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The Indo-Sri Lanka Accord of 1987 is still alive and it is India's duty to ensure that it is implemented in fullest spirit, Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan said, ... Referring to the Sri Lankan Government's efforts to draft a new Constitution, currently stalled due to the ongoing political crisis between coalition ...
Firstly, the TNA and its dominant party, the ITAK, remains the preeminent Tamil political party in Sri Lanka, with an equal presence in both the ... Similarly, in the Eastern Province, in Batticalo, the TNA was closely challenged by the TMVP of former Chief Minister and Karuna Wing Intelligence head Pillayan.

The spokesman told Daily Mirror that this request had been made through the Sri Lanka Navy where medical personnel attached to the Navy of some other countries including America, Australia and Japan had sought the approval to hold clinics in the North-Eastern Province for two weeks. “The Navy is ...
He said if Sri Lanka's leaders failed to negotiate with all the people to evolve an acceptable political solution “we will not hesitate to do what we must to get a just solution“. Speaking earlier, A. Varadarajaperumal, former Chief Minister of the Tamil-speaking North-Eastern Province, which was earlier a united ...
Doctors attached to all Government Hospitals in the Eastern Province warned that they will launch a strike after Thursday (26) unless their demands were met. The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) said their members, deployed for work in the East, would resort to a work stoppage due to ...
Sri Lanka's constitution guarantees Muslims the same rights as Sinhalese, but how these rights translate into practice is dependent on the mindset of the majority community Muslims, ... Ranawaka who claimed that Muslims were trying to carve out a separate state in the Eastern Province called Nasiristan.

He also stated that the Sri Lankan Government had also been causing a range of problems to the people in the North East province. At this juncture he clarified that he and the people from the North Eastern Province were in support of a unified Sri Lanka. Responding to a question on Indo-Lankan ...
Eight agencies – both local and international - and the Sri Lankan Army continue to engage in de-mining, mainly in the Northern province. While clearance does take place in the Eastern province as well, the concentration of mines is relatively low, and the entire Batticaloa district was declared mine-impact ...
Sri Lanka's Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan on Wednesday condemned the recent anti-Muslim attacks in the Ampara district of Eastern Province and sought “stern action” against the culprits. His comments come in the wake of an attack on a mosque and several Muslim-run shops late on Monday in ...
Several areas in the country, particularly the Eastern Province, had received heavy rainfall, some over 100 mm yesterday (28), the Department of Meteorology reported. Batticaloa received the highest rainfall of 129mm, while Kiran and several other areas received a rainfall of 100mm of rain. Bentotawatte ...

Sri Lanka's Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan on Wednesday condemned the recent anti-Muslim attacks in the Ampara district of Eastern Province and sought “stern action” against the culprits. His comments come in the wake of an attack on a mosque and several Muslim-run shops late on Monday in ...
Things looked settled for the national unity government between the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) when President ... and Mavai Senathirajah, turned out to be the single largest party in the northern province and the Tamil majority areas of the Eastern Province.
A bud is a metaphor and it is one that has naturally led to overuse because the nelum pohottuwa is the party symbol of the Sri Lanka Podujana ... even the Eelam map shrinks when we factor in territories where communities have actually lived in for long periods of time, especially in the Eastern Province).
ACMC contested alone in some areas while in others, with the UNP, and in many locations in Eastern Province contested with United Peace Alliance led by Hassan Ali. ACMC won 34 seats in Mannar, and another 12 in Mullaitivu and formed three Pradeshiya Sabhas in Mannar-Museli PS, Mantai West PS ...
Muslims in Sri Lanka with their distribution throughout the country and with high concentration in the Eastern province Colombo and Kandy, play a major role in the Sri Lankan society and the national economy. A good majority of Muslims speak both Sinhala and Tamil Languages very fluently. Muslims are ...
Voting took place in the Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Ampara Districts in the Eastern Province to elect members for 05 Municipal Councils, 03 Urban Councils and 37 Pradeshiya Sabhas. Voters exercised their franchise to elect representatives for 03 Municipal Councils, 04 Urban Councils and 42 ...
The main constituent party of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi has won the divisions in Northern Province while Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has secured victory in the Muslim majority divisions in the Eastern Province with the SLPP wining the Sinhala majority divisions in ...
The other living Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga, who served as the fifth President of Sri Lanka, from 12 November 1994 to 19 November 2005, is the 6th richest ... In the meantime, Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman, formerly the commander of LTTE's Eastern Province - Col.


 

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