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Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka’s sovereign rating two notches to Caa1

Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka’s sovereign rating two notches to Caa1

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Sri Lanka’s sovereign rating two notches to Caa1, from B2, citing wide budget deficits, slow reforms and weak institutions.

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Sri Lanka to introduce AliPay to attract Chinese

Sri Lanka to introduce AliPay to attract Chinese

Sri Lanka is looking at the possibility of introducing AliPay to the market in a bid to encourage more Chinese travellers to visit the country Read more…

39 petitions filed challenging 20th Amendment; SC to consider petitions on 29th Sept.

39 petitions filed challenging 20th Amendment; SC to consider petitions on 29th Sept.

39 petitions have been filed with the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka challenging the 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

Monday’s petitions were filed by;

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TNA leader falls ill leaving party activities temporarily suspended

TNA leader falls ill leaving party activities temporarily suspended

As the Leader of the Tamil National Alliance, parliamentarian R. Sampanthan has suddenly fallen ill again, the party has taken steps to suspend several decisions, Read more…

“Sinhala Buddhist President” should stop Tamil extremists: Ampitiye Sumanarathna Thero

“Sinhala Buddhist President” should stop Tamil extremists: Ampitiye Sumanarathna Thero

Ampitiye Sumanarathna Thero of the Batticaloa Mangalarama Buddhist Temple speaking from the site of the harthal in the Batticaloa town, highlighted that necessary security action Read more…

State institutions not implementing language policy, will face the music
1 Sep
2012
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State institutions not implementing language policy, will face the music »

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The Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration (MNLSI) yesterday warned that legal action would be taken against state institutions which failed to Read more…

Cancel bank loans obtain by the Vanni farmers: MP Selvam Adaikalana​than
31 Aug
2012
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Cancel bank loans obtain by the Vanni farmers: MP Selvam Adaikalana​than »

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Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian Selvam Adaikalanathan urges President Mahinda Rajapaksa to cancel the bank loans granted to the farmers in the Vanni district.Farmers Read more…

Minister sitting tight as ‘Aussie’ Tamil seeks his family cinema
31 Aug
2012
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Minister sitting tight as ‘Aussie’ Tamil seeks his family cinema »

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IN its 1970s heyday – before war and poverty made movie theatres a luxury northern Sri Lankans could ill afford – the Sridhar Read more…

A disappearance every five days in post-war Sri Lanka
31 Aug
2012
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A disappearance every five days in post-war Sri Lanka »

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On 21st at 2.31pm, August 2012, 32 year old Vasanthamala sent a sms from her mobile to her relatives saying she had been Read more…

Sri Lanka’s universities – Shuttered
31 Aug
2012
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Sri Lanka’s universities – Shuttered »

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THE Buddhist monk, staring intently at the smoke rising from an incense stick, said the government was destroying state-provided education because it was Read more…

Sri Lanka to restructure diplomatic relations with India
31 Aug
2012
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Sri Lanka to restructure diplomatic relations with India »

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The Sri Lankan government has proposed to restructure diplomatic relations with India by expanding its presence in that country.Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Minister Read more…

Fonseka meets the Mahanayake of the Malwathu Chapter
30 Aug
2012
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Fonseka meets the Mahanayake of the Malwathu Chapter »

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Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka accompanied by a delegation called on the Mahanayake of the Malwathu Chapter, the Most Venerable Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Read more…

Once again military registrati​on begun in Paranthan area
30 Aug
2012
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Once again military registrati​on begun in Paranthan area »

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Once again military personals have begun registrations in the Paranthan area.Army personals visited the houses of people ordered family members to stay at Read more…

Chinese Defence Minister calls on Sri Lankan President
30 Aug
2012
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Chinese Defence Minister calls on Sri Lankan President »

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National Defence Minister of China General Liang Guanglie who arrived in Sri Lanka on a five day official visit yesterday called on the Read more…

Animal sacrifice put off on President’s request
30 Aug
2012
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Animal sacrifice put off on President’s request »

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Munneswaram Sri Maha Badrakali Amman Devasthanam Administrator Kalimuththu Sivapatha Sundaram said today that the animal sacrifice which was to be held tomorrow had Read more…