Parliament urged to recognise Yohani and Satheeshan’s achievement

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Parliament was today urged to recognise Yohani and Satheeshan for the honour they have brought Sri Lanka through their song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’. Samagi Jana...

Tamil Diaspora ready to engage with President 

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By Easwaran Rutnam (@easwaranrutnam) The Tamil Diaspora is prepared to engage with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, an influential diaspora group based in London said. The Global Tamil...

Kingpin of immigration racket held in TN reveals over 100 Lankans entered via sea

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Tamil Nadu Q branch Police, following the arrest and interrogation of a suspect in an illegal immigration racket, has found that more than 100...

UN chief tells GR to protect minority rights

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres has told President Gotabaya Rajapaksa about the need to protect minority rights in Sri Lanka. Guterres met with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa...

Chances of quarantine curfew continuing after 1st October slim

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The chances of the quarantine curfew continuing after 1st October are very slim, State Minister Channa Jayasumana said today. He said the expectations of the...

Chaos after wine stores open before formal decision

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By Indika Sri Aravinda There was chaos around the country this evening as people rushed to purchase liquor after wine stores opened before a formal...

Defence Ministry asserts no threat to BIA

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The Ministry of Defence today asserted that there was no threat to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and that an email warning of an...

Sri Lanka tells UN not to interfere in Xinjiang and Hong Kong

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By Easwaran Rutnam (@easwaranrutnam) Sri Lanka has told the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) not to interfere in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. In a statement during...

Sri Lankan born Kamzy Gunaratnam elected to Norway Parliament

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Sri Lankan born Kamzy Gunaratnam has been elected as a member of the Norwegian Parliament. Jonas Gahr Støre’s Labour Party won the Norwegian parliamentary election. Gunaratnam...

Government insists no threat to freedom of speech

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The Government today insisted that there was no threat to freedom of speech in the country. Cabinet co-spokesman Dr. Ramesh Pathirana said that the Government...