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Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government on Wednesday, throwing the country deeper Read more…

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

The Sovereignty of the Legislature prevailed today with 122 MPs signing a motion against the new Government and its Prime Minister, who was appointed unconstitutionally, Read more…

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations yesterday urged President Maithripala Sirisena to hold a referendum immediately to let the people decide whether they approved of the dissolution Read more…

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings were adjourned till tomorrow after a tense situation arose in Parliament today.

The tense situation arose when the Government Read more…

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh also says that he will resign from his ministerial portfolio and support the United National Party (UNP).

He had held talks Read more…

Leader of minor Tamil party in Sri Lanka calls for the right to commemorate dead Tamil fighters
6 Dec
2012
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Leader of minor Tamil party in Sri Lanka calls for the right to commemorate dead Tamil fighters »

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The leader of a minor Tamil party in Sri Lanka says Tamil people need to be given the right to commemorate their dead Read more…

Sri Lanka Chief Justice walks out of select committee impeachment hearings
6 Dec
2012
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Sri Lanka Chief Justice walks out of select committee impeachment hearings »

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In a dramatic move Sri Lanka’s Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake Thursday walked out of the parliamentary select committee (PSC) hearing the impeachment Read more…

Stop deportation of Tamils from North-East – Mannar Bishop
6 Dec
2012
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Stop deportation of Tamils from North-East – Mannar Bishop »

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The Bishop of Mannar has written to Australian authorities calling on them to stop deportations of Tamils from the North-East of Sri Lanka, Read more…

Tamils to protest in front of  FCO in UK for International Human Right Day
6 Dec
2012
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UN admits it failed to protect the Tamil people

More than 40,000 Tamils massacred by Sri Lanka

Over 146,000 Read more…

Tamils to protest in front of USA embassy
6 Dec
2012
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The Jaffna university students union said that they had called for the boycott to ensure the safety of the students after some of Read more…

TNA turn down invitation to hold discussion with President
4 Dec
2012
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TNA turn down invitation to hold discussion with President »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has rejected an invitation by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to hold a discussion today.The invitation was extended by the Read more…

Army agree to withdrawn security personals from university compound
4 Dec
2012
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Army agree to withdrawn security personals from university compound »

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Army commander of the Jaffna district Mahinda Hathurusinghe agreed to withdrawn army and police personals from the Jaffna University compound and also stated Read more…

Enemy of the Tamils of Sri Lanka are the Tamil Diaspora leaders: Former editor of “The Hindu” newspaper
4 Dec
2012
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Enemy of the Tamils of Sri Lanka are the Tamil Diaspora leaders: Former editor of “The Hindu” newspaper »

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There was no government so strong as the one led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and no government with such strength as the present Read more…

Jaffna Under UPFA: A Grim Reminder Of LTTE Days By Prof S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole
4 Dec
2012
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Jaffna Under UPFA: A Grim Reminder Of LTTE Days By Prof S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole »

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When I returned home in 1995 with our pet Dalmatian with its spots, hostile crowds gathered around us at Katunayake with shouts of Read more…

Indian govt. comes to improve minority representation in administration
4 Dec
2012
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The Indian Government has launched a special project to enhance the educational capabilities of the Indian Origin Tamil community, especially those living in Read more…