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Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

The Roman Catholic Church yesterday provided details of the disbursement of a total of Rs. 400 million in donations received by the Archbishop of Colombo Read more…

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa accused the government of attempting to postpone the Presidential election.

Rajapaksa said plans were afoot to postpone the Presidential election in the Read more…

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

Common candidate was a term that no longer had any political value in the country thanks to the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government, JVP Kalutara District MP Dr. Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has announced that he will be taking legal action against two privately owned television channels and a well-known Buddhist Read more…

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

The Government of Japan has provided a grant aid worth approximately Rs.429 million for the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) project to enhance the capacity Read more…

Mannar bishop delivered speech at UPR session in Geneva
4 Nov
2012
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Mannar bishop delivered speech at UPR session in Geneva »

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The Bishop of Mannar has stated that the 13th Amendment is “fundamentally flawed” and has called for the recognition of the Tamil people Read more…

Fonseka to go before Supreme Court
4 Nov
2012
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Fonseka to go before Supreme Court »

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Former Army Commander Mr. Sarath Fonseka is to go before the Supreme Court petitioning the reinstatement of his civic rights which is being Read more…

From LTTE cadre to sex worker—Plight of a Sri Lankan Tamil woman
4 Nov
2012
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From LTTE cadre to sex worker—Plight of a Sri Lankan Tamil woman »

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My native place is Vaddukottai in Yarlpanam (Jaffna). In July 1995, we shifted to a church for refuge in Nawali. There were over Read more…

Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East
4 Nov
2012
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Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East »

DMK president M. Karunanidhi said that India should prevail upon the United Nations to have a referendum under its supervision to enable Tamils Read more…

Gota’s Secret Mission to South Africa Revealed
4 Nov
2012
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Gota’s Secret Mission to South Africa Revealed »

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The Secretary of Defence, Gothabya Rajapaksa has secretly concluded a mission to the Republic of South Africa just few days before a team Read more…

A lesson in autonomy
4 Nov
2012
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A lesson in autonomy »

The Chinese Government has extended an invitation to the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to tour its Guangxi  Zhuang  autonomous region, to study autonomy Read more…

Army chief Gen Bikram Singh to visit Sri Lanka next month
4 Nov
2012
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Army chief Gen Bikram Singh to visit Sri Lanka next month »

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Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh will travel to Sri Lanka next month to discuss ways to further strengthen military ties between the two Read more…

Four bodies found in southern Sri Lanka
4 Nov
2012
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Four bodies found in southern Sri Lanka »

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Sri Lankan police discovered bodies of four men on Sunday with gun-shot wounds near a canal in the south of the country.Police spokesman Read more…

30 boats damaged by Sri Lankan naval personnel
4 Nov
2012
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30 boats damaged by Sri Lankan naval personnel »

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Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly damaged 30 boats of Indian fishers who were near the International Maritime Boundary Line on Sunday, officials said.No Read more…

Recommendations from U.S. Ambassadress for Sri Lanka
3 Nov
2012
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Recommendations from U.S. Ambassadress for Sri Lanka »

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During the human Rights Council in Geneva, the U.S. Ambassadress in Sri Lanka Mrs Eleen Donahoe, has submitted recommendations which are relevant to Read more…