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Withdrawal from UN Resolution: AI calls for int’l accountability mechanism

Withdrawal from UN Resolution: AI calls for int’l accountability mechanism

Following Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from the UN Resolution, the Amnesty International (AI) today called on the Human Rights Council to establish an international Read more…

EU calls on Sri Lanka to put in place human rights action plan

EU calls on Sri Lanka to put in place human rights action plan

In view of the upcoming parliamentary elections, the European Union (EU) has recommended that the Government of Sri Lanka puts in place an action plan Read more…

Chinese envoy says Port City will see high rise buildings coming up in two years

Chinese envoy says Port City will see high rise buildings coming up in two years

The Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told the outgoing Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan on Thursday that his government will offer “special facilities” to investors in Read more…

More than 150 new political parties seek recognition from EC

More than 150 new political parties seek recognition from EC

The National Elections Commission has received 156 applications from new political parties seeking in the country, its Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.

Elections Commission Chairman told Read more…

Geneva: Right cause, wrong tactics By Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka

Geneva: Right cause, wrong tactics By Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka

he Geneva 2015 resolution is a hidden tripwire linked to a maze of claymore mines, some buried, some planted in ditches, others nested in trees. Read more…

Sri Lanka to import 3000 buses from China despite objections
29 Sep
2012
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Sri Lanka to import 3000 buses from China despite objections »

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Sri Lanka will go ahead with the plan to import 3,000 buses for its state transportation sector despite objections from the private bus Read more…

Protest marches of Sri Lanka university academics and students reach capital Colombo
29 Sep
2012
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Protest marches of Sri Lanka university academics and students reach capital Colombo »

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The protest marches launched by the union of striking university academics and the student union on Monday urging the government to save the Read more…

Tamils stranded in jungle after notorious Lanka camp shuts: report
29 Sep
2012
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Tamils stranded in jungle after notorious Lanka camp shuts: report »

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Some Sri Lankan Tamils who left a vast displacement camp after it was closed last week, said they were ‘left in the jungle’ Read more…

TESO meeting on Oct 3: DMK
29 Sep
2012
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TESO meeting on Oct 3: DMK »

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DMK today announced that a meeting of the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation would be held here on October three.DMK Chief M Karunanidhi would Read more…

Lawyers agitate against threats to JSC
29 Sep
2012
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Lawyers agitate against threats to JSC »

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Lawyers engaged in an agitation yesterday (28th) protesting against threats that have been carried out against the Judiciary Service Commission.The agitation was held Read more…

JSC secretary says danger to their security
29 Sep
2012
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JSC secretary says danger to their security »

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Judicial Service Commission (JSC) Secretary Manjula Tillekaratne said yesterday there was a danger to the security of all of them and their families Read more…

LTTE continues to be a threat-India
29 Sep
2012
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LTTE continues to be a threat-India »

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Justifying the continuation of the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the Union government on Friday asserted that the banned Read more…

MR says TNA can join the UPFA
27 Sep
2012
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MR says TNA can join the UPFA »

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the door is open even for the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to join the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA).Speaking Read more…

TNA stage protest against land acquisitio​n in Killinochc​hie
27 Sep
2012
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TNA stage protest against land acquisitio​n in Killinochc​hie »

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Tamil National Alliance holds successful protest at Killinochchie town this morning and demands the military personals to evacuate from the lands of Tamil Read more…

India dismisses reports about its missiles targeting SL sites
27 Sep
2012
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India dismisses reports about its missiles targeting SL sites »

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India on Thursday dismissed reports that its missiles targeted strategic Sri Lankan locations, calling them “completely baseless and fabricated.”In a statement, the Indian Read more…