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A Sri Lankan court has remanded 111 Indian fishermen for allegedly entering the country's waters, Press Trust of India reported.
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The Australian Immigration Department erred in the handling of the case of a Sri Lankan refugee with a negative security assessment from Australian spy agency ASIO, the High Court has ruled.
Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: 2014 Outlook: Sri Lanka Insurance Sector here COLOMBO/SINGAPORE, December 12 Fitch Ratings Lanka in a new report has said that its Outlook for Sri Lanka's insurance sector is Stable.
The Sri Lankan rupee closed at its lowest level in more than a week on Thursday on importer dollar demand ahead of a long weekend, but the market was sluggish as most investors were in a holiday mood, dealers said.
Dec 12, Strasbourg: The European Parliament at its plenary session in Strasbourg Thursday passed a resolution asking the Sri Lankan government to implement the recommendation of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Committee in full.
Dec 12, Colombo: In a move to protect the consumers from artificial shortages, the Sri Lankan government has made it mandatory for the dairy food companies to register their warehouses for milk powder and reveal their locations.
Dec 12, Colombo: The Chief of Naval Staff Pakistan Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila arrived in Colombo Thursday evening on a bilateral visit.
Dec 12, Chennai: The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa today fumed over the arrest of 140 Indian fishermen and seizure of their 23 boats by the Sri Lankan Navy in the last 24 hours.
Accountability mechanisms" should be established so that these military & political actors are prosecuted, "under all available means in international law."
The country's inbound tourist volume expanded at a review-period CAGR of 25.86%, and is expected to record a forecast-period CAGR of 14.91%.
The SL minister has played a crucial role in creating a conflict between the residents of the Muslim village of Poovarasang-ku'lam and Pon-theevu-ka'ndal where non-Muslim Tamils live.
The Sri Lanka government is intent on controlling freedom of thought by expelling foreign passport holders who visit the country and later attend seminars or give press interviews on subjects the regime considers taboo.
Dec 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka's national standards body, Sri Lanka Standard Institution has taken measures to introduce a certification for the vegetarian foods, the Minister of Technology, Research and Atomic Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka said.
The Police officer, named "Mr. AS" in the proceedings to preserve anonymity, and believed to be a Sinhala officer, told the courts that he and 11 other members of a special unit of the police took part in white-van abductions of Tamils suspected of having links with the LTTE, and that his unit operated from abandoned buildings and received direct ... (more)
Dec 11, Nairobi: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, this evening, beginning a four-day state visit.
The members of the squad arrived through the Sinhala market, parked their motorbikes and launched the attack after covering their faces with clothes.
Dec 11, Trincomalee: Sri Lanka Navy today arrested over 100 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu on Wednesday for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters and seized their boats.