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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…

UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman.
2 Oct
2012
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UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman. »

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United Peoples Freedom Alliance Provincial Councillor T.M.R Siripala who was nominated by the UNP has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Read more…

I am still the same-Hirunika
2 Oct
2012
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I am still the same-Hirunika »

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Hirunika Premachandra the daughter of late Baratha Lakshman Premachandra said yesterday, that she has not changed despite the obstacles she has faced during Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Eastern Provincial Council passes the controversial Divi Neguma Bill
2 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka’s Eastern Provincial Council passes the controversial Divi Neguma Bill »

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The Eastern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka has today passed the controversial Divi Neguma Bill.The controversial bill had been passed with a majority Read more…

Hakeem meets Robert ‘O’ Blake on sidelines of UN general assembly
2 Oct
2012
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Hakeem meets Robert ‘O’ Blake on sidelines of UN general assembly »

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Minister of Judicial Affairs Rauff Hakeem has met with US Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Robert O Blake on the Read more…

U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program
2 Oct
2012
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U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program »

The United States Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will Read more…

India to build 6,000 houses
1 Oct
2012
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India to build 6,000 houses »

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The government of India will fund the construction of 6,000 houses in the Vavuniya and Mannar districts, while the National Housing Development Authority Read more…

Jaffna Commander responds to Diaspora allegations
1 Oct
2012
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Jaffna Commander responds to Diaspora allegations »

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Sections of Tamil Diaspora and some interested parties might cry over what they called excess number of troops in Jaffna but those who Read more…

Forum to call for constitutional reforms
1 Oct
2012
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Forum to call for constitutional reforms »

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Several UNP MPs, former army commander Sarath Fonseka and the prominent Buddhist Prelate the Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera will launch a common forum Read more…

Lanka navy destroys TN fishermens nets
1 Oct
2012
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Lanka navy destroys TN fishermens nets »

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The Sri Lankan navy allegedly damaged fishing nets of several Indian fishermen in mid-sea and two of them returned ashore on Saturday.After a Read more…

TNA delegation to visit India in October
1 Oct
2012
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TNA delegation to visit India in October »

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After the Sri Lankan president, a delegation of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will be arriving in India in the next two weeks as Read more…