Ban meets Sampanthan

Ban meets Sampanthan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who visited Jaffna yesterday, met Opposition and Tamil National Alliance leader R. Sampanthan. He also met Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran and Governor Reginald Cooray. Courtesy – daily News…

Jaffna investment forum may become an Issue between governor and Chief Minister Wigneswaran

Jaffna investment forum may become an Issue between governor and Chief Minister Wigneswaran

The Governor of Sri Lanka’s Tamil majority Northern Province, Reginold Cooray, is organizing an international investment forum in Jaffna on August 22, and is planning to set up a One-Stop Shop at the Jaffna Secretariat to help persons wanting to invest in the war-devastated Northern Province. But this…

Colombo-Trinco economic corridor study by ADB

Colombo-Trinco economic corridor study by ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is studying the possibility of creating an ‘economic corridor’ between Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo and eastern Trincomalee, a senior official said. “Transport infrastructure is important for connectivity, to send exports out and so that people and products can move very easily from one…

Refugees should return, returnees are happy: SC Chandrahasan

Refugees should return, returnees are happy: SC Chandrahasan

There are about 65,000 refugees living these camps, almost half of them born here to parents who had…

Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

There is a memorable gift for the fellow Tamils of Sri Lanka from a city Tamil sangam.  Sixteen…

Justice, equality only ensure national security: Sampanthan tells govt

Justice, equality only ensure national security: Sampanthan tells govt

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) chief and Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan on Friday dismissed the argument in…

Sri Lanka President vows to eradicate LTTE ideology

Sri Lanka President vows to eradicate LTTE ideology

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has vowed to “eradicate the LTTE ideology” which is still present locally and…

Norwegian state secretary meets Sampanthan

Norwegian state secretary meets Sampanthan

Norwegian State Secretary Tore Hattrem arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday morning on a two day visit. Hattrem held…

Will continue to persuade centre for establishing rights of Sri Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa

Will continue to persuade centre for establishing rights of Sri Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday said her government would continue to persuade the Centre for…

Is Wigneswaran planning to break away from TNA to form radical tamil party?

Is Wigneswaran planning to break away from TNA to form radical tamil party?

The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil majority Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, appears to be planning to break away…

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