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2 hrs ago | TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Political fundamentals cannot be surrendered to military requisites of imperialism

Militarisation of this nature, that too by a historically proven genocidal State and by its military, is perhaps the most important reason, why the military-less nation of Eezham Tamils can't expect any political solution working within a united island and that they should seek independence.

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2 hrs ago | Colombo Page

Competing party leaders of Sri Lanka main opposition to come together on same platform

Aug 30, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party Ranil Wickremasinghe and his competitor Sajith Premadasa will address people after a long time from the same platform tomorrow.

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2 hrs ago | Colombo Page

Supplementary medical professionals of Sri Lanka to end strike tomorrow

Aug 30, Colombo: The supplementary medical professionals at the state hospitals of Sri Lanka ended their strike today after discussions with Health Ministry officials.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Sri Lanka to rebuild iconic Bridge On The River Kwai that starred...

'The bombers alone provide the means of victory': Legendary Lancaster marks same route as the 55,000 WWII aircrew who never came home in tribute to Winston Churchill's Dambusters Fears 'Pompeii of the North' could be snapped up by developers as historic Roman site is put up for sale Sri Lanka to rebuild iconic Bridge On The River Kwai that starred ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | American Reporter

Case In PointTHE F.T.C. Challenges Hydrogen Kit Claims, and Loses

Not since the horrors of Abu Ghraib have I been so disturbed by a story that combines women, sadism and murder.

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13 hrs ago | TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: STF deployed to muzzle protests against environmental genocide in Jaffna

On Thursday, a 25-year-old pregnant woman was killed on the spot when a speeding vehicle belonging to Maheswary Foundation hit her on Saraswathy Lane at Navakkiri in Valikaamam East.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Colombo Page

Tough action against Sri Lankan rice traders hiding rice stocks

Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Consumer Affairs Authority announced Thursday that the rice millers are required to submit the records of their stocks to the Authority by September 15. The Authority said that private rice mills and stores would be raided after that day for hidden stocks and stern action would be taken against rice hoarders.

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IRIN

Sri Lanka suggests moves to investigate war-time missing

Sri Lanka's government has given its strongest indication to date that it will go beyond enumerating missing persons from it 26-year civil war and investigate the circumstances of their disappearance.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lankan court extends order suspending deportation of Pakistani refugees

Aug 29, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today extended an order it issued earlier suspending the repatriating Pakistani nationals who have sought refugee status in Sri Lanka.

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Colombo Page

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to enhance defense cooperation

Aug 29, Colombo: Chief of Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, Air Chief Marshal, Tahir Rafique Butt Staff called on Sri Lankan Secretary Defense and Urban Development, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence in Colombo on Thursday and discussed ways to strengthen defense cooperation between the two countries.

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Nerve News

Tamil party agrees to resume talks with Sri Lanka government

Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has announced it is willing to restart talks with the government after a lapse of nearly three years to find a political solution to a dragging ethnic issue after a three-decade civil war ended in 2009, an official said here Friday.

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Hispanic Business

Sri Lanka,United States : Sri Lankan Cargills Foods secured equity investment from Ifc

But the group operates other businesses, like FMCG comprising dairy, restaurants, investment across banking and real estate spaces, under the umbrella of .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Outlook

Shenanigans In Sri Lanka?

Given Tamil sensitivities and Lanka's strategic location, a loose cannon could have dangerous consequences for India's security and national integration.

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TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Modi gave lesson to TNA on ‘collaborative politics’ says Devananda

He was addressing the audience at the re-opening ceremony of Achchuveali Industrial Estate in Jaffna on Wednesday.

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Hispanic Business

Sri Lanka : Concessionary loans for Divi Neguma families

As part of its poverty alleviation policy the Government will provide concessionary loans to families under the Divi Neguma program.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bar/fly: Sri Lanka

A menu board appeared from the gloom by the bar: lager 90 rupees half litre; strong beer 110 rupees half litre.

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Colombo Page

International rights groups urge protection for Sri Lanka war crime witnesses at UN probe

Aug 28, Colombo: A collective of international human right organizations has urged the Sri Lankan government and the member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council to ensure protection for the witnesses at the UN mandated war crime probe against Sri Lanka.

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International Business Times

Asylum Seekers Demand Compensation From Australia for Neglect and Poor Healthcare

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.

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TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Muslims protest against land grab in Pulmoaddai

A 54-year-old civilian, Abubakkar has been admitted at hospital with injuries, news sources in Pulmoaddai said.

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Newkerala.com

Pakistan's Air Force chief visits Sri Lanka

Pakistan Air Force chief Tahir Rafique Butt arrived in Sri Lanka Wednesday on a three-day visit at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke.

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