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Two civilian staff at Sri Lankan army headquarters diagnosed with COVID-19

Friday October 09, 2020
Two civilian staff at the Sri Lankan army headquarters have been diagnosed with COVID-19, sources in Colombo have told the Tamil Polity.  
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Indian soldiers killed Pirapaharan's son - former Sri Lankan army commander

Wednesday October 07, 2020
Filed Marshal (Rtd.) Sarath Fonseka has claimed the LTTE leader's son, Balachandran Pirapaharan, was not killed by Sri Lankan troops.  
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Total shutdown observed in the Tamil homeland

Monday September 28, 2020
A total shutdown was observed in the Tamil homeland on Monday, condemning Sri Lanka’s ban on commemorating Thileepan’s death anniversary.  
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Provincial councils' police and land powers to be scrapped

Saturday August 15, 2020
The Sri Lankan government has announced that it will use its two-third majority in the parliament to scrap police and land powers granted to provincial councils pursuant to the thirteenth amendment...
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TNPF wins another seat on national list

Friday August 07, 2020
The TNPF has won another seat on the national list, the Sri Lankan election commission has said.  
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Mahinda forms minority government; sworn in as prime minister

Thursday November 21, 2019
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as prime minister.   ...
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Sinhalese can rule without the support of 'minorities' - Gnanasara Thero

Tuesday November 19, 2019
The leader of the extremist group Bodhu Bala Sena (BBS) has announced that as the Sinhalese now have a strong leader, he will dismantle his organisation after the general election.   ...
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Tamils of Indian origin attacked by the Sri Lankan president's supporters

Monday November 18, 2019
Tamils of Indian origin living in Yattiantotte, Kegalle district, have been attacked by supporters of the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.   ...
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as president amidst Tamil - Muslim boycott

Monday November 18, 2019
Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been sworn in as the seventh executive president of Sri Lanka today, amidst boycott by Tamils and Muslims.   ...
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