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UNFPA Survey: 90% of women have experienced sexual harassment on public transport in Sri Lanka

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February 27, 2017 08:47 pm

Findings of a nationwide study commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) revealed that 90% of women and girls in Sri Lanka have been subjected to sexual harassm...


Update Kalutara shooting incident : Death toll rises to seven

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February 27, 2017 08:19 pm

The death toll following the Kalutara shooting incident has risen to seven. Among the victims are  two of them are prison officials names are as follows Prison...


Lankan doctor freed after manslaughter of abusive husband in Geraldton

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February 27, 2017 03:45 pm

A Sri Lankan-born doctor who was convicted of the manslaughter of her abusive husband last year has been granted parole and will be released from prison in Australia this week, ...


34th UNHRC sessions underway; Mangala to address assembly tomorrow

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February 27, 2017 03:35 pm

The thirty-fourth Session of the Human Rights Council has been inaugurated in Geneva by its newly elected President, Ambassador Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli foreign me...


SriLankan takes delivery of a A320-Neo aircraft

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February 27, 2017 03:31 pm

SriLankan Airlines took delivery of a A320-Neo aircraft today at the Bandaranaike International Airport. After religious ceremonies the 150 seat aircraft was received at...


U.S. considers quitting U.N. Human Rights Council : Report

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February 27, 2017 12:40 pm

The Trump administration is considering pulling the United States out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a body that has been accused of being biased against Israel and...


Underworld gang member and prison official killed in attack at Kalutara

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February 27, 2017 11:18 am

Six persons including a leading underworld gang member and prison official was killed when their vehicles came under attack today morning in Kalutara as the prisoners were ...


Lankan Police deny going after Hong Kong based asylum seekers who sheltered Snowden

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February 27, 2017 10:46 am

Sri Lankan police  formally denied hunting nationals who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and said their claims to the contrary could have been ...


Lankan student in Wales, refused asylum to be deported

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February 26, 2017 11:57 am

A Sri Lankan student studying at Bangor University in Wales is reported to be deported to Sri Lanka just three months before completing her Electrical Engineering degr...


FCID generates hundreds of  millions in revenue

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February 26, 2017 11:40 am

The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), which completes two years today, is perhaps the only unit in the Police Department to generate revenue other than conduct ...


 

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UNFPA Survey: 90% of women have experienced sexual harassment on public transport in Sri Lanka

Findings of a nationwide study commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) revealed that 90% of women and girls in Sri Lanka have be...

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Update Kalutara shooting incident : Death toll rises to seven

27 February 2017

Lankan doctor freed after manslaughter of abusive husband in Geraldton

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34th UNHRC sessions underway; Mangala to address assembly tomorrow

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