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A huge demonstration against the British Government and political parties supporting pro-LTTE groups in UK is planned for Saturday afternoon opposite the Westminster Parliament. Different organisations and groups of “patriotic “ Sri Lankans based in the UK have joined hands to protest against what they ...
Despite the varying opinions on the format, it's safe to say that Twenty20 provides a great carnival experience, and is well suited to tour matches as an exhibition game. TThe Blacktown Oval is also a perfect venue: short boundaries, a small grandstand, and the rest made up of with the traditional grassy hill.

So go vote on the 10th! Vote to have the freedom to express your frustrations out loud. Vote to be able to go dancing without getting beaten up by a VIP's guard. Vote to be able to complain and still be alive. by Apsara Fonseka. ( February 9, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) On this day, I'm reminded of ...
Thousands of Sri Lankans thronged the Zaabeel Park on Friday to celebrate the Sri Lankan Day event, hosted by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka to mark two events - the 70th anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka as well as 25th Anniversary of establishing Sri Lanka Consulate General in Dubai.
Talking about the focus of the UAE-Sri Lanka ties, Yattogoda said: "The rationale for opening Sri Lanka's resident mission in the UAE in 1979 was entirely due to the presence of a large number of Sri Lankans in the UAE. It is currently estimated that around 250,000 Sri Lankans, are employed here. Though ...
Despite the cold weather, many Sri Lankans turned up at the Sri Lankan embassy in the Old Airport area for a flag-hoisting ceremony. ASP Liyanage, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Qatar, hoisted Sri Lanka's national flag as the national anthem was sung. Two-minute silence was observed in remembrance ...

Dubai: The Sri Lankan Consul-General in Dubai has urged Sri Lankans who haven't yet registered with the foreign employment bureau back home to register with the labour office at the consulate to ensure their welfare is protected. Sri Lankans leaving for work abroad must go through proper government ...
Sri Lankan Ambassador to Japan, Professor Ganganath Dissanayake has called for a report on the whereabouts of 30 Sri Lankans, who attended a Sri Lankan Event in Japan. The Sri Lankan festival organised by the Japan – Sri Lanka Business Council was held on June 24 and 25, 2017 at Tokyo's ...
Sri Lankans are known all around the world as people who have a great sense of hospitality, kind, friendly and helpful. As a nation, we take pride in helping those in need, being there for people who need help and assistance. It is hardwired in our DNA to help people, to be kind. Such is our passion. Such is ...
Despite the varying opinions on the format, it's safe to say that Twenty20 provides a great carnival experience, and is well suited to tour matches as an exhibition game. TThe Blacktown Oval is also a perfect venue: short boundaries, a small grandstand, and the rest made up of with the traditional grassy hill.
In one, still unfinished, innings for England Lions against the Sri Lankans he scored more runs than he managed in nine knocks (137) for Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL. If all the talk is right then he hasn't got much chance of making the Test squad when it is announced on Sunday, but he gave another ...
Following the Sri Lanka PodujanaPeramuna's resounding victory at the local government elections, a rumor began circulating in the social media that the BoduBalaSena had made facebook posts in support of the SLPP.Then articles appeared in the newspapers quoting a letter written to the press byMr.
Despite the cold weather, many Sri Lankans turned up at the Sri Lankan embassy in the Old Airport area for a flag-hoisting ceremony. ASP Liyanage, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Qatar, hoisted Sri Lanka's national flag as the national anthem was sung. Two-minute silence was observed in remembrance ...
Dubai: The Sri Lankan Consul-General in Dubai has urged Sri Lankans who haven't yet registered with the foreign employment bureau back home to register with the labour office at the consulate to ensure their welfare is protected. Sri Lankans leaving for work abroad must go through proper government ...
No Sri Lankans have been affected in the fire erupted at the Sejong Hospital in Miryang, South Korea, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said. Ministry Spokesperson Mahishini Colonne said the Sri Lankan Embassy in South Korea is in touch with the Korean Authorities. Foreign media reports said at least 37 ...
COLOMBO, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Australia on Wednesday warned Sri Lankans to beware of lies spread by people smugglers following media coverage of three recent failed human smuggling attempts. The Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka said in a statement that Australian border protection ...
Jan 10, Victoria: A Seychelles court has remanded eight Sri Lankan nationals who were allegedly fishing in the island nation's territorial waters until January 19. The Magistrate Court of Seychelles has remanded the eight Sri Lankans for an extra ten days as the investigation into their case continues, the ...

