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AIADMK MP demands CBI probe into J Jayalalithaa death

PR Sundaram, who has shifted to the rebel group, said a state government probe would not be able to reveal the truth.

Published on 24th March 2017

Sri Lanka gets two years time to implement 2015 UNHRC resolution on ethnic reconciliation

The Sri Lankan representative Dr.Harsha de Silva that Sri Lanka is striving “to establish a Sri Lankan Government-led processes with international assistance, engagement and support.”

Published on 23rd March 2017

Sri Lankan opposition to foreign judges worries US; UK stresses devolution

In his statement, the British delegate did not mention the issue of foreign judges but called for a “credible” transitional justice mechanism among other things.

Published on 23rd March 2017

AIADMK wants India to oppose UNHRC resolution on Sri Lankan Tamils

Maitreyan said the session of the UNHRC is in progress in Geneva and the resolution will be put to vote on March 22.

Published on 20th March 2017

Sri Lanka seeks two more years from UN to deliver war crimes probe

According to the UN figures, up to 40,000 civilians were killed by the security forces during former president Rajapaksa's regime that brought an end to the conflict with the defeat of LTTE in 2009. 

Published on 13th March 2017

UNHRC resolution will not force Sri Lanka to accept adjudication by foreigners in war crimes cases

In its latest report to UNHRC, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights  had demanded a hybrid court comprising Sri Lankan and foreign judges to try war crimes cases.

Published on 4th March 2017

Sri Lanka’s constitution making process is in the doldrums

Informed sources told Express that Sirisena had asked the Steering Committee to draft a simplified report that members of the Constitutional Assembly could understand.

Published on 16th February 2017

Trump and May offer Sri Lanka window of opportunity to renegotiate UNHRC  resolution: Former Ambassador

According to Jayatilleka, Sirisena has also sensed the possibility of working with a reoriented US Administration under President Trump.

Published on 26th January 2017

Sri Lanka meets eligibility criteria for GSP Plus, says EU technical report

The European Commission has recommended to the EU parliament that GSP+ be granted to Sri Lanka.

Published on 16th January 2017

She was a beacon of hope for lankan Tamils

Her proactive steps, including Assembly resolution for economic sanctions on the island nation after the war and stand on Katchatheevu issue, had many takers

Published on 7th December 2016

Tamil National Alliance fears law to replace anti-terror act may be old wine in a new bottle

Sri Lanka had jointly sponsored the UNHRC resolution along with the US.

Published on 9th October 2016

Zeid lets Sri Lanka off the hook in his address to the 33rd session of the UNHRC

Theme of speech was access to UN rights investigators.

Published on 14th September 2016

Ban Ki-moon didn't mention UNHRC resolution in talks with Sirisena

Reconciliation is “slow but steady” Ban said, but didn’t give any time limit to complete the process.

Published on 2nd September 2016

Sri Lanka woos the US, India and China for a quantum leap in development

Srilanka is trying to make up for 30 years of stagnation brought about by an ethnic conflict and a brutal war.

Published on 12th August 2016

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