A new chapter for Green Cabin: A 134-year old family business

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The early beginnings of this family owned business dates back to 1884, when two Englishmen and the late Mudaliya Thomas Rodrigo owned and managed...

Trinco-5 massacre: A father’s cry for justice

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A father seeking justice for his son, who was murdered in Trincomalee, is a heartbreaking story we’ve heard over and over again over the...

Central Bank bombing: 21 years later

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by Ashanthi Warunasuriya   One of the deadliest attacks carried out in Colombo during the 30 year war was the bombing of the Central Bank. On...

Rebuilding lives and homes shattered by war

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By GEETA ANAND and DHARISHA BASTIANS KILINOCHCHI, Sri Lanka — On a small wooden table at the doorway to this bright-turquoise house in Kilinochchi, the...

After 22 years, Sri Lankan worker in Saudi receives benefits

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A domestic aide who left Saudi Arabia 22 years ago will soon receive his end-of-service awards in Colombo. His Saudi sponsor, who died six...

Schneiderman called me ‘brown slave,’ slapped me until I called him ‘Master’

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State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called his Sri Lankan girlfriend his “brown slave” and wanted her to refer to him as “Master,” the woman...

Families of the missing lose hope despite OMP being established

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By Easwaran Rutnam   The families of the disappeared from Kilinochchi who have been protesting for over a year demanding answers have now lost faith in...

Language issue crops up in case involving Prof. Hoole

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N. Lohahayalan, Jaffna Correspondent On Thursday 14.12.2017, Mullaitivu Magistrate Mohammed S.M. Samsuddin declared Prof. S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole of the Election Commission not guilty of...

Sri Lankan woman proposes to girlfriend on radio

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A Sri Lankan radio presenter proposed to her girlfriend on the radio, after Ireland legalised same-sex marriage in a landslide vote on May 23,...

Tamil MP’s family awaits justice but hopes fade

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By Meera Srinivasan It was the Christmas weekend last year. Praviinaa Raviraj woke up and looked at the newspapers. ‘All accused released’, the front-page headlines...