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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…

Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem
3 Oct
2012
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Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem »

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The leadership of the Muslim Congress is focusing on whether Muslim Congress party members in the Eastern Provincial Council have gone against the Read more…

SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP
3 Oct
2012
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SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP »

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The United National Party charges that by voting in favour of the Divinaguma bill,The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has expressed its consent towards Read more…

No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council
3 Oct
2012
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No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council »

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A no confidence motion which was formed against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvettithurei Urban Council was endorsed by a majority of votes today. Read more…

British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka
3 Oct
2012
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British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka »

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A group of Sri Lankan diaspora youth in the UK has visited Sri Lanka from August to September 2012 as part of a Read more…

UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL
3 Oct
2012
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UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL »

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The UN (United Nations) said that the operational role of the UNHCR in Sri Lanka will be phase down for many of the Read more…

SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil
3 Oct
2012
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SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil »

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Sri Lanka’s powerful Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, also the brother of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, said his country looks at India in a Read more…

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM
2 Oct
2012
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India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM »

India attaches “highest and most important priority” to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo Read more…

Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide?
2 Oct
2012
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Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide? »

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Separation of powers and power-devolution are alien to Rajapaksa thinking and inimical to the Dynastic Project.History’s watershed moments are generally identifiable only with Read more…

Ban calls for political solution
2 Oct
2012
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Ban calls for political solution »

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has called for a political solution to the underlying factors of Sri Lanka’s past conflict.The Secretary-General said this Read more…

Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape
2 Oct
2012
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Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape »

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A disrobed Buddhist monk has been sentenced to 20 years of hard labour for the rape of a young girl seven years ago.The Read more…