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47 min ago | International Business Times
Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.
4 hrs ago | Colombo Page
July 23, Colombo: The Leader of National Freedom Front , a coalition party of the Sri Lankan government, Minister Wimal Weerawansa has expressed his opposition to President Mahinda Rajapaksa's recent decision to broaden the scope of the Missing Persons Commission and allow investigations into alleged human rights abuses by the security forces ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Colombo Page
July 23, Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court in Chennai, hearing a Public Interest Litigation petition filed on the proposed sale of two naval warships to Sri Lanka, has called for the records of the written correspondence between the central Indian government and the state government of Tamil Nadu over the issue.
13 hrs ago | Colombo Page
July 23, Colombo: India has agreed to upgrade facilities at 70 child development centers in Sri Lanka's estate regions, where a majority of the Indian origin Tamil people live and work in tea plantations.
15 hrs ago | CNN
Pak Sri Lanka friendship is strong and remains unchanged. It was Pakistan which helped Sri Lanka to win their war against separatist Tamil tigers.
19 hrs ago | Global Voices Online
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July 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka university students' union, Inter University Students' Federation will hold a protest march tomorrow from Colombo Fort to the Ministry of Higher Education.
July 22, Ha Noi: Vietnam and Sri Lanka have agreed to step up cooperation in fighting transnational crime, especially those involving e-commerce and credit.
Sri Lankan police were on Tuesday investigating the gang-rape of an 11-year-old girl allegedly by seven sailors in the island's former war zone.
July 22, Kankasanthurai: Sri Lanka Navy on Monday arrested 38 Indian fishermen along with their nine fishing trawlers on two separate occasions when they were engaged in poaching well within Sri Lankan waters.
More than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers detained on an Australian Customs vessel are being given only three hours of natural light a day to eat meals, the government has told the High Court.
In this photograph taken on March 29, 2013 , Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Galagodaatte Gnanasara speaks during a press conference in Colombo, denying involvement in an overnight attack against a Muslim-owned clothing store just outside the capital.
This was revealed to the public by Mr CV Wigneswaran himself, at a public address delivered by him on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the Chavakachcheari Town Hall on Saturday.
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana says that the Kurunegala district MP Nimal Nilwala Wijesinghe who is wanted for assaulting a Village Officer is absconding.
The SL military, which has occupied the lands belonging to the Multi Purpose Cooperative Society and 9 families for two decades since the SL military captured Jaffna peninsula from Eezham Tamils in 1995, is now trying to establish a cantonment for the 5th Infantry Regiment on Rasa Road close to Achchuveali town.
July 21, Colombo: A group of members from India's Bharatiya Janata Party , including the Chairman of BJP's Committee on Strategic Action and Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy, met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees today.
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conveyed condolences to the Dutch and Malaysian families on the loss of loved ones on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:30 pm
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