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Aug 21, Colombo: Ranil Wickremasinghe, Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party , has decided to reinstate two expelled members of the party in electoral organizer positions, party sources say.
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Aug 21, Colombo: A five-member delegation of Sri Lanka's major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance , will leave for India today to hold discussions with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior Indian leaders on a host of issues.
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Aug 21, Colombo: A 42-year old Sri Lankan woman and her two adult daughters who applied together for UK visas were arrested today for using deception in their applications by applying in multiple identities, the British High Commission in Colombo said in a release.
10 hrs ago | ABC News
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's decision to deny entry to U.N. investigators is intended to undermine the credibility of an ongoing war crimes inquiry, an activist said Thursday.
14 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Aug 20, New York: The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has encouraged Sri Lanka to cooperate with the international inquiry launched by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights into human rights violations during Sri Lanka's war, his Spokesperson said Tuesday.
Vietnam hopes to work closely with Sri Lanka to fight crimes especially those involving e-commerce and credit in accordance with agreements signed earlier, Vietnam News Agency reported.
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A Buddhist monk, accompanied by two Karuna Group paramilitary operatives visited the villages three days ago vowing to put up a Buddhist temple within a month between the two villages, they further said.
Aug 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank said it has sought the services of lobbying firms in the United States to improve the communication between the two countries to create an environment conducive to attract more US investments.
Aug 20, Colombo: Japan's Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Manabu Sakai called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Tuesday .
ISLAMABAD Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has cancelled his visit to Pakistan in the wake of Pakistan's political situation, sources in the Foreign Office said.
CHENNAI: As many as 65 members from different Tamil fringe groups have demanded a ban on Vijay-starrer Tamil actioner "Kaththi" alleging that its co-producer A. Subhaskaran has direct links with Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government.
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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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.
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.
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".
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:00 pm
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