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka is planning to give spouses of dead Sri Lanka citizens a two year resident visa in a revision to a 1948 nationalist immigration law, at the time denied citizenship to tens of thousands of humans born in the country. The two year visa will be given only to a spouse of a dead Sri ...
Video: How the International Buddhist Flag was created by Sri Lankans and an American theosophist. The multicoloured flag that signifies several important Buddhist teachings was designed in 1885 and officially adopted by the religious community in 1952. by Ramakrishnan M. Published Yesterday ...
COLOMBO, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) -- A year-end poll conducted in Sri Lanka has shown that a majority of people in the island nation are not in favor of selling the island's debt-ridden national airline carrier, local media reported Sunday. The poll, conducted by the Business Times newspaper along with polling ...
The Sri Lanka Association of New York (SLANY) held its annual christmas party on a snowy Saturday last week at a Banquet Hall in New Jersey, across from New York City. The snow did not prevent the revellers from attending the event. It provided a true White Christmas Celebration. The event was ...
He said his appointment of a commission to investigate controversial bond purchases under the current government was applauded by both Sri Lankans in the country and abroad. After he was provided with a full report at the end of this year, he will appoint another commission to investigate state-owned ...
In a policy review, the Government is to permit what it calls a 'less destructive' trawler fishing practice for Sri Lankans in selected sea areas.Fisheries Department Director General M.C.L. Fernando who is vested with powers to issue fishing licences told the Sunday Times the ministry had taken a decision to ...
New head coach Chandika Hathurusingha conducted his first training session with Sri Lanka's Test cricketers on Thursday (December 21) and there was appreciation all around for the fresh thinking that he brought in. A full day's training was held at R. Premadasa Stadium where Sri Lanka Cricket's ...
The Coastal Security Group police on Saturday arrested three Sri Lankans, who landed at Kandiyakadu near Keezhaiyur on a fibreglass boat. They were seen arriving by a boat bearing the name 'Neil Marine'. The names of the arrested were given as M. Sri Murugan, 32, S. Gadothgajan, 23, and J.
A large crowd in the capital on the last day of pre-election campaigning for local government seats in Colombo, with the polls set for Feb. 10. Women make up 52 percent of the population but their representation in politics ranks among the lowest in Southeast Asia. (ucanews.com photo) ...
So go vote on the 10th! Vote to have the freedom to express your frustrations out loud. Vote to be able to go dancing without getting beaten up by a VIP's guard. Vote to be able to complain and still be alive. by Apsara Fonseka. ( February 9, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) On this day, I'm reminded of ...
Talking about the focus of the UAE-Sri Lanka ties, Yattogoda said: "The rationale for opening Sri Lanka's resident mission in the UAE in 1979 was entirely due to the presence of a large number of Sri Lankans in the UAE. It is currently estimated that around 250,000 Sri Lankans, are employed here. Though ...
Thousands of Sri Lankans thronged the Zaabeel Park on Friday to celebrate the Sri Lankan Day event, hosted by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka to mark two events - the 70th anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka as well as 25th Anniversary of establishing Sri Lanka Consulate General in Dubai.
The Tourist Police with the assistance of the Local Government bodies, the Tourism Development Authority and the Tourist Board will conduct raids on restaurants, villas and tourist lodges in the southern tourist belt that cater only to foreigners and discriminate against Sri Lankans under the directive of the ...
KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: A number of Kuwaiti citizens expressed disappointment over reports concerning the high costs for hiring domestic workers through Dora Company. For example, the company intends to charge KD 990 for hiring a housemaid from Sri Lanka, reports Al- Anba daily. Former MP Kamel Al-Awadi said the ...
