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US and Sri Lanka discuss defence ties

US and Sri Lanka discuss defence ties

The United States and Sri Lanka have had talks on the defense relations between both countries.

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EU urges Sri Lanka to maintain moratorium on executions

EU urges Sri Lanka to maintain moratorium on executions

The European Union (EU) has reiterated its opposition to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances and encouraged Sri Lanka to Read more…

SLPP to establish main election operation centre in Battaramulla!

SLPP to establish main election operation centre in Battaramulla!

The Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP) has taken a decision to establish a central election operations centre at Nelum Mawatha, Battaramulla with the aim Read more…

World Bank South Asia VP holds talks with President

World Bank South Asia VP holds talks with President

he World Bank Vice President for South Asia, Hartwing Schafer had talks with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President”s Official Residence in Colombo.

Secretary to Read more…

Mannar mass grave: carbon dating results received

Mannar mass grave: carbon dating results received

The results of the radiocarbon dating tests carried out by a lab in the U.S. on the bone samples recovered from the mass Read more…

Ranil warns against rushing to act against CJ
10 Dec
2012
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Ranil warns against rushing to act against CJ »

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UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday warned that Sri Lanka might even lose her membership in the Commonwealth if the moves to 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…