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Daily News
Before the praiseful eyeslargest terrorist groups, was militarily crushed. In the face of growing intern
Before the praiseful eyes
Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
largest terrorist groups, was militarily crushed. In the face of growing international pressure on the manner in which the Sri Lankan government carried out the final battle, the UN Secretary-General managed to sign a historic joint statement with... Read more
23h
Daily News
Prabhakaran’s siblings unlikely to petition Sri Lanka OMPdeath bed in November 2010, it is highly unlikely that they will file a petitio
Prabhakaran’s siblings unlikely to petition Sri Lanka OMP
Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
death bed in November 2010, it is highly unlikely that they will file a petition to trace their brother Prabhakaran. The Sri Lankan government has said that Prabhakaran was killed in the battle at Mullivaikkal in the last stage of Eelam War IV in... Read more
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The Hindu
Stanly Johny reviews Commodore Ajith Boyagoda's memoir A Long Watchjudgements on the government’s decision. “Military forces are designed precisel
Stanly Johny reviews Commodore Ajith Boyagoda's memoir A Long Watch
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
judgements on the government’s decision. “Military forces are designed precisely to make every soldier replaceable… The Sri Lankan government was sending a signal that they did not want to do business with the LTTE in any way,” Boyagoda writes... Read more
4d
The Indian Express
Buzz of change in Maldives, Mohammed Nasheed flies secretly to LankaSri Lanka since Nasheed went into exile. The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry spoke
Buzz of change in Maldives, Mohammed Nasheed flies secretly to Lanka
The Indian Express / Posted 4 days ago
Sri Lanka since Nasheed went into exile. The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mahishi Colonne said as far as the Sri Lankan government was aware, Nasheed was in the United Kingdom. An official in the Ministry of External Affairs said New... Read more
4d
New Kerala
UN Chief to meet war displaced in Sri Lanka - newkerala.com #110305week, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. Ban will visit Sri Lanka from Augus
UN Chief to meet war displaced in Sri Lanka - newkerala.com #110305
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
week, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. Ban will visit Sri Lanka from August 31 to September 2 at the invitation of the Sri Lankan government, Xinhua news agency reported. In Colombo, the Secretary General will meet Prime Minister Ranil... Read more
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New Kerala
Sri Lanka airlines to face losses due to runway closure - newkerala.com #110245by the eight-hour closure of the runway during the day from January 6 to April
Sri Lanka airlines to face losses due to runway closure - newkerala.com #110245
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
by the eight-hour closure of the runway during the day from January 6 to April 6, Xinhua news agency reported. The Sri Lankan government last month said the airport will be closed for eight hours a day during which a selected area of the... Read more
4d
Daily News
Tamils continue to face discrimination in Sri Lanka: CERDmechanisms along with UN resolutions, offered a very different picture of the c
Tamils continue to face discrimination in Sri Lanka: CERD
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
mechanisms along with UN resolutions, offered a very different picture of the current situation than that presented by the Sri Lankan government – the discrepancies were concerning, Tzay stated. The UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other... Read more
5d
New Kerala
India attends meet on migration of workers - newkerala.com #109716ministerial consultation is a process that was started by the International Org
India attends meet on migration of workers - newkerala.com #109716
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
ministerial consultation is a process that was started by the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) with the Sri Lankan government in 2003 in Colombo to look into the issues relating to workers from south and southeast Asia migrating... Read more
8d
SciDev.net
Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation planrevival, officials say. With US$ 3.4 million from the Califronia-based Seacolo
Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation plan
SciDev.net / Posted 8 days ago
revival, officials say. With US$ 3.4 million from the Califronia-based Seacology and manpower and other support from the Sri Lankan government, some 283 community organisations have been engaged in the work of conserving and replanting mangrove... Read more
10d
Sunday Observer
[cat�s eye] Dambulla�s World Heritage status to be annulled?the backdrop of the real solid rock and the serene, ancient temples above. The
[cat�s eye] Dambulla�s World Heritage status to be annulled?
