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  • Canada’s Rathika, MP Or Terrorist?

    Canada’s Rathika, MP Or Terrorist?

    (Courtesy of Sunday Leader)

    By Camelia Nathaniel

    A young Canadian politician is under investigation for her links to separatist politicians, criminals and terrorists in India and Sri Lanka. Arriving as a tourist, Rathika Sitsabaiesan met with separatist politicians, criminals and …


  • Lankan Tamils Safer Abroad

    Lankan Tamils Safer Abroad

    By V Suryanarayanan

    Soon after the UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution calling for an international inquiry into human rights violations that took place in Sri Lanka, Colombo began to explore new policy initiatives. In addition to strengthening relations


  • US Lax on Anti-Lanka Terrorism

    US Lax on Anti-Lanka Terrorism

    Despite repeated appeals by the Sri Lankan government for assistance to tackle terrorist elements among the Tamil Diaspora in the US and other Western countries, the US has chosen to ‘limit’ counter-terrorism cooperation with Lanka.

    The US State Department’s Country




  • National War Heroes Commemoration Month

    National War Heroes Commemoration Month

    War Heroes Commemoration Month was ceremonially declared by pinning the first Ranaviru (War Hero) Flag onto President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a function held at Temple Trees yesterday.

    Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa was also …