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ICC with MR

ICC with MR

A delegation of International Cricket Council led by it’s president Alan Isaac called on the President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday. The meeting took place at the Temple Trees in Colombo.The minister…

Sri Lanka President okay with cricket team’s tour of Pakistan: Report

Sri Lanka President okay with cricket team’s tour of Pakistan: Report

The 2009 Lahore terror attack is yet to become even a distant memory but Sri LankaPresident Mahinda Rajapakse has reportedly given his consent to the country’s cricket team touring Pakistan again. According to the “Express Tribune”, the…

JSC secretary was assaulted

JSC secretary was assaulted

President Mahinda Rajapaksha ordered the IGP to take stern action against those who assaulted the secretary of the Judicial service commission Manjula Thilakaratna this morning. Reports say a group of…

FUTA is to meet Dr. PB

FUTA is to meet Dr. PB

Federation of university teachers association (FUTA) is expected to meet the treasury secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundara to discuss their final demand on Monday. The members of the(FUTA) had a discussion…

Lankans assured full security by Bangladesh

Lankans assured full security by Bangladesh

After the recent attacks on Buddhist Temples the  Bangladesh law enforcement authorities have  assured full protection and security to Sri Lankans in Bangladesh. During a meeting with the  Sri Lankan High…

Tamils in Sri Lanka to elect first ever Provincial Council next year

Tamils in Sri Lanka to elect first ever Provincial Council next year

The war-affected ethnic Tamils would be able to elect their first Provincial Council of the northern region by September next year when the Sri Lankan government holds the first ever…

Travel advisory might be lifted

Travel advisory might be lifted

The Sri Lankan government is expected to take a decision whether to lift the travel advisory on Tamil Nadu. Reports indicate that India has assured safety and security of Sri…

Sri Lankans Muslims condemn attacks on Buddhists

Sri Lankans Muslims condemn attacks on Buddhists

Sri Lanka’s minority Muslims condemned attacks on minority Buddhists in the Muslim-majority Bangladesh and demanded that authorities there punish those responsible. N.M. Ameen, president of Muslim Council of Sri Lanka,…

Divi Neguma Bill passed in SPC, Sab and NCP

Divi Neguma Bill passed in SPC, Sab and NCP

The Divi Neguma Draft Bill was endorsed by the Southern Provincial Council,Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council and North Central Provincial Council yesterday with a majority of 21,15 and 7 votes respectively. Meanwhile TNA…

Sri Lanka to continue to train its military personnel in India

Sri Lanka to continue to train its military personnel in India

Notwithstanding stiff opposition from political parties in Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka on Wednesday asserted that it was “very firm” on continuing the training programme of its defence personnel in India…