Sri Lanka Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Sri Lanka: ‘Sinhala Gammana’ colony gets expanded in Ko'ndaichchi, MannaarRead the original story

    Friday Mar 2 | TamilNet Newswire

    [TamilNet, Friday, 02 March 2018, 13:17 GMT] The Forest Department of genocidal Sri Lanka is silently expanding the so-called 'Sinhala Gammana' colony in the traditional Tamil village of Ko'ndaichchi in the Musali division of Mannaar district. The ...


  2. Sri Lanka: NPC urges UNHRC to refer SL State to an international judicial mechanismRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 28 | TamilNet Newswire

    ... the resolution, addressed to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, further said. The Government of Sri Lanka has not only failed to take any meaningful steps to implement the UNHRC Resolution, which it co-sponsored, but the SL President, the Prime ...


  3. Sri Lanka: SL Police take sides, Sinhala tipper drivers causing fatal accidents escape legal actionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 27 | TamilNet Newswire

    A speeding tipper vehicle, which was transporting sand from Batticaloa to Polonnaruwa claimed the life of a 26-year-old Tamil man in the early hours of 25 February. Another victim sustained severe injuries.


  4. Sri Lanka: SL President failed to satisfy his promises: families of...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 26 | TamilNet Newswire

    [TamilNet, Monday, 26 February 2018, 13:07 GMT] The President of genocidal Sri Lanka is trying to escape from his promises on tracing what had happened to those subjected to enforced disappearance by the armed forces under him. Mr Maithiripala ...


  5. Sri Lanka: Increasing reports of Sinhala colonists gunning down...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 24 | TamilNet Newswire

    The intruders have gunned down six cows and caused injuries to two since January 01 2018, the dairy farmers complain. Between 2013 and 2016, more than 1,000 cows, owned by Tamil dairy farmers were shot and killed.


  6. Sri Lanka: Intense protest in Mullaiththeevu against SL Navy base blocks surveying for 3rd timeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 22 | TamilNet Newswire

    ... as a Naval Deployment (ND) in January 2011 and later upgraded as a Commissioned Naval Base (CNB) with the title 'Sri Lanka Naval Ship Gotabhaya' in 2012. SLNS Gotabhaya has transformed into a 'Regional Security Center' of the SL Navy, monitoring the ...


  7. Sri Lanka: Colombo barring Tamils from fishing along Adam's Bridge reef sparks protestRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 21 | TamilNet Newswire

    ... in the feature come under the yellow circle. [Satellite image courtesy: Google Earth. Legend by TamilNet] Sri Lanka's large military establishments that choke Jaffna peninsula and threaten Indian security. Sinhala colonisation is carried out in ...


  8. Sri Lanka: Colombo's fake mangroves for export destroy...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 18 | TamilNet Newswire

    The fake mangroves, made with cement blocks, are systematically sunk along the coast of Kaayaang-kea'ni affecting both the natural mangroves and the fishing environment of native Tamil fisherfolks, A.M. Anton, the chairperson of the fisheries association at Kaayaang-kea'ni told TamilNet this week. The fake stones are dug up after 6 to 8 months and exported to the USA before the next wave of artificial layer gets spread over the natural mangroves.


  9. Sri Lanka: SL port ‘development’ to cause hazardous...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 17 | TamilNet Newswire

    The SL Port Authority which comes under the unitary State of genocidal Sri Lanka is seizing more lands to the west of the two educational institutions, which are already struggling to sustain a safe environment amidst militarised conditions. The so-called 'development' of the port targets Sinhalicisation in the long-run and the occupying SL military are going to be permanently stationed there to facilitate Sinhalicisation.


  10. Sri Lanka economic recovery set to continue, needs to push ahead with ...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 9 | Colombo Page

    Mar 09, Colombo: Following a series of weather-related shocks in 2017, Sri Lanka's economy is gradually normalizing with a projected Real GDP growth of 4.4 percent in 2018 but the authorities should push ahead with the reforms in their Vision 2025 to maintain robust growth, the International Monetary Fund said today. In a concluding statement issued today on the 2018 Article IV Mission with Sri Lanka, the IMF discussing the progress of Sri Lanka's Economic Reform Program said the reforms under the authorities' Vision 2025 are important in promoting rapid and inclusive growth.


