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CBK to get enhanced pension
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 08:20.44 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tabled a resolution in Parliament to provide a pension to former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga equal with the entitlement enjoyed by her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
President meets Premiers of Australia and Canada
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 07:46.40 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena has met Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta. [More]
Sentenced maid Saudi : SL hires lawyers to file appeal
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 07:26.24 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau has hired lawyers to file an appeal on behalf of the Sri Lankan maid, who has been sentenced to death by stoning in Saudi Arabia. [More]
Cameron meets Sirisensa, offers £6.6m over 3 years
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 08:13.42 AM ] []
Britain will give Sri Lanka £6.6m over three years to help the battle-scarred country continue its recovery from a long civil war, the Independent reported. [More]
LTTE did not represent Tamils says Mangala
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 07:37.32 AM ]
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says the LTTE terror did not represent the hopes and aspirations of the majority of the Tamil community. [More]
Narahenpita Police Crimes Division OIC Arrested
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 06:58.04 AM ]
The OIC-Officer In Charge of the Narahenpita Police Crimes Division has been arrested by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption. [More]
Canadian court rules against laws in Lankan refugee case
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 05:47.02 AM ]
In two cases involving ships carrying Tamil refugees to Canada’s shores, the Canadian Supreme Court has ruled that federal immigration laws denying entry to human smugglers are unconstitutional, the Globe and Mail reported. [More]
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 05:18.26 PM ] []
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration held at party leader’s residence this evening. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]