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In Srilanka
April 15, 2018 6:38 am gmt |
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The prorogation of the parliament until May 08, has no impact on the immediate workings of the government State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremeratne said. “This has no impact on the functioning of the government,” Minister Wickremeratne said. He further said that the cabinet will also c...
In Srilanka
March 21, 2018 6:43 am gmt |
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The Human Rights Watch said yesterday that the government of Sri Lanka should announce the time-bound to plan to carry out the pledges which were given by the government to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) SINCE 2015. HRW said that at an interim update before the Council this week on p...
In Srilanka
March 7, 2018 4:54 am gmt |
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The government of US urged the Sri Lankan Government to swiftly conclude the emergency which was enforced yesterday by the government, due to the tense situation in Sri Lanka. ‘The government of Sri Lanka should act quickly against the perpetrators of sectarian violence’, the UN embassy in Sri Lanka ...
In Latest Stories
January 29, 2018 12:26 pm gmt |
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Human Rights watch said in report released today that, the Sri Lankan Government has failed to fulfill its pledge to abolish the abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). For decades, the PTA has been used to arbitrarily detain suspects for months and often years without charge or trial, facilitatin...
In Srilanka
January 11, 2018 5:27 am gmt |
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‘Sri Lanka Campaign to Ban Landmines’ urged the Sri Lankan Government to accede to the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. It called the SL government at the Press Conference, which was held in Colombo yesterday. Sri Lanka should accept the convention while 119 nations have already accepted the con...
In Srilanka
October 21, 2017 11:02 am gmt |
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The government intends to raise per capita income to USD 5,000 per year, and create one million new jobs, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parliament yesterday. Delivering the Economic Policy Statement in Parliament, he said in order to kick start the transformation, the government intends...
In India
August 4, 2017 6:36 am gmt |
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Seventy-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen belonged to Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Nagapattinam and Karaikal districts arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in separate incidents this year on charges of poaching, arrived at the Karaikal early today after their release by the island nation. Fisheries Minister D Jay...
In Srilanka
August 14, 2016 12:15 pm gmt |
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The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) welcomed the passing of the Office of the Missing Persons Bill (OMP) in Parliament on August 11 saying this is an important first step towards achieving accountability, justice and reconciliation in Sri Lanka. “We commend the leadership shown by the Sirisena-Wickremesingh...
In Latest Stories
June 15, 2016 6:47 am gmt |
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US stood “very firmly” on the need for respect for human rights and the need for a process of accountability and reconciliation in Sri Lanka, said US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal. Speaking during the session hosted by The Program on Peace-buildin...
In Latest Stories
June 12, 2016 7:54 am gmt |
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International Human Rights Watch stated that the efforts which carried out by Sri Lankan government to accomplish the promises made in a resolution passed in the Human Rights Council last year. International Human Rights Watch sent a letter to Mano Tittawella, Secretary-General of the Secretariat for...
In Srilanka
May 22, 2016 11:40 am gmt |
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In response to the request for assistance made by the Sri Lankan Government, India dispatched two Indian naval ships from Kochi on Friday 20th May morning carrying various relief supplies. On the same day, an Indian Air Force C-17 transport aircraft was also sent with additional supplies. Prime Minis...
In Colombo
May 19, 2016 9:46 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan government is committed to strengthen the national reconciliation in order to prevent another war, adding that the though the war victory was happy, it was a real worry for the victims of the war, said President Maithripala Sirisena. Speaking at the national ceremony to commemorate war...
In Colombo
March 16, 2016 11:13 am gmt |
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CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd, the Project Company for the Colombo Port City, yesterday acknowledged the announcement by the Sri Lankan government on the resumption of work on the project. The project company recognised this positive step in moving forward, appreciating the efforts of the governme...
In India
March 10, 2016 8:14 am gmt |
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DMK leader M.Karunanithi has expressed is condolence on the death of Mangayarkarasi Amirthalingam who played a prominent role during the time of her husband former opposition leader in the Sri Lankan government. In his message of condolence he stated that he was shocked when he heard the news of her ...
In Srilanka
October 27, 2015 4:20 am gmt |
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The government has taken steps to release the prisoners on bail, said the Minister of Natonal Dialogue Mano Ganesan.  The Sri Lankan government on Monday decided to move court for bail in respect of a section of Tamil prisoners.  A decision to this effect was taken at a high level meeting attended by...
In Latest Stories
October 2, 2015 7:04 am gmt |
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Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran urges that the Sri Lankan government should come forward to fulfill all the recommendations which mentioned in the resolution as the UN Human Rights High Commissioner said. Sumanthiran also pointed out that even though some parts were remo...
In Colombo
September 27, 2015 5:40 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan government is confident that the US proposal on Sri Lanka will be passed without a voting. The US resolution on Sri Lanka will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council on the coming Wednesday and on the same day the debate will be held. The Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweer...
In Srilanka
September 16, 2015 5:19 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that he and Indian Prime Minister Modi had discussed the UNHRC report and that both were “very relaxed” about its findings. Sri Lanka plans to go ahead with the promise of devolution of power to Tamil-majority areas, a move guaranteed under its constitution bu...
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September 13, 2015 11:51 am gmt |
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The opposition leader R. Sambandhan has sent a letter to the UN commissioner, insisting an international inquiry to inquire the war crime allegations took place in Sri Lanka. Many opinions have arose that the UNHRC report, which has been handed over to the Sri Lankan government yesterday (Saturday), ...