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News: Sirisena gets tough, pro-JO organisers fired, cases against Rajapaksa family expedited
Posted Date: 17/10/2017 (Tuesday)
• As parties prepare for local polls, possibly on January 20, President rules out any rapprochement with rival faction • UNP also finalises list for 335 local councils while Basil claims new party confident of winning a majority • Cabinet dispute over expressway project, Ranawaka and other ministers critical of high cost, but Kiriella flares back
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News: Indian footwear giant gains foothold in SL Local entrepreneurs cry foul
Posted Date: 16/10/2017 (Monday)
An Indian footwear company has set up a factory in Sri Lanka much to the consternation of its local counterparts, who feel threatened. Sri Lankan entrepreneurs say that other Indian manufactures may follow suit and fields such as local manufacturing and marketing of dairy products, confectioneries, ready-made garments and a range of consumer goods may be adversely affected.
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News: ‘I didn’t intend to insult the judiciary’: Gnanasara Thera
Posted Date: 16/10/2017 (Monday)
Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera said he didn’t intend to insult the judiciary with the remarks made inside the Homagama Magistrate’s Court in January 2016. Gnanasara Thera made this remarks as a defense witness regarding the contempt of court case filed against him. “I had no intention to insult the judiciary or any other person in court. The emotional feelings
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News: Proposed constitutional reforms could lead to Catalonia-style split: MR
Posted Date: 16/10/2017 (Monday)
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the government to abandon its ‘destructive’ proposal for a new constitution and to bring forward proposals to implement the original constitutional pledges they made. He said that the government has tabled in Parliament, proposals for a new constitution and that however the constitutional reform pledges made by the Yahapalana coalition at the last presidential election was restricted to changing the system of elections and abolishing the
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Photos: Lessons from the United Kingdom on Unitary State and Devolution CONSTITUTION MAKING IN SRI LANKA
Posted Date: 16/10/2017 (Monday)
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Photos: Sri Lanka’s first international standard prison opens
Posted Date: 16/10/2017 (Monday)
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News: Sumanthiran files fresh FR against Swaminathan
Posted Date: 15/10/2017 (Sunday)
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran has filed a fresh Fundamental Rights petition seeking an Interim Order preventing any steps being taken by Minister D.M. Swaminathan with regard to entering into a contract with a French construction company to construct 65,000 of prefabricated steel houses in the North and Eastern Provinces. At a previous occasion, Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran decided to withdraw his FR petition which had been filed over the same issue amidst respondents’ objections that the Cabinet of
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News: Old left wants 13th A implemented fully
Posted Date: 15/10/2017 (Sunday)
The old guard of the leftist parties of the country has called for the abolition of the Executive Presidency and the devolution of power via the full implementation of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. The United Leftist Front, a breakaway Party formed by former members of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party and the Communist Party of Sri Lanka, explained that the full implementation
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News: President jolts security detail Confronts Jaffna protesters
Posted Date: 15/10/2017 (Sunday)
President Maithripala Sirisena took his security detail by surprise after he threw caution to the wind and abruptly alighted from his official vehicle to confront a group of protesters in Jaffna yesterday. The President was in Jaffna to inaugurate the National Tamil Language Day celebrations at the Jaffna Hindu College when the incident took place. According to eyewitnesses the President had calmly walked up to the black flag waving
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News: Better suspend ‘New Constitution’ and focus on economy
Posted Date: 15/10/2017 (Sunday)
The Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly has produced an Interim Report on six key issues after 73 sessions between April 2016 and September 2017, without basic consensus among the key partners of political party representatives in the Committee. There were six sub-committee reports submitted before, in November and December 2016, and some of them were more controversial than the present report.
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News: Proceedings on Sri Lanka debate in the Lords Chamber held on 12 October 2017
Posted Date: 15/10/2017 (Sunday)
Proceedings on Sri Lanka debate in the Lords Chamber held on 12 October 2017 Question for Short Debate Asked by • Lord Naseby To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the progress made by the coalition government of Sri Lanka in meeting the requirements on reconciliation established by the United Nations Human Rights Council.
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News: LTTE cadres committed serious crimes will not be released
Posted Date: 14/10/2017 (Saturday)
State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardena says that imprisoned LTTE cadres who have committed serious crimes will not be released despite staging Harthals. He said that some Northern Politicians are issuing various statements to media to get narrow political gains. The state Minister said this during a function in Delgoda.Minister Ruwan Wijewardena said that
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News: People affected by Uma Oya project could face landslide threats with onset of rain
Posted Date: 14/10/2017 (Saturday)
The Disaster Mangement centre (DMC) and the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) are closely monitoring landslide prone areas in 40 GramaNiladhari divisions in Bandarawela, Divisional Secretary Nihal Gunaratne said. He said they were also monitoring areas where cracks had occurred due to the Uma Oya Multi purpose project.
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News: Delay LG Elections Amendment gazette – Mano
Posted Date: 14/10/2017 (Saturday)
Minister Mano Ganesan has requested the government to refrain from issuing the gazette notification pertaining to the Local Government Elections Amendment Act until the issues surrounding the Ambagamuwa and Nuwara-Eliya Pradeshiya Sabha is addressed. The Minister speaking at a function said more than 200,000 votes existed within the two
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News: India, Sri Lanka agree to find permanent solution to fishermen issue
Posted Date: 14/10/2017 (Saturday)
India and Sri Lanka on Saturday agreed to find a permanent solution to the fishermen issue existing between the two countries. The two sides held ministerial-level talks on the fishermen issue in New Delhi and agreed that a permanent solution to the fishermen issues should be found at the earliest.
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News: Normalising the Abnormal: The Militarisation of Mullaitivu
Posted Date: 14/10/2017 (Saturday)
Two years after the Sri Lankan government co-sponsored UN Human Rights Council (HRC) Resolution 30/1 and six months after it renewed its commitments in HRC Resolution 34/1, the Sri Lankan government has continued to fail to fulfil its pledges to the Tamil people in Sri Lanka. A key commitment made in the HRC resolutions and a critical component of the conversation around transitional justice is meaningful security sector reform. Despite calls by numerous international bodies and repeated calls by Tamil politicians and communities, the
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Photos: Northern Province programme of National Food Production battle commenced under President’s patronage
Posted Date: 14/10/2017 (Saturday)
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News: India eyes airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost
Posted Date: 13/10/2017 (Friday)
India is in advanced talks with Sri Lanka to operate an airport on the southern tip of the island, where China has invested heavily as part of its Belt and Road initiative, a Sri Lankan minister said. Sri Lanka’s civil aviation minister, Nimal Siripala, said the country had been looking for alternative investors in the Hambantota area, where China has built a seaport and is in
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News: Harthal in Jaffna
Posted Date: 13/10/2017 (Friday)
Shops in the Northern Province have decided to close their business establishments today (October 13) as a mark of protest demanding the release of Tamil political prisoners. It also aimed at drawing attention of President Maithiripala Sirisena’s visit to Jaffna Jaffna tomorrow. The Harthal was organised by the joint co-operation by a number of Tamil political parties and civil organizations in North.
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News: Two-faced Rajapaksa sibling
Posted Date: 13/10/2017 (Friday)
There may be no elections for local government institutions or provincial councils this year but that hasn’t deterred the major political parties from getting into elections gear in anticipation of these polls being held early next year. The two partners in the National Unity government, the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) find themselves in an unusual and unprecedented situation. They are allies in the government, but they will be competing for votes with each other at the elections.
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