Chasing a 3-0 whitewash in their T20 series against Sri Lanka, India have won the toss and opted to field in the final match in Mumbai. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. India have won the toss and opted to field first in the third and final T20 against Sri Lanka in Mumbai. The hosts already have an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ...
In a policy review, the Government is to permit what it calls a 'less destructive' trawler fishing practice for Sri Lankans in selected sea areas.Fisheries Department Director General M.C.L. Fernando who is vested with powers to issue fishing licences told the Sunday Times the ministry had taken a decision to ...
The Sri Lanka Association of New York (SLANY) held its annual christmas party on a snowy Saturday last week at a Banquet Hall in New Jersey, across from New York City. The snow did not prevent the revellers from attending the event. It provided a true White Christmas Celebration. The event was ...
"Frauds and corruption at Sri Lankan and Mihin air that caused immense losses to the people of Sri Lanka will be investigated by a Presidential Commission to be appointed in the first week on January (2018)," the President said. He did not say which period will be under scrutiny. The Prime Minister's ...
New head coach Chandika Hathurusingha conducted his first training session with Sri Lanka's Test cricketers on Thursday (December 21) and there was appreciation all around for the fresh thinking that he brought in. A full day's training was held at R. Premadasa Stadium where Sri Lanka Cricket's ...
The Coastal Security Group police on Saturday arrested three Sri Lankans, who landed at Kandiyakadu near Keezhaiyur on a fibreglass boat. They were seen arriving by a boat bearing the name 'Neil Marine'. The names of the arrested were given as M. Sri Murugan, 32, S. Gadothgajan, 23, and J.
Scene 1: As a visiting tourist goes through the aero bridge outside the flight gate into the Bandaranaike International Airport lobby, walking past airport officials and smartly-clad SriLankan Airlines' ground staff, the mood is anything but welcoming. They are greeted by glum or stern faces. As the visitor ...
Both China and India may be soft-pedalling Myanmar's genocide out of geopolitical interests. But that doesn't explain Delhi's selective rejection of the region's most vulnerable refugees. By Debasish Roy Chowdhury. 3 Dec 2017. 0 Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Reddit; Share on LinkedIn · Share on ...
President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a three-day official visit to South Korea, speaking to Sri Lankans residing in Seoul, said he did not take up presidency to become a traitor. President Sirisena also said he would not allow for a federal system to govern the country in any manner. The president went ...
If the approach of Sri Lanka's top order, three of whom fell to expansive strokes in the second innings of the Kolkata Test was questionable, ...
Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana said steps have been taken to bring back Sri Lankans who are currently in detention camps, without having ...
Sri Lankans have not been affected by the deadly earthquake in Iran and Iraq, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. According to the Foreign ...
When Ranil Wickremasinghe Government took power in 2001 they allowed foreigners to purchase land and even coastal graveyards were ...
Promising wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson was on Thursday named as captain of Board President's XI side in place of injured Naman ...
Indonesia detained 19 Sri Lankans suspected of violating visa regulations while being in the country as tourists. Officers in Baubau City ...
SETTING FOOT Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal (centre) arrives with his team-mates in Kolkata on Wednesday. PTI ...
Sumanthiran of TNA says “ We are Sri Lankans , our dignity, our ... and rejected 29 times by the people of Sri Lanka national elections, and ...
An unspecified number of Sri Lankans were among migrants rescued at sea in the Mediterranean, the Reuters news agency reported today.
Sumanthiran of TNA says “ We are Sri Lankans , our dignity, our ... and rejected 29 times by the people of Sri Lanka national elections, and ...


 

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