Sri Lankans from Christmas Island sent to Colombo overnight via Australian Govt. chartered jet


The return of Sri Lankans from Christmas Island to Colombo overnight on an Australian  government charter jet has fuelled speculation that Australian Border Force  inter­cepted a suspected asylum vessel in the past week, the Australian reported.

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AirAsia faces fresh probe after troubled Perth-Kuala Lumpur flight


The "technical issue" responsible for causing a mid-air drama on an AirAsia X flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur was just the latest safety incident involving the low-cost airline, ABC Australia reported.

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In pictures : Muslim devotees in the North celebrate the end of Ramadan


Muslim devotees across the world are took part in Eid al-Fitr celebrations to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Sunday.

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Scottish woman whose young Lankan husband was killed appeals for funds to get back home


A Scottish woman whose Sri Lankan husband was murdered is appealing for funds so she can return home to Edinburgh, a foreign publication reported.

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SAITM administrative structure to change, to operate as a joint venture between Govt and private sector


The government is to take action to change the administrative structure of  SAITM and have the institute operate as a joint project between the government and private sector, a statement issued by the President on the issue said.

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Hopes fade in China for 93 missing in landslide


(REUTERS)  Rescue workers in southwestern China pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people missing after a landslide buried a mountain village, with some residents giving up hope of finding survivors.

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Dr. Saman Kelegamaś funeral today


The funeral of Dr.

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Legal action in Lanka against visa overstayers in Korea


Foreign Employment Minister Thalatha Athukorale has sought the help of the South Korean government to identify Sri Lankans who are visa overstayers in that country.

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Envoy in Kenya recalled to Colombo


Sri Lanka’s envoy in Kenya C.

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