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Sri Lanka: Colombo gets emboldened by weak resolutions: civil society activist
Pointing out 4 major flaws in the latest resolution and comparing the draft with the recent report by the High Commissioner of Human Rights, Mr Guruparan explained the positive and negative aspects of Navi Pillay's approach.
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Losses at Sri Lanka's budget airline for current financial year is estimated at Rs. 2.2 billion
Mar 07, Colombo: The government of Sri Lanka has informed parliament that the losses incurred by the state owned budget airline, Mihin Lanka, stands at Rs.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Afghan president welcomes third child at...
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has become a father again at the age of 56 after his wife gave birth to their third child in India, according to an embassy statement sent to AFP Friday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Afghan President on a state visit to Sri Lanka
Mar 05, Colombo: The President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai will arrive in Colombo today on a two-day state visit to Sri Lanka.
The newest expressway in Sri Lanka opens for public view
Mar 04, Colombo: The newest expressway in Sri Lanka, the phase 1 of the Outer Circular Highway around the capital city of Colombo opened for public view today before its official opening.
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress to discuss the controversy over the report given to UN High Commissioner
Mar 04, Colombo: The Muslim ally of Sri Lanka's governing party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress will meet this week and discuss the controversy over handing over a report on attacks on religious institutions in the country to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Afghanistan President To Visit Sri Lanka
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will arrive in Sri Lanka on Wednesday for a three-day official visit, Xinhua news agency reported.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Nazri To Go On Sales Mission To Sri Lanka And India
By M.Saraswathi NEW DELHI, March 3 - Minister of Tourism and Culture, Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz will make a sales mission to Sri Lanka and India to further increase tourist arrivals from this region as part of the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 programme.
Two government coalition parties campaigning against Muslim ally of Sri Lanka government
Mar 02, Colombo: Two coalition parties of Sri Lankan government have started a campaign against the government's Muslim ally, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress .
Sri Lankan authorities to charge a fee from foreigners climbing Adam's Peak
Mar 02, Colombo: Authorities in Sri Lanka have decided to charge a fee from foreigners who wish to climb Sri Pada, also known as Adam's Peak, the most sacred mountain in Sri Lanka.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
First segment of outer circular highway around Sri Lankan capital to be opened on March 8
Feb 27, Colombo: The first segment of the Outer Circular Highway around Sri Lanka's capital city of Colombo from Kottawa to Kaduwela will be declared open on 8th March.
Presidential Commission probing disappearances in Sri Lanka to begin hearings in the East next
Feb 27, Colombo: The Presidential Commission investigating the alleged disappearances of persons in conflict affected areas will begin its first public sittings in the Eastern part of the country in the Batticaloa District next month.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Afghan President to arrive in Sri Lanka today
Feb 23, Colombo: President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on Sunday for a three-day official visit.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Sri Lanka to support China's initiative of a 21st century Maritime Silk Route
Feb 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka says it will support China's initiative to establish a 21st century Maritime Silk Route that aims for a comprehensive economic cooperation with the countries of the ancient route.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Afghanistan President to visit Sri Lanka
Feb 21, Colombo: President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai will arrive in Sri Lanka on Sunday for a three-day official visit, the government media announced.
Deyata Kirula development exhibition in Sri Lanka opens today
Feb 21, Kuliyapitiya: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will declare open the 8th Deyata Kirula National Development Exhibition today at Kuliyapitiya in the North Western Province.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Global mega promotional campaign to boost Sri Lanka tourism development
Feb 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka plans to launch a global mega promotional campaign to boost tourism development in the island as the tourism sector aims to become the largest foreign exchange earner by attracting 2.5 million tourists in year 2016.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Sri Lanka's provincial councils have no power on direct international flights, Minister clarifies
Feb 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Civil Aviation Priyankara Jayaratne stressed that the provincial councils are not empowered to take decisions on direct international air services to the country.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Sri Lanka Marxist party presents its new policy framework to professionals
Feb 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna has decided to have a broad dialogue with professionals and various organizations of professionals on the party's new policy framework.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
High in Sri Lanka's hill country, Kandy has what must rank as one of the world's most scenic airports.