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UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report covering the period from January to December 2017 was Read more…

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday denied any suspension of investigations into alleged transfer of funds during the 2015 presidential election, a statement made by the Read more…

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects arrested in connection to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga, have been granted bail.

The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today granted bail Read more…

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Russia has sought an explanation from Sri Lanka as regards a recent claim by Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera that Russia funded a special Read more…

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

There is no Viyath Maga; it is just a word for a programme. Clearly this is a carrying forward of Mahinda Chinthanaya…”

Mahinda Rajapaksa (4.7.2018)[i]

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Tamil houses attacked over love
15 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Tamil houses attacked over love »

At least 16 houses including 15 belonging to Tamils had been attacked in Tangalle last night over an illicit love affair between Read more…

Men with poles seen at demonstration
15 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Men with poles seen at demonstration »

Men with poles were seen standing in Fort as the demonstration launched by the opposition drew close to the area this evening.

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AI writes to UNHRC on Lanka
15 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

AI writes to UNHRC on Lanka »

Amnesty International has written to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ahead of its 23rd session beginning on May 27, calling for a credible Read more…

Northern PC is not a solution for national question – JVP »

Provincial councils are not a solution for the national question. It is merely an extension of power.

It is another power center Read more…

Rajapaksa ally seeks abolition of Lanka provincial councils
15 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Rajapaksa ally seeks abolition of Lanka provincial councils »

A key nationalist ally of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is planning legislative action for the abolition of the country’s provincial councils Read more…

Thailand Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka
15 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Thailand Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka »

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will make an official visit to Sri Lanka on the 31st of this month, External Affairs Ministry Read more…

Karuna As A Military Force Is A Myth’ – Gota To US
15 May
2013
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Karuna As A Military Force Is A Myth’ – Gota To US »

“Mann expressed concern that government forces had given excessive freedom to the LTTE-breakaway “Karuna group,” which was using this freedom destructively. Ambassador Read more…

JHU Bill to repeal 13th amendment
15 May
2013
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JHU Bill to repeal 13th amendment »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) is to table a bill within next two weeks to repeal the 13th amendment to the Constitution.

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EU told Lanka probing C4 video
15 May
2013
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EU told Lanka probing C4 video »

The government informed the European Parliament today (Tuesday) that irrespective of Sri Lanka’s categorical rejection of the Channel-4 footage in the “Killing Read more…

News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka
15 May
2013
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News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka »

Canada and the Bahamas have had discussions on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka.

The Read more…