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UN will use internal review of activities in Sri Lanka to do better, vows senior official

UN will use internal review of activities in Sri Lanka to do better, vows senior official

The United Nations is committed to using an internal review that found that the world body failed to meet its responsibilities during the final months of the civil war in…

CB governor to address provincial governors

CB governor to address provincial governors

The Governor of the Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabraal is scheduled to address the 15 th governors’ forum which commenced yesterday in Jaffna. This is the first time this Forum is being held…

UN independent expert concerned over reports of intimidation of judges in Sri Lanka

UN independent expert concerned over reports of intimidation of judges in Sri Lanka

A United Nations independent expert today voiced serious concerns about reported intimidation and attacks against judges and judicial officers in Sri Lanka, and warned that they might form part of…

Ugandan’ First Lady visits Carlton Pre-School

Ugandan’ First Lady visits Carlton Pre-School

Uganda’s First Lady and Minister of Karamoja Affairs Janet Kataha Museveni received a grand welcome by Sri Lanka’s First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa and the teachers and students of Carlton pre-school…

Pakistan Provides Clean Drinking Water to Resettled Communities in Mullaitivu

Pakistan Provides Clean Drinking Water to Resettled Communities in Mullaitivu

The Government of Pakistan has funded the construction of 2 clean drinking water projects for the resettled vulnerable communities in Mullaitivu district in the Northern part of Sri Lanka. These…

Sri Lanka denies intimidating UN over Tamil deaths

Sri Lanka denies intimidating UN over Tamil deaths

The Sri Lankan government has denied allegations that it intimidated UN staff at the end of the civil war. The claims were made in a UN report leaked to the…

MD of WB is due in Colombo today

MD of WB is due in Colombo today

World Bank managing director Sri Mulyani Indrawati will arrive in Colombo today on a 5-day official visit. She is scheduled to meet President Mahinda Rajapaksa,External affairs minister G.L. Peries and…

AIADMK govt to construct 2500 houses for Lankan Tamils

AIADMK govt to construct 2500 houses for Lankan Tamils

Amid DMK pitching for the cause of Sri Lankan Tamils, the ruling AIADMK government today stepped up welfare measures by announcing construction of 2,500 durable houses for them at various…

Sri Lanka, Uganda to enhance bilateral trade

Sri Lanka, Uganda to enhance bilateral trade

Sri Lanka and Uganda look forward to enhancing bilateral trade between the two countries, with potential for a significant increase in many sectors. During bilateral discussions with President of Uganda…

TNA doubts India

TNA doubts India

Parliamentarian of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday accused India of having double standards in solving the ethnic question in Sri Lanka. He said in Parliament that thousands of Tamils…