monitor accuses govt.of bluffing

The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) yesterday said that though the government had stated the long overdue provincial council elections would be Read more…

Vass threatens CID officers
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Vass threatens CID officers »

DIG Vass Gunawardene, who is being investigated for his alleged involvement in the murder of millionaire businessman, Mohamed Shiyam, had bragged that Read more…

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns »

Foreign Minister Murray McCully said Sri Lanka’s hosting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November will focus international scrutiny on Read more…

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans »

The police in West Java, Indonesia arrested 43 illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka yesterday.

They were arrested after being detected at the Sindangbarang Read more…

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing »

The socialist alliance within the ruling UPFA coalition yesterday submitted a cabinet memorandum laying out their reasons to oppose the Government’s moves Read more…

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers »

An urgent bill which seeks to change a clause in the 13th Amendment to the constitution, will be submitted to Parliament soon.

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President to visit Killinochchi
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

President to visit Killinochchi »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to undertake a visit to Killinochchi on Saturday, the EPDP media unit said today.

The EPDP said that Read more…

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil »

In a letter to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe today called for the appointment of a civilian instead of a Read more…

13A dilution bid worries India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

13A dilution bid worries India »

India is deeply worried about the seemingly determined efforts being made by the Sri Lankan government to dilute provisions of the 13th Read more…

Australia to free Tamil family
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Australia to free Tamil family »

A family of five Tamil refugees – including a toddler born in detention almost three years ago – have been cleared for Read more…

Rudrakumar wants ties with India
13 Jun
2013
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Rudrakumar wants ties with India »

Former LTTE member and peace negotiator V. Rudrakumar, who is now the self appointed ‘Prime Minister’ of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Read more…