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3 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of External Affairs Prof G.L. Peiris Monday said that the relentless international pressure on Sri Lanka to probe alleged human rights violations is not only unhelpful, but is also absolutely harmful to the country.
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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.
11 hrs ago | Outlook
The Prime Minister's Office has convened a meeting tomorrow to explore a long-term solution to the contentious fishermen issue between India and Sri Lanka.
15 hrs ago | The Nation
Nopporn Adchariyavanich, the Thai ambassador to Sri Lanka, will lead delegations to Thailand for business matching by the middle of next month to promote trade and investment between the two countries.
20 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
The government of launched the program as a way to boost digital literacy and encourage economic development throughout the country based on its National Development policy "Mahinda Chinthana".
Yesterday | Colombo Page
Aug 19, Colombo: To commemorate the 68th Independence Day of India, the Indian CEO Forum, in collaboration with the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka, organized an Independence Day Concert by the famous Indian singer, Shaan at Stein Studio in Colombo on 17 August 2014.
Yesterday | The Straits Times
Sri Lanka will not grant visas to United Nations investigators probing war crimes allegedly committed during the island's decades-long separatist conflict, President Mahinda Rajapakse said on Tuesday.
We request the OHCHR investigative team to look into the pattern of all the atrocities against the Tamil people, and to determine if Genocide has taken place,' states a joint letter by the majority of the Northern Provincial Council and Tamil opposition councillors form the Eastern Provincial Council .
Aug 18, Colombo: Two government-owned Sri Lankan plantation companies handed over their profits in 2013 to the Treasury today at a function held at Temple Trees.
Apart from serving his people as an educationalist, Mr Varatharajan stepped in as a grassroots civil activist whenever his people faced a challenging time under outside occupations.
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Aug 18, Colombo: The Extremist Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka, Bodu Bala Sena has threatened to field a candidate for president at the next presidential election if the current President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other political leaders failed to accept their reforms for governance.
Aug 18, Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities have postponed the excavation of a suspected mass grave site in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka for the second time, Police media Unit said.
The first ever picture of Taj Mahal, along with early black and white photographs that were painted to give a sense of colour, now form part of rare and iconic photographs put up for display here.
COLOMBO: Indian human rights activist, Avdhash Kaushal, who has been invited by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to join a panel of experts which will advise the Presidential Commission on missing persons and war crimes, will urge Rajapaksa and the minority Tamils to go for a compromise.
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Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have agreed to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and jointly work in various sectors when Sri Lanka's new Ambassador to Afghanistan met with the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:59 pm
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