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General, PC elections on a single day?

General, PC elections on a single day?

The feasibility of holding the general and the much delayed provincial council elections together is currently under consideration by the Election Commission.

Election Commission Chairman Read more…

China’s Building Spree Is Raising Questions

China’s Building Spree Is Raising Questions

At Sri Lanka’s southern tip, an abandoned British lighthouse stands sentinel near a half-moon-shaped cove bobbing with turquoise dinghies. Fishermen wearing sarongs drag wooden outriggers Read more…

Ranil Tasks UNP Legal Committee To Examine Powers Of Party Leadership And Recommend Necessary Changes

Ranil Tasks UNP Legal Committee To Examine Powers Of Party Leadership And Recommend Necessary Changes

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has tasked the legal committee of the party to submit a report on party reforms after studying the wide-ranging powers of Read more…

Sri Lanka to fight dengue virus with bacteria “Wolbachia”

Sri Lanka to fight dengue virus with bacteria “Wolbachia”

The Sri Lankan government is to begin trialling a special bacteria as part of a program to eradicate the dengue virus, local media reports, quoting Read more…

Citizenship Act is not for Lankan Tamil refugees

Citizenship Act is not for Lankan Tamil refugees

Sri Lanka’s Deputy High Commissioner for Southern India V. Krishnamoorthy says that the Citizenship Amendment Act of India will have no impact on the Sri Read more…

Transfer orders for some 50 army seniors
11 Dec
2012
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Transfer orders for some 50 army seniors »

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Nearly 50 senior army officers including eight Major Generals and Brigadiers have been transferred by Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya, military sources said and Read more…

President allocate more fund for Hindu kovil developmen​t
11 Dec
2012
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President allocate more fund for Hindu kovil developmen​t »

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President allocated fund for the development of Hindu kovils in SriLanka.President met Hindu religious leaders at Temple Trees yesterday.Members of the Kovil administration Read more…

Protests against Jaffna uni arrests continue in London
11 Dec
2012
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Protests against Jaffna uni arrests continue in London »

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Tamils in London protested on Monday against the on-going intimidation and arrest of Jaffna University students.The protest, organised by British Tamil Forum (BTF), Read more…

Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem
11 Dec
2012
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Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem »

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Prospects to improve relations between Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese-dominated government and ethnic Tamils remain grim more than three years after the end of a Read more…

Colombo asked by New Delhi to cut levy on automobile import
11 Dec
2012
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Colombo asked by New Delhi to cut levy on automobile import »

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The Indian government is clearly unhappy over the decision of the Sri Lankan government to impose fresh import duty on automobile exports from Read more…

Sri Lanka: Remote Control Of Justice : Asian Human Rights Commission
11 Dec
2012
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Sri Lanka: Remote Control Of Justice : Asian Human Rights Commission »

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Next Saturday, the Bar Association will meet to discuss the resolution of non-cooperation with anyone who may be chosen to be the next Read more…

Ranil warns against rushing to act against CJ
10 Dec
2012
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Ranil warns against rushing to act against CJ »

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UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday warned that Sri Lanka might even lose her membership in the Commonwealth if the moves to Read more…

Jaffna teachers to continue protest
10 Dec
2012
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Jaffna teachers to continue protest »

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While seven of the 11 Jaffna University students in TID custody were released today, Jaffna university teachers said they would return to work Read more…

Protests  for freedom of the judiciary
10 Dec
2012
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Protests for freedom of the judiciary »

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There were protest at Lipton’s Circus yesterday(10) for bringing an Impeachment motion against the Chief Justice, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake to make her the Read more…

Protest in Sri Lankan capital over two missing Marxist activists
10 Dec
2012
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Protest in Sri Lankan capital over two missing Marxist activists »

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Hundreds of protesters of a Marxist movement carrying placards and shouting slogans marched in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo today to mark the Read more…