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Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Former MP Harsha de Silva is saying that the government’s debt had increased by Rs 1000 bn within the first four months of 2020.

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India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in taking stake in a joint venture to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port in conformity with the Read more…

Police: Bomb was to be exploded to mark Black Tiger day Kilinochchi explosion:

Police: Bomb was to be exploded to mark Black Tiger day Kilinochchi explosion:

The bomb which exploded prematurely in a house at Iyakkachchi, Kilinochchi, on Saturday, was to be taken among other things to Mullaithivu for a clandestine Read more…

SLPP pledges to hold PC Polls this year

SLPP pledges to hold PC Polls this year

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday pledged to hold the long-delayed Provincial Council (PC) Elections within this year, while assuring it would address shortcomings Read more…

Sri Lanka seeking billion dollar repo from New York Fed

Sri Lanka seeking billion dollar repo from New York Fed

Sri Lanka is seeking a billion US dollar repo from the New York Federal Reserve to boost dollar liquidity, Treasury Secretary S R Attygalle said Read more…

Int’l Council of Jurists backs new CJ
2 Feb
2013
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Int’l Council of Jurists backs new CJ »

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The International Council of Jurists (ICJ) has assured President Mahinda Rajapaksa of its full support to impeached Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake’s successor, Read more…

Sri Lanka blocks international impeachment probe
2 Feb
2013
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Sri Lanka blocks international impeachment probe »

Sri Lanka has blocked entry of a London-based group of lawyers who planned to probe the controversial impeachment of the island’s chief justice, Read more…

Disappointed MPs meet President
2 Feb
2013
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Disappointed MPs meet President »

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Several backbench parliamentarians of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have expressed disappointment to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at not receiving ministerial Read more…

I got the poorest ministry– Ranawaka
2 Feb
2013
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I got the poorest ministry– Ranawaka »

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Minister of Technology, Research and Power, Champika Ranawaka, who is not very happy with the recent Cabinet reshuffle, said he got the ministry Read more…

Permit UN observers; UK requests of Sri Lanka
2 Feb
2013
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Permit UN observers; UK requests of Sri Lanka »

Visiting UK Minister Alistair Burt who delivered a guest lecture at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies yesterday has Read more…

Former Indian Chief Justice cancels his visit to Sri Lanka on a visa issue
2 Feb
2013
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Former Indian Chief Justice cancels his visit to Sri Lanka on a visa issue »

Former Chief Justice of India J.S. Verma, who was scheduled to arrive in Colombo Friday on a fact-finding mission to probe the impeachment Read more…

Army Commander visits Trinco, inspects housing projects
2 Feb
2013
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Army Commander visits Trinco, inspects housing projects »

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Army Commander Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya, currently in Trincomalee to supervise National Independence Day arrangements, took time off on Friday (Feb. 1) afternoon Read more…

U.S. sure India will go with it again in new Sri Lanka resolution
31 Jan
2013
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U.S. sure India will go with it again in new Sri Lanka resolution »

The United States is sure that India will support a country-specific resolution sponsored by it in the coming session of the United Nations Read more…

Sri Lanka feels India will support it at UNHCR
31 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka feels India will support it at UNHCR »

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Sri Lanka is confident that India will support it in the face of a US-backed resolution on human rights issues at the UNHRC Read more…

Press freedom in Asia declining, – Report Lanka ranked 162 in the Press Freedom Index 2013
31 Jan
2013
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Press freedom in Asia declining, – Report Lanka ranked 162 in the Press Freedom Index 2013 »

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Press freedom across most parts of Asia has worsened, according to the latest Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders.The media watchdog Read more…