Britain today strongly encouraged the Sri Lankan government to sign the UN Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict and join the international campaign, which is making encouraging progress worldwide. MORE...
Two Sri Lankan men were charged in the Sessions Court in Malaysia today with 72 counts of possession of fake international bank cards. MORE..
The Sri Lankan rupee was steady in light volume on Friday as importers mopped up dollars from inward remittances and bank sales, but dealers still expect the local currency to edge down due to seasonal demand for imports. MORE..
The Tissamarahama Grama Seva Niladhari was arrested by the Bribery Commission along with a Police Sergeant attached to the Peradeniya Police after soliciting bribes. MORE..
The text of the US-sponsored draft resolution to be tabled at the United Nations Human Rights Commission is a much watered-down version than expected, with supporters wanting to gather more favourable votes from an international community nervous about setting a precedent of an international probe. MORE...
Expressing regret over Sri Lankan Government’s failure to satisfy the UNHRC’s call for a credible and independent investigation into allegations of serious human rights violations, the UN’s top human rights official today recommend that the Council “establish its own international inquiry mechanism.” MORE..
The highly prejudiced actions taken by a few countries and the OHCHR to give disproportionate negative attention to Sri Lanka is making the intensely difficult task of reconciliation even harder, External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris has told UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navaneetham Pillay. MORE..
Seeking to enhance its influence in the Indian Ocean Region, India today said it has put in place a system along with Sri Lanka and Maldives to keep an eye on the activities there and work together for enhancing maritime security. MORE..
TNA’s Northern Provincial Council member Anandi Saseedaran today strongly criticized TNA Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran for not allowing her to address the international community as part of the Tamil party’s delegation to Geneva. MORE..
The Sri Lankan rupee was steady on Thursday in thin trade as inward remittances offset mild importer dollar demand, but dealers expect the local currency to edge down by the latter part of March due to seasonal demand for the greenback. MORE..
India spun out Afghanistan for 159 then needed only 33 overs to reach the winning target in the Asia Cup on Wednesday. MORE..
“12 Years a Slave” wins the Academy Award for best picture and “Gravity” lead all films with seven Oscars, including an award for director Alfonso Cuaron on Sunday night. MORE..
The powers behind “Superbad,” “Pineapple Express” and “This is the End” are teaming up again. This time, book, film and video game enthusiasts everywhere should be excited. MORE..
Sri Lankan printers showcased their creativity and print excellence at the recently concluded exhibition and award ceremony ‘Collate 2014’. The bi-annual event billed as a centre point to ‘Energize the Sri Lankan Print World’ was organized by the Sri Lanka Association of Printers (SLAP). MORE..
SriLankan Airlines will become a full member of oneworld®, offering the alliance’s complete range of services and benefits with effect from Thursday 1 May 2014 – as the first carrier from the Indian subcontinent to become part of any global airline groups. MORE...
Nawaloka Hospital was rewarded for its commitment to sustainability and transparent reporting at the 10th annual Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards held recently......
Taking strides in the fashion industry yet again, Emerald international has launched an innovative and user-friendly dealer search tool - www.findemerald.com. Users can now search online for Emerald dealers with the simple click of a button, making shopping for that perfect high quality shirt simpler......
Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa along with Hatton National Bank (HNB), Smart Metro, Sony FeliCa and the Badulla Bus Association today commercially launched the second phase of the NFC......
With International Women’s Day falling on 8 March, Amăna Bank has declared the month of March as the Ladies Savings Month. A special promotion will be conducted during the month in order to encourage women to establish a savings discipline......
Savour the freshest colours, freshest tastes & the freshest spirits with the freshest holiday experience ever. Browns Tours; a professional body among Tour Operators in Sri Lanka, are passionate about revitalizing your spirits and giving you the freshest holiday experience at whatever destination you choose......
Facebook is placing a $19 billion bet on reaching its next billion mobile users with the acquisition of WhatsApp, a popular messaging service that lets people send texts, photos and videos on their smartphones. MORE..
APPLE’S holiday season proved to be a let-down, even though the company sold a record number of iPhones and iPads during its latest quarter.MORE...
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