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The Canadian prime minister has called upon heads of state to consider Sri Lanka’s human rights record before attending the Commonwealth leaders’ summit (CHOGM) to be held in Colombo. Answering a question by a journalist in Toronto, PM Stephen Harper said he has expressed his reservations on Sri Lanka hosting the 2013 summit. “I intend ...

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Dr. Craig Turner, EDGE Conservation Biologist from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Sri Lankan zoologist, Saman Gamage called on the British High Commissioner John Rankin recently to brief him about the work being done to protect the red slender loris. Until recently, the Horton Plains slender loris was believed possibly extinct. In 2009, ...

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Those who attack military and police installations are “terrorists” and will be charged with country’s anti-terror regulations, says Sri Lanka military, BBC reports. .

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Vavuniya Government Agent P. S. M. Charles yesterday blasted the BBC for twisting war-related news to compromise the national reconciliation process. An irate Ms Charles said that a calculated attempt was being made to deceive people living here and abroad regarding the number of missing in Sri

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The plantation sector in Sri Lanka is “in turmoil” as a result of the recent hike in workers’ salaries, tea traders say. Jayantha Keragala, the chairman of Ceylon Tea Traders Association (CTTA) has told BBC Sandeshaya that the industry is not faced with an immediate crisis due

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According to latest report of Global Peace Index (GPI), Sri Lanka ranked 126 while Norway ranked in ninth place. Here we are talking about the riots that took place in UK recently and the same GPI ranked the UK in 26th place (100 places ahead of Sri Lanka). A series of incidents erupted in England ...

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A young Diaspora Tamil will perform Wednesday evening alongside leading South Indian vocalist Aruna Sairam at the first Carnatic concert as part of the BBC Proms. Veena virtuoso Hari Sivanesan, the latest recipient of the BBC Radio 3 World Routes Academy, is a student of Smt Sivasakthi Sivanesan

- bbc.co.uk - Category : Technology - Relavancy : 4.743416

BBC science coverage is "high quality" but the corporation must make a distinction "between well-established fact and opinion", a review finds.

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A former official at Sri Lanka Cricket has told the BBC it signed a five-year deal allowing a foreign company to run SLPL.

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July 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army has strongly rejected a BBC news report that said the people in Kilinochchi who protested against Britain's Channel4 video were tricked into protesting by the Army.

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Refuting unsubstantiated allegations in "Sri Lanka's Killing Fields", Acting High Commissioner P M Amza questioned the motive behind Channel 4's vindictive campaign against Sri Lanka.

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A Sri Lankan housemaid says she was not paid for over 15 years by employers in Saudi Arabia. GD Kusuma Nandani was speaking to BBC Sandeshaya from the Olaya detention...

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Army Spokesman Major General Ubaya Madawela told BBC Sandesshaya that they have received a copy of t..

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Refuting unsubstantiated allegations in "Sri Lanka's Killing Fields", Acting High Commissioner P M Amza questioned the motive behind Channel 4's vindictive campaign against Sri Lanka.

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Callum Mcrae, the producer of the notorious documentary, “Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields” took part in a discussion aired by the Asian Network of the BBC on Wednesday.

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An effort made to harm the reputation of Sri Lanka using the Channel 4 documentary has failed. Sri Lanka was cleared of the allegations at a meeting held to raise awareness amongst all member countries of the UN regarding the Channel 4 documentary. The conspirators were made speechless by the answers offered by Sri Lanka. ...

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History proves the efforts made by Channel Four to get popularized by crafting controversial as well as programmes provoking the people. The report telecast by Channel Four villifying the Sri Lankan Government and the Security Forces is the talk of the day among various communities. Media institutions as well as many critics point out that ...

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About 20 Tamil asylum seekers facing the prospect of being deported from Britain to Sri Lanka tell the BBC that their lives are in danger.

- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.1740525

Several trade unions have complained to the United Nations seeking an intervention against the restrictions imposed by the government on trade union activities. Trade unions from the apparel and health sectors have in a complaint to the International Labour Organization (ILO) said the fundamental rights of the workers have been violated by the government by ...

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Most of the Sri Lanka women's cricket team join the armed forces after sponsorship fails to appear, the BBC Sinhala service says.

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The majority of the Sri Lanka women’s cricket squad have signed up for jobs in the armed services. It comes after attempts by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to find a sponsor for the women’s team have failed so far to create much interest, BBC reports. .

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has sought financial help from the government and state banks. SLC treasurer Sujeewa Rajapakse told the BBC that the board has sought a grant from the two bodies. .

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has sought financial help from the government and state banks, the BBC Sinhala service has learned.

- bbc.co.uk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.6066801

Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga has failed a random drugs test, the BBC reliably understands.

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Increasing the profile of Ealam Tamils who have received international recognition, BBC has listed recently appointed as Deputy Prime Minister holding Finance, Manpower and Monetary Authority portfolios, in the Government of Singapore, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, as one of the top nine leading

- bbc.co.uk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.5308451

A secretly filmed adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel Midnight's Children has finished shooting in Sri Lanka. Earlier attempt of filming the book by the BBC was abandoned

- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.0580175

By Tisaranee Gunasekara Nazism offered….a society that had been scarred by deep divisions…a sense of lofty purpose, almost a national mission….” — Michael Burleigh (The Third Reich – A New History) Barring a last-minute judicial-intervention, the Rajapaksa plan to make ‘leadership training’ by army officers mandatory for all university-entrants will become a reality, this month. ...

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The Ports and Highways Ministry has reportedly said that the ferry service from Tuticorin harbour in India to Sri Lanka has been postponed following a low demand for the service in India. A ministry official has been reported in the local media as saying that the delay was due to the lack of publicity given ...

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The Gay Movement In Sri Lanka By Sherman Anthony De Rose I am from a family of seven from the countryside of Kotahena. When I was young, it was a very crowded area where low class people, who earned only for their daily needs, lived. The area had very strong Catholic families, Colombo Chetties and ...

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