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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…

US senators call for independent investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka during war
30 Jan
2013
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US senators call for independent investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka during war »

Two U.S. Senators, Bob Casey and Patrick Leahy, have called for an independent, international investigation into potential war crimes committed by the Sri Read more…

US to bring another resolution against Sri Lanka
28 Jan
2013
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US to bring another resolution against Sri Lanka »

As a measure to force Sri Lanka to expedite the implementation of the pledges given on reconciliation, the United States will sponsor a Read more…

Stalin handed over TESO report to Indian president
28 Jan
2013
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Stalin handed over TESO report to Indian president »

Members of the revived TESO (Tamil Eelam supporters organization) led by DMK treasurer M. K. Stalin will go on a two-day tour to Read more…

Jaffna University students would be release next month: Jaffna Commander
28 Jan
2013
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Jaffna University students would be release next month: Jaffna Commander »

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Two Jaffna University students arrested under the TID act and receiving rehabilitation programmes at the Welikanda camp would be release next month, military Read more…

Catholic Bishop request US officials to open embassy in Jaffna peninsula
28 Jan
2013
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Catholic Bishop request US officials to open embassy in Jaffna peninsula »

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Bishop of the Jaffna District Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam requested US delegates to open a US embassy in Jaffna peninsula.Bishop pointed out government fail to Read more…

Sri Lanka is in grave crisis in Geneva. Lack of friendly countries, government tensed.
28 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka is in grave crisis in Geneva. Lack of friendly countries, government tensed. »

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China, Russia, Cuba including Sri Lanka’s very close vital friendly countries have lost membership, by the United Nation Council’s Human Rights Assembly’s rotation Read more…

Mid-sea protest by fishermen planned
28 Jan
2013
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Mid-sea protest by fishermen planned »

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Sri Lanka’s Traditional Industries and Small Enterprises Development Minister Douglas Devananda said on Saturday that a mid-sea protest against Indian fishermen for poaching Read more…

Mahinda visit India before Geneva
28 Jan
2013
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Mahinda visit India before Geneva »

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President Mahinda Rajapakse is proposed to tour India before the UN Human Rights Council sessions held in Geneva in the month of  March.IANS Read more…

Vaiko challenges ban on LTTE
28 Jan
2013
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Vaiko challenges ban on LTTE »

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The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader, Vaiko, has moved the Madras high court opposing ban on the LTTE.The first bench comprising Acting Chief Read more…

CJ declines hearing Rishard’s case
28 Jan
2013
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CJ declines hearing Rishard’s case »

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Chief Justice (CJ) Mohan Peiris declined to hear  Minister Rishard Bathiudeen’s appeal against the Court of Appeal order to him, to show cause Read more…