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Sri Lanka rehabilitates top general

Sri Lankan Ex-general Given Amnesty

Monitoring Desk, London Monday, 26 January, 2015 03:17:18 AM Former army chief Sarath Fonseka campaigned against Mahinda Rajapaksa in elections earlier this month (AFP) Sri Lanka's new president pardoned and reinstated the rank of an ..., 21 hours ago

Sri Lanka President grants full pardon to ex-army chief Fonseka

A file photo of former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka. Photo: AFP Colombo : Sri Lanka's newly elected President on Wednesday pardoned former army chief Sarath Fonseka , who led the military in a 26-year war against Tamil Tiger separatists ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago Inside China: Stung by Sri Lanka's election  Washington Times3 days ago Indian experts surprised by the election result in Sri Lanka  Observer India3 days ago Sri Lanka's new president pardons former army commander  Xinhua News Agency5 days ago

'Lankan Tamils now more free to move in northern area of SL'

Theni: Withdrawal of the Governor from the northern areas of Sri Lanka and decision to reduce Army presence meant that Tamils in that area in the island nation are now more free and could move around for their livelihood, Sri Lankan MP Seenithambi ...
 News Today1 day ago PTI - LANKA-MP(MES8) - 'Lankan Tamils now more free to move in northern area of SL'  Namibia Press Agency2 days ago
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Sri Lanka to keep army posted in north

The new Sri Lankan government Sunday said it would keep the army stationed in the northern part of the country and give priority to national security. Sri Lankan State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardena said that after President Maithripala ...
 Siasat Daily1 week ago Discouraging northern electorate: Army rejects poll monitors allegations  Sri Lanka Island2 weeks ago

The Big Picture: Sri Lanka's Forever War

The army on the streets of Colombo. But it's in the troubled Northern province that the army is a constant presence. (Express photo by: Arun Janardhanan) As a new president takes over in the island country, the Tamils in the north, once the bastion ...
 Indian Express1 week ago New Sri Lankan gov't says to keep army in the north week ago XINHUA - New Sri Lankan gov't says to keep army in the north  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago

2000 Soldiers Were Moved to Colombo for Coup, Says Former Sri Lankan Army Chief

Mahinda Rajapaksa's defeat in the Presidential elections was followed by the news that he had attempted a coup as the results poured in, predicting his defeat. Now, even more explosive revelations have emerged about the attempted coup. In an exclusive ...
 NDTV1 week ago 2,000 Soldiers Were Moved to Colombo for Coup, Says Former Sri Lankan Army Chief  NDTV1 week ago

Rajapaksa govt using army to scare off Tamil voters:opposition

The main opposition challenger to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today accused the government of deploying thousands of soldiers in civilian clothes in Tamil-dominated northern areas to prevent the minority community from voting in the next ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Sri Lanka court grants bail to former army chief's son-in-law

I | Colombo December 19, 2014 Last Updated at 12:57 IST A Sri Lankan court on Friday granted bail to Danuna Tilakaratne, the son-in-law of former Chief of Army Staff and Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka after he surrendered before the court. Colombo ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Lanka Opposition accuses army of campaigning for Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan Opposition has accused the army of deploying soldiers for poll-related campaigning for incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa, a charge the military denied today. Joint Opposition media spokesman Mangala Samaraweera accused Army Commander ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Sri Lanka Opposition accuses army of campaigning for Rajapaksa  First Post.com1 month ago

Joint army exercise brings India, Sri Lanka closer

Indicative of strengthening bilateral military relations, the special forces of India's and Sri Lanka's armies on Monday began a three-week mock war drill in the island nation. Notwithstanding India's "concerns" over China's submarines and warships being ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Lanka, India begin joint military exercise  Business Standard2 months ago Sri Lanka, India joint military exercise to begin from today  Sify2 months ago
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