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Sri Lanka’s North closer to political solution, says PM Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka’s North closer to political solution, says PM Wickremesinghe

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday assured the minority Tamil community in the North that they would be granted a political solution within Read more…

Ravi tells Chandrika to mind her business

Ravi tells Chandrika to mind her business

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga’s attempt to form a clique within the UNP would be thwarted, Minister of Power Ravi Karunanayake said, on Saturday, at Read more…

“They bombed our livelihoods”: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle after attacks

“They bombed our livelihoods”: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle after attacks

UNWATUNA/GALLE, Sri Lanka- Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka’s most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers Read more…

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad

All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) leader and Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen said yesterday they were not in a hurry to accept ministerial portfolios and said Read more…

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President

President Maithripala Sirisena states that if a proposal to suspend the death penalty is brought to parliament, that the particular day will be marked as Read more…

AG finds evidence to file action against minister
8 Aug
2012
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The Attorney General’s Department has found sufficient evidence in the police report to file charges against Minister Rishard Bathiudeen over allegations that he Read more…

Troops will remain at strategic locations-Gota
8 Aug
2012
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Troops will remain at strategic locations-Gota »

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Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said though the military presence in the north had been drastically reduced, troops would continue to remain at strategic Read more…

No right to information in Sri Lanka
8 Aug
2012
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No right to information in Sri Lanka »

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You would think that with fighting between government forces and secessionist Tamils finished in May 2009, the Sri Lankan government might ease its Read more…

Conference to discuss plight of Sri Lankan Tamil women
8 Aug
2012
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Conference to discuss plight of Sri Lankan Tamil women »

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The 19th conference of the National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW) to be held here from August 8 to 11 will have an Read more…

Another LTTE inmate transferred from northern Sri Lanka prison dies
8 Aug
2012
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Another LTTE inmate transferred from northern Sri Lanka prison dies »

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Another Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suspect who was transferred from the Vavuniya Prison in Northern Sri Lanka to the Mahara prison Read more…

Prasadh Kariyawasa​m took measures to stop the presentati​on of Indian leaders at TESO conference
7 Aug
2012
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Prasadh Kariyawasa​m took measures to stop the presentati​on of Indian leaders at TESO conference »

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Speaking to journalist at New Delhi leader of the Lok Janashakthi party Ramwilas Baswan blamed Lankan ambassador to New Delhi Prasad Kariyawasam has Read more…

Appoint Tamil national as CM of eastern provincial council: V.Muralitharan
7 Aug
2012
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Appoint Tamil national as CM of eastern provincial council: V.Muralitharan »

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The deputy minister Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan stated in order to control the political pressure of Muslim its necessary to appoint Tamil national as the Read more…

TMVP coordinato​r joins the ITAK
7 Aug
2012
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TMVP coordinato​r joins the ITAK »

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Coordinator of the Eastern provincial council chief minister and the administrative officer of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal party Mr.A.Selvendran has joined the Read more…

Diaspora against stability in Lanka
7 Aug
2012
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Diaspora against stability in Lanka »

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External Affairs Minister G L Peiris said that Tamil diasporas are still ‘rigid’ against stability in Sri Lanka even after the end of Read more…

Embassy: Sri Lanka Not Holding Fishermen
7 Aug
2012
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The Chinese embassy in Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that an earlier report stating that Sri Lanka’s navy was still holding 37 Chinese Read more…