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Karunanidhi Urges the Union Government Not to Encourage Visit

Karunanidhi Urges the Union Government Not to Encourage Visit

 DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday urged the Union government not to encourage Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to the country and announced a black-shirt demonstration in Chennai during his visit on February 8, explaining a resolution adopted in the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation …

Sonia tells Karuna Concerned about Lankan Tamils

Sonia tells Karuna Concerned about Lankan Tamils

 “I share your concern regarding the disturbing developments in Sri Lanka vis-a-vis the Tamils. I shall take up the matter with the minister of external affairs (Salman Khurshid),” she said in her January 30, 2013 letter to Karunanidhi. The Congress president’s response to a January …

Respect UN’s Founding Principles – President

Respect UN’s Founding Principles – President

In his address to the nation, on the 65th Independence Anniversary celebrations, held in Trincomalee, President Mahinda Rajapakse said that “The UN charter gives no powers to interfere in internal affairs of countriesthat nothing contained in the present UN charter has authorised it to intervene …

Prime Minister Will Not Quit

Prime Minister Will Not Quit

Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne denied rumours that he was planning to quit. He said he intended to remain in that post as long as he could. Premier Jayaratne was responding to a query at a special meeting with editors of several national newspapers at …

Tamil Nadu Governor Wants Indian Government to Impose Economic Embargo on Sri Lanka – Courtesy – Deccan Herald

Tamil Nadu Governor Wants Indian Government to Impose Economic Embargo on Sri Lanka – Courtesy – Deccan Herald

“‘I reiterate the resolve expressed by the Tamil Nadu assembly June 8, 2011 to urge the Indian government to initiate action by working with other nations for imposition of an economic embargo on the Sri Lankan Government till the Tamils living in camps are resettled …

UK Minister Alistair Burt Goes North

UK Minister Alistair Burt Goes North

‘Visiting UK Minister Alistair Burt went to the North of the country on the first day of his visit to Sri Lanka, holding a range of meetings and opening a youth project designed to facilitate country-wide reconciliation. Mr Burt was able to see developments that …

Prosthetic Arm to Law Student Achala Priyadarshani

Prosthetic Arm to Law Student Achala Priyadarshani

Sri Lanka Army on the directions of HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa has offered a prosthetic arm to Ms Achala Priyadarshani, the final year Law student, whose arm on alleged medical negligence, was amputated after an accidental fall from a flight of stairs at her …

People Smuggling – Press Proposes, Government Disposes

People Smuggling – Press Proposes, Government Disposes

Australian government has denied a news report that a senior Sri Lankan government official was suspected by Australian authorities to haicit in the people-smuggling trade. A spokesman for Foreign Minister Bob Carr said the claims were untrue. ”There is no evidence to support the allegation …

Ranil Challenges to Hold Referendum

Opposition and United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe challenged the government to go for a referendum to extend the term of Parliament. The opposition leader alleged the government’s latest attempt was to hold a referendum to extend the term of the parliament in order …

Every Sri Lankan asylum seeker to arrive would be sent home

Every Sri Lankan asylum seeker to arrive would be sent home

Courtesy: The Australian Opposition immigration spokesman Scott Morrison said he would toughen the Coalition’s policies after this week visiting Sri Lanka with Deputy Opposition Leader Julie Bishop. Mr Morrison will bring plans before senior colleagues that would see boosts in assistance to Sri Lanka’s navy …