Opinion

Conviction of Malaysian Activist Ms. Lena Hendry for screening a human rights film about Sri Lanka

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Conviction of Malaysian Activist Ms. Lena Hendry for screening a human rights film about Sri Lanka We, the undersigned Sri Lankan citizens and organizations, strongly condemn the conviction of Malaysian activist Ms. Lena Hendry for screening a film dealing with ...

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A tribute to Judge C. G. Weeramantry

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Judge Weeramantry is with us no longer. He passed away in the evening of the 5th January. Perhaps, he felt 90th year of his birth, after serving humanity for so long, was the right time to part. But for those ...

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Miss Athugalpura Sri Lanka 2017

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All the arrangements are being organized by the Athugalpura Foreign Employment Agency to conduct the crowning ceremony of Miss Athugalpura Sri Lanka 2017 in the month of March. Only the unmarried Sri Lankan women who are 17-25 years old can ...

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Path to Your Real Success!

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The seminar -“Path to Your Real Success” recently organized by PACE Institute at Pannipitiya concluded very successfully and the key objective of the event is to mould youths from an early age by getting them to focus on job-oriented education ...

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Betrayal of the Absolute Right to Justice

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It has been 33 years since Black July, 1983. These 33 years have been part of our lifetime. We have witnessed not only the horrendously criminal acts of July 1983, but also what happened by way of justice after those ...

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The economy of the country is growing-PM

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The Central Bank had stated that Sri Lanka’s ailing economy grew at a slower-than-expected 4.8 per cent last year despite lower oil prices as a slowdown in European markets hit exports. It was said that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said ...

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More than 200 docs’ kids left without schools – GMOA

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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) yesterday accused the Education Ministry officials of having deprived more than 200 doctors’ children of their right to education. These children have failed to gain admission to schools in the areas where their parents ...

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Father of the Nation remembered

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Don Stephen Senanayake is a name that is inextricably entwined and written in gold with the history of Sri Lanka. His name has, within the course of time emerged larger than life in the minds of the people. Today on ...

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High trend of HIV affected persons contracting tuberculosis

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There is a high trend of HIV affected persons contracting tuberculosis. Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala made this reference joining in a news conference organized by the Health Education Bureau in view of World Tuberculosis Day. World Tuberculosis ...

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World Water Day celebrated

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Today (22nd March) Sri Lanka marks the World Water Day. This year’s celebrations will follow the theme “Water and Job”. The Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply in co-operation with the National Water Supply and Drainage Board will conduct ...

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