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Lanka to tell UNHRC about withdrawal from co-sponsorship of resolution on February 26

Lanka to tell UNHRC about withdrawal from co-sponsorship of resolution on February 26

On Wednesday February 26, the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, will formally tell the “High-Level Segment” of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) about Read more…

MR Says He Advised His Party Not To Take Over Government After Last Presidential Election As Ruling Party Had No Majority In Parliament

MR Says He Advised His Party Not To Take Over Government After Last Presidential Election As Ruling Party Had No Majority In Parliament

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said advised his party not to accept the government after the last presidential election.

Addressing a meeting in Harispattuwa, Rajapaksa said, Read more…

SL Navy, Air force –Indian Navy conduct air observer training exercise

SL Navy, Air force –Indian Navy conduct air observer training exercise

A Dornier Aircraft of the Indian Navy conducted an Air Observer Training Exercise, with the participation of officers of the Sri Lanka Navy and Air Read more…

Japanese Naval Ship ‘Takanami’ arrives at Sri Lanka’s Colombo port

Japanese Naval Ship ‘Takanami’ arrives at Sri Lanka’s Colombo port

Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ship ‘Takanami’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on Read more…

Malaysia says LTTE remains on terrorist list

Malaysia says LTTE remains on terrorist list

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has seemingly rebuked Attorney-General Tommy Thomas for urging him to review the classification of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Read more…

SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil
3 Oct
2012
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SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil »

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Sri Lanka’s powerful Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, also the brother of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, said his country looks at India in a Read more…

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM
2 Oct
2012
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India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM »

India attaches “highest and most important priority” to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo Read more…

Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide?
2 Oct
2012
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Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide? »

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Separation of powers and power-devolution are alien to Rajapaksa thinking and inimical to the Dynastic Project.History’s watershed moments are generally identifiable only with Read more…

Ban calls for political solution
2 Oct
2012
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Ban calls for political solution »

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has called for a political solution to the underlying factors of Sri Lanka’s past conflict.The Secretary-General said this Read more…

Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape
2 Oct
2012
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Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape »

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A disrobed Buddhist monk has been sentenced to 20 years of hard labour for the rape of a young girl seven years ago.The Read more…

UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman.
2 Oct
2012
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UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman. »

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United Peoples Freedom Alliance Provincial Councillor T.M.R Siripala who was nominated by the UNP has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Read more…

I am still the same-Hirunika
2 Oct
2012
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I am still the same-Hirunika »

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Hirunika Premachandra the daughter of late Baratha Lakshman Premachandra said yesterday, that she has not changed despite the obstacles she has faced during Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Eastern Provincial Council passes the controversial Divi Neguma Bill
2 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka’s Eastern Provincial Council passes the controversial Divi Neguma Bill »

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The Eastern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka has today passed the controversial Divi Neguma Bill.The controversial bill had been passed with a majority Read more…

Hakeem meets Robert ‘O’ Blake on sidelines of UN general assembly
2 Oct
2012
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Hakeem meets Robert ‘O’ Blake on sidelines of UN general assembly »

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Minister of Judicial Affairs Rauff Hakeem has met with US Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Robert O Blake on the Read more…

U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program
2 Oct
2012
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U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program »

The United States Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will Read more…