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45 min ago | The Age
Colombo: Two Australians have applied in vain for Sri Lanka's hangman job after the island nation's last official executioner got upset on seeing the gallows for the first time and quit.
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3 hrs ago | Newindpress
"The war was not against the Tamils. We only fought a brutal terrorist outfit that was the LTTE ," the president told a political gathering in the southern district of Galle yesterday.
7 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Mar 12, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court has ordered an inquiry on a police officer alleged of giving false information to the court about the former Sunday Leader journalist Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema.
12 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Mar 13, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday handed over 50 luxury buses to the state owned Sri Lanka Transport Board to ply on the country's expressways.
Perched on a small hill in the village of Ganahena on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, this villa pairs colonial Dutch and Portuguese architecture with modern tropical design.
AUSTRALIA should be monitoring the safety of Sri Lankan asylum seekers it forcibly returns home, a human rights group says.
Mar 12, Colombo: Economic Development Minister of Sri Lanka Basil Rajapaksa says it is the government that initiated a program in 2010 to share the country's income with the people.
Sri Lanka stopped a baby elephant from being given as a gift to South Korea after discovering it was born on an auspicious day, a minister said Wednesday.
Sri Lanka has freed 110 Indian fishermen detained over two months for poaching, in a sign of easing tensions between the countries over the issue, authorities said Wednesday.
A newly recruited hangman in Sri Lanka has resigned in shock after being shown the gallows for the first time.
Sri Lanka's tea industry started with one camellia sinesis plant brought from China in 1824 by the British.
Mar 11, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court Tuesday extended the remand of 38 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu until March 25. The Sri Lankan Navy arrested the 38 fishermen along with their five trawlers on January 30 in the seas off the Delft islet in the northern Jaffna peninsula for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and entering into Sri ... (more)
The AllWorld Network, co-founded by Professor Michael Porter of Harvard Business School, and The Joint Apparel Association Forum announced the launch of AllWorld's Sri Lanka Fast Growth 25 .
Mar 11, Colombo: The Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs celebrated its 15th anniversary on Monday with the participation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the chief guest at a gala dinner reception held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo.
Mar 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka flatly rejected the latest video footage produced by Britain's Channel 4 journalist Callum Macrae in a report released Sunday to coincide with the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.
In the capital city of Colombo, Chef Dharshan Munidasa gives CNNGo a taste of the world renowned Sri Lankan seafood.
Mar 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's election monitors criticized the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for participating in an interactive live TV program last week.