Sunday Observer / Posted 10 days ago
the backdrop of the real solid rock and the serene, ancient temples above. The article received continues thus: �The Sri Lankan government is bound by international treaty obligations to protect the cave monastery which is home to... Read more
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11d
Channel NewsAsia
Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crisesfound in a vehicle nearby. They were killed possibly trying to escape. ACF, wh
Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crises
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
found in a vehicle nearby. They were killed possibly trying to escape. ACF, which has campaigned for justice, says the Sri Lankan government investigation was biased and that it has deliberately attempted to avoid prosecuting its own... Read more
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11d
Channel NewsAsia
Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crisesfound in a vehicle nearby. They were killed possibly trying to escape. ACF, wh
Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crises
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
found in a vehicle nearby. They were killed possibly trying to escape. ACF, which has campaigned for justice, says the Sri Lankan government investigation was biased and that it has deliberately attempted to avoid prosecuting its own... Read more
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11d
Reuters
Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crisesfound in a vehicle nearby. They were killed possibly trying to escape. ACF, wh
Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crises
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
found in a vehicle nearby. They were killed possibly trying to escape. ACF, which has campaigned for justice, says the Sri Lankan government investigation was biased and that it has deliberately attempted to avoid prosecuting its own... Read more
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12d
Daily News
War reconciliation process: Investigating alleged war crimesadopted by the Human Rights Council in Geneva made brief reference to some acti
War reconciliation process: Investigating alleged war crimes
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
adopted by the Human Rights Council in Geneva made brief reference to some actions already taken. The steps taken by the Sri Lankan government such as the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, identification and release of about... Read more
12d
Daily News
Sri Lanka seeks further cooperation with Huaweiduring the visit to Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen by Prime Minister Ranil W
Sri Lanka seeks further cooperation with Huawei
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
during the visit to Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The MoU demonstrates the Sri Lankan government’s commitment to furthering its cooperation with Huawei. PM Wickremesinghe said the Sri Lankan... Read more
13d
New Kerala
Sri Lanka to adopt policy for war displaced - newkerala.com #106223Colombo, Aug 17 : The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday said it has prepared a
Sri Lanka to adopt policy for war displaced - newkerala.com #106223
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Colombo, Aug 17 : The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday said it has prepared a policy to deal with war-affected families. The cabinet had approved the framing of a policy on durable solutions for conflict-affected displacement, Xinhua news agency... Read more
14d
Salon.com
Australia returns 6 rejected asylum seekers to Sri Lankarecent Australian elections. Border Protection Minister Peter Dutton said in a
Australia returns 6 rejected asylum seekers to Sri Lanka
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
recent Australian elections. Border Protection Minister Peter Dutton said in a statement Wednesday that a tip from the Sri Lankan government alerted Australian authorities about the boat. He says the six were sent back to Sri Lanka on... Read more
14d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia sends Sri Lankans home after high seas boat interceptoperation. They had reportedly been at sea for a number of weeks and the boat'
Australia sends Sri Lankans home after high seas boat intercept
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
operation. They had reportedly been at sea for a number of weeks and the boat's engine had failed. Earlier this year the Sri Lankan Government confirmed 12 would-be migrants sent back to Colombo by Australia were in the hands of its Criminal... Read more
14d
Daily News
The Great U-Turnof the party, when the former JVP leader went to show a safe house to the Army.
The Great U-Turn
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
of the party, when the former JVP leader went to show a safe house to the Army. But, many found it hard to believe the Sri Lankan government’s version of the story. Although many had doubts about Wijeweera’s death, no one had sufficient... Read more
15d
Daily News
Revisiting LK on his 11th death anniversary : He was the Changepolitician par excellence is a testament to the respect and regard with which h
Revisiting LK on his 11th death anniversary : He was the Change
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
politician par excellence is a testament to the respect and regard with which he was held locally and internationally. The Sri Lankan Government posthumously awarded him its highest honour Sri Lankabhimanya. The legacy, which Kadirgamar left behind... Read more
15d
New Kerala
Former LTTE No.2 was RAW agent: Book - newkerala.com #105233him and his men in 2009) was a viable option, and that he would be handed over
Former LTTE No.2 was RAW agent: Book - newkerala.com #105233
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
him and his men in 2009) was a viable option, and that he would be handed over to a neutral international group and not the Sri Lankan government as Colombo wanted." The RAW's ability to cultivate assets in the LTTE was one reason for its... Read more
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16d
Daily News
Lanka formulates policy,Act for oil, gas explorationLanka has been successful in convincing world giants in oil and the gas industr
Lanka formulates policy,Act for oil, gas exploration
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Lanka has been successful in convincing world giants in oil and the gas industry to walk into Sri Lanka. Accordingly, Sri Lankan government this year signed an agreement with Total S.A., a French multinational integrated oil and gas company,... Read more
17d
Sunday Observer
Low awareness of trade policy intricaciesreally helps the negotiating team in pushing for those �offensive interests� wh
Low awareness of trade policy intricacies
Sunday Observer / Posted 17 days ago
really helps the negotiating team in pushing for those �offensive interests� when they begin trade talks with the Sri Lankan government,� he said. �How many of you have come up with a list of offensive interests with countries that Sri... Read more
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17d
The Borneo Post
Staunch stance for stoutsCAB recorded its first-ever share of loss from Lion Brewery in 1Q16 following t
Staunch stance for stouts
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
