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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…

No compromise on more powers for SL Tamils-Singh
23 Feb
2013
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No compromise on more powers for SL Tamils-Singh »

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday reportedly stressed that there would be no compromise on Colombo’s promise to implement the 13th Amendment Read more…

Minister ignorant of land-grabbing in North
23 Feb
2013
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Minister ignorant of land-grabbing in North »

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Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian, M.A. Sumanthiran, yesterday claimed the army is taking decisions with regard to the lands belonging to the Internally Read more…

Report on SL handed over to Ban
23 Feb
2013
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Report on SL handed over to Ban »

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An observation project report on Sri Lanka was handed over to UN Chief Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters, New York on Friday, Read more…

Left parties of Sri Lankan government trying to convince Tamil party to participate in PSC
23 Feb
2013
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Left parties of Sri Lankan government trying to convince Tamil party to participate in PSC »

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Left parties allied to Sri Lanka’s governing party are engaged in discussions with members of the main Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Read more…

India pays homage to fallen IPKF soldiers in Lanka
23 Feb
2013
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India pays homage to fallen IPKF soldiers in Lanka »

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India on Saturday paid homage to its soldiers who lost their lives while fighting Tamil rebels on a peacekeeping mission in northern Sri Read more…

Bathiudeen to be tried on June 24 Contempt of Court case
23 Feb
2013
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Bathiudeen to be tried on June 24 Contempt of Court case »

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The Court of Appeal yesterday fixed June 24, 2013, as the date on which Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishard Bathiudeen will go Read more…

Massive commission monies exchanged in Sri Lanka’s Chinese funded coal power plant project – opposition
23 Feb
2013
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Massive commission monies exchanged in Sri Lanka’s Chinese funded coal power plant project – opposition »

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Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) alleges that a large sum of money has been paid as commission for the 1st Read more…

HRW seeks an international investigation of rape against Tamil women
23 Feb
2013
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HRW seeks an international investigation of rape against Tamil women »

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Human Rights Watch (HRW), a global human rights organisation, is to release a highly controversial report on Sri Lanka next week which alleges Read more…

Jaya cancels Asian Athletics Games
23 Feb
2013
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Jaya cancels Asian Athletics Games »

Tamil Nadu will not host the Asian Athletics Games scheduled for July, Chief Minister Jayalalitha said, because the Centre has not asked Sri Read more…

Group urges international action on Sri Lanka
20 Feb
2013
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Group urges international action on Sri Lanka »

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An international think tank says Sri Lanka is becoming an autocracy where the rule of law and post-war reconciliation are under threat; calling Read more…