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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

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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