Monthly Archives: September 2014

TGTE to protest in New York

TGTE to protest in New York

A  protest rally is to be held on 24th September 2014 outside the UN headquarters in New York organised by self called Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE)  during the visit of the Sri Lankan Presidents visit to the UN. Expatriate Tamil from US and Canada are …

Peace has brought many benefits to Sri Lanka – UK

Peace has brought many benefits to Sri Lanka – UK

The United Kingdom has said that peace has brought many benefits to Sri Lanka and the British Government will continue to support the island nation’s reconciliation process. Issuing a statement to mark the 32nd International Day of Peace which fell on Saturday, British Deputy High …

Sri Lanka president’s party narrowly clears vote test

Sri Lanka president’s party narrowly clears vote test

Sri Lanka’s ruling party saw its popularity significantly eroded in a narrow local election win seen as a bellwether for a snap presidential election, official results showed Sunday (Sep 21). President Mahinda Rajapakse’s United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) secured 19 out of the 34 seats …

If power is distributed evenly, then separation can be avoided

If power is distributed evenly, then separation can be avoided

Tamil National Alliance leader R.. Sampanthan said the Scotland decision is a lesson to Sri Lanka. The decision made by the people of Scotland through the opinion poll to decide the fate of their political future is a great democratic process. At the same time, …

Ananthi meets new UNHRC Chief

Ananthi meets new UNHRC Chief

The Northern Provincial Councillors, Ananthy Sasitharan and T. Ravikaran, expressed their concerns regarding the ongoing disappearances, missing persons, intimidation, colonisation and militarisation at a side event that took place at the UN Human Rights Council’s 27th session on 18 September 2014. Northern Provincial Councillor Ananthi …

Vaiko is our partner

Vaiko is our partner

P Muralidhar Rao, general secretary of the BJP, who is also in charge of Tamil Nadu, told Express here on Friday, that he and his party colleagues are in Sri Lanka meeting President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other leaders, because the BJP government at New Delhi …

Tense situation between TNA and police

Tense situation between TNA and police

A tense situation was reported between the police and a group of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) members, including parliamentarians, in the North today 20 September 2014, when attempts were made to survey land to build a new camp for the security forces. TNA MP Suresh …

Sri Lanka Power Report 2014

Sri Lanka Power Report 2014

Sri Lanka will look to coal and renewables to meet its energy needs for the next three to five years, as alternatives offered by gas-fired power generation remain too costly and the necessary pipeline links, LNG facilities and distribution system are still lacking. More urgently, …

BJP leaders urge Sri Lanka to resume dialogue with TNA

BJP leaders urge Sri Lanka to resume dialogue with TNA

P Muralidhar Rao, general secretary of the BJP, who is also in charge of Tamil Nadu, told Express here on Friday, that he and his party colleagues are in Sri Lanka meeting President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other leaders, because the BJP government at New Delhi …

US says IC could have prevented Sri Lanka’s civilian deaths – If US hadn’t invaded Iraq 1.5m Iraqi’s would be alive today!

US says IC could have prevented Sri Lanka’s civilian deaths – If US hadn’t invaded Iraq 1.5m Iraqi’s would be alive today!

The UN Human Rights Council sessions are in progress. The US, the world’s champion of human rights, rule of law and the living example of righteousness has through its delegation noted with concern the failure by the international community to act in Rwanda, Bosnia, Darfur, …