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More Sinhalese Youth Fleeing Sri Lanka seeking refugee status

More Sinhalese Youth Fleeing Sri Lanka seeking refugee status

Colombo/ London:  Sri Lanka’s civil war was over four years ago. Tamils no longer have the need to fle the island and seek asylum. However, boatloads of Sinhalese, mainly from…

Sri Lanka: crushing the free media

Sri Lanka: crushing the free media

In Sri Lanka, where there has seldom been good news for the media in recent years, things have taken a further turn for the worse, as well as a turn…

BJP looks at ‘power devolution’ in Sri Lanka

BJP looks at ‘power devolution’ in Sri Lanka

Colombo: A six-member Indian delegation led by the deputy leader of Indian opposition Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) in the Rajya Sabha Ravi Shankar Prasad is in Sri Lanka for a…

Sri Lankan President roots for safe environment

Sri Lankan President roots for safe environment

Colombo: “Think-Eat-save. Reduce your Footprint” this was the theme for Sri Lanka’s National  observance of World Environment Day. The Sri Lankan government under the President’s ‘Mahinda Chintana’ program has focused…

Lanka’s Boiling over Beef

Lanka’s Boiling over Beef

Colombo, Sri lanka: A monk who set himself ablaze to protest killing of cattle, was cremated on Wednesday. In the meanwhile a member of the opposition wants a ban on…

Rape of Minors up in Sri Lanka

Rape of Minors up in Sri Lanka

Colombo,Sri Lanka: While incidents of rape and sexual abuse of minors is on the increase in Sri Lanka, police are blaming this on poor parenting skills and the increased access…

Sri Lanka to shift Dy. High Commission to Kerala?

Sri Lanka to shift Dy. High Commission to Kerala?

Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Deputy High Commissioner to India has not been able to assume duties in the south Indian Tamil Nadu state capital of Chennai for the past three…

Lanka’s new Chinese Made Airport

Lanka’s new Chinese Made Airport

MATTALA, Sri Lanka – In a bid to boost tourism, Sri Lanka will unveil its new international airport in Hambantota near a popular wildlife sanctuary on March 18th. Travellers will…

Rape and genocide in Sri Lanka?

Rape and genocide in Sri Lanka?

COLOMBO: Nearly four years after the end of the country’s civil war, Amnesty international claims that Sri Lankan security forces continue to use torture, rape and other forms of sexual…

Sri Lanka asserts sovereignty over Islet

Sri Lanka asserts sovereignty over Islet

Katchativu, is a small islet located in the Palk Bay, situated 14 miles south-west of Delft, an island off the northern coast of Sri Lanka and 15 miles north-east of…

Indian fishermen at Sri Lankan Church Festival

Indian fishermen at Sri Lankan Church Festival

Sunday, 24th February marked the  two-day Annual Festival Church festival in Katchativu. Some ten thousand pilgrims arrived at the islet from Kurikadduwan Jetty and Delft jetty in Sri Lanka and…

Citibank will stay in Sri Lanka

Citibank will stay in Sri Lanka

Is Citibank winding up operations in Sri Lanka? The Sri Lanka unit denies this, saying there are opportunities a- plenty in the island Nation, nevertheless…. Colombo: Citibank has started a…

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