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The Hindu
India acts against bottom trawlingSri Lanka for releasing fishermen from Tamil Nadu and urged the release of the
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Sri Lanka for releasing fishermen from Tamil Nadu and urged the release of the fishermen remaining in the custody of the Sri Lankan government. The JWG mechanism commenced on November 5, 2016, to find a permanent solution to fishermen’s issues... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Grant Compact with US MCCsupport the development of a compact, including identifying and analyzing speci
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
support the development of a compact, including identifying and analyzing specific projects for potential investment. The Sri Lankan Government has established a project management unit—the Sri Lankan Compact Development Team—within the Prime... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
India takes on China at another battlefront: A Sri Lankan airportLanka is currently unable to pay off its debt to China because of its slow econ
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Lanka is currently unable to pay off its debt to China because of its slow economic growth. To resolve its debt crisis, the Sri Lankan government has agreed to convert its debt into equity. This may lead to Chinese ownership of the projects finally... Read more
7d
Business Standard India
India eyes airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost(15,000 acres). Beijing's projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese go
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
(15,000 acres). Beijing's projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese government and initiated by a previous Sri Lankan government, have faced widespread opposition in Sri Lanka. Local residents facing eviction to make way for the... Read more
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7d
Hindustantimes.com
India eyes airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost(15,000 acres). Beijing’s projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese go
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
(15,000 acres). Beijing’s projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese government and initiated by a previous Sri Lankan government, have faced widespread opposition in Sri Lanka. Local residents facing eviction to make way for the... Read more
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7d
asianage
India plans to open an airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost(15,000 acres). Beijing’s projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese go
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
(15,000 acres). Beijing’s projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese government and initiated by a previous Sri Lankan government, have faced widespread opposition in Sri Lanka. Local residents facing eviction to make way for the... Read more
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7d
The Economic Times
This Sri Lankan airport could be India's counter to China's OBOR manoeuvre(15,000 acres). Beijing's projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese go
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
(15,000 acres). Beijing's projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese government and initiated by a previous Sri Lankan government, have faced widespread opposition in Sri Lanka. Local residents facing eviction to make way for the... Read more
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8d
Reuters
India eyes airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost(15,000 acres). Beijing’s projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese go
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
(15,000 acres). Beijing’s projects, backed by loans extended by the Chinese government and initiated by a previous Sri Lankan government, have faced widespread opposition in Sri Lanka. Local residents facing eviction to make way for the... Read more
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The Hindu
Is ‘deep sea fishing’ the silver bullet?Lankan waters, often damaging the boats and gear of small-scale Tamil fishers f
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Lankan waters, often damaging the boats and gear of small-scale Tamil fishers from the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan government has not only passed a legislation banning trawling but its navy has also been vigilantly patrolling the... Read more
13d
Sunday Observer
WEEK OF MASQUERADERSon the matter. At various international platforms in the recent past, the gove
Sunday Observer / Posted 13 days ago
on the matter. At various international platforms in the recent past, the government representatives said although the Sri Lankan government, as an entity, did not commit war crimes, but there might have been individual incidents. The... Read more
14d
The Hindu
Sri Lankan police, protesters clash near Indian consulate in Hambantotaformer President, said the protests were not targeted at India. “The locals jus
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
former President, said the protests were not targeted at India. “The locals just wanted to record their protest against the Sri Lankan government’s decision to privatise national assets,” he told The Hindu . Both the port and airport were built... Read more
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The Hindu
A legacy of liberalisation in Sri LankaThe Sri Lankan government recently released its ‘Vision 2025’ manifesto, herald
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
The Sri Lankan government recently released its ‘Vision 2025’ manifesto, heralding a new wave of economic reforms. Its timing coincided with the 40th anniversary of the island’s embrace of deregulation, trade liberalisation, and privatisation ahead... Read more
18d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sri Lankan monk among 7 jailed for attack on Rohingyaoffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news rele
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news release that it was alarmed by the attack. Sri Lankan government leaders also condemned it, describing it as a "shameful act," and calling for strong action against the... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Sri Lankan monk among 7 jailed for attack on Rohingyaoffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news rele
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news release that it was alarmed by the attack. Sri Lankan government leaders also condemned it, describing it as a "shameful act," and calling for strong action against the... Read more
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18d
FOX News
Sri Lankan monk among 7 jailed for attack on Rohingyaoffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news rele
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news release that it was alarmed by the attack. Sri Lankan government leaders also condemned it, describing it as a "shameful act," and calling for strong action against the... Read more
