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Thursday 4th June declared a public holiday

Thursday 4th June declared a public holiday

The Government has declared Thursday 4th June a public holiday, the Government information department said today.

Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Read more…

2018 arrest warrant on Zahran: TID failed to inform Police

2018 arrest warrant on Zahran: TID failed to inform Police

Despite issuance of open warrants in 2018 for the arrest of Zahran Hashim, leader of the National Tawheed Jama’at (NTJ) and mastermind behind the bombings Read more…

China will never allow foreign intervention in The internal affairs of Sri Lanka

China will never allow foreign intervention in The internal affairs of Sri Lanka

While Sri Lanka and China support each other in matters of sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence, China has stated that it will never allow foreign Read more…

NEC to meet tomorrow to decide on a fresh date for the General Election

NEC to meet tomorrow to decide on a fresh date for the General Election

The National Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to decide on a fresh date for the General Election, the Chairman of the NEC Mahinda Deshapriya Read more…

Printing ballot paper for General Elections commences

Printing ballot paper for General Elections commences

The printing of 17 million ballot papers for the General Elections commenced today, Government Printer Gangani Liyanage said.

She said the typesetting and other preparations Read more…

UN report shows its failures to protect civilians in Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
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UN report shows its failures to protect civilians in Sri Lanka »

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he United Nations (UN) failed to protect civilians during Sri Lanka’s armed conflict according its own report, released yesterday, prompting Amnesty International to Read more…

UN will use internal review of activities in Sri Lanka to do better, vows senior official
15 Nov
2012
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UN will use internal review of activities in Sri Lanka to do better, vows senior official »

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The United Nations is committed to using an internal review that found that the world body failed to meet its responsibilities during the Read more…

Tamils seek probe after U.N. faults itself in Sri Lanka war report
15 Nov
2012
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Tamils seek probe after U.N. faults itself in Sri Lanka war report »

A major Tamil opposition party in Sri Lanka called Thursday for an international investigation after a U.N. report criticized the international body’s own Read more…

Sri Lanka Army to recruit 100 female Tamil soldiers
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka Army to recruit 100 female Tamil soldiers »

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Sri Lanka Army spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said the Army has taken steps to recruit 100 female Tamil soldiers to the force.The Army Read more…

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India »

Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremasinghe has called on the government to explain the joint statements issued with the UN in 2009 Read more…

Pakistanis charged with kidnapping two Tamils in France
15 Nov
2012
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Pakistanis charged with kidnapping two Tamils in France »

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Four Pakistanis have been charged with kidnapping and beating up two Tamils after being stopped on the motorway heading south from Paris at Read more…

Sri Lankan govt. denies intimidating UN workers
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lankan govt. denies intimidating UN workers »

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The Sri Lankan government has denied allegations in a leaked UN report that it had intimidated UN humanitarian workers during the final stages Read more…

UN independent expert concerned over reports of intimidation of judges in Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
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UN independent expert concerned over reports of intimidation of judges in Sri Lanka »

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A United Nations independent expert today voiced serious concerns about reported intimidation and attacks against judges and judicial officers in Sri Lanka, and Read more…

Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians »

A UN report on its failure to protect civilians in Sri Lanka’s civil war will have “profound implications” for the global body, UN Read more…

Britain criticised for holding Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
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Britain criticised for holding Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka »

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The Commonwealth’s decision to hold a heads of government meeting in the Sri Lankan city of Colombo was wrong, according to a new Read more…