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Key Tamil diaspora orgs urge acceleration of resolution implementation

Key Tamil diaspora orgs urge acceleration of resolution implementation

Six key Tamil diaspora organisations said they were disappointed by the failure to secure a time bound pathway of implementation of Sri Lanka’s Read more…

Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

The Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, is faced with a general crisis stemming from the shortage of medical officers and nurses.

Director of Read more…

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

Days ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s 40th sessions in Geneva, the behind-the-scenes goings-on in Colombo were tense.

Last Sunday Read more…

UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

The United National Party (UNP) is in favour of abolishing the Executive Presidency, and the views of other parties in the United National Read more…

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)’s resolution on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, which was passed in Geneva on Thursday through consensus, Read more…

STF suspends 48 commandos
21 Sep
2012
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STF suspends 48 commandos »

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The STF has suspended 48 of its elite commandos following an incident during training in Ampara.The headquarters had sent them there for training Read more…

Rajapaksa on Friday laid the foundation stone of an international Buddhist University
21 Sep
2012
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Rajapaksa on Friday laid the foundation stone of an international Buddhist University »

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India’s federal structure and the emergence of states have not erased Sri Lanka’s vision of India as a single land of friendship with Read more…

U.S. government supports Sri Lanka’s Northern fishermen
21 Sep
2012
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U.S. government supports Sri Lanka’s Northern fishermen »

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The new United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele J. Sison handed over fishing supplies to 130 families in Kallar, Kilinochchi on September Read more…

India shouldn’t fall into Sri Lankan net: Karunanidhi
21 Sep
2012
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India shouldn’t fall into Sri Lankan net: Karunanidhi »

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The DMK Friday urged the the central government, of which it is a key constituent, to save remaining Tamils in Sri Lanka and Read more…

MR meets Manmohan
20 Sep
2012
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday discussed key bilateral issues with India pressing for an expeditious inclusive solution to Read more…

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…