Sri Lanka News
News on Sri Lanka continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 hrs ago | Colombo Page
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.
4 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.
8 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.
Title: This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War; Author: Samanth Subramanian; Publisher: Hamish Hamilton ; Pages: 320; Price: Rs.499.
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.
Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.
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".
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 09:41 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC