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Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

“Not only our actions, but also our inactions, become our destiny.”

Heinrich Zimmer (The King and the Corpse)

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More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

Sri Lanka has obtained a US$ One billion (Rs. 178 billion) loan from China Exim Bank for the construction of the first stage Read more…

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

The vision with which the 2015 government was formed has now been lost, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said recently.

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Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that Sri Lanka should not co-sponsor the UNHRC resolution coming up this time.

Issuing a Read more…

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

The outcome of talks between the SLPP and the SLFP, for a grand coalition against the UNP was in the balance, political sources Read more…

Rajapaksa thanks China for standing by Lanka at UNHRC sessions Press Trust of India
17 Sep
2012
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Rajapaksa thanks China for standing by Lanka at UNHRC sessions Press Trust of India »

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today thanked China for standing by Colombo at the last UNHRC sessions, pledging support for Beijing’s candidature to Read more…

Sri Lanka should support appointment of HR Commissioner to the Commonwealth – UNP
17 Sep
2012
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Sri Lanka should support appointment of HR Commissioner to the Commonwealth – UNP »

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Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) wants the government to support the appointment of a Human Rights Commissioner to the Commonwealth Read more…

Basil briefs visiting UN team
16 Sep
2012
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Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa yesterday briefed the visiting delegation from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Sri Read more…

Plans To Call For An Independent International Accountability Mechanism
16 Sep
2012
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Plans To Call For An Independent International Accountability Mechanism »

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Amendments to a US House of Representatives’ resolution on Sri Lanka calling on the Sri Lankan government, the international community and the United Read more…

Jayalalithaa wants Supreme Court to take up Katchatheevu
16 Sep
2012
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Jayalalithaa wants Supreme Court to take up Katchatheevu »

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Tamil Nadu will petition the Supreme Court to immediately take up its case against the gifting of Katchatheevu island by India to Sri Read more…

Vaiko calls for referendum on Eelam
16 Sep
2012
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Vaiko calls for referendum on Eelam »

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The MDMK party demanded an international referendum with the supervision of United Nations to decide on the separate Tamil Eelam issue, claiming that Read more…

TNA wants Hakeem to ‘abide by the wishes of the Muslim people’
16 Sep
2012
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TNA wants Hakeem to ‘abide by the wishes of the Muslim people’ »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday expressed confidence that SLMC leader Rauff Hakeem would abide by the wishes of the Muslim people, who Read more…

Premadasa threatened war with India-Mehrotra
16 Sep
2012
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Premadasa threatened war with India-Mehrotra »

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Then Sri Lankan president Ranasinghe Premadasa threatened to go to war with India in 1989 if Indian troops were not pulled back, the Read more…

Sri Lanka major Tamil party leader to meet President on Monday
16 Sep
2012
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Sri Lanka major Tamil party leader to meet President on Monday »

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Sri Lanka’s major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R. Sampanthan will meet the President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday, sources said.TNA leader Read more…

TNA-SLMC sudden discussion
16 Sep
2012
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SriLanka Muslim Congress and Tamil National Alliance hold sudden discussion on the governance of the eastern province at a hotel on Park road Read more…