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While welcoming the adoption of resolution 34/L 1, at the UN Human Rights Council, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has urged the Government of Sri Lanka to honor its commitment with regard to these…
Women’s Action Network (WAN*) is appalled and deeply disappointed by recent statements by Rizwe Mufthi, President of the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama (ACJU) in a recent interview, that the Muslim Marri…
In an alarming submission made to several parliamentarians and other conservative groups with regard to proposed amendments to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA), the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ula…
Prominent Indian Sociologist, Professor S.L. Doshi’s ‘Modernity, Post-modernity and Neo-sociological Theories’ has been edited and translated into Sinhala by Premakumara de Silva and Abeyratne Attanay…
Despite the family members of sexually abused 15-year-old girl filing a complaint with the Maskeliya Police Station, the case has not been properly investigated. According to the Asian Human Rights Co…
The CID has arrested a 34 year old Army Corporal attached to the Army Intelligence Directorate over the abduction and assault of senior journalist Keith Noyahr in 2008. Keith Apart from the latest arr…
A special unit that functioned under former Director of Army Intelligence, Major General Kapila Hendawitharana has been linked to the murder of Sunday Leader founder editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, the…
Panic has set among Sri Lankans of a possible Swine Flu (H1N1) outbreak in the country, amidst unconfirmed reports that a large number of Swine Flu affected Maldivians had arrived in Colombo for treat…
Serious misconduct including incidents of violence carried out by the army has been highlighted in Major General Kamal Gunaratne’s ‘Road to Nandikadal’ book, said Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera…
When the MP tax-free car permit abuse case taken up for support yesterday the Senior Deputy Solicitor General Viraj Dayarathne, informed the bench comprising of the judges Sisira de Abrew, Priyantha J…

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The Monetary Board of the Central Bank has taken measures to increase the policy interest rates commencing today. In a release, the CBSL says the [...]
Kusal Perera To Miss First Two ODIs Against Bangladesh
Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against Bangladesh due to a hamstring strain, team manager Asanka Gurusinha [...]
Rangana Herath Ranked World's Third Best Test Bowler In ICC Rankings
Ravindra Jadeja has overtaken R Ashwin at the top of the ICC Test rankings for bowlers, after taking 9 wickets against Australia in the 3rd [...]
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Minister of Petroleum Resources Development, Chandima Weerakkody says that functioning of all fuel stations will be computerised and monitored in order to prevent irregularities at [...]
Police have identified Khalid Masood as the man who carried out the Westminster attack, as the death toll rose to five. Masood, 52, was born [...]

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Mar 24, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's deputy minister of foreign affairs has expressed his appreciation to members of the Human Rights Council and observer [...]
Dhammika Perera Takes Over As Chairman Of Lanka Ceramics And The Lanka Walltiles
According to Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) sources, business magnate Dhammika Perera has been appointed as the Chairman and Non Executive Director of Lanka Ceramics and [...]
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Details of the Central Bank statement are below: As per the provisional estimates of the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS), the Sri Lankan economy [...]
The Hatton National Bank has disbursed 13 Loans under this program, refinanced by the CBSL, launched on an initiative of the Prime Minister. The HNB [...]
Mar 23, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's Parliament was informed Thursday that the government paid around 150 million rupees as monthly rent for buildings occupied [...]

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Filing a motion in Colombo Fort Magistrate's court today, the Defence Counsel submitted a new bail application on behalf of MP Wimal Weerawansa who was [...]
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara left for Malaysia to attend the 210th Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) Day, this morning, Police Headquarters said. [...]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption as Abuse of Power, [...]
The Monetary Board decided to increase the key policy interest rates of the Central Bank, namely the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing [...]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has welcomed the adoption of UNHRC resolution 34/L 1 which reaffirms the full implementation of resolution 30/1 of 2015, promoting [...]

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