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Wait before you judge Sri Lanka

Wait before you judge Sri Lanka

     In a letter titled wait before you judge Sri Lanka’, Sharma explains that Sri Lanka still has much to do to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission but added that it was a homegrown roadmap for achieving a multi-ethnic …

TMVP would join hands with the TNA to protect 13th Amendment.

TMVP would join hands with the TNA to protect 13th Amendment.

       Former Chief Minister of the Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) and Presidential Adviser on Eastern Provincial Affairs, Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, alias Pillaiyan, said his Party, the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP), would even join hands with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to protect the …

When Kanimozhi matters more than Sri Lanka for the DMK

When Kanimozhi matters more than Sri Lanka for the DMK

      Why did the DMK leave the the company of the Congress in March? By the party’s own admission, it was outraged by the Congress-led UPA government’s stand at the UN Human Rights  Council on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka.“Continuing in this …

Colombo Stock Exchange trading halted

Colombo Stock Exchange trading halted

    The  Sri Lanka’s stock market (Colombo Stock Exchange) opening was delayed over an information technology issue, an official said. After initially informing brokers that the market will open at 10.00 am the broker were told that there was an indefinite delay. “Please note that …

SLMC and TNA discuss 13A

SLMC and TNA discuss 13A

      The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have had talks on the 13th Amendment to the constitution, an SLMC spokesman said. Minister Hakeem met Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R. Sampanthan to discuss the 13th Amendment last night. …

Dangerous Games With Devolution

Dangerous Games With Devolution

       The Government of Sri Lanka recently revealed its agenda to further restrict minority freedoms and autonomy in the country. It seeks to: (1) repeal constitutional provisions granting people the freedom to determine administrative boundaries (2) amend the Constitution, so as to permit …

Imprisoned LTTErs had satellite phones

Imprisoned LTTErs had satellite phones

      An attempt by LTTE inmates, of the New Magazine prison, to arrange a meeting with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanetham Pillay, during her scheduled visit to Sri Lanka had been foiled, prison sources said yesterday. The secret plot was …

Tamil Nadu legislators to elect six members to Rajya Sabha

Tamil Nadu legislators to elect six members to Rajya Sabha

      The ruling Congress has decided to support its former ally Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) for the 27th June Rajya Sabha polls from Tamil Nadu, with its five MLAs all set to vote for DMK nominee Kanimozhi. The election, signals the warming up …

South Africa  Deputy FM Ebrahim meets JVP

South Africa Deputy FM Ebrahim meets JVP

      A  meeting between visiting Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa and Member of the African National Congress National Executive Committee Mr. Ebrahim Ebrahim and the Leader of the JVP Somawansa Amarasinghe was held yesterday  (24th). The JVP states …

Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australian prime minister after overthrowing Gillard

Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australian prime minister after overthrowing Gillard

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       Kevin Rudd  re-assumed the leadership of the Australian Labor Party and became the Australian Prime Minister for the second time, three years after he was himself deposed by Julia Gillard and with a divided nation just months away …