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Facebook hacked?

Facebook hacked?

         Facebook Inc. said on Friday it had been the target of an unidentified hacker group, but it found no evidence that user data was compromised. “Last month, Facebook security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack,” the …

Sri Lanka should learn from Britain’s mistakes in Northern Ireland – Alistair Burt

Sri Lanka should learn from Britain’s mistakes in Northern Ireland – Alistair Burt

     Writing on his recent trip to Sri Lanka, UK FCO minister Alistair Burt, suggested that Sri Lanka should learn from Britain’s mistakes in Northern Ireland, not “sow the …

TGTE wants India and IC to follow Jayalalithaa’s call for economic sanctions against Sri Lanka

TGTE wants India and IC to follow Jayalalithaa’s call for economic sanctions against Sri Lanka

         The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) welcomes Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Dr Jayalalithaa’s call to the Indian government to move a separate resolution to impose economic sanctions against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC and calls upon all governments to follow …

Protest in Jaffna

Protest in Jaffna

TNA,UNP,  DPF politicians together with people of the area engaged in a hunger strike demanding the release of their land and resettling people in the original home lands owned by them in the high security zone in the Waligamam  area. Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe, who also …

Army Court of Inquiry on Channel 4 Allegations

Army Court of Inquiry on Channel 4 Allegations

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english– The Sri Lanka Army’s court of inquiry (C of I ) report, that was handed over today to the Commander of the Army revealed that the instances of she lling referred in the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) report were …

Transitional adminstration in NE is a ‘matter of urgency’ – TNPF

Transitional adminstration in NE is a ‘matter of urgency’ – TNPF

         In a statement released at a press conference held in Jaffna on Tuesday, The Tamil National People’s Front criticised the failure of the international community “complete failure of the UN and the international community in its obligations under the doctrine of …

Pak CJ didn’t support ICJ on impeachment

Pak CJ didn’t support ICJ on impeachment

Pakistan’s  Supreme Court releasing a press release said that  Chief Justice, Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry disassociating himself from a controversial letter written to President Mahinda Rajapaksa by the International Council of Jurists, supporting the process to impeach Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. Reference the press statement issued …

Plea in Madras HC to shut Indian mission in Sri Lanka

Plea in Madras HC to shut Indian mission in Sri Lanka

        The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has reserved its orders on a writ petition seeking to close down the Indian High Commission and Embassy at Sri Lanka and to recall its ambassador as a mark of International protest. Solai …

U.S. Opens Two Hospitals in Northern Sri Lanka

U.S. Opens Two Hospitals in Northern Sri Lanka

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–            The U.S. Embassy in a press release said it has opened two new hospitals at a cost of over $1,000,000 to provide services in conflict affected areas of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province. On February 12, Deputy …

Swiss push for Reconciliation plan for Sri Lanka

Swiss push for Reconciliation plan for Sri Lanka

       Switzerland is backing a South African post-Apartheid reconciliation initiative to bring the parties involved in Sri Lanka’s conflict to the negotiating table. Since 2011 South Africa and civil society groups have been leading a multi-pronged peace initiative aimed at restarting Tamil National …