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Fonseka, jailed by Rajapaksa, made field marshal in Lanka
Manorama Online

Sarath Fonseka becomes first field marshal of Sri Lanka

Sarath Fonseka, the former Sri Lankan army chief on 22 March, 2015 was conferred the country's highest military rank of field marshal. The award was conferred to him by the new government for "achieving victory over terrorism" five years after he ... India Today, 5 days ago

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General amnesty for Army deserters

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka Army declared a General Amnesty period with a view to release its deserters from the service with effect from 2nd April under the directives of the President Maithripala Sirisena. Adjutant General of Army, Major ...
 Lankapuvath3 days ago Sri Lanka grants amnesty for military deserters  Business Standard4 days ago Sri Lanka Grants Period of Amnesty for Military Deserters  Outlook4 days ago Sri Lanka grants amnesty to military deserters  The Hindu3 days ago
Malay Mail

Sri Lanka hands back army occupied land in ex-war zone

Colombo--Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena Monday launched a program to hand over military-occupied land in the country's battle-scarred north back to its original Tamil owners, the government said. Security forces had occupied some ...
 Qatar Peninsula5 days ago AFP - SriLanka-Tamil-land-rights  Namibia Press Agency5 days ago Sri Lanka launches programme to return army-occupied land in ex-war zone  Malay Mail5 days ago
MSN News

34 militants killed in Pakistani army air raid

The three island-nation trip that took Prime Minister Modi to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka in mid-March may well mark the beginning of India's long overdue maritime awakening. In his address to parliament, Prime Minister Modi appealed to ...
 South Asia Monitor1 week ago Modi's outreach to three Indian Ocean states  Japan Times1 week ago Brace for Choppy Chinese Waves  New Indian Express1 week ago Modi bats for India, Sri Lanka ties: A battle half won?  MSN News2 weeks ago
Ani News

Former Sri Lanka army chief calls on India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue

Mar 19, 3:11 pm Jaipur, Mar. 19 ( ANI ): Former Sri Lanka army chief General Sarath Fonseka on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to speedily resolve the Kashmir issue, adding that countries of the region should start behaving like ...
 Ani News1 week ago Gen. Fonseka calls on India, Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue  Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago
New Indian Express

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickramasinghe indicates troops reduction in Tamil areas in future

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe has indicated reduction of army presence in Tamil areas "as time goes on". He, however, ruled out any immediate reduction in troops unless there is improvement in the situation.
 Economic Times3 weeks ago Ranil's Remark Adding Fuel to Fire: MK  New Indian Express2 weeks ago Lanka PM indicates troops reduction in Tamil areas in future  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe indicates troops reduction in Tamil areas  Gulf News3 weeks ago

Sarath Fonseka acquitted from charges pertaining to harboring Army deserters

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former General in the Sri Lanka Army Sarath Fonseka and his Secretary, Former Captain Senaka Haripriya de Silva have been acquitted of all charges pertaining to harboring ten Army deserters in Presidential Election 2010, by ...
 Lankapuvath2 weeks ago Is Sri Lanka changing under President Sirisena?  Channel 42 weeks ago Court refuses interim relief to former Army Commander  Sri Lanka Island2 weeks ago Tightrope walk  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Sri Lanka coup: Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to deploy army to stop counting of votes, says former aide

Sri Lanka's new government will investigate an alleged attempt by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to stage a coup to try to stay in power when results showed he was losing last week's election. The post Sri Lanka coup: Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to deploy ...
 First Post.com2 months ago Mahinda Rajapaksa denies coup bid post-poll  Asian Age2 months ago Rajapaksa denies post-election coup bid  Deccan Herald2 months ago Interview Mar 13 I never said I would retire; I am resting: MR  Lanka Business Online2 weeks ago

Sri Lanka army defied last minute order to keep Rajapaksa in power- Sirisena ally

COLOMBO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's army defied orders from aides of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to keep him in power "by force" when it became clear he had lost his bid for a third term, an ally of the newly elected leader said on Saturday. But an ...
 Sify2 months ago Rajapaksa pressurised army to deploy troops after losing elections, claims Sri Lanka's new government  DNA2 months ago Mahinda Rajapakse 'pressed' army after Sri Lanka poll defeat: Govt  Economic Times2 months ago Rajapaksa 'pressed' army after poll defeat: New govt  Zee News2 months ago
Times of India

Lanka appoints new army chief; reinstates Fonseka loyalists

Major General Chrishantha de Silva was today appointed as the new Sri Lankan army chief by President Maithripala Sirisena, who also reinstated several loyalists of former army chief Sarath Fonseka.De Silva will succeed Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake with effect from February 22, Sirisena's office said in a statement. Ratnayake was in office since August, 2013 and will retire tomorrow.  De Silva becomes the 21st Commander of the Sri Lanka army since the island gained independence from ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Sri Lanka appoints new Army Chief; reinstates Fonseka loyalists  DNA1 month ago Lanka Appoints New Army Chief, Reinstates Fonseka Loyalists  Outlook1 month ago
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