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Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated from India fishermen_2447521f Two Sri Lankan fishermen Rubadas (21) and Nishanthan (23) of Sri Lanka, who had drifted to Indian waters in October, were repatriated yesterday. According to Indian Coast Guard sources, the fishermen who ventured into sea from … Full News here – Read more on Colombo Gazette

A Colombo school is giving Sri Lankan roots a Western twist to create the … This is a juxtaposition not often seen in Sri Lanka, making the Baliphonics group compelling enough for Jan Ramesh de Saram, cultural coordinator at the Goethe-Institut, to invite them to perform at the Colombo centre. The band traces its roots…

Sri Lankan activists demand release of Tamil detainees Family members of ethnic Tamil detainees sit for a silent protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. Relatives and civil rights activists are demanding the Sri Lankan government to release hundreds of minority ethnic Tamils detained … Full News here – Read more on The…

Lankan delegation holds talks with Hugo Swire unnamed The Sri Lankan delegation attending the 30th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva held talks with the UK Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs today. Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Justice Minister … Full News here – Read more on Colombo Gazette

* Sri Lankan court orders police to charge extremist Buddhist organization Apr 27, Colombo: A court in Sri Lanka has today directed the police to charge sheet members of the Sinhala Buddhist organization, Bodu Bala Sena (BBS). Colombo Fort Magistrate has ordered the police to file charges against General Secretary of the BBS, … Full News…

* DNA tests conducted on suspects of Sri Lankan Tamil MP's murder Apr 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka police have sent blood samples of the suspects connected to the murder of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP Nadarajah Raviraj for DNA testing. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of police told the Colombo Additional … Full News here –…

* Sri Lankan authorities reach agreement on continuing with the Lotus Tower … Apr 18, Colombo: Authorities in Sri Lanka have reportedly reached an agreement on continuing with the Lotus Tower project in Colombo following a discussion between several state institutions. The Urban Development Authority (UDA) according to local … Full News here – Read more…

Tata Housing refutes Sri Lankan govt's plans to review its project in Colombo Tata Housing has termed the Sri Lankan government's plans to review its property project in Colombo 'arbitrary'. Media reports say, the government would review the $ 400-million housing project by Tata Group. Reacting to the proposed move by Sri Lanka, … Full News…

Sri Lankan government holds up Beijing-funded .5 billion Colombo port city … NEW DELHI: In what would be music to India's ears ahead of PM Narendra Modi's trip to Sri Lanka next week, the Maithripala Sirisena government has decided to suspend the Beijing-funded $ 1.5 billion Colombo port city project pending investigation. Full News here…