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Conflicts in SLFP: Fowzie Walks Away

Conflicts in SLFP: Fowzie Walks Away

         The conflicts within the SLFP are deepening with the policy followed in appointing electoral organizers say reports. The immediate incident has been when Senior Minister on Urban Affairs A.H.M. Fowzie walked away from the SLFP Central Committee meeting held regarding appointment …

Kumar Rupesinghe wants his share

Kumar Rupesinghe wants his share

        Norway and Sri Lanka are on a collision course over a case filed by Dr. Kumar Rupesinghe Chairman of the Foundation for Co-Existence in the District Court of Colombo against Norway refusing to make payments to the Foundation of Co-Existence, headed …

New Police Hotline for Religious Harassment Complaints

New Police Hotline for Religious Harassment Complaints

      The Police media unit said a hotline has been established to inform of Religious harassment which will be operational 24 hours of the day. The police media unit said that Sri Lanka is a multi-religious country where all communities live in harmony. …

Hakeem says I will Resign

Hakeem says I will Resign

At a meeting held at the vocational training centre in Nintavur, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader and Minister of Justice Rauff Hakeem threatened to resign, along with the other SLMC ministers, from all portfolios if the government fails to fulfil the SLMC’s demands within …

Sri Lanka hopes India will vote against US Reolution

      Sri Lanka said it hoped India will vote for it in the upcoming UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva. Sri Lankan Minister for Public Administration W.D.J. Seneviratne told reporters in India that there had been “a remarkable improvement in the human rights situation” …

Australia play Sri Lanka on Sunday

       Australia will take on Sri Lanka in a Super Six clash of the  ICC   Womens Cricket World Cup 2013 at Mumbai on Sunday. The teams have met twice earlier with Australia winning on both occasions but Sri Lanka had never defeated England or …

Sri Lanka President At Tirupati shrine

Sri Lanka President At Tirupati shrine

    Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Mrs Shiranthi Rajapakse worshipped at the famous shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirupati today, amid tight security. Before worshiping, he took part in the ‘Suprabhatha’ recitation ritual in the sanctum sanctorum, temple sources said. Later, the temple priests …

Central Bank of Sri Lanka issues Money Broking Regulations

    The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), considering the necessity for improving the operations in the domestic money and foreign exchange market by increasing the coverage of monitoring activities on different types of financial institutions operating in the economy and to facilitate strengthening of …

Sri Lanka Lose to New Zealand

Sri Lanka Lose to New Zealand

       The Sri Lanka women lost to Zealand women by 8 wickets in their first Super Six game of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013. Sri lanka batted first and were all out for 103 runs.New Zealand scored the required runs losing only …

DMK Members Create Uproar in Tamil Nadu Assembly

DMK Members Create Uproar in Tamil Nadu Assembly

– සිංහල – DMK members were suspended from the Tamil Nadu assembly till Friday when a debate on Sri Lanka caused an uproar that the speaker ruled was undignified. The ruling AIADMK has accused the DMK of ignoring the large-scale killings of Tamils during the …