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President taking all steps to bring down Mahendran: Amaraweera

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- UPFA MP Mahinda Amaraweera said today President Maithripala Sirisena had taken all steps at the diplomatic level and had made a written request to extradite former central bank ... Read More


UNHRC: Countries urge SL to implement its commitments

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Many countries, who co-sponsored the resolutions 30/1 and 34/1 on Sri Lanka yesterday called on the Sri Lankan government to take steps to deliver fully on its commitments in re... Read More


Student dies while playing football at school

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- A student of the Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa has died due to sudden illness while playing football at school playground this afternoon, the police said. They said the stu... Read More


Oman keen on refinery project: BOI

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- In light of Oman Oil and Gas Ministry denying being part of a US $ 3.85 billion refinery project in Hmabantota, Sri Lanka's Board of Investment (BOI) yesterday said that they we... Read More


House at sea over Oman oil refinery project

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Questions were raised in Parliament today on the proposed oil refinery project in Hambantota which was supposed to be a joint venture with Oman, according to Sri Lanka's Board o... Read More


UNHRC resolution on SL adopted without a vote

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution on Sri Lanka, that gives two more years to fully implement the Resolution 30/1, was adopted at the Human Rights Counci... Read More


Presidency: Navin calls Gota, Gota deems Karu budding candidates

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Plantation Minister Navin Dissanayake called former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa a future presidential candidate while Mr. Rajapaksa in his subsequent speech referred to... Read More


Navy hierarchy was aware of abductions in Colombo, suburbs: CID

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The CID today told Colombo Additional Magistrate Shehani Perera that the Navy Hierarchy including former Navy Commander Jayantha Perera and Intelligence Division Director Ananda... Read More


SL war heroes subject to Universal Jurisdiction

Sri Lanka, March 20 -- Former MP, Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara making his presentation during a side event at the UNHRC session in Geneva said conspiracy against Sri Lankan army is clear since they... Read More


To implement strategy for transitional process UNHRC Chief calls for fixed timeline

Sri Lanka, March 20 -- The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet presenting her report to UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human righ... Read More