CAB recorded its first-ever share of loss from Lion Brewery in 1Q16 following two consecutive excise duty hikes by the Sri Lankan government in October and November 2015. “Nonetheless, Lion Brewery’s prospects remain bright given its growing... Read more
17d
ESPN Cricinfo
Australia hapless before de Silva's insoucianceup our seas, but the one great, immutable truth about life is that nowhere in t
Australia hapless before de Silva's insouciance
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 17 days ago
up our seas, but the one great, immutable truth about life is that nowhere in the universe does time move slower than in a Sri Lankan government office. The island's bureaucrats are a marvel of evolution. Having come to life in a primordial soup... Read more
18d
Daily News
Impartial local investigation necessaryPremachandran demanded that all the ex-cadres who had undergone rehabilitation
Impartial local investigation necessary
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Premachandran demanded that all the ex-cadres who had undergone rehabilitation be examined by a team of foreign doctors as Sri Lankan government doctors could be biased. It is true that if details are true heinous crime, contemptible in any... Read more
18d
The Economic Times
India, Sri Lanka look to boost economic tiesenable it to participate in the post-war economic development of Sri Lanka thro
India, Sri Lanka look to boost economic ties
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
enable it to participate in the post-war economic development of Sri Lanka through Indian investments in select areas, the Sri Lankan government is seeking to use ETCA to become part of the Indian supply chain for the manufacturing sector,... Read more
18d
New Kerala
Sri Lanka, China sign tripartite pact to construct mega port city - newkerala.com #104377the Colombo Port City which was signed in 2014 was a reflection of CHEC's willi
Sri Lanka, China sign tripartite pact to construct mega port city - newkerala.com #104377
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
the Colombo Port City which was signed in 2014 was a reflection of CHEC's willingness at all times to work closely with the Sri Lankan government to ensure that the project has mutual long term benefits to the investor and the country. The $1.4... Read more
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18d
Daily News
Realising Lasantha’s dream for reconciliationend," he said. Now, Lal Wickrematunge has settled in Sydney, where he is tryin
Realising Lasantha’s dream for reconciliation
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
end," he said. Now, Lal Wickrematunge has settled in Sydney, where he is trying to live out his brother's legacy. He's the Sri Lankan Government's recently-appointed consul-general, and he is reaching to Sri Lankan Tamils across the city. It is a... Read more
18d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Assassination and war crimes: A dream of reconciliation for Sri Lankaend," he said. Now, Lal Wickrematunge has settled in Sydney, where he is tryin
Assassination and war crimes: A dream of reconciliation for Sri Lanka
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
end," he said. Now, Lal Wickrematunge has settled in Sydney, where he is trying to live out his brother's legacy. He's the Sri Lankan Government's recently-appointed consul-general, and he is reaching to Sri Lankan Tamils across the city. It is a... Read more
18d
Daily News
Sampur on the improve: The Hindusheets. Two hundred and seventy-five families are to get homes under a project
Sampur on the improve: The Hindu
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
sheets. Two hundred and seventy-five families are to get homes under a project funded by the Indian government, while the Sri Lankan government covers around 50. Baskaran’s family is among about 800 not covered by any project. They are hopeful of... Read more
19d
Daily News
India, Sri Lanka and China - can the old ties be resurrected?be a Chinese project. But then, the agreement says that more than 40 percent of
India, Sri Lanka and China - can the old ties be resurrected?
Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
be a Chinese project. But then, the agreement says that more than 40 percent of it (almost 50 percent) would belong to the Sri Lankan government. Following this line of thought, it would very likely be only half Chinese. So, if that be the case,... Read more
21d
Daily News
Celebrating Ups and Downsfor war crimes allegedly committed during the last phase of the Eelam War must
Celebrating Ups and Downs
Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
for war crimes allegedly committed during the last phase of the Eelam War must be established, before the Sri Lankan Government formulates a new constitution to address the basic political question,” Vigneswaran said, addressing... Read more
21d
Daily News
disabled stand on their feetcontrolled properly, microloans could, according to several studies, help allev
disabled stand on their feet
Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
controlled properly, microloans could, according to several studies, help alleviate poverty. During the month of May, the Sri Lankan Government passed the Microfinance Act, No. 6 of 2016, a move that would bring the industry under control by... Read more
25d
Daily News
Suspected Tamil Tiger says she shouldn’t be deported because she lied about her involvementshe applied for refugee status and detailed her time in Sri Lanka during the le
Suspected Tamil Tiger says she shouldn’t be deported because she lied about her involvement
Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
she applied for refugee status and detailed her time in Sri Lanka during the lengthy civil war between the LTTE and the Sri Lankan government. Born in 1975 in Sri Lanka, Puvanenthiram is an ethnic Tamil. She originally said she started working... Read more
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The Hindu
Colombo Port project firm not to press for compensationThe Sri Lankan government on Tuesday announced that the promoter of the $1.4-bi
Colombo Port project firm not to press for compensation
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday announced that the promoter of the $1.4-billion Colombo Port City project has agreed to withdraw all compensation claims for losses incurred due to the suspension of the project. Though it did not mention the... Read more
29d
The Hindu
Stop selling Sri Lanka to foreign interests: Rajapaksaget rid of you". The five-day ‘March to Colombo’ concluded on Monday with form
Stop selling Sri Lanka to foreign interests: Rajapaksa
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
get rid of you". The five-day ‘March to Colombo’ concluded on Monday with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa urging the Sri Lankan government to stop adding economic burden on the people and “selling the country to foreign interests”. Giving an... Read more
30d
Daily News
Embers stirred in coal tendersaltering the quality parameters to give an advantage to the seller at the expen
Embers stirred in coal tenders
Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
altering the quality parameters to give an advantage to the seller at the expense of the Ceylon Electricity Board and the Sri Lankan government. As per the original tender document the ash and sulphur quality parameters were changed by as much as... Read more

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