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UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report covering the period from January to December 2017 was Read more…

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday denied any suspension of investigations into alleged transfer of funds during the 2015 presidential election, a statement made by the Read more…

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects arrested in connection to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga, have been granted bail.

The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today granted bail Read more…

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Russia has sought an explanation from Sri Lanka as regards a recent claim by Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera that Russia funded a special Read more…

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

There is no Viyath Maga; it is just a word for a programme. Clearly this is a carrying forward of Mahinda Chinthanaya…”

Mahinda Rajapaksa (4.7.2018)[i]

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Kiwis want milk issue solved
24 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Kiwis want milk issue solved »

New Zealand’s Minister of Economic Development says consumer worries in Sri Lanka about Fonterra milk powder are a local issue but the Read more…

Pillay assures fair judgment
24 Aug
2013
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Pillay assures fair judgment »

The United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday she has an “open mind” and will not be “pre-judging anything” Read more…

Pakistan will back Sri Lanka at UN
24 Aug
2013
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Pakistan will back Sri Lanka at UN »

Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, says Pakistan will continue extending support to Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council and UN Read more…

Indian editor wants SL media to intervene
24 Aug
2013
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Indian editor wants SL media to intervene »

A top rung Indian website Editor and a President of a regional journalists’ body, on Tuesday night, passionately implored Editors and other Read more…

Sharma gets reports on Shirani
23 Aug
2013
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Sharma gets reports on Shirani »

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has received a number of reports and opinions on the removal of the former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

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Fonterra suspends Sri Lanka operations after protests
23 Aug
2013
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Fonterra suspends Sri Lanka operations after protests »

Fonterra says it has suspended its consumer operations in Sri Lanka, where sales of its products have been temporarily banned, because of Read more…

New Law and Order Ministry
23 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

New Law and Order Ministry »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has setup a new Law and Order Ministry which will function under him.

Major General (Retired) Nanda Mallawarachchi, a Read more…

Delay in fishermen’s release may cause friction »

The government on Thursday said the delay in the Sri Lankan Navy releasing the detained Tamil Nadu fishermen could cast a shadow Read more…

Sri-Lankan Northern Province: ‘the army is there to assist, not to oppress’ – Peiris
22 Aug
2013
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Sri-Lankan Northern Province: ‘the army is there to assist, not to oppress’ – Peiris »

In an exclusive interview with the Voice of Russia Vickram Bahl Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, Professor G. L. Peiris talks about Read more…

Civil society to meet Navi Pillay
22 Aug
2013
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Civil society to meet Navi Pillay »

Members of civil society who will be meeting United Nations Human Rights Commissioner, Navi Pillay, during her visit in Sri Lanka next Read more…