Human Rights Watch says Sri Lanka should be urged to adopt timeline for action

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November 15, 2017 02:49 pm

Human Rights Watch has said countries should press the United Nations Human Rights Council regarding Sri Lanka for a time-bound action plan on reforms during its ...

DMC insists no tsunami threat to SL

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November 15, 2017 01:54 pm

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says there is no threat of a tsunami on any coastal area of Sri Lanka and has asked members of the public not to be misled by baseless ...

Male teacher arrested for sexually harassing female colleague

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November 15, 2017 12:45 pm

A male teacher who allegedly sexually harassed a female colleague inside the staff room of a school in Nawagaththegama has been arrested.  The suspect teacher is a ...

Gamini Senarath and two others further remanded

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November 15, 2017 11:47 am

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath and two others have been remanded again by the Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court till November 21.&nb...

Derailment disrupts railway services on Northern Line

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November 15, 2017 11:11 am

Trains along the Northern Line have been disrupted today due to a train derailment which occurred last night between Parasangaswewa and Medawachchiya.  The Rai...

Beer industry to regain market share from ‘beer-friendly’ Sri Lanka budget 

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November 15, 2017 10:43 am

  Sri Lanka's beer industry will regain market share from hard liquor following a more favourable tax regime for the segment announced in the 2018 budget, accor...

Defence Ministry Official denies charges of rape and torture

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November 15, 2017 10:37 am

Defense Ministry Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne denied  that Sri Lanka committed torture and rape against suspected rebels, as charged by more than 50 men who are seekin...

Suspect in Rajiv assassination case seeks suspension of life term

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November 15, 2017 07:45 am

The Supreme Court in India yesterday  asked the Centre to respond to a plea by a suspect in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to suspend his life term until the CBI probe...

SL apparel industry eyes robust export sector in budget 2018

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November 14, 2017 05:36 pm

The apparel industry gratified by the 2018 budget is hopeful for a robust export oriented Sri Lanka going by the proposals and measures adopted. The Joint Apparel Associati...

Condo builders want VAT imposed only on new projects 

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November 14, 2017 04:16 pm

  The Condominium Developers Association of Sri Lanka (CDASL) met with Treasury officials on Tuesday morning seeking an amendment to a recent budget proposal to imp...

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Most SL women travelling in public transport sexually harassed-report

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Ashanthi School of Music hosts musical talent show 'Spotlight'

The young performers at the “Ashanthi School of Music”  put on an amazing show titled ‘Sp...

Space Italia and Space Office open its doors to the public

Space Italia and Space Office opened its doors to the general public with a high profile event where Italian ambassad...

Spectacular array of colour and diverse genres of dance

‘Technique Colour 2017’, presented by Dance Works Centre, was staged recently at the Lionel Wendt Theatre...

FANDOM 2017 - a day for cosplay wars and more

FANDOM 2017, a day of ‘magic and madness’ organised by The Rotaract Club of CFPS Law School will take pla...