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Sri Lankan police were on Tuesday investigating the gang-rape of an 11-year-old girl allegedly by seven sailors in the island's former war zone.
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3 hrs ago | Colombo Page
July 22, Kankasanthurai: Sri Lanka Navy on Monday arrested 38 Indian fishermen along with their nine fishing trawlers on two separate occasions when they were engaged in poaching well within Sri Lankan waters.
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More than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers detained on an Australian Customs vessel are being given only three hours of natural light a day to eat meals, the government has told the High Court.
9 hrs ago | The Straits Times
In this photograph taken on March 29, 2013 , Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Galagodaatte Gnanasara speaks during a press conference in Colombo, denying involvement in an overnight attack against a Muslim-owned clothing store just outside the capital.
This was revealed to the public by Mr CV Wigneswaran himself, at a public address delivered by him on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the Chavakachcheari Town Hall on Saturday.
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana says that the Kurunegala district MP Nimal Nilwala Wijesinghe who is wanted for assaulting a Village Officer is absconding.
The SL military, which has occupied the lands belonging to the Multi Purpose Cooperative Society and 9 families for two decades since the SL military captured Jaffna peninsula from Eezham Tamils in 1995, is now trying to establish a cantonment for the 5th Infantry Regiment on Rasa Road close to Achchuveali town.
July 21, Colombo: A group of members from India's Bharatiya Janata Party , including the Chairman of BJP's Committee on Strategic Action and Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy, met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees today.
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conveyed condolences to the Dutch and Malaysian families on the loss of loved ones on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka has initiated measures to bring back a huge stock of Sri Lankan coins that are in the Buddhist pilgrim sites of India, the Governor of Central Bank of Sri Lanka Ajith Nivard Cabraal said.
COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan government crackdown this month on NGOs has sparked claims that President Mahinda Rajapakse, paranoid that he could be toppled, is again attempting to silence critics and tighten his grip on power.
The Muslim families are residing in the lands with necessary papers for decades and they have engaged in agriculture in the lands since 1960.
July 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's major Muslim party Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has decided to demand the Chief Minister position of the Eastern Provincial Council.
In an appeal to the Prime Minister of Portugal Mr. Pedro Passos Coelho, the Prime Minister of Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Mr. Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran has urged the Portugal leader to raise with Sri Lankan President the issue of security for witnesses who will be testifying before a UN inquiry for the mass killing of Tamils.
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Such favorable environs have enabled the port of Galle to bear all its expenses and maintenance costs without financial aid from the Colombo Port.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:11 pm
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