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TNA decision concerning UNHRC Resolution

TNA decision concerning UNHRC Resolution

Press Release Issued by the Tamil National Alliance Media Office on March 11th 2017) The following decision was arrived at following a meeting of TNA Members of Parliament and Provincial Council Members held in Vavuniya today (11th March 2017): All Sri Lanka’s obligations in terms …

TN ask for postponement of Kachchativu St.Anthony’s feast

TN ask for postponement of Kachchativu St.Anthony’s feast

The Tamil Nadu coordinator for the Kachchativu St. Anthony’s festival, Fr.Sahayaraj, had asked for a postponement of the event fixed for Sunday, but the Jaffna Diocese had informed him that it could not be postponed for reasons beyond their control, reliable sources in the Tamil …

Revitalising a war-battered economy

Revitalising a war-battered economy

The Sri Lankan government will implement a new programme for the development of the Northern Province, President Maithripala Sirisena announced last week. From the time the island’s civil war ended in May 2009, claiming over 1,00,000 lives, there has been considerable talk about developing the …

TELO reject views expressed by TNA

TELO reject views expressed by TNA

Secretary General Tamkil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) releasing a statement said that We totally reject the views expressed by TNA M.P. Sumanthiran and that the TNA is not the private property of any single party in the Alliance. If any party or individual in the TNA …

Do We Need More Time?

Do We Need More Time?

By Nilantha Ilangamuwa.                                                         Taking time is a strategical political tool in any political ideology for any reason! …

A growing hub in the Indo-Pacific

A growing hub in the Indo-Pacific

By Prasad Kariyawasam.                                                         In addressing this timely subject; “Sri Lanka as a growing hub in the Indo-Pacific”, …

Tamil civil society calls for strong follow-up action

Tamil civil society calls for strong follow-up action

Making a joint appeal Tamil Civil Society Organisations, Political Parties and Trade Unions have called on the UN human rights council to pass a robust resolution with strong follow up mechanisms in order to put enough pressure on Sri Lanka to deliver on its commitments …

Sri Lanka to release all 85 Indian fishermen in custody

Sri Lanka to release all 85 Indian fishermen in custody

The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday decided to release all 85 Indian fishermen who are now in its custody. “The fishermen will be released as soon as possible, the orders have been passed,” a top source in the Sri Lankan government told The Hindu . …

Marine resources is at the heart of the India-Sri Lanka fishing problem

Marine resources is at the heart of the India-Sri Lanka fishing problem

There is no certainty about the circumstances that led to the killing of a Tamil Nadu fisherman somewhere between the Indian and Sri Lankan coast on Monday night. There is no telling who pulled the trigger — whether it was the Sri Lankan Navy or …

US Pacific Fleet on goodwill mission to Hambantota

US Pacific Fleet on goodwill mission to Hambantota

The US Pacific Fleet symbolically moved into the strategically located Hambantota port in South Sri Lanka on Monday, beating China in the race to establish great power presence in the port and the region. The US embassy here announced on Monday, that the Pacific Fleet’s …