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August 10, 2018 5:11 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the government was able to further strengthen democracy through independent commissions due to its commitment to uphold the independence of institutions. The Prime Minister said the independent commission system in place in Sri Lanka had...
In Srilanka
April 23, 2018 3:50 am gmt |
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The Government of Sri Lanka strongly condemned the yesterday’s terror attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, in which 57 people were killed. ‘Sri Lanka strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack at a voter registration centre in Kabul which is an assault on democracy’, the foreign affair ministry said in ...
In Srilanka
January 20, 2018 5:16 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says the country has gained international recognition by changing a leadership which was detrimental to the country. Speaking at a United People’s Freedom Alliance rally in Wellawaya the President said the international community has acknowledged the country’s progress ...
In Srilanka
August 14, 2017 4:48 am gmt |
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Opposition leader sampanthan said that, they will never accept to ban the democracy of people by postpone the election.  He cleared it while answering to the question about the election, which planning to hold at the same time for the nine provinces.  Though the cabinet has decided, the resolution ha...
In Colombo
June 25, 2017 6:38 am gmt |
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If racists try to act against democracy, government will not be silent says Foreign minister Ravi Karunanayake. Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake met the former Finance Minister Ronnie de Mel on Friday.  After his meeting with ex-finance minister Ronnie de Mel, Minister Ravi Karunanayake expressed t...
In Srilanka
July 11, 2016 12:43 pm gmt |
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The Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski will visit Sri Lanka between July 12 and 20, US Department of State announced. He is expected to engage with government officials and local civil society representatives. Assistant Secretary Malinowski will focus on...
In India
May 26, 2016 5:07 am gmt |
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Pitching for cooperative federalism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reiterated that democracy is all about ‘partnership’ (Bhagidari). The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, addressed a large gathering at the swearing-in ceremony of the Council of Ministers of Assam on Tuesday. He congratulated t...
In Srilanka
September 30, 2015 7:59 am gmt |
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President of the United States Barack Obama praised President Maithripala Sirisena’s commitment and actions taken for strengthening of democracy and good governance in Sri Lanka. He made these remarks at a meeting with President Sirisena while participating in the 70th session of the UNGA, the Presid...
In Srilanka
September 29, 2015 7:14 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has said that his Government will take steps to strengthen the freedom, democracy and human rights in the country by introducing a new Constitution. The President, who arrived in New York to attend the 70th Session of UNGA, made these observations after engaging religio...
In America
July 29, 2015 5:30 am gmt |
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U.S. President Barack Obama ended his two-nation tour of Africa yesterday (Tuesday), taking off from the Bole International Airport in the Ethiopian capital. Obama was accompanied at the airport in Addis Ababa by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. Before Obama’s departure, they made...
In Britain
July 3, 2015 7:16 am gmt |
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Britain lowered its flags to half mast on Friday (July 3) as the country marks a week since 30 of its nationals were massacred at a beach in Tunisia. Flags above Downing Street and Buckingham Palace were among the first to be lowered in a long standing tradition of showing respect. The bloody massacr...
In Asia
June 8, 2015 8:11 am gmt |
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The Chinese government today (Monday) released a white paper upholding China’s unique pattern of protecting human rights and elaborating the progress in 2014. “The tremendous achievements China has made in its human rights endeavors fully demonstrate that it is taking the correct path of ...
In Srilanka
May 18, 2015 3:57 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says, government is expected to hold a general election by July this year. In an interview with a media, he has stated that power of the parliament has been strengthened again by the 19th amendment to the constitution.  If we want to have further changes a referend...
In Srilanka
May 16, 2015 8:11 am gmt |
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The Tamil national people alliance leader Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam said that the stay order has been issued by Mullaitivu court for commemorate ate the day of Mullivaikal at Mullivaikal. He made this statement at the media conference which was held in media club in Jaffna. Since commemorate the day ...