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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.

- defence.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 2.3718102

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.

- dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.6067137

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...

- lankanewspapers.com - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.75839216

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.

- itnnews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.1159625

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. ...

- itnnews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.16399573

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 : 0.17394374

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.

- adaderana.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.45503527

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 : 0.6067137

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 : 0.5308745

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 : 0.05798125

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. ...

- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.28699252

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 ...

- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.050733592

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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The Indian government which wanted to "see the Tamil Tigers destroyed" was "fully aware" of the real situation in the battle zone, including the civilian casualties, said, Mr. Gorden Weiss speaking to BBC Sinhala Service Sunday. "I believe that Indians were aware of the civilian casualties

- transcurrents.com - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.07247656

By Tisaranee Gunasekara “The illusion of destiny extracts a remarkably heavy price”. — Amartya Sen (Identity and Violence) The mysterious leaking in Colombo of the Darusman (UN) Report was accompanied by a carefully choreographed outbreak of patriotic-hysteria. The President, in...

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Extracts from report on Sri Lanka by advisory panel appointed by Ban Ki moon 2. Violations in the IDP Camps (a) Arbitrary detention of IDPs in closed camps 154. Civilians emerging from the conflicts zone were initially housed in a...

- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.37919608

The UK vs. Wijesinha By Vimukthi Yapa The British High Commission in Colombo last week told The Sunday Leader they had no idea what ‘note’ UPFA MP Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha was talking about when he told the BBC Sinhala Sandeshaya Service that the former defence attaché at the BHC had handed

- thesundayleader.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.5308745

The BBC Sinhala Service, in asking for comments on the 2010 US Report on Human Rights in Sri  Lanka, gave me little notice, and suggested I could just glance through the synopsis with which the report began. As it happened, I was able to look through some of the rest, which was good, because I ...

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BBC News A court in Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka has granted bail to the editor of a news website critical of the government who was arrested last month. Police said that Bennett Rupasinghe, editor of LankaeNews.com, was arrested for...

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- transcurrents.com - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.6435171

BBC Sandeshaya Police in Sri Lanka say that they have arrested four people suspected on an attack following a the protest threat by a cabinet minister. Superintendent of Police Prishantha Jayakody told BBC Sandeshaya that the suspects were remanded until...

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Cricket may be, as the sociologist Ashis Nandy wrote in 1983, “an Indian game accidentally discovered by the English,” but India took a long time to take control of it. by Huw Richards For Sachin Tendulkar, it was “the proudest...

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- bbc.co.uk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.6067137

BBC correspondents in India and Sri Lanka describe scenes of rejoicing and dejection after India beat Sri Lanka in the cricket World Cup.

- transcurrents.com - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 0.101467185

April 2, 2011 The mounting pressure begins to affect Sangakkara, whose second-string bowlers cannot provide adequate support for Lasith Malinga and Muttiah Muralitharan against the fourth-wicket duo...

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