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[…] The post Eliyantha White Is A Fraud! Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Stop Endangering Anymore Lives! appeared first on Colombo Telegraph.

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- lankastandard.com - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.042897947

“As you know the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) will take place in Geneva in November, 2012. It is through this the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) will examine the human rights situation in Sri Lanka. The government wants to score marks by announcing that they were able to re-settle all the IDPs who were ...

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Frederica Jansz, the editor of one of the last remaining "outspokenly anti-government" English newspaper published in Colombo, was sacked by the new businessman owner when Jansz refused to "curb her style of writing and compromise her credibility," as demanded by the owner, BBC

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Twenty-five Sri Lankan asylum seekers returned home on Thursday after their applications were rejected by Britain, creating more discussion on the country’s treatment of returnees. The flight carrying eight Muslims, 13 Tamils and four Sinhalese arrived at the international airport at midday. According to reports, once they landed the group was questioned by the Police ...

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Sri Lanka proud hosts of popular and shorter form of most entertaining tournament played in Asia for the first time; 20-teams, 20-day cricket fiesta ICC World T20 kicks off tomorrow Mega boost for tourism as 500 players and officials alone to take up 9,000 room-nights; hundreds of overseas fans, global sponsor officials and media to ...

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Sri Lanka’s diamond-swallowing story took an surprising turn Tuesday as police revealed the 1.5 carat stone gulped by Chou Wan, 32, at a gem show was fake, and that the real thief is still out there with the stolen precious stone valued at $13,000. Wan was taken to Colombo National Hospital on Saturday where X-rays ...

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Foreign media have reported that the Sri Lankans have responded in a fitting manner to the world through the election results. This has explicitly displayed the rapport between the Government and the people. The foreign media attributed the Government’s development programme and the resettlement process to the election victory. All India Radio mentioned that President ...

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- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.071496576

How focused and efficacious are the current infrastructure investments in Sri Lanka, executed through a public investments programme (PIP)? Take for instance the Chinese funded Norochcholai coal fired power plant, built after obtaining a commercial loan from China, and its subsequent breakdowns resulting in power cuts that will stifle growth and earnings, on top of ...

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Owned and operated by Sri Lanka’s largest blue chip conglomerate, John Keells Holdings PLC and positioned as a star value addition at John Keells Hotels Group, ‘Nature Trails’, the dedicated Wildlife and Adventure Tourism division of Chaaya and Cinnamon Resorts, bagged the award for the ‘Best Nature and Wildlife Service Provider’ at the Sri Lanka ...

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General Secretary of the Lanka Teacher Services Union has told the Criminal Investigations Department that he is not a teacher although he holds the Post of General Secretary. An enjoining order has been issued on the Lanka Teacher Services Union preventing it from staging protests with the involvement of Grade Five students. General Secretary of ...

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“Where is it written that you can be beaten to death? Which article is it written thus? I am not afraid of anyone. I don’t care who you are. Come and shoot me. I am not afraid. People need justice and the truth. The people who beat my son up are animals. My heart burns. ...

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Human rights activists in Sri Lanka say the government must seek UN help in investigating serious violence in jails which has resulted in the deaths of two Tamil prisoners.

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The BBC's Charles Haviland reports from Putumattalan, the scene of fighting between the Sri Lankan army and Tamil Tiger militants three years ago.

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Playing off India against China and vice versa‘The Great Game’ was the name given to a diplomatic and military tussle between the British and Russian empires during the time of the British Raj in India for influence over what constitutes today’s central Asian states. Commonly known as the ‘Stan states,’ they were located along the ...

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Live the thrills and spills of the London Olympics from the comfort of your home as Dialog Television (DTV); Sri Lanka’s leading Direct-to-Home (DTH) Digital Satellite TV service is broadcasting the 2012 Olympic Games in High Definition for the first time in Sri Lanka on ESPN HD (High Definition). DTV customers who have subscribed to ...

- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.050555713

  Government caught lying to defend Defence Secretary By Frederica Jansz Last week, Gamini Abeyratne alias Taxi Abey telephoned me from the United Kingdom.  He was agitated and in more than three telephone conversations told me that Hudson Samarasinghe (Chairman of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation) had telephoned him and asked, “if Frederica went with ...

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Gearing up to grab international attention with new song ‘Game Over’Q: What’s happening on your end, Yashan? A: Well I’m working on my third studio album these days. I will be releasing a brand English new song this weekend titled ‘Game Over’. I am also in the process of producing a song for Shanudrie, one ...

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Wimbledon is special to me not because I played the tennis circuit during my schooling days but for the insights that I get into life and business in general. The 2012 edition in particular was unique, given that a Brit was in the finals of the men’s singles game, that was happening after 74 years. ...

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Dialog Television (DTV), Sri Lanka’s leading Direct-to-Home (DTH) Digital Satellite TV service recently announced the introduction of the country’s first HD (High Definition) broadcast, leading Sri Lanka into the era of advance digital media. With enhanced picture quality, vivid colours, sharper images and Dolby digital surround sound; the HD service will enable DTV subscribers to ...

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By Cheranka Mendis While the aggressive expansion plans for ports in the country are being commended by many due to the potential they hold for the future, it has not been easy sailing for the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), which has had to face many turbulent waves ever since development work began. SLPA Director ...

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Positioned as the new Asian gateway and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Sri Lanka’s maritime and logistics initiatives will be given another boost from the inauguration of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade & Logistics two-day Conference and Exhibition that commences on 10 July 2012 at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo. The conference ...

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A top level Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics conference and exhibition will be held from 10 to 11 July at Colombo Hilton, organised by industry specialists Seatrade. The multi-stakeholder sponsored and endorsed event will showcase commercial opportunities and development of South Asia’s new maritime hub and logistics centre – Colombo and Sri Lanka. Seatrade ...

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Defence Ministry says raid and arrest over false news By Indika Sri Aravinda Pictures by Thusitha Kumara and Pavithra De Mello The nine employees of the Sri Lanka Mirror website were produced before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court yesterday and released on police bail. They were ordered to appear in court again on July 6, the ...

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Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday was prevented from delivering the keynote address at the opening sessions of the Commonwealth Business Council following a raucous demonstration by Sri Lanka Tamil expatriates and human rights activists opposite the venue of the symposium at Mansion House in London. The morning sessions were cancelled by the organisers ...

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“The demoralising, destructive character of the patriotic degeneracy….” Sebastian Haffner (Germany: Jekyll and Hyde) By Tisaranee Gunasekara It was the Oxford Debacle all over again. The events were drearily predicable. Sri Lanka, like every Commonwealth nation, received an invitation for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II. President Rajapaksa, unlike most Commonwealth leaders,...

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A senior official from Channel 4 has been expelled from Sri Lanka, the BBC reports. Stuart Cosgrove and his wife Shirani Sabaratnam went on a "blacklist", after Channel 4 News said the country's armed forces may have committed war crimes. Mr Cosgrove's wife was refused a visa

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BBC: A senior Sri Lankan official has said that he has no idea about the whereabouts of a disappeared journalist seven months after saying he believed the man was alive and living abroad. Human rights activists say that the remarks of former Attorney-General Mohan Peiris betray insensitivity

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The NSB/TFC deal and the General Recent events in Sri Lanka have reconfirmed that though seemingly power may be unlimited, there are in reality constraints which limit the options those in power have. As proof of this fundamental reality, the first event is the purchase by the National Savings Bank (NSB), a State-owned entity, whose ...

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