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Sri Lanka: Occupying STF seizes 600 acres of farmland in Poththuvil
The paddy fields are located east of Naavilaa'ru at Poovarasadith-thoaddam in Poththuvil DS division.
Tue May 21, 2013
Sri Lanka generally respects religious freedom - US report
May 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan government generally respected religious freedom last year although in some instances, local authorities were not effective in responding to attacks on members of minority religious groups, the United States said in a report.
Sat May 18, 2013
Journeys In Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 4 Years After The Civil War's Bloody Conclusion
U.N. estimates say between 70,000 and 100,000 people died in this tear-shaped island, as the ethno-political conflict came to a bloody end four years ago.
Sri Lankan President returns from Uganda
May 17, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa who was on a four-day official visit to Uganda to participate in the 7th Commonwealth Local Governments Conference returned to the island Friday morning.
Wed May 15, 2013
Diplomatic services in South Korea for the welfare of Sri Lankan employees
May 15, Colombo: A mobile diplomatic service has been launched for the welfare of Sri Lankans employed in South Korea.
Sri Lankan minister hits out at extremist Buddhist organization
May 15, Colombo: Construction, Engineering Services and Common Amenities Minister of Sri Lanka and National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa has once again hit out at the controversial Buddhist extremist organization Bodu Bala Sena .
Tue May 14, 2013
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COLOMBO: 500 Lankan women stranded in Kuwait
Sri Lanka's United People's Freedom Alliance organizer for Bentara-Elpitiya and actress Geetha Kumarasinghe yesterday said that there were over 500 Sri Lankan housemaids in Kuwait, who had taken refuge at the Sri Lanka Embassy there, unable to return to the country.
Mon May 13, 2013
SriLankan offers total MICE solutions
May 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka, which lured many early travellers with its breath-taking attractions, is today, emerging as one of the most exciting MICE destinations in Asia.
Air Arabia will resume flights to Sri Lanka's Mattala airport, Minister says
May 13, Colombo: Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based United Arab Emirates' national budget airline, which recently cancelled its services to Sri Lanka's newly opened second international airport at Mattala in Hambantota, would resume flights to Mattala shortly.
Sun May 12, 2013
25 Sri Lankan politicians under police investigations over links with subversive elements
May 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka's defense authorities have commenced an investigation on 25 politicians who are allegedly having links with the underworld elements, local media reported.
Thu May 09, 2013
SriLankan Airlines partners with World Travel Awards
May 09, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines, the national airline of Sri Lanka, has become an event partner with the World Travel Awards for the first ever Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, to be held in the Maldives this Sunday.
Sri Lanka to enter into agreements with neighboring countries on aircraft search and rescue
May 09, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government is taking measures to enter into agreements with neighboring countries to strengthen its ability to provide Search and Rescue Services for aircraft in distress.
Wed May 08, 2013
Air Arabia cancels services to Sri Lanka's new airport
May 08, Colombo: Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based United Arab Emirates' national budget airlines has cancelled its services to Sri Lanka's newly opened second international airport at Mattala in Hambantota.
Sri Lanka trade deficit contracts in first quarter 2013
May 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's earnings from exports declined by 2.8 percent, year-on-year, in March 2013 while expenditure on imports declined by 16.8 percent contracting the trade balance for the first quarter of 2013, the Central Bank said in its External Performance Review released today.
Sri Lanka's first quarter tourist arrivals drop
Colombo, May 8 : The first quarter results of tourism for the year show the lowest quarterly growth since 2011, bringing in a total of 288,798 tourists to Sri Lanka, latest data showed here Wednesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Queen to miss heads of Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka
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Mon May 06, 2013
in Pics: Sri Lanka, a teardrop in the Indian Ocean
We visited Sri Lanka in April and I have to admit it was not the best time to visit.
Sat May 04, 2013
Australia extends support to Sri Lanka to hold Commonwealth meeting, says it's a great opportunity
May 04, Colombo: Australia's Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Brendon O' Connor says that his government is fully supportive of Sri Lanka hosting the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting later this year in Colombo and the summit will be a great opportunity for Sri Lanka.
Fri May 03, 2013
Moving Asian cities to public transport crucial, difficult - " experts
The Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary
President Mahinda Rajapaksa inaugurated the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport on 18 March.