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25 min ago | TamilNet Newswire
In his recently released book 'Sri Lanka's Secrets: How The Rajapaksa Regime Gets Away With Murder', Mr. Grant besides documenting the various forms in which genocide is being perpetrated by the Sri Lankan state on the Tamils, also blasts the world establishments for their hand in this crime.
4 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Aug 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's National Building Research Organization has asked the public to be alert on landslides as the Meteorology Department warned today that more rain will continue for next 24 hours.
6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Michael Crummey's Sweetland is all of a piece, its apparent simplicity of style, like that of its protagonist and his setting, concealing a primordial power.
10 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Aug 22, Colombo: A former Tamil Tiger terrorist accused of assassinating the former Sri Lanka Army senior official Major General Janaka Perera and 28 others in a suicide bomb attack in 2008 in Anuradhapura pleaded guilty today.
11 hrs ago | CNN
I am Sadia Khan a Pakistani blogger. I wrote about the atrocities of Pakistan security forces.
16 hrs ago | GantDaily.com
"It's severe. In some areas in the North, North Central and Eastern Provinces, the water levels in the irrigation reservoirs will be sufficient only for drinking purposes and that, too, will be barely enough.
Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.
Aug 21, Colombo: Ranil Wickremasinghe, Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party , has decided to reinstate two expelled members of the party in electoral organizer positions, party sources say.
Aug 21, Colombo: A five-member delegation of Sri Lanka's major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance , will leave for India today to hold discussions with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior Indian leaders on a host of issues.
Aug 21, Colombo: A 42-year old Sri Lankan woman and her two adult daughters who applied together for UK visas were arrested today for using deception in their applications by applying in multiple identities, the British High Commission in Colombo said in a release.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's decision to deny entry to U.N. investigators is intended to undermine the credibility of an ongoing war crimes inquiry, an activist said Thursday.
Aug 20, New York: The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has encouraged Sri Lanka to cooperate with the international inquiry launched by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights into human rights violations during Sri Lanka's war, his Spokesperson said Tuesday.
Vietnam hopes to work closely with Sri Lanka to fight crimes especially those involving e-commerce and credit in accordance with agreements signed earlier, Vietnam News Agency reported.
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A Buddhist monk, accompanied by two Karuna Group paramilitary operatives visited the villages three days ago vowing to put up a Buddhist temple within a month between the two villages, they further said.
Aug 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank said it has sought the services of lobbying firms in the United States to improve the communication between the two countries to create an environment conducive to attract more US investments.
Aug 20, Colombo: Japan's Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Manabu Sakai called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Tuesday .
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:17 pm
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