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1 hr ago | TamilNet Newswire
Colombo is Sinhalicising the public sector in the North and East along with transformation of the SL military cantonments into Sinhala Military Zones in Jaffna and Trincomalee.
5 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Sept 01, Moneragala: Stressing that the best thing a society can give its children is education, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today that it is parents' responsibility to provide an opportunity for the children to receive the benefits of free education.
9 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Sept 01, Colombo: The Convener of a civil society movement, The Anti-Corruption Voice of Sri Lanka, Wasantha Samarasinghe said that a plan is being compiled by the Chairman and other officials of Lanka Phosphate Company to sell the Eppawala apatite deposit to China.
9 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Sept 01, Colombo: British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, visited a demining site in Muhamalai during a visit to the North on Monday, 1 September, 2014.
9 hrs ago | AlertNet
12 hrs ago | DNA India
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly session in New York later this month.
It's hard to comprehend the toll Sri Lanka's civil war took on the South Asian country.
Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the centrepiece of the film Bridge on the River Kwai , to assuage the anger among locals over a controversial dam project.
Aug 31, Colombo: The three-week long joint military exercise involving thousands of Sri Lankan armed forces personnel and representatives from foreign countries will commence on Tuesday for the fifth consecutive year, the Army said.
Aug 31, Colombo: During the upcoming Chinese President xi Jinping's visit to Sri Lanka, the two countries will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure trouble-free, smooth functioning of the China-funded Lakvijaya coal power plant at Norochcholai.
Aug 30, Colombo: Representatives of Saudi Arabia's National Committee of Recruitment of the Council of Saudi Chambers will pay a five-day visit to Sri Lanka to discuss the issues related to the recruitment of domestic workers.
Aug 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist Party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna during a discussion with the Commissioner of Elections on Friday has told him that gangs of thugs and underworld figures have been brought down to Uva by the ruling party to terrorize the villagers.
Aug 30, Vavuniya: The families of the disappeared persons in Sri Lanka held a protest today at Vavuniya town in the Northern Province to mark the International Day of the Disappeared.
Militarisation of this nature, that too by a historically proven genocidal State and by its military, is perhaps the most important reason, why the military-less nation of Eezham Tamils can't expect any political solution working within a united island and that they should seek independence.
Aug 30, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party Ranil Wickremasinghe and his competitor Sajith Premadasa will address people after a long time from the same platform tomorrow.
Aug 30, Colombo: The supplementary medical professionals at the state hospitals of Sri Lanka ended their strike today after discussions with Health Ministry officials.
'The bombers alone provide the means of victory': Legendary Lancaster marks same route as the 55,000 WWII aircrew who never came home in tribute to Winston Churchill's Dambusters Fears 'Pompeii of the North' could be snapped up by developers as historic Roman site is put up for sale Sri Lanka to rebuild iconic Bridge On The River Kwai that starred ... (more)
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 05:15 pm
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