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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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SLFP to form a national government with the UNP

Thursday August 20, 2015
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to form a national government with the United National Party (UNP). The decision in this regard was made today during the SLFP's central committee ...
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Rajapaksa to continue in politics

Wednesday August 19, 2015
The former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced that he will continue to engage in politics, despite losing the general election. In a statement released today, Rajapaksa claimed ...
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Mavai Senathirajah: 'TNA will not be accepting ministerial portfolios'

Wednesday August 19, 2015
TNA will not be accepting any ministerial portfolios in the new government, a senior leader of the party has announced. Speaking to reporters in Jaffna yesterday, Mavai Senathirajah, TNA's MP fo ...
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Mahinda Rajapaksa routed

Tuesday August 18, 2015
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa failed to secure enough seats in the general election to become the country's next prime minister. The United People Freedom Alliance, of which ...
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