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India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must stand up for democracy in its own backyard as Sri Lanka’s current political turmoil points to China’s increasing role, the Financial Read more…

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Germany’s ambassador to Colombo today criticised the violent scenes in parliament tweeting it was a “bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka.”

“SL has Read more…

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

A group of British parliamentarians have written to UK’s foreign secretary warning that “Sri Lanka’s political stability is at grave risk” and called Read more…

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

The business community in Sri Lanka said that the conduct of some elected representatives in Parliament today was both shameful and an embarrassment Read more…

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker has called for a meeting of party leaders at 11.30 a.m. this morning (16), the Office of the Speaker stated.

Accordingly, the meeting will Read more…

SLMC faces split after Hakeem goes back on his word
15 Jul
2012
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SLMC faces split after Hakeem goes back on his word »

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Several senior members of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), including the General Secretary of the Party, Hassan Ali, and the party’s Additional Read more…

India extends ban on LTTE
14 Jul
2012
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India extends ban on LTTE »

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The government has extended the ban on LTTE declaring that it continues to adopt a strong anti-India posture and pose a grave threat Read more…

India submissive to SL like a mouse: Tamil Nadu CM
14 Jul
2012
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India submissive to SL like a mouse: Tamil Nadu CM »

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Claiming that the Indian Central government is submissive to Sri Lanka like a mouse, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has once again asked Read more…

India to strengthen cooperation with Sri Lanka on poverty alleviation and rural development
14 Jul
2012
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India to strengthen cooperation with Sri Lanka on poverty alleviation and rural development »

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India, being a large country in the South Asia region had decided to adopt unilateral concessions to make relationships stronger with the neighbors Read more…

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan invites Rudrakumaran
14 Jul
2012
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Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan invites Rudrakumaran »

Former LTTE Eastern Commander and Resettlement Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna invited leading LTTE Diaspora activist V. Rudrakumaran and his followers to Read more…

Inquiry into disappearances-UK
14 Jul
2012
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Inquiry into disappearances-UK »

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The British government called on the Sri Lankan government to investigate disappearances and resolve land issues in the Northern Province. Issuing a statement Read more…

TID probes new LTTE propaganda campaign
14 Jul
2012
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TID probes new LTTE propaganda campaign »

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The Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) is currently probing into LTTE operatives who have launched a fresh propaganda campaign within the country, via the Read more…

Further fissures emerge within SLMC
14 Jul
2012
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Further fissures emerge within SLMC »

Sources within the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress states that internal rifts within the party still continue to ferment, subsequent to the parties pledge Read more…

UN examines Lanka’s missing
13 Jul
2012
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UN examines Lanka’s missing »

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The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances examined cases of missing people including urgent cases in Sri Lanka during its Read more…

A separate Muslim administrative district
13 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

A separate Muslim administrative district »

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Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has stated it would contest the forthcoming provincial council elections jointly with the UPFA. The leader of SLMC Minister Read more…