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2 hrs ago | Colombo Page
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.
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6 hrs ago | The Telegraph
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.
10 hrs ago | Colombo Page
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.
13 hrs ago | UPI
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.
17 hrs ago | TamilNet Newswire
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)
A French charity has accused Sri Lanka's security forces of massacring 17 aid workers in 2006 during the civil war in a "heinous" war crime.
A $400 million Sri Lankan resort and casino complex planned by Australia's Crown Ltd faces additional delays and is unlikely to be approved before the end of the year, a top government official said on Tuesday.
WHEN Dominique Maber was bullied so badly at school, her only wish was that she had white skin so it would all stop.
Not since the horrors of Abu Ghraib have I been so disturbed by a story that combines women, sadism and murder.
Dec 02, Colombo: The special representative of the United Nations in Geneva on the Internally Displaced Persons arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday on a five-day official visit to examine the overall situation of IDPs in the country.
Dec 02, Colombo: Farmers clad in loin clothes gathered in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo today to protest the government's budget for next year.
Dec 02, Gampaha: A project to set up nine language laboratories in the nine provinces of Sri Lanka with the assistance of India got off to a start today with the opening of the first lab in the Gampaha district.
The Sri Lankan rupee rose to a one-month closing high on Monday due to high inward remittances from Sri Lankan expatriates for their families ahead of Christmas and the New Year, dealers said.