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For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Even before the coordinated bombings that killed 250 people last month, Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister were in trouble — Read more…

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Even as DNA tests conclusively proved that Zahran Hashim, chief suspect of the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, died in the attacks, India worries Read more…

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

The Easter Sunday serial bomb blasts in the Churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa took away the lives of 253, most of the affected victims Read more…

‘Tamils of Lanka’ –  Showcasing history, culture and politics

‘Tamils of Lanka’ – Showcasing history, culture and politics

An exhibition was held by the Tamil Information Centre this weekend, showcasing the history, culture and politics of the Tamil people on the island in Read more…

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

Britain’s terrorism ban on the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) will be challenged a decade after the rebel group was militarily defeated in Sri Lanka’s civil war, Read more…

Key political risks to watch in Sri Lanka
20 Apr
2013
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Key political risks to watch in Sri Lanka »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is under fire from the U.N. Human Rights Council, which has adopted a second United States-sponsored resolution demanding that Sri Read more…

Demining Sri Lanka’s war zone 95 percent complete, government says
20 Apr
2013
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Demining Sri Lanka’s war zone 95 percent complete, government says »

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Sri Lankan authorities announced Saturday that only 96 square kilometers of the land remain to be demined in the war-battered Northern Province.According to Read more…

Resolution on Sri Lanka ratified at the 18th Commonwealth Law Conference in Cape Town
17 Apr
2013
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Resolution on Sri Lanka ratified at the 18th Commonwealth Law Conference in Cape Town »

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A resolution on Sri Lanka has been ratified at the 18th Commonwealth Law Conference in Cape Town, South Africa today.The Law Society of Read more…

Sri Lanka’s controversial Buddhist organization condemns HR report by UK government
17 Apr
2013
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Sri Lanka’s controversial Buddhist organization condemns HR report by UK government »

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The controversial Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka, the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has condemned the UK government’s 2012 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Report Read more…

UK men jailed for attacking Sinhalese man
17 Apr
2013
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UK men jailed for attacking Sinhalese man »

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Two Tamil men in Britain have been jailed for a brutal unprovoked attack on a man in Wembley who was targeted because he Read more…

Indian Naval ships welcomed in Colombo
17 Apr
2013
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Indian Naval ships welcomed in Colombo »

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Three Indian Naval ships today berthed at the Colombo port as part of efforts to enhance the mutual cooperation between the navies of Read more…

Sri Lankan President assures Islamic countries to take action against religious disharmony
17 Apr
2013
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Sri Lankan President assures Islamic countries to take action against religious disharmony »

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today assured the Islamic countries that Sri Lanka is committed to maintain religious harmony in the country and Read more…

Troubles to women in Jaffna by the Military?
16 Apr
2013
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Troubles to women in Jaffna by the Military? »

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The “Global Sinhala Puvath” web site alleges that there is a rising problem of sexual harassment among fishing villages near Jaffna. The web Read more…

Separate system of governance for N&E won’t be a reality – Defence Secy tells Indian MPs
16 Apr
2013
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Separate system of governance for N&E won’t be a reality – Defence Secy tells Indian MPs »

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has told a visiting Indian parliamentary delegation that a separate system of governance for the Northern and Eastern Provinces Read more…

LTTE flag removed at UK Theme Park
16 Apr
2013
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LTTE flag removed at UK Theme Park »

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A member of the Sri Lanka community in the UK had brought to the notice of the Sri Lanka Mission there, via an Read more…