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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

We Are Ready to Face Resolution – External Affairs Ministry Secretary

We Are Ready to Face Resolution – External Affairs Ministry Secretary

 Mr. Amunugama said there was no reason for any adverse impact at the Human Rights Council session in March responding to questions regarding the impeachment responding to report of a US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka. While claiming that the country has done much more than …

NDT to Homagama

NDT to Homagama

 The Moratuwa University said it would relocate the National Diploma in Technology (NDT) programme to a new location in Diyagama, Homagama on a proposal by higher education minister S.B. Dissanayake. This action is being taken to prevent further violence between the two student groups. On …

No damage to country over CJ

No damage to country over CJ

 The President pointed out that the constitution has vested powers in the Parliament to submit an impeachment motion to review discipline and conduct of higher judges. He said that it was the United National Party and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna who made the first demand …