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Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Many of Sri Lanka’s Leftist leaders began their political life in the early part of the last century with the laudable intention of bringing about Read more…

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka has “assured” India that the high-profile Colombo Port project will remain with New Delhi despite opposition pressure to review the $500-million deal, ThePrint Read more…

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

R. Sasilan: Assistant Commissioner of Elections

Today we are opening new living quarters for our Election Commission’s man-in-charge in Batticaloa. I am so glad because Read more…

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

India said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment of debt. “The matter has progressed and technical level Read more…

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Former Chairman of Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) Tiran Alles and the three other defendants were acquitted from the Rs. 200 million fraud case today.

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Sri Lanka to develop Eastern port city of Trincomalee with US$ 85 million ADB loan
10 Feb
2013
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Sri Lanka to develop Eastern port city of Trincomalee with US$ 85 million ADB loan »

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Sri Lanka will develop infrastructure and local services in the northeastern port city of Trincomalee with US$ 85 million loan from the Asian Read more…

Head of RAW meets President
10 Feb
2013
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Head of RAW meets President »

India’s Hindu Newspaper reported that RAW Director Alok Joshi had met President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his recent visit to India.The 30 minute long Read more…

Indian official’s house ransacked in Jaffna
10 Feb
2013
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Indian official’s house ransacked in Jaffna »

The house of an Indian Consulate official in Jaffna was ransacked on Friday, a day after miscreants stormed the Bank of Ceylon building Read more…

SriLankan Airlines increases flights to London
10 Feb
2013
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SriLankan Airlines increases flights to London »

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Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines will add more flights to its UK destination to meet the summer time travel requirement.The airline will Read more…

SL may be in a tight spot in April
8 Feb
2013
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SL may be in a tight spot in April »

Sri Lanka may face a tight situation at the April meeting of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) in London with the likelihood Read more…

Robbery was to pay back loan: Officer in Hijaab
8 Feb
2013
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Robbery was to pay back loan: Officer in Hijaab »

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Police said the Army Captain who had attempted to rob the Kandy Branch of the National Savings Bank disguised as a woman dressed Read more…

Sri Lanka dismisses Canada’s threat
8 Feb
2013
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Sri Lanka dismisses Canada’s threat »

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The government has dismissed allegations raised by Canada regarding allegations of human rights abuses committed in the country.External Affairs Ministry Secretary Karunathilaka Amunugamasaid Read more…

JHU blamed Minister Bathiudeen on power violations
7 Feb
2013
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JHU blamed Minister Bathiudeen on power violations »

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Jathika Hela Urumaya blamed Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has violated the power.Minister Bathi has imposed Ses Tax on exported tealeaves.Party blamed minister Bathiudeen fail Read more…

Thinakural newspaper distributo​r attacked in Jaffna
7 Feb
2013
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Thinakural newspaper distributo​r attacked in Jaffna »

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Thinakural news paper distributor attacked and his motor bike was torched while distributing news papers  at Point Pedro road in Jaffna this early Read more…

Tell Sri Lanka to devolve power, HRW urges India
7 Feb
2013
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Tell Sri Lanka to devolve power, HRW urges India »

India must press Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse “to ensure reconciliation, devolution of power and justice”, Human Rights Watch said Thursday. “India has Read more…