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Apr 16, Colombo: An extremist Sinhala Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka, the Bodhu Bala Sena has been named as a terrorist organization by an international body called Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium .
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Apr 16, New York: Sri Lanka has been ranked as the fourth worst place for journalists worldwide in the updated Global Impunity Index published by the New York based-Committee to Protect Journalists .
4 hrs ago | TamilNet Newswire
The lawyers described the trend as alarming. Not only the freedom of movement, but also the freedom of having visitors in their residences is seriously affected in Mullaiththeevu and Ki'linochchi districts in particular, the lawyers said.
9 hrs ago | India Talkies
New Delhi, Apr. 16: Talks on the issue of trespassing and poaching by fishermen between India and Sri Lanka will resume next month.
Apr 16, Colombo: Conde Nast Traveler, the world's premier travel magazine, on its online home has featured Sri Lanka's traditional string hopper mold as a souvenir.
The Panadura High Court judge, Kusala Sarojani Weerawardana, found ten Presidential Security Division officers who were accused of assaulting two famous songsters Rookantha Gunathilike and Chanta Chandraleka Perera to be guilty of the charges and sentenced them to four and a half years of rigorous imprisonment.
FOR the Tamil asylum seekers being hosted by Warrnambool district families, Saturday's Framlingham Aboriginal Reserve's 150th anniversary celebrations aroused understandable empathy.
Apr 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka's economy grew at a rate of 7.2% over the past financial year, making the island one of Asia's fastest-growing markets after China, The Financial Times of London reported.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says money which would have gone to the Commonwealth Secretariat will be allocated to other programs.
When the journalist attempted to escape from the squad, the attackers chased him on foot and assaulted him causing severe internal injuries to his head.
"The recent decision by the Sri Lankan government to ban numerous international civil society organizations is unacceptable and must be immediately reversed," said NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar .
The Commonwealth of 53 nations is facing yet another ordeal because of the government of Sri Lanka .
Apr 14, Colombo: Trade unions in Sri Lanka have submitted nine proposals to the National Pay Commission appointed by the President to assist the government in formulating National Wage Policy.
Apr 14, Colombo: An ally of Sri Lanka's governing party, the Jathika Hela Urumaya has called to initiate legal action against Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen over the alleged resettlement of Muslim people in the Wilpattu National Park.
The 2013 Central Bank of Sri Lanka report is being sourced for the claim that one in ten Sri Lankans is on the Internet.
Apr 14, Tangalle: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa along with their sons Namal, Yoshitha, Rohitha and other relatives celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil New Year customs today at the President's ancestral home, Carlton House in Tangalle.