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Colombo withdraws police protection to NPC members after Heroes Day While keeping genocidal military for 'State' protection, Colombo regime has suddenly withdrawn police protection given to Northern Provincial Council (NPC) members Sunday morning. “It may have something to do with the democratic political voicing of … Full News here – Read more on TamilNet

Colombo diary I was attending the second International Film Festival Colombo, that was held from November 6-11. At Regal Cinema, the queues went round the block in the rain — there is such a hunger for good cinema. The festival is organised by the Directors' Guild … Full News here – Read more on Mid-Day

Min. Karunanayake elaborates on Budget 2016 at Colombo seminar Speaking at a seminar on the Budget 2016, held in Colombo on Monday, November 23, Minister Ravi Karunanayake stated that an emissions tax has not been imposed on three wheelers and motorcycles. The Minister of Finance stated that the emissions tax … Full News here – Read…

Separatist groups to remain proscribed, says Colombo The Sri Lankan government on Sunday clarified that [Tamil] groups, which continued to espouse separatism remained proscribed. This included eight organisations and 157 individuals. Apart from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the other … Full News here – Read more on The Hindu

President, PM speak of revolution and counter-revolution at Colombo book launch The President and the Prime Minister attended an event in Colombo on Tuesday where a book, The Great November Revolution penned by Dinesh Weerakkody was launched. The president stated that there was a revolution but we need to identify the … Full News here –…

Colombo Stock Exchange moving ahead with CCP Nov 26, 2015 (LBO) – The Colombo Stock Exchange is moving ahead with setting up the Central Counter Party institution for secondary market transactions, the bourse said on Thursday. This system will allow delivery upon settlement and establishing a … Full News here – Read more on Lanka Business…

* Colombo Stock Exchange establishes a Central Counter Party Nov 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's bourse, the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announced the proposed establishment of an Institution to act as a Central Counterparty for all secondary market transactions on the CSE. The institution which is a 100 percent … Full News here – Read more on…

Pak High Commissioner hosts Women's A Cricket Team in Colombo The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj. Gen. (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain hosted a brunch in Colombo to welcome the visiting Pakistan's Women A cricket team in Sri Lanka. Mrs Shakeel Hussain and Pakistani women with the visiting Pakistan A … Full News here…

US permanent representative to UN, Samantha Power arrives in Colombo Ambassador Power was welcomed at the Katunayake airport by Foreign Minister Mangala Smaraweera and according to the Government Information Department, Ambassador Power will highlight the United States' commitment to strengthening the bilateral … Full News here – Read more on Newsfirst

Colombo records 750 dengue cases in October A 3-day mosquito control programme was carried out by the Health Ministry from November 12-14 in Colombo, Kalutara and Gampaha districts in the Western Province. According to the Ministry 62,079 premises had been inspected and notices had been … Full News here – Read more on The Official Government…