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In Srilanka
March 29, 2017 9:22 am gmt |
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A van believed to have been used in the abduction of former journalist Keith Noyahr has been found in Piliyandala. The vehicle was found by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) parked at a house belonging to a woman closely associated with Army Major Bulathwatta, who is one of the suspects cur...
In Colombo
March 29, 2017 9:14 am gmt |
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National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa who has been on hunger strike, was transferred to the National Hospital from the Prison Hospital today (March 29). The former Housing and Construction Minister was admitted to the Prison Hospital following a hunger strike, in protest of the Colombo...
In Latest Stories
March 29, 2017 7:43 am gmt |
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Apostolic Administrator of the Mannar Diocese Rev. Dr.Joseph Kingsley Swampillai on Tuesday (March 28) paid a visit to the villagers of Mullikulam of a Mannar village who have been protesting for seven days demanding the return of their navy-occupied land. The protesters told the bishop how they have...
In Colombo
March 29, 2017 7:29 am gmt |
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The CID on Tuesday (March 280 grilled former Chairman of the SLMC and former Minister Basheer Segu Dawood for over two hours. CID sources said that Segu Dawood had been questioned following complaints lodged by SLMC MP Mohammad Salman and Eastern Province Chief Minister Nazeer Ahmed, that a book rele...
In Srilanka
March 28, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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Minister of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs D.M. Swaminathan said that his ministry has constructed 11,253 houses in war affected areas in Northern and Eastern provinces and in border villages in Puttlam, Anuradhapura, and Polonnaruwa districts in 2016. Accord...
In Jaffna
March 28, 2017 11:53 am gmt |
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Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran helds a meeting in Jaffna today (March 28) with the representatives of the disappeared people who have continuously stage protests in the Northern and Eastern provinces.. The meeting was held at his office at the Provincial Council at Kaithady. The relatives of...
In Latest Stories
March 28, 2017 8:17 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday (March 27) said if war crimes allegations are investigated, it would not bring communities together. He made these remarks during an interview with an international media institution. The former Defence Secretary disagreed with the UN ...
In Latest Stories
March 27, 2017 7:27 am gmt |
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“There is nothing in the Sri Lankan constitution that talks about the nationality of Judges. It only requires an Oath to be taken. In my view that Oath can be taken by any person [who aims] to protect and defend the constitution,” said Attorney-at-Law and Co-Founder of South Asian Centre for Legal St...
In Latest Stories
March 27, 2017 7:05 am gmt |
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Mano Ganesan, Minister of National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages, said the Tamil Nadu politicians behave like Sri Lanka’s politicians of the Joint Opposition. South Indian actor superstar Rajinikanth was scheduled to hand over the homes built by Lyca Group’s Gnanam Foundation fo...
In Latest Stories
March 26, 2017 7:53 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has provoked people to racism and communalism said the supremo of the Bureau of National Integration and Reconciliation Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga. She stated the above when she laid the foundation stone for Primary Health Centre in vimankamam  the area that...
In Latest Stories
March 26, 2017 7:53 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the country last evening concluding his 03 day official visit to Russia. This was the first time in 43 years that a state leader of Sri Lanka engaged in an official visit to Russia.  Successful discussiond were held between President Sirisena and Russian Pre...
In Srilanka
March 25, 2017 11:16 am gmt |
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia will commit to provide more benefits to Sri Lankans in the field of bilateral economic relations between two countries. The Russian Prime Minister made these remarks when he met the President Maithripala Sirisena in Russia, yesterday (March 24)....
In Colombo
March 25, 2017 10:43 am gmt |
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A new Peace, Education and Reconciliation Unit (PERU) was declared open by former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on Friday (24) at the premises of the Ministry of Education. According to a statement issued by the Office of National Unity and Reconciliation, the unit has been established...
In Latest Stories
March 25, 2017 7:23 am gmt |
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Thirumurugan Gandhi, the organizer of the May 17 Movement, said in Geneva said the Tamil people in Sri Lanka should oppose the UN resolution which was adopted at the 34th session of the UNHRC on 23rd of March before another genocidal operation take place in Sri Lanka. Speaking to reporters after the ...
In Latest Stories
March 25, 2017 6:41 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena said his objective is a continuation of strong friendship with Russia for the coming century while opening a new page of sixty years long Russia-Sri Lanka bilateral relations. He has made this remarks addressing the Sri Lankan community in Russia on Friday  (March 24) a...