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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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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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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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Tamil political prisoner found innocent after being jailed for 13 years

Friday December 20, 2019
A Tamil political prisoner jailed for 13 years on charges of involvement in an assassination attempt on Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been acquitted by the Court.   ...
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Kurdish scholar calls for the exclusion of Sri Lankan diplomats from genocide conferences

Friday December 20, 2019
A prominent Kurdish scholar from Iraqi Kurdistan has called for Sri Lankan diplomats to be excluded from Kurdish genocide conferences.   ...
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Rajapaksa regime begins political witch-hunt; former minister jailed

Wednesday December 18, 2019
A former Sri Lankan cabinet minister and a close ally of the former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been arrested in connection with a road accident that happened in 2016.   ...
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