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Sovereign Asian Art Prize winner Pala Pothupitiye of Sri Lanka is exhibiting his works for the first time in Hong Kong this week in "Serendipity Revealed,'' which also showcases prominent Sri Lankan contemporary art.
Dec 05, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Army said the recent allegation by a French charity that Sri Lankan security forces killed 17 of its aid workers in 2006, without providing the evidence they claimed to have, is a move to bring an independent international investigation against Sri Lanka.
Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has come to the rescue of three fishermen who were drowning after their boat capsized in rough sea conditions yesterday.
There is little point in delegates gathering at the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka unless rule of law issues in the South Asian nation are raised, a Sri Lankan human rights lawyer says.
The Sri Lankan rupee ended a tad firmer on Thursday at a more than five-week high as strong inward remittances outpaced importer dollar demand early in the day with a state bank buying the greenback at 130.80 to prevent volatility, dealers said.
Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will launch the country's National Nutrition Action Plan on Friday December 06th at Moneragala, the National Nutrition Council announced.
Dec 04, Colombo: The special representative of the United Nations in Geneva on the Internally Displaced Persons , who is in Sri Lanka on a fact finding mission, has been impressed with Sri Lanka's overall progress made in the resettlement of IDPs in the Northern and Eastern Provinces, the government said.
New Delhi, Dec. 4: Sri Lanka has described as "unfortunate" Manmohan Singh's absence from last month's Commonwealth meeting in Colombo and denied information about a visit by the Prime Minister announced by finance minister P. Chidambaram last week.
Dec 04, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today appointed the Deputy Solicitor General of the Attorney General's Department President Counsel Buwaneka Aluwihare as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
A report by French aid group Action Contra la Faim says Sri Lankan security forces killed 17 of its aid workers in 2006 and the charity is demanding an international inquiry into the massacre.
The discussion was moderated by barrister Sadakat Kadri, who was a rapporteur to the investigation into the impeachment of Sri Lanka's Chief Justice.
Dec 03, Colombo: An extreme Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka, the Bodu Bala Sena says the private universities would benefit the country.
Dec 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka today called for efforts to introduce standard terms for employment of migrant domestic workers and closed cooperation between the labor sending and receiving countries to ensure their insurance and protection.
International patience could wear thin with Sri Lanka unless it takes action to address allegations of atrocities during the island nation's civil war, the top U.S. diplomat for South Asia said Tuesday.
However, deliberate subversion of the investigative process over the past 7 years and continuous harassment of witnesses and journalists who have raised the case have demonstrated that no effective legal action can be taken in today's Sri Lanka in relation to the Muttur massacre,' said France-based NGO Action Contre la Faim , whose 17 humanitarian ... (more)