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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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News

With love from America: the US slaps down travel ban on Sri Lankan military commander

Friday February 14, 2020
As Sri Lankans celebrated Valentine's Day, the US slapped down a travel ban on the country's army commander, Lt. General Shavendra Silva.   ...
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Rajapaksa confirms India was complicit in Tamil genocide

Tuesday February 11, 2020
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has confirmed that India was complicit in the genocidal war waged against the Tamils.   ...
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Healing the wounds of Sri Lanka's civil war is a critical issue - the US

Tuesday January 28, 2020
The US and Sri Lanka have a shared interest in the critical issue of healing the wounds of the civil war, a senior American diplomat has claimed.   ...
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Furious Sri Lankan minister orders Tamil to be given secondary status in the North

Tuesday January 21, 2020
A Sri Lankan cabinet minister has ordered Tamil language to be given secondary status in the predominantly Tamil speaking Northern province.   ...
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