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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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Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam elected to parliament

Thursday August 06, 2020
The leader of Tamil National People's Front (TNPF) has been elected to the parliament.   Mr Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam was previously elected to the parliament in 2001 and 2004.
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Easter terror suicide bomber's widow was an Indian mole

Saturday July 25, 2020
The widow of an Easter terror Jihadi suicide bomber was an operative of Indian intelligence services, the Daily Mirror, has reported.   The following is the full report:
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Sri Lankan security forces lay siege to TNPF's Jaffna office

Monday July 06, 2020
The Sri Lankan security forces laid siege to the TNPF office in Jaffna on Sunday, claiming they had received information the party was making preparations to commemorate Black Tigers' Day.
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General election postponed to 5 August

Wednesday June 10, 2020
Sri Lanka's Election Commission has announced it is postponing the general election to 5 August.  
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News

EU diplomats' meeting with Gotabaya Rajapaksa fails to break ice

Tuesday January 07, 2020
The Sri Lankan President has flatly rejected the request of EU diplomats to grant police powers to provincial authorities in the Tamil speaking areas. ...
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Rajapaksa regime to ditch legislation on enforced disappearances?

Tuesday January 07, 2020
Speculation is rife in Colombo's political circles that the Rajapaksa regime is considering repealing legislation on enforced disappearances.   ...
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Is the West heading for a showdown with Sri Lanka?

Friday December 27, 2019
By Dr A.R.Sriskanda Rajah   ...
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Rajapaksa regime reverts to Sinhala-only national anthem; Tamil version ditched

Tuesday December 24, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has announced that the country's national anthem would be sung only in the Sinhala language on Independence Day.   ...
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