  11. Soldiers guard mosques in tense Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | Bangkok Post

    A Sri Lankan army soldier guards a mosque in Colombo on Friday, amid fears that anti-Muslim riots in Kandy could spread to other areas of the island. COLOMBO: Soldiers and police guarded mosques across Sri Lanka during Friday prayers amid fears of new anti-Muslim attacks after four days of riots that have left at least three dead.


  12. Wrexham man to be sentenced for involvement in A 37m copycat website fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | News

    ... of the visa application websites of a range on countries including the United States, India, Turkey, Bahrain and Sri Lanka. Lord Toby Harris, Chair of National Trading Standards, said: "These convictions represent an important milestone in the fight ...


  13. Sri Lanka's revival 'all about smart options'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | The Cricketer International

    It is not aggression that Sri Lanka has recently prioritised, but cricketing wit. Following an extremely disappointing year in limited-overs cricket, Sri Lanka has begun 2018 brightly, winning the tri-nations series and their three T20 internationals in Bangladesh.


  14. Five Roses goes on a journey to Sri Lanka with M&C Saatchi AbelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | Bizcommunity

    Sri Lanka is the magnificent location of Five Roses' new ad, selected not only because of its historic contribution to tea culture , but also because of the feeling of wonder and magic that is an intrinsic part of this destination. “When Five Roses approached us to refresh one of South Africa's best loved heritage brands, we wanted to pay tribute to its iconic status with a commercial that had a sense of scale – something epic,” explains Adam Weber, Partner & Executive Creative Director at M&C Saatchi Abel.


  15. Security heightened across Sri Lanka following violent communal clashesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 9 | Xinhuanet

    Security was heightened throughout Sri Lanka on Friday to maintain law and order after deadly communal clashes erupted in the central Kandy region earlier this week, killing three and injuring several others. Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera told Xinhua that tight security remained in place for the fifth consecutive day in Kandy and security would remain across the district for the coming few days.


  16. Calm returning to Muslim neighborhoods in Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 |

    A Sri Lankan police officer investigates a burnt shop in Digana on the out skirts of Kandy, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Local residents say Buddhist mobs have swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka's central hills, destroying stores and restaurants despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces.


  17. A reminder why Women's Day is still so vitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | Asian Correspondent

    ... placards during a march against the abuse and violation of women to mark "International Women's Day" in Colombo, Sri Lanka March 5, 2018. Source: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte To the many who have invested in and followed the #Metoo movement, it can ...


  18. Brief Impressions of the Sri Lankan ConjunctureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | Counterpunch

    After spending nearly a week in India, Chennai to be precise, I came to Sri Lanka for the first time. Before coming, we asked a friend of ours who is a historian of South Asia, a frequent visitor to India and Sri Lanka over the course of decades, what we should expect when coming to Sri Lanka.


  19. UNOPS to work with Sri Lankan Government to incorporate international ...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 9 | Colombo Page

    Mar 09, Colombo: A high-level roundtable on "International Project Management Best Practices for Effective Project Delivery" was organized by UNOPS to key decision makers in the Government of Sri Lanka on Monday, 26 February 2018. This meeting was organized to share best practices and lessons learnt in project management from the UNOPS global and local experiences to improve Sri Lanka's project delivery.


  20. Special Envoy on Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention encourages Sri...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 8 | Colombo Page

    Mar 09, Colombo: Special Envoy on the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Prince Mired Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein, who visited Sri Lanka from March 5-7 at the invitation of the Sri Lankan government, has welcomed Sri Lanka's engagement towards achieving a country free of anti-personnel mines and encouraged the island nation to take the lead to get other countries in South Asia to follow suit. The Special Envoy Prince Mired expressing his gratitude to the President and people of Sri Lanka for the invitation to view the work Sri Lanka is undertaking has invited the Sri Lankan Government to take a leadership role in fostering this humanitarian disarmament instrument in South Asia.