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32 min ago | Colombo Page
Sept 02, Colombo: The Secretary of the Human Rights Commission has issued summons to the Secretary to the Ministry of Justice to appear before the Commission on September 05. The summon was issued pertaining to a complaint lodged by the Inquirer into Sudden Deaths of East Nuwaragam Palatha of Anuradhapura district M.F.M. Munawar.
4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Because I worked all over the world with the UN I've had weird and wonderful holidays in many far-flung places - the Dead Sea in Jordan, a remote part on the east coast of Africa, the beaches of Sri Lanka.
9 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Sept 02, Badulla: Sri Lanka Freedom Party was borne to establish national freedom and protect national heritage and it is the only party that could consolidate freedom to the whole nation, Sri Lankan Mahinda Rajapaksa said today.
11 hrs ago | Serious Eats
"Is it like Indian food?" That's the first question most people ask about Sri Lankan cuisine - if they know where the tiny island nation is, which is rare.
14 hrs ago | DNA India
Nine fishermen from this coastal town were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were returning from the Palk Straits early this morning, a top official of Mechanised boat fishermen Association said.
14 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Sept 02, Rameswaram: Sri Lanka Navy arrested nine Indian fishermen Monday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary line and fishing in the country's waters.
17 hrs ago | BBC News
People arriving from Miami load their luggage into a car outside Havana's international airport.
Sept 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka Monday expressed hope that the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan be "more balanced" in his responsibilities than his predecessor Navanetham Pillay.
Colombo is Sinhalicising the public sector in the North and East along with transformation of the SL military cantonments into Sinhala Military Zones in Jaffna and Trincomalee.
Sept 01, Moneragala: Stressing that the best thing a society can give its children is education, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today that it is parents' responsibility to provide an opportunity for the children to receive the benefits of free education.
Sept 01, Colombo: The Convener of a civil society movement, The Anti-Corruption Voice of Sri Lanka, Wasantha Samarasinghe said that a plan is being compiled by the Chairman and other officials of Lanka Phosphate Company to sell the Eppawala apatite deposit to China.
Sept 01, Colombo: British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, visited a demining site in Muhamalai during a visit to the North on Monday, 1 September, 2014.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly session in New York later this month.
It's hard to comprehend the toll Sri Lanka's civil war took on the South Asian country.
Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the centrepiece of the film Bridge on the River Kwai , to assuage the anger among locals over a controversial dam project.
Aug 31, Colombo: The three-week long joint military exercise involving thousands of Sri Lankan armed forces personnel and representatives from foreign countries will commence on Tuesday for the fifth consecutive year, the Army said.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 09:25 pm
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