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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2014-02-24 17:21:34 -0800 | disasters-news

Sri Lankan leaders must address the persistent climate of fear in the country, Amnesty International said as the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay concluded her visit to the island. Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, made her...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-11-14 12:27:30 -0800 | travel-news

While stationed at Nagpur in March 1980 I was asked by my departmental headquarters for my willingness to undergo training at the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA). As I had been at Nagpur for more than two and a...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2014-02-21 16:38:16 -0800 | political-news

On 30 August 2013, the world will mark the International Day of the Disappeared. In Sri Lanka, some 12,000 complaints of enforced disappearances have been submitted to the UN since the 1980s – making it second only to Iraq. But...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-08-21 06:54:52 -0700 | political-news

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) deeply expressed its concern over reports that the Ministry of Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs is to introduce new laws seeking action against publications that ‘defame the original teachings and traditions of the major...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-11-14 12:27:31 -0800 | political-news

The Sri Lankan government should stop issuing misleading information and promptly create an independent and transparent inquiry into the deaths of protesters at Weliweriya on August 1, 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. At least three people were killed and...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2014-01-13 18:17:40 -0800 | disasters-news

The Sri Lankan authorities must not allow the army to investigate itself over allegations of excessive use of force by its members after three protesters demonstrating over access to drinking water were killed over the weekend, Amnesty International said. “The...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-11-14 12:27:31 -0800 | business-news

The newly expanded Colombo Port formally opened for business today, a move that will allow Sri Lanka to regain its role as a leading South Asia trans-shipment hub. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa opened the port, which was also attended...
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Kalutara :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-08-04 09:44:53 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

In this world we live in,there are various types of people who follow a religion or sometimes not.But the higher percentage is considered to be people who follow a religion.But if really each and every individual activate the concepts and...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-08-24 15:53:20 -0700 | political-news

The Sri Lankan government has made no real progress in holding accountable those responsible for the execution style slaying of 17 aid workers seven years ago despite renewed international calls for action. On August 4, 2006, gunmen executed 17 Sri...
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2014-01-15 18:33:43 -0800 | sports-news

Live Cricket Score - Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first on Tuesday in the 2nd ODI against South Africa. Click here for Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2013 2nd ODI Live Scorecard Sri Lanka on Tuesday...
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Breaking News: Sri Lanka considers civil nuclear technology deal with Pakistan
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2014-06-11 10:57:01 -0700 | disasters-news

It appears as if appetite for nuclear technology is increasing in a number of developing countries as well along with the developed countries. The growing number of industry and ever increasing need for energy has pushed many countries across the...
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Breaking News: Commonwealth must ensure media access for CHOGM : CPJ
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2014-05-14 20:08:18 -0700 | political-news

The Committee to Protect Journalists CPJ) wrote a letter to Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, calling on him to address restrictions against journalists seeking to cover the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka in November. Sri...
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Breaking News: A Sri Lankan Police Officer Dies of Heart Attack After Reading Electricity Bill
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-07-09 01:32:31 -0700 | odd-news

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan man encountered a new deadly center episode soon after currently being exhibited a new stunning electricity invoice, a new mass media survey explained Wednesday. The particular 61-year-old sufferer had protested for the Ceylon Electrical power Aboard inside...
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Breaking News: Visit Sri Lanka with Your Family and Reach Your Hotel through the Best Colombo Airport Taxi
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Pānadraya :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-06-22 03:05:00 -0700 | travel-news

Sri Lanka is soon turning out to be a popular destination of the world, both in terms of business and leisure. People from different corners of the world visit this wonderful destination today for different purposes. Moreover, the people are...
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Breaking News: Proposed Media Code Threatens Free Speech
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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-06-19 04:12:47 -0700 | political-news

A new media code proposed by the Sri Lankan government contains overbroad and vague language that could have a severe and chilling effect on free speech, Human Rights Watch said. On June 17, 2013, the Ministry of Mass Media and...
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