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For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Even before the coordinated bombings that killed 250 people last month, Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister were in trouble — Read more…

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Even as DNA tests conclusively proved that Zahran Hashim, chief suspect of the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, died in the attacks, India worries Read more…

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

The Easter Sunday serial bomb blasts in the Churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa took away the lives of 253, most of the affected victims Read more…

‘Tamils of Lanka’ –  Showcasing history, culture and politics

‘Tamils of Lanka’ – Showcasing history, culture and politics

An exhibition was held by the Tamil Information Centre this weekend, showcasing the history, culture and politics of the Tamil people on the island in Read more…

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

Britain’s terrorism ban on the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) will be challenged a decade after the rebel group was militarily defeated in Sri Lanka’s civil war, Read more…

Why Colombo is the key to dominating the Indian Ocean
23 Sep
2012
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Why Colombo is the key to dominating the Indian Ocean »

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Notwithstanding the headline grabbing news of MDMK protests and an unfortunate self-immolation, the three day visit of the Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Read more…

Sri Lanka should treat Tamils with equality: CM to Rajapaksa
23 Sep
2012
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Sri Lanka should treat Tamils with equality: CM to Rajapaksa »

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In the backdrop of protests against President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday said it was Read more…

India wants Sri Lanka to accept TNA as interlocutor
23 Sep
2012
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India wants Sri Lanka to accept TNA as interlocutor »

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With Sri Lanka’s human rights record coming up for review towards the end of the year, India believes that Colombo should accept the Read more…

Menik farm to close
23 Sep
2012
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Menik farm to close »

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One of the world’s largest camps for displaced persons, Menik Farm in the Vavuniya District, will officially close this week.Minister of Resettlement, Gunaratne Read more…

Indian motor car factory to be established in Trincomalee
23 Sep
2012
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Indian motor car factory to be established in Trincomalee »

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Arrangements are being made to establish a special Indian Economic Zone in the Trincomalee area, and construct a factory which manufacture the spare Read more…

Three to leave SLMC?
23 Sep
2012
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Three to leave SLMC? »

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According to very reliable sources a conflict has developed between SLMC Leader Rauff Hakeem and the sections against him within the party regarding Read more…

‘ISI recruiting Lankan Tamils to spy on India’
23 Sep
2012
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‘ISI recruiting Lankan Tamils to spy on India’ »

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Agents of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) are actively attempting to recruit Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who have returned to the island nation after Read more…

Sri Lanka still unsafe – Australian Broadcasting Corporation
21 Sep
2012
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Sri Lanka still unsafe – Australian Broadcasting Corporation »

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TONY JONES, PRESENTER: Many of the most recent asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat are from Sri Lanka. Whilst the Federal Opposition Read more…

MR to skip UN General Assembly?
21 Sep
2012
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MR to skip UN General Assembly? »

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not not expected to attend the U.N General Assembly next week despite being listed in the provisional list of 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…