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18d
FOX News
Sri Lankan monk among 7 jailed for attack on Rohingyaoffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news rele
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news release that it was alarmed by the attack. Sri Lankan government leaders also condemned it, describing it as a "shameful act," and calling for strong action against the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Sri Lankan monk among 7 jailed for attack on Rohingyaoffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news rele
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news release that it was alarmed by the attack. Sri Lankan government leaders also condemned it, describing it as a "shameful act," and calling for strong action against the... Read more
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18d
The Hindu
Chauvinist winds over Indiawould cost her votes. In Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is battling c
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
would cost her votes. In Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is battling chauvinists who have murdered dissenters. The Sri Lankan government has embarked on a slow and painful process of reconciliation with their Tamils, supported by provincial... Read more
18d
ABC Radio Australia
India calls for a truce in Sri Lanka conflictwas already an army operation in progress to rescue civilians.” Call for suppo
ABC Radio Australia / Posted 18 days ago
was already an army operation in progress to rescue civilians.” Call for support The UN secretary-general had asked the Sri Lankan government for strong support and speedy assistance in getting the team on the ground in the island’s north. He... Read more
20d
Sunday Observer
China’s ambitions for sleepy Hambantota could shift world trade routeswas built for more than $1bn on a turnkey basis by Chinese state-owned contract
Sunday Observer / Posted 20 days ago
was built for more than $1bn on a turnkey basis by Chinese state-owned contractors. It is owned and operated by the Sri Lankan government’s Ports Authority. I’m just back in China from a rare guided visit inside Hambantota port. Like other... Read more
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Sunday Observer
SL meets key performance criteria - IMFDespite the many challenges that the Sri Lankan government is faced with, the I
Sunday Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Despite the many challenges that the Sri Lankan government is faced with, the IMF is optimistic of the progress made on the three-year extended fund facility (EFF). “Overall, macroeconomic performance has been mixed. Growth has been subdued and... Read more
23d
Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka calls monks who attacked Rohingya 'animals'COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday (Sep 27) slammed a group of rad
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday (Sep 27) slammed a group of radical Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees on the island as "animals", pledging action against police who failed to protect them. Rajitha Senaratne, a cabinet... Read more
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26d
BBC News
Sri Lanka man 'smuggled gold in rectum'International Airport had noticed he was "walking suspiciously", the spokesman
BBC News / Posted 26 days ago
International Airport had noticed he was "walking suspiciously", the spokesman said. The man, 42, said he worked for a Sri Lankan government ministry, though this has not been confirmed. Spokesman Leslie Gamini told the BBC's Azzam Ameen in... Read more
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27d
Sunday Observer
UN General Assembly 2017: 72nd Session: Lankan President’s cooperation with neighbouring countries hailedPost-War progress Ambassador Thomas Shannon, US under Secretary of State for Po
Sunday Observer / Posted 27 days ago
Post-War progress Ambassador Thomas Shannon, US under Secretary of State for Political Affairs in New York commended the Sri Lankan government for political, economic and social progress achieved in the post war period. Ambassador Thomas Shannon... Read more
27d
Sunday Observer
UN Human Rights Chief commends progress achieved by SLUnited Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
Sunday Observer / Posted 27 days ago
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein commended the progress achieved by the Sri Lankan government in terms of the 2015-UN Human Rights Council (HRC) resolution on Sri Lanka. However, the UN Human Rights... Read more
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The Hindu
Sirisena seeks support for a ‘moderate but steady path’of deadline to fulfil its assurances on post-war reconciliation. While countri
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
of deadline to fulfil its assurances on post-war reconciliation. While countries, including the U.S., have commended the Sri Lankan government for its efforts so far, human rights organisations remain critical of its pace. “Setting up various... Read more
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The Hindu
HC quashes order detaining Thirumurugan Gandhi under Goondas Actwhen they attempted to stage a protest at the Marina beach in memory of Tamils
The Hindu / Posted a month ago
when they attempted to stage a protest at the Marina beach in memory of Tamils who were killed in the conflict between Sri Lankan government and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. They were lodged at the Puzhal Central Prison before the Goondas... Read more
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The Hindu
The clock is ticking on reconciliationsession of the UN Human Rights Council last week, UN High Commissioner for Huma
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
session of the UN Human Rights Council last week, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein asked the Sri Lankan government to establish a clear timeline for the implementation of its commitments regarding post-war... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tourists were not warned about crocodile attacks, residents claimincreasing contact with humans as a result of threats to their native habitat f
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
increasing contact with humans as a result of threats to their native habitat from mudslides and floods. Following the monsoon rains last May, Sri Lankan government officials issued warnings for people to look out for stray crocodiles in floodwate... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Parliamentary standards watchdog launches investigation into DUP MP Ian Paisleywatchdog has launched an investigation into claims DUP MP Ian Paisley didn't de
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
watchdog has launched an investigation into claims DUP MP Ian Paisley didn't declare luxury holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan... Read more

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