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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…

“PC polls on Jan. 5 if final decision taken by October end”
21 Jul
2018
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“PC polls on Jan. 5 if final decision taken by October end” »

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya and Delimitation Commission Chairman K. Thavalingam have informed party leaders that Provincial Council elections could be held on January 5 Read more…

UNP, TNA MPs hit back at accusers Alleged move to oust President
21 Jul
2018
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UNP, TNA MPs hit back at accusers Alleged move to oust President »

UNP MP and constitutional lawyer Dr Jayampathy Wickramaratne and TNA MP M. A. Sumanthiran yesterday rejected the allegations that they had influenced the Read more…

New draft constitution rejected
20 Jul
2018
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New draft constitution rejected »

It was revealed in Parliament on Thursday (July 19th) that the new draft constitution prepared by the experts’ committee had been rejected.

MP Dayasiri Jayaseka Read more…

MR violated country’s sovereignty by accepting bribe from China: Kabir
20 Jul
2018
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MR violated country’s sovereignty by accepting bribe from China: Kabir »

Minister of Highways Kabir Hashim yesterday charged that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had not only accepted a bribe from China Harbour Engineering Company but violated Read more…

RTI Commission Directs Sri Lanka Army To Give Info On Hotels And Canteens Run In The North And East
20 Jul
2018
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RTI Commission Directs Sri Lanka Army To Give Info On Hotels And Canteens Run In The North And East »

An argument by the Sri Lanka Army that hotels and canteens being run by the Army in the North and East are maintained Read more…

TNA Leader Sampanthan Remains “Silent” While Northern Chief Minister Wigneswaran Continues With Controversial Utterances and Action.
20 Jul
2018
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TNA Leader Sampanthan Remains “Silent” While Northern Chief Minister Wigneswaran Continues With Controversial Utterances and Action. »

Sri Lanka’s Tamil leaders are pulling in different directions on crucial issues of common concern to the Tamils of the island.

The Chief Minister of Read more…

India and Sri Lanka sign MoU to fund 3400 toilets in Batticaloa
20 Jul
2018
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India and Sri Lanka sign MoU to fund 3400 toilets in Batticaloa »

India and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today on a sanitation sector project under which 3400 toilets would be constructed in Batticaloa Read more…

SLFP ’16 Group’ MP Dayasiri Jayasekera To Jump Back Into Government With Cabinet Portfolio
20 Jul
2018
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SLFP ’16 Group’ MP Dayasiri Jayasekera To Jump Back Into Government With Cabinet Portfolio »

Former Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, a member of the SLFP 16 group, is likely to go back to the unity government with a Cabinet portfolio, Asian Read more…

Names from outside Rajapaksa family considered for Presidential Candidate – Basil
20 Jul
2018
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Names from outside Rajapaksa family considered for Presidential Candidate – Basil »

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, in an interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about the presidential election, the status of the economy and Read more…

Northern Province Cabinet meeting halted by Governor
19 Jul
2018
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Northern Province Cabinet meeting halted by Governor »

Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray has issued an order to halt the Cabinet meeting in the Northern Province.

In accordance with a court order, the Read more…