Sri Lanka accuses UN human rights chief Navi Pillay of prejudice in war crimes probe.

:Sri Lanka has accused United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay of “personal bias” over an investigation into allegations of war crimes committed during the country’s 26-year civil war. In an interview with the Thomson Reuters Foundation published on Monday, Ms Pillay said that even though the government in Colombo had refused to cooperate, the […]
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President to open Commonwealth Youth Forum Secretariat

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will open the Commonwealth Youth Forum Secretariat at the Hambantota Administrative Secretariat premises today at 3.30 p.m. Commonwealth Youth program project manager Lane Robinson, Minister Dullas Alahapperuma, Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and other officials will also participate. The decision to set up this Secretariat was taken at the ninth Commonwealth Youth Conference held […]
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Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts

:Several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Showers may spread to the North-Western province too. ¬†Thundershowers will develop at a few places in the Uva and Eastern provinces during the afternoon or evening.¬†There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General […]
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India MPs protest over ‘defamatory’ Sri Lanka article

India’s parliament has been in uproar over an article and uncomplimentary illustration of PM Narendra Modi and a regional Tamil politician published on a Sri Lankan government website. Both the upper and the lower houses saw repeated adjournments after MPs from the AIADMK party disrupted proceedings. On Friday, Colombo removed the post and apologised to […]
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