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Amnesty says Trump made world a darker place

Amnesty says Trump made world a darker place

Amnesty International said on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that

ESCAP, ASEAN: Working together for the region

ESCAP, ASEAN: Working together for the region

By Dr. Shamshad Akhtar The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has shown to be an exemplary role model for regional cooperation guiding the 10-country bloc on the path toward

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Enthusiasts gather for Colombo Big Data Meetup

Enthusiasts gather for Colombo Big Data Meetup

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The fourth session of the Colombo Big Data Meetup was held at VirtusaPolaris recently, where industry professionals discussed the latest findings in Big Data tools and technologies. Samudra Kanankearachchi, Software

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Sri Lanka’s Alston to sing at Oscars after party

Sri Lanka’s Alston to sing at Oscars after party

Sri Lankan legendary performer Alston Koch has been invited to perform at the Oscars after party. Koch will perform on the 26th of February at the Beverly Hills Hilton immediately

UK slams alleged attack on church in North West Sri Lanka

admin, February 22, 2017

The British Government has condemned an alleged attack on a church in North West Sri Lanka in January.
Report finds impunity persisted in Sri Lanka for war crimes

admin, February 22, 2017

A world report released by Amnesty International has noted that impunity persisted in Sri Lanka for alleged crimes unde...
Japan tightens entry requirements for Sri Lankan students

admin, February 22, 2017

Japan has decided to tighten its entrance requirements for overseas students from five countries including Sri Lanka, as...
US Congress delegation and President Sirisena hold talks

admin, February 21, 2017

A bi-partisan group of representatives of the United States Congress visiting Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Preside...
TN fishermen claim Lankan Navy chased them away

admin, February 21, 2017

Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly chased away nearly 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen off Katchatheevu islet and snapped fi...
Sri Lanka seeks support to improve export market

admin, February 21, 2017

The Government today said that it needs to improve Sri Lanka's exports by tapping new markets.
Malaysian activist guilty of airing documentary on Sri Lanka

admin, February 21, 2017

Malaysian activist Lena Hendry was today found guilty of airing a documentary on the Sri Lankan civil war - No Fire Zone...
Compensation to be paid to families of Katukurunda victims

admin, February 21, 2017

The Government has decided to pay compensation to the families of the victims of the Katukurunda tragedy.
CB chief appears before SPC on bond scam

admin, February 21, 2017

Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy appeared before a Special Presidential Commission (SPC) today investigating ...
Three Chinese Nationals arrested at BIA with cigarettes, liquor

admin, February 21, 2017

Three Chinese Nationals were arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today with cigarettes and liquor b...
Sri Lanka accused of failing to implement security sector reforms

admin, February 21, 2017

The Government has been accused of not meeting its pledge to curtail police abuses prior to the March 2017 session of th...
UN members urged to provide Lankan war victims safety

admin, February 21, 2017

UN member states have been urged to enter into agreements with Sri Lanka to relocate to their countries victims and witn...
Chinese official has discussions on projects in Sri Lanka

admin, February 20, 2017

A top Chinese official has had discussions on projects supported by China in Sri Lanka.
Soldiers arrested over Noyahr's abduction interdicted

admin, February 20, 2017

The five soldiers who were arrested over the abduction and assault on journalist Keith Noyahr, have been interdicted by ...
BASL postpones elections over dispute on judge

admin, February 20, 2017

The BAR Association has postponed the elections scheduled to be held tomorrow owing to a dispute on the appointment of a...

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