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SL Military Denies Closing Camps in Tamil North

COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan armed forces have denied former President Mahinda Rajapaksa' s charge that the Maithripala Sirisena government has closed 59 army camps in the Tamil-dominated Northern Province, thus endangering national security. "Since ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago

Armed forces should be groomed to face future challenges: President

Others Daily Mirror Sri Lanka Newspapers Sri Lanka, May 19 -- President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said that Sri Lankan security forces should be groomed to take up humanitarian challenges in the face of possible natural disasters in the ...
 HT Syndication2 months ago

Chinese armed police carries out overseas exercise

Chinese armed police forces have conducted its first joint exercise abroad in Sri Lanka. The operation was dubbed Phase II of Exercise Silk Road Cooperation 2015. Soldiers from both Chinese armed police forces and Sri Lankan army took part in the ... weeks ago ┬ĚChinese armed police carries out overseas exercise  Tianshannet3 weeks ago SL in simultaneous joint exercises with US SEALs and Chinese Army  Sri Lanka Island1 month ago

Armed Rebellions no More Option, says Sri Lankan Marxist JVP

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's Marxist JVP party today dismissed the notion of an armed rebellion as means to capture political power, saying that they have "learnt the lessons." Addressing the launch of JVP's manifesto for the August 17 parliamentary ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago

Captain Mathews puts Sri Lanka in driver's seat

He and Dinesh Chandimal (39 not out) then added 67 runs to stretch the lead before bad light forced early stumps with Sri Lanka in firm control of the series-deciding contest. Having claimed the last Pakistani wicket in the morning to bowl out ...
 Northern Territory Government3 weeks ago Mathews puts Lanka in driver's seat  Saudi Gazette3 weeks ago Captain puts SL in driver's seat  Cape Times3 weeks ago Cricket-Captain Mathews puts Sri Lanka in driver's seat  Yahoo! UK and Ireland Eurosport3 weeks ago
Pakistan Observer

Armed forces dismantled militants infrastructure: COAS

RAWALPINDI: General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Sunday said the armed forces have successfully dismantled militants infrastructure and created significant effects. We as a nation are determined to take this surge to its logical end, ...
 SAMAA TV1 month ago Army Chief discusses security, terrorism with SL leadership  Frontier Post1 month ago Gen Raheel Sharif meets civil, military leadership of Sri Lanks  World Tribune Pakistan1 month ago Defence coop central to Pak ties with Sri Lanka: Raheel  Pakistan Observer1 month ago
Hindustan Times

'Good for the NE': Activists hail repeal of Afspa by Tripura govt

Rights activists and a former top cop on Thursday hailed Tripura's decision to withdraw the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa), saying it could serve as a precedent for total repeal of the legislation blamed for excesses by ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago

25 years ago, an exit following a debacle

It was in the early months of 1990 that the Indian Peace Keeping Force fully withdrew from Sri Lanka, carrying with it bitter experiences of a flawed political decision. It's not a silver jubilee anyone wants to remember Part of the reason why ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago
Inter Press Service

Scores of Sri Lankan Tamils Still Living Under the Long Shadow of War

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 Inter Press Service2 months ago Local Communities Take Lead on Mangrove Conservation in Sri Lanka  Inter Press Service1 month ago

Rajapaksa says he will resist probe against Lankan forces

COLOMBO: The United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), whose centrepiece in the election campaign for the Aug 17 parliamentary elections is Mahinda Rajapaksa, released its manifesto in the presence of the former Sri Lankan president on Tuesday. In ...
 DAWN Group18 hours ago
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