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COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan monk was fighting for his life Saturday, a day after setting himself on fire to protest the slaughter of cattle, an official said.
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May 25, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open several Vesak zones in and around Colombo yesterday and observed the pandals and other Vesak illuminations.
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May 25, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to take stern actions against the private bus operators who avoided running their services on May 21.
In the meantime, the commander of the occupying SL military in Jaffna, Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, who recently faced questions from the visiting United Nations representatives on the acquisition of lands in the former High Security Zone , was attempting to play down the scale of the Sinhala militarization by hiding the extent of land ... (more)
After a disappointing visit to Nick's Cove in 2011, Bauer chalked it up to change-of-ownership jitters, and then somehow didn't get back to do an update review until now .
May 24, Kankasanthurai: Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday has assisted the exchange of Sri Lankan and Indian fishermen released from each other's side.
May 24, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today handed over the Crest Gem donated by a Myanmar Buddhist delegation to adorn the pinnacle of the Mihinthale Chaithya to the Chief Prelate of the Mihinthale Raja Maha Viharaya Ven.
May 24, Colombo: The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Major General Qasim Qureshi visited Eastern Province of Sri Lanka recently.
A Sri Lankan Buddhist monk identified as Bowatte Indrarathane walks after self immolating outside the sacred Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 24, 2013.
Mr Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was warning the government of his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa that giving police and land powers to the provinces meant that the Northern Province comprising the districts of Jaffna, Mullaiththeevu, Vavuniyaa, Mannaar and Ki'linochchi could pose a 'major security challenge', reported the Island on Thursday.
Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday warned the government of dire consequences in case the Tamil National Alliance won the first northern provincial council election.
Some of the projects funded by foreign diplomatic missions in Sri Lanka might not have been in the best interests of the country, Sri Lankan government sources said yesterday.
The victim was blindfolded while he was at Kalmunai public market and was taken away by the squad that tortured him to obtain the names of the TNA activists in Ampaa'rai district.
After years of civil war, peace has arrived in Sri Lanka -- and so have the tourists.
Serious doubts have emerged regarding the future investigations into the mass grave at Matale where the remains of 156 persons have been found.
Dominican authorities have arrested four men from Sri Lanka accused of smuggling at least 60 migrants from India and the Middle East into the U.S. and Canada using fake passports.
May 23, Colombo: The first session of Second Sri Lanka Youth Parliament commenced today at the Sri Lanka Youth Center Auditorium in Maharagama with President Mahinda Rajapaksa participating as the chief guest .