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Sri Lankan ambassador, accused of war crimes, leaves Brazil

A former Sri Lankan general accused of war crimes by human rights groups has left Brazil, where until recently he was his country's ambassador to six nations in South America, an embassy official said today. Jagath Jayasuriya left Brazil on Sunday to return ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
Sirisena vows to defend Lankan military Business Standard, 2 weeks ago

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Disappearances bill to have no retrospective effect: Lanka PM

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said the proposed ratification of a bill that criminalises enforced disappearance in the country will have no retrospective effect. Wickremesinghe was responding to Opposition's accusations that the real aim ...
 Business Standard4 days ago Sri Lanka govt slams efforts to stop disappearances bill  Business Standard2 months ago
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Office of the Missing Persons to function from Friday in Lanka

Sri Lanka will operationalise a dedicated office from September 15 to trace around 20,000 people who disappeared during various conflicts in the country, including the three-decade-long brutal civil war with the LTTE. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Parliamentarian proposes setting up common memorial for Tamils  Business Standard1 week ago UN lauds Sri Lanka for setting up Office of Missing Persons  News on Air2 months ago UN hails Sri Lanka for establishing Office of Missing Persons  Business Standard2 months ago

Where Sri Lanka beats India

Nearly two million people die from mosquito-borne diseases every year.What are we doing about it?What ails India's public health policies? IMAGE: A street hawker covers her face during a round of municipal organised fumigation for mosquitoes in Mumbai. Photograph: Arko Dutta/Reuters. Here’s a quiz: What’s killed more human beings than any other disease, famine or world war?You won’t be surprised by the answer: A mosquito bite.   Despite the advances in modern medicine, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Lanka, China sign USD 1.1 bn Hambantota port deal

Sri Lanka today signed a USD 1.1 billion deal to sell a 70-per cent stake of the strategic Hambantota port to China, amid concerns over the massive debt the island nation incurred in building the port. The deal had been delayed by several months over concerns that the deep-sea port could be used by the Chinese navy. Cash-rich China has invested millions of dollars in Sri Lanka's infrastructure since the end of a brutal civil war in 2009. As part of the deal, the stake in the loss-making port ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Sri Lanka govt not to clash with UN on human rights: Minister

Unlike the previous Rajapaksa regime, the current Sri Lankan government will not follow the policy of confrontation with the UN over the human rights violations committed during the three-decade long civil war, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said ...
 DNA2 months ago

Sri Lanka appoints new army commander

Lt General Mahesh Senanayake, a battle-hardened officer who played a key role in defeating the Tamil Tigers during the brutal civil war, will be Sri Lanka's new army commander. Senanayake was appointed by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena as the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Tracking the journey of India

A to Z of A free Nation: Chronicling India’s ups and downs through seven decades India Slide Photos: Aryabhata launched: 1975 Named after the famous Indian astronomer, the 360-kg first Indian satellite is built by India’s space agency, ISRO, to ...
 DNA1 month ago
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