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US Congressional Caucus hosts briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka

US Congressional Caucus hosts briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka

The U.S. Congressional Caucus on Ethnic and Religious Freedom in Sri Lanka hosted a briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka.

The co-chairs of Read more…

MR-RW to meet shortly

MR-RW to meet shortly

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to meet UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe in the Parliament House shortly to discuss the crisis.

Five MPs from each Read more…

Parliament adjourned till November 21st

Parliament adjourned till November 21st

Parliament was adjourned till November 21st after a tense situation arose in Parliament today.

Politician party leaders and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya met and decided to Read more…

Violence breaks out inside Parliament

Violence breaks out inside Parliament

A clash broke out in Parliament today between MPs from the Government and the opposition.

Parliamentarians from both sides clashed after Read more…

SL Rupee depreciates further against USD

SL Rupee depreciates further against USD

The Sri Lanka Rupee depreciated against the US Dollar today.

The Rupee fell to Rs. 178.10 against the USD at close of trading today.

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UN Human Rights Council: Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka
20 Sep
2012
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UN Human Rights Council: Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka »

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At its March 2012 session, the Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on Sri Lanka calling on the government to implement the recommendations Read more…

Govt. commitment questionable: TNA tells UN
20 Sep
2012
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Govt. commitment questionable: TNA tells UN »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) told the visiting UN delegation that it remained questionable whether the government was unequivocally committed to the implementation Read more…

Douglas faults Indo-Lanka accord
20 Sep
2012
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Douglas faults Indo-Lanka accord »

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Government Minister and EPDP leader Douglas Devananda says the Indo-Lanka peace accord was used for personal gain that to solve the national issue.The Read more…

‘India will only alienate Lanka if it tries to coerce it’
20 Sep
2012
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‘India will only alienate Lanka if it tries to coerce it’ »

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The Tamil issue has resurfaced recently affecting both India’s domestic politics and foreign policy priorities. While there are calls to boycott Sri Lanka Read more…

Defence talk between Pakistan Sri Lanka commences
20 Sep
2012
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Defence talk between Pakistan Sri Lanka commences »

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A high powered defence delegation from Pakistan is visiting Sri Lanka to hold first formal staff level talks between Sri Lankan and Pakistani Read more…

Deported Sri Lankans arrive home from UK amid torture fears
20 Sep
2012
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Deported Sri Lankans arrive home from UK amid torture fears »

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A group of 25 Sri Lankans deported from the UK has arrived in Sri Lanka, amid warnings that Tamils among them may be Read more…

Next stop, Jaffna: A few thoughts on the provincial council elections- KathNoble
19 Sep
2012
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Next stop, Jaffna: A few thoughts on the provincial council elections- KathNoble »

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Mahinda Rajapaksa must really love elections. Since he came to power, at least some part of the country has gone to the polls Read more…

Athaullah and Rishard disappointed
19 Sep
2012
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Athaullah and Rishard disappointed »

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Ministers Athaullah and Rishard are said to be disappointed regarding decisions taken to assign Minister Posts in the Eastern Provincial Council, according to Read more…

‘SLMC’s biggest act of prostitution in politics’
19 Sep
2012
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The SLMC has committed the biggest act of prostitution in politics, charges UNP deputy leader Sajith Premadasa.Speaking to the media in Colombo today Read more…

Tissa lashes out at UPFA
19 Sep
2012
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Tissa lashes out at UPFA »

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The UPFA government had unethically grabbed control of the Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) without considering the wishes of a majority of the people Read more…