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Apr 24, Canberra: The Australian government says it is engaging proactively and positively with Sri Lanka to prevent the illegal migration of people through the sea route and the measures taken in cooperation with Sri Lanka are successful in reducing the number of people illegally entering its borders.
Apr 24, Colombo: A consumer movement in Sri Lanka, the National Movement of Electricity Consumers has urged the government to remove the fuel surcharge from the electricity bill.
Naomi Coleman was arrested as she arrived at the airport in the capital Colombo after authorities spotted the tattoo on her right arm.
Apr 24, Colombo: There is no religious disharmony in Sri Lanka as some groups are attempting to create an opinion that there are such religious conflicts in the country, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa asserted today.
COLOMBO A parliamentary delegation of the Balochistan Assembly, headed by Speaker Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali, reached here in the Sri Lankan capital on Thursday on a four-day official visit to strengthen bilateral parliamentary relations.
Hundreds of Sri Lankan opposition party members marched in protest in Colombo on Thursday to pressure the government to stop Australian gambling tycoon James Packer from opening casinos in hotel projects planned by his Crown Resorts Ltd. The protest was held as parliament began debating whether to approve Crown's $400 million mixed-development ... (more)
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday said he is ready to hold a snap presidential or general election next year if the opposition makes a formal request.
The Korean dignitary also noted that 116 Korean companies operate in Sri Lanka; Mr. -hwan added that under the Country Partnership Strategy that has been introduced by the Korean Government, Sri Lanka has been identified to utilise Korean assistance in the priority areas of economic and social infrastructure, as well as technical and secondary ... (more)
LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the government is implementing a comprehensive programme for the welfare and betterment of the people and huge funds have been provided for public welfare projects.
Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm, an official said Wednesday.
The Sri Lankan authorities have ordered the deportation of a British tourist because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm.
Colombo, April 23: Sri Lanka Wednesday suspended sending its citizens for work to Libya due to the volatile situation in that country.
Sri Lanka Wednesday suspended sending its citizens for work to Libya due to the volatile situation in that country.
The temple, which is mentioned in a local mythological literature called Karaisaip-puraa'nam, was destroyed by an external group of Sinhalese on Tamil Heroes Day in November 2009.
The protesters gathered in front of the secretariat of the colonial governor Major Genral GA Chandrasiri as SL minister Douglas Devananda of the EPDP had recently threatened to deploy SL soldiers to take over their work if they continued to protest demanding permanent jobs at the JMC.
Apr 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's extremist Buddhist movement Bodu Baa Sena said today that it had no plans to topple the government led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.