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2 councils in Sri Lanka's former war zone to go to polls on Fe...

COLOMBO: Two local councils in the former Tamil Tigers-ruled northern province in Sri Lanka will go to polls on February 28. Chief Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya today announced that the elections will be held in the Puthukudyiruppu ... Economic Times, 20 hours ago
2 Lanka war zone councils to go to polls on Feb. 28 Oman Tribune, 51 minutes ago

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Tamil appointed SL's top judge

COLOMBO (BBC): Sri Lanka's president has appointed a Tamil judge as the new chief justice the first member of the minority community to hold the post in decades. Judge Kanagasabapathy Sripavan, 62, was sworn in in the capital Colombo. President ...
 Frontier Post1 hour ago Canada welcomes reinstatement of CJ  Lankapuvath2 hours ago Sri Lanka Appoints Minority Tamil as Top Judge  NDTV1 day ago Sri Lanka's impeached chief justice reinstated  Himalayan times3 days ago
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Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena appoints top judge Kanagasabapathy Sripavan as chief justice

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's new president has appointed the country's most senior judge as the head of the Supreme Court, a move seen as a bid to bolster the independence of the judiciary which was politicised under the previous regime. Judge ...
 Economic Times16 hours ago Sri Lankan President appoints Tamil as Chief Justice  SahiOnline22 hours ago Sri Lanka president appoints top judge as chief justice  Sify16 hours ago Dharmasri Ekanayake appointed President's Media Director  Lankapuvath4 days ago
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Let Realism, not Rhetoric, Define Ties with Colombo

The defeat of President Mahinda Rajapakse in the elections he had called, with two years remaining in his second term, demonstrated the vibrancy and maturity of Sri Lankan democracy to its neighbours and to distant capitals, from London to ...
 New Indian Express12 hours ago Mahinda Rajapaksa steps down, hands over party leadership to Sirisena  IndiaTV News2 weeks ago RAW hand in Mahinda Rajapakse's election defeat?  DNA2 weeks ago Will Mahinda Rajapaksa be defeated?  Rediff.com4 weeks ago

India, Sri Lanka discuss voluntary repatriation of Lankan refugees

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - India and Sri Lanka, yesterday (30) held talks on voluntary repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees in the country, within days of deciding to "re-engage" on the issue during a meeting between their Foreign Ministers. ...
 Lankapuvath20 hours ago Modi to Discuss Lankan Refugee Repatriation During Colombo Visit  New Indian Express1 week ago India, Lanka Resume Dialogue on Repatriation of Refugees  New Indian Express1 day ago
IndiaTV News

A President's Day

President Maithripala Sirisena takes a morning jog at Independence Square in Colombo while a newly married couple watch. Picture by
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader6 hours ago Fonseka also comes in from the cold  DAWN Group3 days ago Constructive criticism is more important than singing eulogies - President  Lankapuvath4 days ago Sirisena favours 5-year presidential term  DAWN Group4 days ago

British Foreign Office Minister Swire meets Minister Samaraweera

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera held talks with visiting British Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Hugo Swire at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, yesterday (30). Minister Hugo Swire ...
 Lankapuvath22 hours ago Discussions focused on strengthening Sri Lanka's relations with the EU and Belgium  Lankapuvath1 day ago British Minister to visit Sri Lanka today  Lankapuvath3 days ago Samaraweera's India visit reflects importance Colombo places on New Delhi: MEA  Business Standard1 week ago

Rajapaksa's channel taxed

Colombo, 30 January: Sri Lanka's new government has slapped a one-time tax of Rs 1 billion on the only sports television channel in the country which is owned by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa's son. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake slapped ...
 The Statesman1 day ago Lanka budget hits Rajapaksa family-run channel  Press Trust of India1 day ago SriLanka budget hits Rajapaksa family-run sports channel  The Statesman1 day ago Sri Lanka budget hits Rajapaksa family-run sports channel  Jagran Post1 day ago

Lanka installs new top judge after furore in parliament

Press Trust of India | Colombo January 30, 2015 Last Updated at 21:05 IST Sri Lanka today appointed Justice K Sripavan, an ethnic-Tamil, its new Chief Justice, days after his predecessor Mohan Peiris was asked to resign following an uproar in the ...
 Business Standard India1 day ago Removing CJ Shirani Bandaranayake and appointing Mohan Peiris instead was null and void in law  Lankapuvath3 days ago Shirani Bandaranayake resumed duties today, will retire tomorrow  Lankapuvath3 days ago Shirani retires; Sripavan to be appointed CJ today  Sri Lanka Island2 days ago

Sri Lanka keen to cooperate with UN investigation

COLOMBO, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's government has received encouragement from the United Nations to cooperate on an ongoing investigation into its human rights record, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. President Maithripala Sirisena's ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago
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