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News: Sri Lanka debates its antiquated Muslim family laws
Posted Date: 16/06/2017 (Friday)
TO AVOID being married at 17 to a stranger, the Muslim schoolgirl from Sri Lanka’s north-west tried to commit suicide by swallowing a bottle of her mother’s diabetes pills. While she was recovering in hospital, her parents went ahead and registered the marriage. The union took place under the version of Sri Lanka’s family law that applies only to Muslims.
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News: Under new Constitution: 'Caste based reservations sought in Jaffna'
Posted Date: 16/06/2017 (Friday)
Caste based reservations in governing bodies and educational institutions have been sought by some political parties, organizations and individuals in Jaffna in their submissions to the Pubic Representation Committee on Constitutional Reforms, officials said yesterday. Committee Chairman Lal Wijenayake told the Daily Mirror that the north was the sole area
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News: New Constitution A path to heaven or hell
Posted Date: 16/06/2017 (Friday)
The latest wave of interest in the welfare of Tamil citizens in Sri Lanka is definitely the unavoidable result of the desperation of the fanatically extremist elements of the Tamil Diaspora who are after their pound of flesh. It is a case of nothing to lose and everything to gain for the diehard extremist elements to have a separate state carved out of Sri Lanka. Prabhakaran was the cat's paw for 30 odd years without ever knowing that he was dispensable and now that he is no more
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Photos: Is a Religious War our Next Fate?
Posted Date: 16/06/2017 (Friday)
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Photos: A non-political citizenry for a no-politician democracy
Posted Date: 16/06/2017 (Friday)
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Photos: Whose baby is the new constitution?
Posted Date: 16/06/2017 (Friday)
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News: Enhancing employability of our graduates
Posted Date: 15/06/2017 (Thursday)
A large number of students graduate every year from our 15 state universities and many other degree-awarding institutes in Sri Lanka and, therefore, the employability of graduates has become a critical issue. In the year 2015 alone the state university system produced nearly 35,000 graduates (internal degrees – 17,000, external degrees - 13,000 and Open University degrees - 5000 approximately), and the majority of them (67%) were females.
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News: This is not good governance
Posted Date: 15/06/2017 (Thursday)
Tourism Development and Christian Affairs Minister John Amaratunga was caught in camera scolding and apparently attempting to assault a journalist at his party office in Kandana last week. Although Sri Lankans are used to seeing this kind of behaviour by politicians and high ranking officials, as if they had the right to behave in such a manner, this particular incident has not created an uproar in society.
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Photos: Cogs Of Democracy: Sri Lanka’s Court System
Posted Date: 15/06/2017 (Thursday)
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Events: விம்பம் 8வது சர்வதேச தமிழ் குறும்திரைப்பட விழா - 2017
Posted Date: 15/06/2017 (Thursday)
Trinity center, East avenue, Eastham, E12 6SL ( near the train station - Eastham )
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News: TNA constituent parties demand dismissal of four NPC Ministers
Posted Date: 14/06/2017 (Wednesday)
Parties in the Tamil National Alliance including EPRLF, TELO and PLOTE have demanded the dismissal of four Ministers in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) who were charged with mass scale corruption. A special committee appointed by the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran has recommended to remove Agriculture Minister Ponnuthurai Ayngaranesan and Education Minister Thambyrajah Gurukularajah
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News: SL Govt. should return to good governance: ICG
Posted Date: 14/06/2017 (Wednesday)
The Sri Lankan government needs to return to its original good governance and reconciliation agenda to salvage the chance to address fundamental sources of conflict and instability, the International Crisis Group (ICG) today said. The ICG recognizes itself as an independent organisation working to prevent wars and shape policies which would create a more peaceful world.
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Photos: Sri Lanka’s place in China’s ‘Silk Road’
Posted Date: 14/06/2017 (Wednesday)
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Events: FREE International Trade Finance workshop
Posted Date: 14/06/2017 (Wednesday)
Kingston Business Expo 2017, Kingston University Business School, Kingston Hill, KT2 7LB
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News: Families of missing LTTE cadres meet President in Jaffna Paranagama alleges OMP set up at the expense of useful investigation
Posted Date: 13/06/2017 (Tuesday)
A delegation representing those who had fought for the LTTE has requested President Maithripala Sirisena to help trace missing persons. This request was made during a meeting at Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray’s Office in Jaffna on Monday (June 12). The previous government brought the war to a successful conclusion in May 2009. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa released over 11,000 out of nearly 12,000 LTTE cadres from military custody before the change of government in January 2015.
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News: SRI LANKA: Dengue Fever Epidemic In Sri Lanka Vs. State Responsibility
Posted Date: 12/06/2017 (Monday)
The population of Sri Lanka is 20.97 million (2015) people. Some 1.84 million are migrant workers. The number of Dengue Fever affected individuals in 2015 was 29, 777. In 2016 it was 55, 154. Statistics for the first 5 months of 2017 show affected individuals to be 56,887! And the total number of dengue affected individuals is expected to rise to more than 136, 528. Following the above mentioned statistics, the simple mathematical
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News: 850,000 affected by drought in N/E- DMC
Posted Date: 11/06/2017 (Sunday)
While some 600,000 people had been hit by the recent floods and landslides in the South, a total of 849,752 individuals belonging to 243,683 families in eight districts in the north and east had been affected by the severe drought condition across the country, the Disaster Management Centre census revealed yesterday.
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News: Premier holds discussions with Commonwealth Secretary General in New York
Posted Date: 09/06/2017 (Friday)
Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland held discussions with Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe today at the United Nations Permanent Representative Office in New York. At the meeting, the Premier and the Commonwealth Secretary General discussed ties between Commonwealth Countries and Sri Lanka and bilateral relationships at a deeper extent.
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News: A separate State, anyone?
Posted Date: 09/06/2017 (Friday)
Just before sitting down to write this morning (June 7, 2017), I received a notification on social media. It was about a panel discussion at the Public Library to be held later in the afternoon. The title was in Sinhala. It read as follows: ‘Let us defeat the Constitution, let us get rid of Ranil.’
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News: Sri Lanka defends decision to join China’s One Belt One Road project
Posted Date: 09/06/2017 (Friday)
Sri Lankan foreign minister Ravi Karunanayake on Wednesday defended his country’s move to join China’s controversial One Belt One Road (Obor) infrastructure initiative, stating that it was a considered decision taken on the basis of its foreign policy, whose motto is “friends with all and enemies with none.”
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