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LTTE pitch invader absconding Thai courts also

LTTE pitch invader absconding Thai courts also

      The CID informed the Colombo Chief Magistrate that the suspect who invaded Britain’s Cardiff cricket grounds carrying a Tiger flag during the semifinals between Sri Lanka and India at the ICC Champions Trophy had appeared internationally under three other names. It said …

SLMC-led Kalmunai MC vote for 13 A

SLMC-led Kalmunai MC vote for 13 A

    Kalmunai Municipal Council (MC)  passed a resolution last weekby a majority vote that no amendments should be made to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. Mayor, Dr. Zhiraz Meera Mohideen of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), moved the motion. Under the Indo-Sri Lanka …

French Embassy not happy

French Embassy not happy

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–      The Embassy of France in Colombo says it regrets the unfortunate incident and the embarrassment for the general public and for the French Spring partners and sponsors after the local authorities had ordered the suspension of the French Film …

EU Parliamentary delegation in Sri Lanka

EU Parliamentary delegation in Sri Lanka

      An EU Parliamentary delegation arrived in Sri Lanka today on an official visit, the EU office in Colombo said. The delegation led by Jean Lambert, Chair of the European Parliament Delegation for Relations with the Countries of South Asia, will travel to …

Katchatheevu: Indian SC issues notice

Katchatheevu: Indian SC issues notice

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     The Indian Supreme Court on Monday(15) issued notice to Centre on DMK chief M. Karunanidhi’s plea seeking direction to government to retrieve island of Katchatheevu which was given to Sri Lanka in 1974 and make it as part of …

Vigneswaran named CM candidate

Vigneswaran named CM candidate

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     The Tamil National Alliance has nominated Justice C.V Wigneswaran as its Chief Ministerial candidate for the Northern Provincial Council elections. TNA leader R. Sampanthan said that the decision to nominate Vigneswaran was taken at a  meeting held by the …

Amnesty International  launches campaign against Sri Lanka ahead of upcoming CHOGM

Amnesty International launches campaign against Sri Lanka ahead of upcoming CHOGM

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     The Amnesty International (AI), ahead of the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), to be held in Sri Lanka in November has launched a campaign against the Sri Lankan Government. The campaign titled ‘Tell the Truth’ is calling …

Jayalalithaa asks Centre to take ‘bold stand’ against Sri Lanka on 13th Amendment issue

Jayalalithaa asks Centre to take ‘bold stand’ against Sri Lanka on 13th Amendment issue

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has appealed to the Centre to take a bold stand in support of the Tamil minorities in Sri Lanka. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take all possible steps to dissuade …

Sri Lanka’s Bar Association to represent against government acquisition of land

Sri Lanka’s Bar Association to represent against government acquisition of land

     The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) will appear for the land owners in the Northern Province whose lands are to be acquired by the government. BASL sources have been quoted in the media saying that over 300 land owners had approached the …

Northern Chief Minister Stakes and the Tamil National Alliance

Northern Chief Minister Stakes and the Tamil National Alliance

      Somasuntharam Senathirajah alias “Mavai”Senathirajah of the Tamil National Alliance(TNA) has set his sights on the Northern Province Chief Minister post. The six foot septuagenarian currently representing Jaffna district in Parliament has staked his claim to be the newly constituted Northern Provincial council’s …