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President Publicly Urges PM Not To Weaken Him: Also Says MR Telephoned Ravi K And Congratulated

President Publicly Urges PM Not To Weaken Him: Also Says MR Telephoned Ravi K And Congratulated

President Maithripala Sirisena publicly urged Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe not to weaken him in his quest against corruption.

“Everyone in the government and the Read more…

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission summons seven people over forcing principal to kneel before Chief Minister

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission summons seven people over forcing principal to kneel before Chief Minister

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HCSL) today has issued summons to seven individuals to appear before the Commission to record a statement in Read more…

British Council showcases “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion

British Council showcases “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion

The British Council on Monday showcased its “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion through networking and interaction, together with delegates from over 30 Read more…

US Embassy and American Center in Colombo back to normal

US Embassy and American Center in Colombo back to normal

Operations at the US Embassy in Sri Lanka has returned to normal, the US Embassy in Colombo said today.

The Embassy said that the American Read more…

Chinese Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

Chinese Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka was among five new envoys who presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena today.

The new Ambassador of China Read more…

Elections may be postponed in 9 Local Government institutions in Batticaloa
5 Jan
2013
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Elections may be postponed in 9 Local Government institutions in Batticaloa »

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Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya states that the registration of 3 political parties which are in an inert state may be cancelled.This development Read more…

Leftist party in Sri Lankan government to vote against the impeachment motion
5 Jan
2013
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Leftist party in Sri Lankan government to vote against the impeachment motion »

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A leftist party in Sri Lanka’s coalition government is to vote against the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake when it Read more…

Sri Lanka Police investigates threatening phone call to government minister who chaired the PSC
3 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka Police investigates threatening phone call to government minister who chaired the PSC »

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Sri Lanka’s Minister of Environment Anura Priyadarshana Yapa who chaired the 11-memer parliamentary select committee appointed to conduct the investigation against the Chief Read more…

4-years old girl raped in Jaffna: People stage protest
3 Jan
2013
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4-years old girl raped in Jaffna: People stage protest »

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A four year old girl had been raped, strangled and killed in Madatheevu. People stage protest over this gruesome incident today.More than 350 Read more…

Sampanthan, Herath could get into hot water
3 Jan
2013
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Sampanthan, Herath could get into hot water »

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Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody yesterday said that action would be taken against two MPs, R. Sampanthan (TNA) and Vijitha Herath (DNA) who were Read more…

UK undecided on CHOGM 2013
3 Jan
2013
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UK undecided on CHOGM 2013 »

The British government is undecided on attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka later this year.The British High Commissioner Read more…

Tamils call for Sri Lanka boycott
3 Jan
2013
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Tamils call for Sri Lanka boycott »

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Ethnic Tamils protested outside the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday demanding Australia boycott Sri Lankan cricket over Colombo’s human rights abuses during the Read more…

Seven years since Trinco killing of 5 students
3 Jan
2013
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Seven years since Trinco killing of 5 students »

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marked the seventh anniversary of the murder of five teenage students in Trincomalee, allegedly by the STF.Manoharan Rahihar, Yogaraj Hemanchandra, Logidaraj Rohan, Dangaturai Read more…

Speaker will make statement on SC ruling: Minister
3 Jan
2013
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Speaker will make statement on SC ruling: Minister »

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The government said today Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa would make a statement on today’s Supreme Court ruling on the impeachment process by the Parliamentary Read more…

Sri Lanka parliamentary committee has no power to impeach a judge, court rules
3 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka parliamentary committee has no power to impeach a judge, court rules »

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A Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) has no legal power or authority to find a judge guilty since the Standing Order under which the Read more…