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A cash donation of Rs. 3,000,000 for the reconstruction of projects for the benefit of disaster victims was handed over to President Maithreepala Sirisena by Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalaratana Anunayake Thera recently. This donation was arranged by Kusnam Kiran (Ayung) Chairman of Lion Air and Sangha Theravada Indonesia.

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crimes court - TNA


The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has claimed to have reached a tripartite consensus in respect of foreign judges, defence attorneys, investigators etc., in a Sri Lankan judicial mechanism to probe war crimes before the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) unanimously adopted a resolution to pave the way for inquiry.

On behalf of the TNA, its spokesperson and Jaffna District parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran has told a recent ‘Congressional Caucus for Ethnic and Religious Freedom in Sri Lanka’ in Washington that the government of Sri Lanka, the TNA and the US had been involved in the negotiations leading to the agreement.

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GL: UNP trying to influence AG

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Former External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris yesterday decried what the Joint Opposition alleged were on-going attempts to influence the Auditor General H.H. Gamini Wijesinghe in respect of audit standards as well as investigations into two ma...

Coach urges another opportunity for impressive Suranjaya

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Sprint coach Chaminda Perera urged that his trainee Suranjaya de Silva be given another opportunity to compete in Kazakhstan in a bid to qualify for the Rio Olympics after the South Asian Games gold medalist produced an impressive personal best on S...

Sri Lanka - analysing the China mirage!

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In the late 2014, when the present coalition group was canvassing votes for the presidential election, a major plank of its election platform on foreign policy issues, focused on the financing and supportive role that China had played in extending l...

‘Visiting Sri Lanka will prove costly for British tourists in Brexit aftermath’

"Sri Lanka now is much more exposed to international markets than in 2008 and,therefore, would face impacts through this channel because the sterling pound has depreciated against the US dollar by 8 percent, after Brexit, and this would have a ...

 
 
 
 

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