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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 the North during their one week visit. Officials   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

No election monitors will be invited from European countries to monitor elections to the Northern, Central, North Western provinces, Sri Lankan Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has told secretaries of political parties. He said this decision was taken on a request made to him not to entertain monitors from countries that had   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The exercise Flash Style, the Annual Joined Combined Exchange Training (JCET) between the US Naval Special Warfare Community and the Sri Lankan Armed Forces commenced on 02nd July 2013 at the Naval Dockyard in Trincomalee.  Special Boat Squadron, Fast Attack Flotilla, Divers and Rapid Response Rescue and Release Squadron of   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

DPF Leader Mano Ganeshan and Leader of the Muslim Tamil National Alliance, Azath Sally are to contest at the forthcoming provincial council elections under the UNP banner. The DPF has decided to contest under the UNP banner in the Central Province and members of the DPF have asked Ganeshan to   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Accusing the Centre of maintaining a “stoic and apathetic silence” over the issue of attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has urged it to summon the Sri Lankan envoy and “strongly advise” Colombo on this matter lest the attacks should exacerbate the situation.   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

A leading human rights group has issued an appeal on behalf of the family of a child feared abducted in Vavuniya last month. The London based Amnesty International said that Sivasooriyakumar Sanaraj, 15 years old, has been missing since 13 June, after he failed to arrive at school in Vavuniya.   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Three organisers of a documentary film screening at the KL/Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia were detained by Home Ministry, Immigration and police officials last night. The screening of the movie, No Fire Zone, which explores the oppression of Tamils in Sri Lanka, was organised by human rights group   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Jaffna District Parliamentarian and the General Secretary of the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi (ITAK), Mavai Senathiraja, was unanimously nominated by the Jaffna Branch of ITAK as its Chief Ministerial candidate at the forthcoming Northern Provincial Council polls. According to sources, the Deputy General Secretary of   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The United States’ newly appointed Acting Assistant Attorney General has her roots in Northern Sri Lanka. Mythili Raman is the daughter of A. Tharmaratnam, who served the International Financial Corporation of the World Bank, and granddaughter of C Loganathan, a former general manager of the Bank of Ceylon. Her parents   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

An organization calling itself the  ‘People’s Wall of Comradeship’ (PWC) which includes members of the JVP today said the authorities were constructing Military Camps in the Northern Province and focusing on militarisation instead of establishing democracy in the region. They said about 6000 acres lands of the Northern people had   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]