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February 23, 2017 11:02 am gmt |
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A report is due to be submitted in Geneva regarding the war crime acts done by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, said the United People’s Freedom Alliance’s former MP and former regime’s staunch believer Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara. “No one will be present on behalf of the Army usuall...
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February 23, 2017 11:02 am gmt |
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United People’s Freedom Alliance also supports the devolution of power and the interim report on the constitution will be submitted soon in parliament said the Leader of the House and Minister Lakshman Kiriella. He said the above yesterday (22nd Feb) in the Parliamentary session.  He pointed ou...
In Srilanka
February 23, 2017 10:19 am gmt |
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Waste oil thrown on some Buddha statues in Jaffna sparked outcry recently and a group from south is behind the incident said the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna MP Bimal Rathnayake. He said the above when he participated in a debate on Adjournment Time Motion yesterday (22nd of Feb). He said that those cul...
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February 22, 2017 10:16 am gmt |
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Legal action would be taken against those who support LTTE said Law and Order Minister Sagala Rathnayake. He said the above when he participated in the parliamentary session yesterday (21st of Feb) and answered to a question raised by Member of the National Freedom Front Udayashantha Gunasekara. Uday...
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February 22, 2017 10:16 am gmt |
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Government is intentionally dragging the case of missing people said the Secretary General of the Tamil United Liberation Front V.Aanandasankari. He further said that the government knows what happened to the missing people and to cover it up the government is dragging the case. He stated the above w...
In Srilanka
February 22, 2017 7:20 am gmt |
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Japan’s immigration authority has told several Japanese language schools that students from China, Vietnam, Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka will meet stricter incoming inspection standards to avoid illegal stays. The students are now required to offer new financial evidence, such as detailed bank ...
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February 22, 2017 7:14 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena to meet Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s district and block organizers today (22nd of Feb) at President’s House. They were to discuss future political activities of SLFP it is learnt. The meeting is scheduled amidst the two main parties are involved in the restructuring ...
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February 22, 2017 7:13 am gmt |
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Civil societies  from all over the country have started a mass demonstration urging the Government to release the lands captured by Sri Lankan army. Hundreds of people have taken part in this mass demonstration today (22nd of Feb) in front of  Jaffna bus station. The demonstration is to be carried fo...
In Colombo
February 22, 2017 7:04 am gmt |
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A bi-partisan group of Representatives of the United States Congress visiting Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday (Feb. 21) at the Presidential Secretariat. The delegation to Sri Lanka as part of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP) is led by HDP Chairman, Con...
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February 21, 2017 11:23 am gmt |
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International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) submitted a report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), that indicates the Sri Lanka military forces had kept women as sex slaves in rape camps. “A senior officer came into the room and was asked to take h...
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February 21, 2017 11:23 am gmt |
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Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar told the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Monday (Feb 20) that  India wiuld not be pressing Sri Lanka to merge the Northern and Eastern Provinces to form a single Tamil-majority, Tamil-speaking province as envisaged by the India-Sri Lanka Accord of 1987. Jaishan...
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February 21, 2017 11:23 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo on Monday (Feb 20) inaugurated the Fourth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference.  The Conference will continue until February 23 in Colombo and Kandy. The Conference is an annual learning, knowledge and experience sharing, and networking event for t...
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February 20, 2017 12:28 pm gmt |
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US authorities have deported a Sri Lankan retired Army Major who was sent to Hawaii by the Disaster Management Ministry for a special training on Saturday night for allegedly sexually harassing a woman. Disaster Management Ministry Secretary S S Miyanawala said that the work of the above officer has ...
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February 20, 2017 12:18 pm gmt |
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United People’s Freedom Alliance parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa was further remanded on Monday (Feb 20) till March 6 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court in connection to the misuse of Government vehicles. The FCID arrested Weerawansa in January this year in connection with his alleged invo...
In Srilanka
February 19, 2017 8:17 am gmt |
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Demonstration to release the lands by Mullaitheevu Keppapilavu Pilakkudiyiruppu people is reached its 20th day and the Government being silent is something that has caused anger among many. The Government informed the people on January 31st, that their lands will be released. The people rushed to the...