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The Burning of Jaffna Public Library: Sri Lanka’s First Step Toward Civil War -The Diplomat

The Burning of Jaffna Public Library: Sri Lanka’s First Step Toward Civil War -The Diplomat

The events of 39 years ago set the stage for Sri Lanka’s civil war – and still echo today.

It was May 31, 1981 when Read more…

Don’t visit District Offices for voter information-EC

Don’t visit District Offices for voter information-EC

The Election Commission has informed the public to refrain from visiting District Election Offices to obtain information pertaining to the voter register, for details required Read more…

Hedging between fortune and survival -The Sunday Morning

Hedging between fortune and survival -The Sunday Morning

The major political parties are hedging their bets this week, as their fortunes and, in some cases, survival depend on the outcome of the legal Read more…

UNP leadership tasked to take future decisions on suspended members

UNP leadership tasked to take future decisions on suspended members

The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee has decided to give a seven day period for the suspended members of the party to show causes Read more…

Sri Lanka President calls for unconditional debt relief from global creditors

Sri Lanka President calls for unconditional debt relief from global creditors

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has called for unconditional support from bilateral and multilateral lenders for developing countries especially as they have not defaulted on Read more…

Sri Lanka government Minister raises voice against Halal certification
14 Feb
2013
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Sri Lanka government Minister raises voice against Halal certification »

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Sri Lanka Minister of Research and Technology Patali Champika Ranawaka today requested all food producers to remove the Halal certificate before the Sinhala Read more…

Sri Lankan minister warns of another communal problem if anti-Muslim campaign continued
14 Feb
2013
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Sri Lankan minister warns of another communal problem if anti-Muslim campaign continued »

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Senior Minister for Urban Affairs of Sri Lanka A. H. M. Fowzie warns that a continuation of the anti-Muslim campaign that has recently Read more…

TNPF reiterates its call for an international investigation
14 Feb
2013
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TNPF reiterates its call for an international investigation »

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The Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) released a statement on 23/03/2012 expressing our strong disappointment with regards the said resolution.TNPF pointed out that Read more…

Sri Lankans expelled from UK allege torture after deportation to Colombo
13 Feb
2013
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Sri Lankans expelled from UK allege torture after deportation to Colombo »

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Fifteen Sri Lankan nationals have claimed they were tortured and subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment after they were forcibly removed to the Read more…

Defence Secretary visited SLFP party office at Jaffna
13 Feb
2013
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Defence Secretary visited SLFP party office at Jaffna »

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Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa made sudden visit to SriLanka Freedom Party office at Jaffna peninsula 1.30 pm this afternoon.Defence Secretary was accompanied by Read more…

World realizing rights abuses in Sri Lanka: Karunanidhi
13 Feb
2013
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World realizing rights abuses in Sri Lanka: Karunanidhi »

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The world is beginning to realize that human rights are being violated in Sri Lanka, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi said Wednesday.Canada has announced Read more…

IMF recommends reforms for Sri Lanka after loan discussions fail
13 Feb
2013
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IMF recommends reforms for Sri Lanka after loan discussions fail »

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A range of reforms have been recommended by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the Sri Lankan government urging fiscal consolidation, following the Read more…

Pillay demands international probe in Sri Lanka
13 Feb
2013
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Pillay demands international probe in Sri Lanka »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has demanded an independent and credible international investigation into alleged violations of international human Read more…

Commonwealth recommends proposal to devolve power
13 Feb
2013
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Commonwealth recommends proposal to devolve power »

General Secretary of the Commonwealth Kamalesh Sharma issuing a release prior to his departure from the island today noted that the Island was Read more…

The case filed against Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen postponed
13 Feb
2013
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The case filed against Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen postponed »

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The case filed against Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen for threatening the Mannar District and Magistrate judges which was scheduled to be heard today has Read more…