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“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

Convening a media briefing in Kandy today (August 18), SLFP MP S.B. Dissanayake commented on the on-going discussions between the SLFP and the SLPP.

He Read more…

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

The Presidential Election is likely to be held on November 16, reports say.

However, the Chairman of the Elections Commission had earlier stated that the Read more…

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

Sri Lanka’s Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Sunday announced the party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as the presidential candidate of the National People’s Power Read more…

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

The United States has told Sri Lanka that it will suspend talks on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Sri Lanka until the Read more…

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Days after the announcement of Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s presidential candidacy, a quick voice-of-the-people survey conducted on the streets of Colombo by the Sunday Observer exposed how Read more…

Japan, Sri Lanka to beef up maritime security alliance with eye on China
13 Mar
2013
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Japan, Sri Lanka to beef up maritime security alliance with eye on China »

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Japan plans to strengthen its maritime security alliance with Sri Lanka to curb China’s growing influence on countries with Indian Ocean coastlines.A joint Read more…

Relatives urge UN to pressure Sri Lanka to account for those who disappeared during civil war
13 Mar
2013
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Relatives urge UN to pressure Sri Lanka to account for those who disappeared during civil war »

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Relatives of people who disappeared during Sri Lanka’s civil war are urging the U.N. Human Rights Council to pressure the government to account Read more…

Why India considers Sri Lanka a friendly nation, wonders Karunanidhi
13 Mar
2013
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Why India considers Sri Lanka a friendly nation, wonders Karunanidhi »

Continuing his opposition to India’s Sri Lanka policy, DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday said he could not understand why the country still Read more…

Shirani to appear before Sri Lanka anti-graft panel
13 Mar
2013
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Shirani to appear before Sri Lanka anti-graft panel »

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Sri Lanka’s first women Chief Justice, who was impeached earlier this year, has been summoned to appear before anti-graft commission to investigate allegations Read more…

India must take a firm position in Geneva
13 Mar
2013
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India must take a firm position in Geneva »

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The Government’s approach towards the forthcoming vote on  Sri Lanka in the Human Rights Council in Geneva appears to carry little conviction either Read more…

Canada reiterates call for an independent investigation into Sri Lanka’s rights violations
12 Mar
2013
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Canada reiterates call for an independent investigation into Sri Lanka’s rights violations »

Canada reiterated its call for an independent investigation into Sri Lanka’s right violations at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions on Read more…

Indian parliament tense over Sri Lanka; Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe leaves for Geneva
12 Mar
2013
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Indian parliament tense over Sri Lanka; Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe leaves for Geneva »

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Both houses of the Indian parliament were in an uproar today as well due to MP’s staging protests over Sri Lanka.The Lok Sabha Read more…

JHU & Bodhu Bala Sena call for abrogation of Halal process
12 Mar
2013
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JHU & Bodhu Bala Sena call for abrogation of Halal process »

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General Secretary of the Jathika Hela Urumaya Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka states that they not only oppose the Halal Logo, but the whole Read more…

Don’t protest in Geneva – Foreign Ministry tells Sri Lankans in Europe
12 Mar
2013
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Don’t protest in Geneva – Foreign Ministry tells Sri Lankans in Europe »

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A protest campaign to be held opposite UNHRC office in Geneva on Friday (15th) at 10.00 a.m. has been cancelled on a request Read more…

EU concerned over Sri Lanka’s human rights and accountability
12 Mar
2013
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EU concerned over Sri Lanka’s human rights and accountability »

The European Union has concerns on human rights and accountability in Sri Lanka, Head of Delegation of the EU to Sri Lanka Bernard Read more…