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September 3, 2018 3:01 am gmt |
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Amidst speculations about a possible split of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), its leader R. Sampanthan has sought an immediate meeting with Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran on September 7 apparently to explore the possibility of patching up differences, it is learnt. There have be...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2018 6:32 am gmt |
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R.Sampanthan, the opposition leader and the TNA parliamentarian extended his heartiest wishes to the people of Sri Lanka on the Tamil Sinhala New Year today. The Opposition Leader in his message to mark the New Year said lasting peace and harmony is inevitable for a country to make progress in develo...
In Srilanka
April 4, 2018 9:09 am gmt |
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The proposed No-Confidence motion is the move against the People’s recognition, said Sampanthan, the opposition leader. He said it while addressing the Parliament debate on the No-Confidence motion, filed against the Prime minister, today. The steps have been taken up to form a new constitution by th...
In Srilanka
April 3, 2018 10:12 am gmt |
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Meeting between president of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena and the opposition leader R.Sampanthan, held a short while ago. Though the meeting had been expected to announce the stance of TNA, regarding the No-Confidence motion against Ranil Wickremesinghe filed by the Joint Opposition, no announcemen...
In Srilanka
November 10, 2017 7:13 am gmt |
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The Leader of Tamil National Alliance and Opposition Party R.Sampanthan wrote a letter to President Maithiripala Sirisena today, demanding the release of Tamil people’s land in Keppapulavu, Mullaitivu. He further mentioned in the letter that, staying forces in to the Tamil lands is unjustifiable and ...
In Srilanka
October 6, 2017 4:33 am gmt |
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Leader of the Opposition and Tamil National Alliance Leader R. Sampanthan who met with visiting UK Minister of State for Asia and Pacific Mark Field called for a merger of North and East provinces citing ‘the two provinces largely represent Tamil majority’ adding that the constitution will provide fo...
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October 3, 2017 9:38 am gmt |
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UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field is to visit Sri Lanka to discuss reconciliation, demining and the illegal wildlife trade. The visit to Colombo and Jaffna on the 5th and 6th October is Field’s first official visit to Sri Lanka since becoming Foreign Office Minister for Asia and the Pac...
In Election
September 21, 2017 9:43 am gmt |
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Speaking in Parliament, Sampanthan said that the process to draft a new Constitution is being done within the firm framework of a united undivided and indivisible Sri Lanka. “This is the framework within which the Constitution will be evolved and which all of us will voluntarily acknowledge and accep...
In Srilanka
September 2, 2017 5:40 am gmt |
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Assistant secretary of US, Allice Wells, who visits Sri Lanka, met the leader and the members of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday. The meeting took place at the ambassador’s residence Colombo. The current political situation of the country especially the constitution process, discussed on the ...
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August 17, 2017 6:11 am gmt |
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The leader if TNA and the opposition party Sampanthan said that the TNA plans to gather in order to discuss about the new constitution. Government has been issued the 20th constitutional amendment bill on the gazette recently. Many parties   including SLMC oppose the bill In this situation, TNA will ...
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
August 12, 2017 5:30 am gmt |
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A bipartisan delegation of Members of Congress from the U.S. House of Representatives arrived in Colombo on Wednesday, August 9 to further strengthen ties between the governments and people of Sri Lanka and the United States. Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey, Chairman of the House Appro...
In Srilanka
August 11, 2017 9:44 am gmt |
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Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan yesterday commended Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake’s decision to step down from his post as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Speaking in Parliament, the Opposition Leader said MP Karunanayake has not yet been found guilty by any confident court and he was entitled to th...
In Srilanka
August 4, 2017 8:36 am gmt |
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Opposition and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R Sampanthan today urged President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to continue working together in the best interest of the Nation. Speaking in Parliament on Wickremesinghe completing 40 years in Parliament, Sampanthan s...
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November 26, 2015 4:20 am gmt |
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Preventing the people from paying tribute to the relatives who lost lives in the war, will affect the reconciliation, said the TNA parliamentarian and the Opposition leader R.Sampanthan. His statement has arrived while the Martyrs’ day is to be observed tomorrow (Friday, Nov 27). “If it is true that ...