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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Rajapaksa vows to fight external forces for peace
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday renewed his pledge to fight all "external element...
Sri Lanka 1998 plane crash `victim` still alive
A Sri Lankan woman thought to be dead in the passenger airline that disappeared in 1998 has been fou...
Sri Lanka welcomes Charles to CHOGM after Queen backs out
Sri Lanka on Tuesday welcomed the attendance of Britain`s Prince Charles in place of Queen Elizabeth...
Queen Elizabeth to skip CHOGM in Colombo
For the first time in 40 years, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the Commonwealth summit to be held in S...
Shift venue from Sri Lanka: HRW to Commonwealth forum
Sri Lanka dismisses all accusations as politically motivated, unfounded and directed by the pro-LTTE...
Sri Lanka mine clearing to end soon
Sri Lanka has said that its intense mine clearing operation in the war-torn northern province is com...
India should boycott CHOGM at Colombo: Jayalalithaa
Her arch-rival DMK, which quit the central government last week over the Sri Lankan issue, has also ...
Sri Lanka to partly take back oil tanks from IOC after UN vote
Lanka announced plans that it would partially take over a strategic oil storage depot in Trincomalee...
Protests outside US Embassy in Sri Lanka
A demonstration was held outside the US Embassy in Sri Lanka Thursday against the US sponsored resol...
`Sri Lanka should probe allegations of rights abuses`
The US is reviewing the lengthy and extensive report of the UN Human Rights Sri on Lanka.
Sri Lanka plans to grant working visa to Indians
Facing a shortage of labourers, Sri Lanka plans to grant work visas to Indians to harvest paddy in t...
Sri Lankan Army blames LTTE for civilian casualties
Sri Lanka said that "ill-trained" LTTE rebels may have caused the large scale civilian casualties.
Marxist party calls for Sri Lankan mass grave probe
The Marxist JVP has called for an investigation into a mass grave discovered in the central town of ...
UK minister satisfied with post-conflict progress in Sri Lanka
A visiting British minister expressed satisfaction at the progress made by Sri Lanka after the nearl...
Dutch sailors in Sri Lanka after nearly 70 years
The Dutch ruled Sri Lanka for 140 years till the British ousted them and established a colony in the...
US has serious concerns over Lankan CJ impeachment
The parliamentary committee ruled that Sri Lankan Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake was guilty of ...
Sri Lanka no longer has child soldiers, says UN
The UN has cleared Sri Lanka of the charge of having child soldiers, and said that the threat has be...
Lanka Prez visits opposition lawmaker after report
The incident reported last night prompted the President to pay an unusual visit to the lawmaker`s r...
Sri Lanka top judge in marathon hearing
Sri Lanka`s first woman Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, was Tuesday grilled for over six hours ...
Sri Lanka lawyers oppose Chief Justice impeachment
Sri Lanka`s bar association will ask President Mahinda Rajapaksa to reconsider an impeachment bid ag...
SL editor of anti-govt newspaper flees homeland
The former editor of Sri Lanka’s most outspokenly anti-government newspaper has fled Colombo for pol...
Sri Lanka offers to repatriate 10 Indian prisoners
Sri Lanka has offered to repatriate 10 Indian prisoners, currently serving their sentence in the isl...
Anti-Islam film protests in Colombo
Thousands of Muslims held a rally in Colombo Monday to protest against an anti-Islam US film.
Two teenagers killed in Sri Lanka explosion
At least two teenagers were killed and three children injured today due to an accidental explosion i...
Sri Lanka, China seek to strengthen military ties
Sri Lanka and China have sought to strengthen their military ties, said the Sri Lankan defence minis...
Chinese-built plant failure leads to power cuts in SL
Recurring technical faults in the Chinese built Norochcholai coal power plant have led to power cuts...
India releases Sri Lankan boats, fishermen
The Coast Guard has released 11 Sri Lankan fishermen who were detained in Indian waters in May along...
Marchers support Sri Lanka official in threat case
Seven lawyers have filed a case accusing minister Rishad Bathiudeen of threatening and intimidating ...
Britain calls for calm in the Maldives
Amid growing political tension and escalating violence in Maldives, Britain on Wednesday appealed to...
Sri Lankan minister faces contempt of court case
A group of lawyers here on Wednesday filed a case in the court of appeal pleading that a government ...
Protest by legal fraternity paralyses Lankan court
A mob led by Bathiyutheen`s supporters on Wednesday surrounded the Mannar court and pelted debris at...
‘S Lanka still has reconciliation issues in north’
Sri Lanka still needs to focus on post-war rehabilitation challenges to affect real reconciliation, ...
Former LTTE members in Lanka contingent at Delhi SAF games
Eight former LTTE members will be part of Sri Lankan contingent at the South Asian Federation games ...
Lanka refutes reports on heavy military presence in north
Sri Lanka has refuted reports that the country`s military presence in the Tamil-dominated north repr...
Sri Lanka: Cops arrest scribes, shut news websites
Police said journalists from Sri Lanka Mirror and Sri Lanka X News were arrested for publishing anti...
SL police cracks down on opposition news websites
Sri Lankan police cracked down on the offices of an opposition news website, raiding its premises an...
Karuna objects to provocative remarks by SL minister on Tamils
M Karunanidhi condemned the reported threat by a Sri Lankan minister to massacre Tamils if they cont...
Sri Lankan reconciliation facing external pressure
Sri Lanka said its post-war reconciliation process is facing serious challenges, partly due to exter...
SAARC countries pledge to end violence against children
India along with other SAARC countries has pledged to end violence against children in all forms at ...
S Lanka releases more rehabilitated LTTE recruits
A batch of 75 former LTTE members rehabilitated by the government was on Saturday released to their ...
Sri Lanka withdraws military from key check points
Sri Lanka has removed military form manning a few key security check points here and replaced them w...
36 Sri Lankans deported, reach Colombo
Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka on Friday after being deported from B...
After release, Fonseka to form his own party
Sri Lanka`s former Army chief Sarath Fonseka, who had dared to challenge the country`s powerful Pres...
Sri Lankans protest against Geneva resolution
Some 2,000 Sri Lankans marched to the British High Commission here Tuesday to condemn Western countr...
Lanka values India`s statement over US move
Sri Lanka on Thursday described as valuable a statement made by External Affairs Minister S M Krish...
India asks mission to take up attack on fishermen
Sixteen fishermen from Rameswaram were injured in an alleged mid-sea attack by Sri Lankan naval pe...
Sri Lanka Navy arrests three Indian fishermen
Poaching by two countries` fishermen in each other`s waters have been a recurring problem for the So...
Human trafficking racket involving Lankans busted
A major human trafficking network involving Sri Lankans has been unearthed in a multi-national ope...
Sri Lanka says over 7 lakh war refugees resettled
Sri Lankan government claimed that it had succeeded in resettling over seven lakh war- displaced p...
`Detained ex-LTTE fighters to be released next yr`
All the former LTTE fighters, who were detained following the end of a three-decade civil war in 2...
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