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In Jaffna
June 8, 2017 8:07 am gmt |
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A protest was staged in Jaffna demanding the Tamil Nadu Government to release Thirumurugan Gandhi, leader of May 17 Movement and three others. The protest was headed by the leader of the Tamil National People’s Front, Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam. TNA’s former parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran ...
In Colombo
June 7, 2017 10:48 am gmt |
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Leader of Opposition and Tamil National Alliance R Sampanthan said the Government of Sri Lanka is bound to implement the UNHRC resolution which was co-sponsored by the State and it cannot be repudiated by parliament as demanded by the Joint Opposition. Addressing in parliament during the adjourned de...
In Srilanka
June 7, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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Finance and Mass Media and former Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera said in parliament on Tuesday (June 6) Sri Lanka had not agreed to implement the recommendations on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. Samaraweera said that the Government had onl...
In Srilanka
June 7, 2017 7:07 am gmt |
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Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake held talk with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (June 6) in New Delhi on his first foreign trip after assuming duty as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The Indian External Affairs Ministry said in a statement, “Narendra Modi recalled his ...
In Srilanka
June 6, 2017 12:43 pm gmt |
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Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake left for India today (June 6), where he will have talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A media spokesman for Karunanayake said that he is scheduled to have talks with Modi tonight and other Indian officials tomorrow before returning to Sri Lanka. This is ...
In Jaffna
June 6, 2017 9:39 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Customs said it would resume operations in the North this month after being dysfunctional for 33 years due to the armed conflict. The department decided to operate in the region as a means of stemming concerns of continuing acts of smuggling. Customs Spokesman Dharmasena Kahandawa said ...
In Colombo
June 6, 2017 7:44 am gmt |
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The parliament decided to debate over the Bill of the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) on June 22. It was decided when the party leaders met on Monday (June 5) to decide to discuss the Bill with amendments when Parliament convenes on June 22. Cabinet had in May last year approved establishing an offic...
In Jaffna
June 5, 2017 11:40 am gmt |
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The committee appointed by Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran to investigate the allegations on four ministers of the Northern Provincial Council has recommended in its report to sack two of the four ministers as they collected evidences to prove of the allegations. Accordingly, the committee recommende...
In Latest Stories
June 5, 2017 7:45 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka government has announced that it would take immediate measures to remove all unauthorized structures built in the capital city of Colombo which are blamed for causing floods in the city by blocking the draining of storm water. Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ra...
In Latest Stories
June 4, 2017 4:28 am gmt |
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Good Governance cannot fulfill the pledges it gave before coming into power said the Justice and Buddhist Minister Vijayadasa Rajapaksha. He stated the above when he was interviewed by a weekly magazine. “The good governance cancelled the 18th Amendment and brought in the 19th Amendment. Reduced pres...
In Latest Stories
June 4, 2017 4:16 am gmt |
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Eastern Provincial Council is to donate approximately 10.6 million Rupees to the affected people in the South by the devastating disaster said the Chief Minister of Eastern Province Seinulabdeen Nazeer Ahamed. The above was mentioned in the statement released by the media unit of the Chief Minister. ...
In Latest Stories
June 3, 2017 9:57 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says as we recall the sorrowful memories of a three decade long, brutal war, it is the responsibility of all to act in a way to prevent recurrence of such disastrous situation in the country. Wherever criticisms were leveled against the Government, the present Governmen...
In Latest Stories
June 3, 2017 7:02 am gmt |
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The death toll from the landslides and floods has risen to 211 with 91 still missing, according to the latest update of the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) as of today (June 3). It said the death toll in the Kalutara District had risen to 65 while in the Ratnapura District it had risen to 86. [&hell...
In Srilanka
June 2, 2017 9:28 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena at a special meeting with members of his government yesterday assigned affected districts to ministers to ensure that they are brought back to normalcy within a period of two months. The meeting which had been summoned at the Presidential Secretariat sought to assess th...
In Srilanka
June 2, 2017 9:06 am gmt |
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The Department of registrations of Persons stated that a special program to re issue Identity cards to those who had lost their due to the floods will be put into place in the near future. They added that once a complaint has been filed with the police regarding the loss of the document, instructions...
In Latest Stories
June 2, 2017 8:14 am gmt |
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Flood relief supplies from the Mannar District Secretariat to the victims of the prevailing adverse weather condition in the country have been sent to Galle District it is learnt. It is said, that the relief supplies were collected from five Divisional Secretariats and it is worth one million. In ord...
In Latest Stories
June 2, 2017 7:53 am gmt |
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It is feared the death toll from the adverse weather condition in the country may hit 300 said the Minister of Public Enterprise Development Lakshman Yapa Abewardena. He stated the above when he participated in the press conference yesterday (02nd of June). It is feared that the people reported missi...
In Jaffna
June 1, 2017 9:59 am gmt |
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The 36th year of commemoration of the burning of the Jaffna Public Library was held today (June 1) in the compound of the library by the Northern Provincial Council. The Chairman of the council V.V.K. Sivagnanam, Opposition Leader of the council S.Thavarasa, members of the council M.K. Sivajilingam, ...
In Kilinochchi
June 1, 2017 8:08 am gmt |
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The excess cultivation under the Iranaimadu water tank has been destroyed as the tank consists of water that can be supplied only for 850 acres of cultivation for this season and it was approved only for the 850 acres. Accordingly, 280 acres of excessive cultivation has been destroyed under the obser...