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Sri Lanka: Deposed PM’s opponents seek to bar him from parliament – AL JAZEERA

Sri Lanka: Deposed PM’s opponents seek to bar him from parliament – AL JAZEERA

Sri Lanka’s deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is facing a lawsuit challenging his right to hold a seat in parliament amid a bitter Read more…

TNA Turns Down President’s Request To Withdraw Support

TNA Turns Down President’s Request To Withdraw Support

MPs of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have reportedly held a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena this morning.

The meeting had taken place at Read more…

Mano wondering whether to ally with JVP

Mano wondering whether to ally with JVP

Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) Leader and MP Mano Ganesan said he was wondering whether his party should change its stance and join the Janatha Vimukthi Read more…

UPFA to boycott parliament today

UPFA to boycott parliament today

UPFA MP’s have decided to boycott today’s Parliamentary session.

The decision was made during a meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat Read more…

Singapore FTA temporarily suspended

Singapore FTA temporarily suspended

The implementation of the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement has been temporarily suspended.

The suspension will be in effect till the Read more…

Jaffna teachers to continue protest
10 Dec
2012
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Jaffna teachers to continue protest »

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While seven of the 11 Jaffna University students in TID custody were released today, Jaffna university teachers said they would return to work Read more…

Protests  for freedom of the judiciary
10 Dec
2012
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Protests for freedom of the judiciary »

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There were protest at Lipton’s Circus yesterday(10) for bringing an Impeachment motion against the Chief Justice, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake to make her the Read more…

Protest in Sri Lankan capital over two missing Marxist activists
10 Dec
2012
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Protest in Sri Lankan capital over two missing Marxist activists »

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Hundreds of protesters of a Marxist movement carrying placards and shouting slogans marched in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo today to mark the Read more…

BJP worried over Sri Lanka attacks on TN fishermen
10 Dec
2012
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BJP worried over Sri Lanka attacks on TN fishermen »

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The BJP Monday demanded a meeting between Indian fishermen and the Sri Lanka Navy following the deaths of fishermen from Tamil Nadu in Read more…

GTF calls for boycott of Commonwealth Summit
10 Dec
2012
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GTF calls for boycott of Commonwealth Summit »

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The UK based Global Tamil Forum (GTF) yesterday called on leaders of Commonwealth countries to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Read more…

UN delegation visits Sri Lanka’s former rebel capital in North
9 Dec
2012
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UN delegation visits Sri Lanka’s former rebel capital in North »

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The high level United Nations delegation in the Sri Lanka to observe the progress on the implementation of Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission Read more…

‘What was done in Pakistan is not possible here’
9 Dec
2012
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‘What was done in Pakistan is not possible here’ »

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa warned today (Dec. 09) that it would not be possible to break up the judiciary as in the case of Read more…

Jaffna Student’s Union president surrenders to HRC
9 Dec
2012
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Jaffna Student’s Union president surrenders to HRC »

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President of the Jaffna University Students Union V. Pavanandan and another student activist surrendered to the Jaffna office of the Sri Lanka Human Read more…

India, Lanka in heated row over coal power plant
9 Dec
2012
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India, Lanka in heated row over coal power plant »

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Construction of the Sampur coal power plant, already a year behind schedule, has been further delayed by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) which Read more…

Political solution vital for region’s stability: India
9 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Political solution vital for region’s stability: India »

Greater devolution of powers to the provinces and amicable resolution of the Tamil grievances are pivotal to the long-term stability of the region. Read more…