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MR meets Manmohan

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday discussed key bilateral issues with India pressing for an expeditious inclusive solution to the decades-long ethnic issue and rehabilitation of displaced Tamils.

Singh also hosted a private dinner, which was attended by a select number of guests, for the visiting dignitary.

Rajapaksa has been invited by Madhya Pradesh government for the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the University of Buddhist and Indic Studies in Sanchi.

Concerned over the slow pace of the rehabilitation of Tamils, New Delhi has been pressing Colombo to fast-track the rehabilitation of war-displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka and also asking it to speed up a lasting solution to the ethnic issue.

On his part, Rajapaksa talked about various steps taken by his government to rehabilitate Tamils as also in dealing with the ethnic issue.
The visit also comes amid angry protests by some Tamil leaders.

Nearly half a dozen MDMK supporters, opposing Rajapaksa's visit to Madhya Pradesh, were detained at Salamatpur near Sanchi as a precautionary measure, according to the state police.

MDMK general secretary Vaiko, who has arrived in Nagpur with over 1,000 supporters on way to Sanchi, has attacked the central government and the BJP-led Madhya Pradesh government for inviting the Sri Lankan President.



Meeting between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee

Earlier, Rajapaksa met President Pranab Mukherjee during which rehabilitation process for Tamils and fishermen issues were discussed.

In the backdrop of the recent attacks against Sri Lankans in Tamil Nadu, the visiting leader, during his meeting with Mukherjee, also noted that such "unfortunate incidents" should not be allowed to "harm" age-old ties between the two countries.(PTI)

 
 

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-3+11 # krishna 2012-09-20 23:26
In vain
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-0+0 # Nilame Kodituwku 2012-09-21 05:16
MR tell us if daiperhead's ass was well kissed by you.
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-7+6 # lal 2012-09-21 05:32
India needs to be told again that Indian govt was responsible for creating mayhem and murder in Sri Lanka by training and arming the racist LTTE. Sri Lanka should present the cost of this and demand compensation from India. Pay up in dollars and no need for sending inferior goods and third class Indian experts.
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-3+20 # Jayalath 2012-09-21 06:10
What about the thousands of displaced Sri Lankans in TN for the last 30 years.
We as Sinhala Sri Lankans feel ashamed of the treatment to our brothers.
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-8+4 # ssss 2012-09-21 09:00
What is the problem? Do you know they have a quota to study Engineering and Medicine? Moreover, there is no threat to their life and property?

So better concentrate on Sinhala affairs rather than poking into unnecssary matters brothers!
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-1+3 # RamUK 2012-09-21 13:15
Point here is simple are we going to devolution the powers to the grass root level or going to do the same as other govts. Diverting in to other matters hardly help and i am sure you have sick of go for another fight for next 30 yrs. If not let us know...
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-2+1 # Nodrog 2012-09-21 15:09
Rama, if you don't live here then mind your own business. Its interfering people like you delaying the process with your racial and narrow minded views.
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-0+0 # RamUK 2012-09-21 21:02
Who gave you the right to speak abt me mate I am Sri lankan anywhere i Live i have the right to say i i think which is called freedom of speech sorry u guys dont understand those words
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-1+2 # dass 2012-09-21 07:15
Why small Manamohan and big Pranab Mukherjee ?
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-0+6 # manytimes 2012-09-21 08:22
How many times these two have met so far? No results realized yet.
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-0+3 # Sammy 2012-09-21 11:41
The broken Record being played once again
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