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Eastern Battle

Casualties were suffered on both sides in the first major clash since a split in the guerrilla group, the pro-Tiger Tamilnet.com website said.rn rn …

Hope & Pray

The JHU (Jathika Hela Urumaya), will make it a priority to introduce a new law to stop Sri Lankans from being persuaded to change their religious …

Showdown

Guerrilla factions have exchanged heavy gunfire in north-eastern Sri Lanka, in the first major clash since an unprecedented split in the Tamil Tiger …

Surging Demand

An election on top of the April festivities, created a bigger than expected demand for cash this year.Currency in circulation rose by a massive Rs. …

Checklist

The Joint Business Forum on Wednesday, while expressing support for the newly elected Freedom Alliance, rolled out what it saw as a list of …

Not Fair

Flour Mill giant Singapores Prima Ceylon Ltd has filed papers for arbitration against the government for failing to honour two clauses in its …

Musical Chairs

The election of nine Buddhist monks in Sri Lankas elections has sent parliamentary officials scrambling to make suitable seating and dining …

Cosmetic Changes

President Chandrika Kumaratungas United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Party is still struggling to secure a Parliamentary majority but they are …

Bad Boys

Transparency International urged for accountability past the polls, with less than ten of the over 5600 candidates that contested, discharging …

New PM

Former opposition leader and Sri Lanka Freedom Party stalwart from the South, 59-year-old Mahinda Rajapaksa took oaths as the new Prime Minister in …

Fresh Blood

The Cabinet of Ministers in the President Chandrika Bandaranayake Kumaranatunges new government is due to be finalised by Wednesday, say top JVP …

Lead Actor

Sri Lankas new prime minister, Mahinda Rajapakse, is a part-time film star but his new role requires a major balancing act to keep a minority …

Nail Biting

Local financial markets took a beating on Tuesday, which saw the equity and currency markets come under pressure, while bond dealers opted not to …

Generous Hand

Sri Lanka is lined up for a ’80 5.5 mn assistance package from the European Commission (EC) to resettle and rehabilitate over 270,000 displaced …

Who’s The Face?

The absence of a coherent economic policy, ranging from fiscal discipline, economic reforms, together with how fast new government will woo foreign …

Coming Up

As the Freedom Alliance prepared to form a government, outgoing Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warned that a government without an absolute …

Cross Breed

The polls were called early by President Chandrika Kumaratunga to end a power struggle with the rival prime minister over peace talks with the Tamil …

Upside Down

A hung parliament resulting from Sri Lankas elections could further hamper efforts to end three decades of ethnic war as a weak government cannot …

Mixed Up

Sri Lankans voted in a hung parliament, after President Chandrika Kumaratungas United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) won Fridays poll, but fell …

Move On

After an overwhelming anti-government vote at Fridays election, JBIZ Chief says the business community should accept the will of the people and work …

All Clear

Elections Chief Dayananda Dissanayake has opted not to go for fresh polls in two districts, which were reported to have voting irregularities and …

Communal Living

Sri Lanka will have a coalition government as no party secured a clear majority in just concluded parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Ranil …

Well Done

The U.S. Embassy on Saturday congratulated the Sri Lankanrnpeople on the conclusion of a largely peaceful parliamentary election rnwith an impressive …