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EC hints of holding PC polls by September

EC hints of holding PC polls by September

The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the terms of the Central, Northern and North Western Read more…

A worried India

A worried India

The fresh political crisis in Sri Lanka should have New Delhi concerned. The strong showing by the opposition Sri Lanka People’s Front, led by former Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle has been delayed as some Ministers in the UNP have refused to move away from their current portfolios, government sources said. Read more…

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be considering whether to revert to Read more…

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that while the elections to six Provincial Councils are scheduled to be held in September, any attempt Read more…

Tiger suspect attempts hara-kiri in court
13 Oct
2012
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Tiger suspect attempts hara-kiri in court »

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An LTTE suspect yesterday slit open part of his stomach and neck with a sharp object inside the dock of the Moneragala Magistrate’s Read more…

UNP’s Bhikku arm refuses to respect Ranil’s decisions
13 Oct
2012
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UNP’s Bhikku arm refuses to respect Ranil’s decisions »

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The Bhikku arm of the UNP says the membership will not respect the decisions and the orders of party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.Organizer of Read more…

Rathana Thera to boycott budget vote?
13 Oct
2012
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Rathana Thera to boycott budget vote? »

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JHU parliamentary group leader Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera says he has taken a personal decision to refrain from voting at the budget next Read more…

Major Pradeep transferred
13 Oct
2012
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Major Pradeep transferred »

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Army Intelligence officer, Major Chandana Pradeep, who was found guilty by the Army’s Court of Inquiry, was transferred from the Military Intelligence Corps Read more…

Sri Lanka finds plane shot down by LTTE after 14 years
13 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka finds plane shot down by LTTE after 14 years »

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Sri Lanka said Friday that it has found the wreckage of a passenger plane believed to have been shot down by Tamil Tigers Read more…

Sri Lanka ruling party deputy mayor remanded on bribery charges
13 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka ruling party deputy mayor remanded on bribery charges »

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A Sri Lankan court Friday has remanded a ruling party deputy mayor and his personal driver on bribery charges.Colombo Chief Magistrate Rashmi Singapulli Read more…

PM Meets TNA Leaders; Says India Fully With SL Tamils
11 Oct
2012
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PM Meets TNA Leaders; Says India Fully With SL Tamils »

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today affirmed India’s commitment for a political solution to the Sri Lankan Tamils issue during a meeting with TNA Read more…

Solheim took 30 years to understand Prabhakaran – Govt.
11 Oct
2012
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Solheim took 30 years to understand Prabhakaran – Govt. »

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The government yesterday said that it had taken the Norwegian Special Envoy, Erik Solheim, 30 years to understand the intentions of the now Read more…

India awards Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship to 150 Sri Lankan students
11 Oct
2012
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India awards Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship to 150 Sri Lankan students »

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India has awarded prestigious Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships to 150 meritorious Sri Lanka students yesterday at a function organized at the Sri Lanka Ministry Read more…

Five TN fishermen beaten up by Sri Lankan naval personnel
11 Oct
2012
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Five TN fishermen beaten up by Sri Lankan naval personnel »

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Five fishermen from this coastal town were allegedly beaten up by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line Read more…