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July 12, Colombo: The Bar Association of Sri Lanka in a communique said that it is appalled by the recent circular issued by the National Secretariat for Non-Governmental Organizations in relation to the activities of the NGOs.
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July 11, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today reappointed the current Governor of the Northern Province Major General G.A. Chandrasiri, whose official term is slated to end tomorrow.
July 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Project Minister of Ports and Highways Nirmala Kothalawala revealed the plans for the expressway from Ratnapura to Colombo.
July 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party MP Dr. Harsha de Silva charged that Sri Lankans deposit money in secret Swiss banks accounts appearing as citizens of Seychelles.
Sri Lanka's Muslim minority could become radicalized and turn to foreign Islamic groups for support because of violent attacks on them by Buddhist hardliners, the island nation's main Muslim leader and justice minister said on Friday.
July 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Colombo High Court will deliver the verdict of the high-profile murder trial of the British national Khuram Shaikh on July 18th.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's most senior Muslim politician Friday warned that his government's failure to restrain Buddhist monks accused of sparking religious hate attacks will foment extremism and threaten security.
July 11, New Delhi: Sri Lanka and India on Friday comprehensively discussed several issues significant to the two nations when Sri Lanka's External Affairs Minister Prof.
Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.
July 11, Mannar: A Sri Lankan court on Friday released 37 Indian fishermen who were arrested by Sri Lanka Navy on two separate occasions for poaching in the country's territorial waters while the Navy arrested four more Indian fishermen Thursday.
July 11, Colombo: Representatives of the Non-Governmental Organizations in Sri Lanka say that the government's move to restrict the NGOs may only deprive people in the country of access to information but will not prevent the information flowing outside of the country.
July 11, Colombo: Athuraliye Rathana Thero, the leader of the Pivithuru Hetak National Movement of Sri Lanka and a parliamentarian of the government coalition party Jathika Hela Urumaya said that the discussions his party members had with the opposition United National Party was successful.
Fear for their lives ... from left, Hemantha Kuruppu, 41, Janaka Gayan Athukorala, 40, and Sujeewa Saparamadu, 42. Part of group of 41 asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka.
July 10, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was the Chief Guest at the 163rd Prize Giving Ceremony of Royal College, the prestigious boys' school , held today at the Nava Rangahala auditorium of the school.
July 10, Canberra: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said today her government is determined to stop the people smuggling practice and the policy is not to provide the people smugglers with information that they use to ply their trade.
July 10, Colombo: Belarus, a key member of upcoming Eurasian Economic Union , has offered Sri Lanka support in agriculture to achieve total food security, a goal Sri Lanka aims to reach by the year 2020.
In a paper published on Small Wars Journal on 23 June, the Mr. Pinney further concludes that 'failure to address the political grievances of the Tamil population is likely to imperil the prospect of a durable peace.'
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:53 am
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