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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…

Another July ’83? People don’t deserve it, economy can’t stand it-Rajan Philips
7 Jul
2012
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Another July ’83? People don’t deserve it, economy can’t stand it-Rajan Philips »

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“April is the cruellest month,” wrote T.S. Eliot in The Waste Land. Ian Goonetilleke recalled this line in his introduction to a bibliography Read more…

Indians Get Tough With Sri Lanka
7 Jul
2012
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Indians Get Tough With Sri Lanka »

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The Indian government is now getting tough with the Mahinda Rajapaksa administration by showing that it could not take for granted the relations Read more…

NOW – STORM OVER JAFFNA CENSUS
7 Jul
2012
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NOW – STORM OVER JAFFNA CENSUS »

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Controversy surrounds the last census in the Jaffna district, with Tamil political leaders now saying that it is incorrect. The problem however has Read more…

If Sri Lankan Air Force officers are expelled, we will train them.
7 Jul
2012
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If Sri Lankan Air Force officers are expelled, we will train them. »

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Pakistan says that, if India will expel the Sri Lankan Air Force officers who are receiving a training in Tamilnadu Army Training Center, Read more…

SLMC plays kingmaker
7 Jul
2012
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SLMC plays kingmaker »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has become the most sought after political party at the forthcoming Eastern Provincial Council elections being approached Read more…

Let our people live in their own land: protest at Mannar
7 Jul
2012
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Let our people live in their own land: protest at Mannar »

Tamil National Alliance holds special protest against land grabbing and militarization in the Mannar district today.TNA Wanni district parliamentarians together with party members Read more…

Sri Lanka President calls on diplomats to counter threats from pro-LTTE diaspora
7 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka President calls on diplomats to counter threats from pro-LTTE diaspora »

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said that despite the country having a concise foreign policy the threat of the pro-LTTE diaspora in Read more…

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress to meet President to decide on the Eastern PC election
7 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka Muslim Congress to meet President to decide on the Eastern PC election »

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Sri Lanka’s major Muslim party, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) sources say that the party leadership will meet President Mahinda Rajapaksa probably today Read more…

Hundreds of candidates seek candidacy in Sri Lanka Freedom Party for PC polls
7 Jul
2012
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Hundreds of candidates seek candidacy in Sri Lanka Freedom Party for PC polls »

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The main constituent party of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) held the interviews Friday to select Read more…

Sri Lanka, India navies discuss maritime issues of mutual interest
7 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka, India navies discuss maritime issues of mutual interest »

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The Navies of Sri Lanka and India discussed a range of maritime issues at the bilateral International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting held Read more…