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China has invested heavily because of the country’s location

China has invested heavily because of the country’s location

Dr. Satoru Nagao, a Japanese expert on maritime security who is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington DC, says that Sri Read more…

41 Page Confidential Report Compiled by South Africa Based International Truth and Justice Project Claims UN has Deployed Alleged War Criminals from Sri Lanka as Peace Keepers.

41 Page Confidential Report Compiled by South Africa Based International Truth and Justice Project Claims UN has Deployed Alleged War Criminals from Sri Lanka as Peace Keepers.

The UN has been sending alleged war criminals to act as peacekeepers in conflict zones, a confidential report claims.

The document, seen by the Observer, Read more…

Launch of Islandwide expansion of free 1990 Suwaseriya Emergency Ambulance Service

Launch of Islandwide expansion of free 1990 Suwaseriya Emergency Ambulance Service

Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi joined Prime Minister of Sri Lanka through a live video conferencing from New Delhi for the launch of Read more…

President Says He Will Not Reverse Decision On Death Penalty Despite Objections Raised By Some Parties

President Says He Will Not Reverse Decision On Death Penalty Despite Objections Raised By Some Parties

President Maithripala Sirisena said the government would not reverse its decision to impose death penalty on drug dealers.

Addressing a public gathering in Polonnaruwa, Read more…

Mahinda to visit Delhi

Mahinda to visit Delhi

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit New Delhi in September to speak on India-Sri Lanka relations, the Sunday Island has learnt.

Disclosing this, Read more…

Govt. trying to arrest UNP MPs – Ranil
23 May
2013
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Govt. trying to arrest UNP MPs – Ranil »

UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said, in Parliament yesterday, that the government was getting ready to arrest a number of UNP Read more…

Ganeshan Nimalaruban Case: De Facto CJ Denies Petitioner’s Right To See Replies Filed By AG
23 May
2013
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Ganeshan Nimalaruban Case: De Facto CJ Denies Petitioner’s Right To See Replies Filed By AG »

The Fundamental Rights case of Ganeshan Nimalaruban was taken before the Supreme Court yesterday. The Bench consisted of: Mohan Pieris CJ, P. A Read more…

China to lend Sri Lanka $732m
23 May
2013
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China to lend Sri Lanka $732m »

China Development Bank (CDB) Corporation will lend US$580 million (S$732 million) to Sri Lanka to help implement key infrastructure projects, a government Read more…

India playing critical role says Basil
23 May
2013
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India playing critical role says Basil »

Minister Basil Rajapaksa says India is playing a critical role in assisting the return of normalcy in the north and east.

He Read more…

TID questions TNPF on funds
22 May
2013
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TID questions TNPF on funds »

The Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) has questioned the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) on where it gets it’s funds from, TNPF leader Read more…

TNA requests govt. to ‘genuinely implement’ HRC resolution
22 May
2013
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TNA requests govt. to ‘genuinely implement’ HRC resolution »

The TNA yesterday requested the government to take action to “genuinely implement” the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) resolution on “Promoting reconciliation Read more…

Asylum seeker to be freed after ASIO overturns adverse security assessment
22 May
2013
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Asylum seeker to be freed after ASIO overturns adverse security assessment »

A Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seeker has become the second person to have an adverse security assessment overturned by ASIO. Manokala Jenaddarsan, Read more…

GL blames Canada for ” relentlessly pursuing” SL
22 May
2013
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GL blames Canada for ” relentlessly pursuing” SL »

Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L.Peries in Parliament today blamed Canada for relentlessly trying to stop the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being Read more…

Tamara re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Working Group-The Island
22 May
2013
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Tamara re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Working Group-The Island »

Tamara Kunanayakam, Sri Lanka’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, was re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Read more…

UNP open for change on devolution
22 May
2013
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UNP open for change on devolution »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) said yesterday it was considering a change in its stance on power devolution and instead Read more…