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Jul 22, 2017
It is with great sadness that we report the sudden death of radical filmmaker Prasanna Ratnayake.Prasanna, from Sri ...
Jul 22, 2017
  The latest progress report* from UNAIDS, the United Nations body charged with combating HIV and AIDS, brings ...
Jul 22, 2017
  DIG Lalith A Jayasinghe was arrested and is now being remanded for harbouring an offender and aiding the escape ...
Jul 22, 2017
  ISSUES: Torture; impunity; rule of law; justice    The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has ...
Jul 22, 2017
  IN 1953 B.F. Skinner visited his daughter’s maths class. The Harvard psychologist found every pupil learning ...
Jul 22, 2017
By Kalendra Withana, Following the outcome of this year’s UK general election, polling results show that Prime ...
Jul 21, 2017
It appears that the old adage ‘cat is out of the bag’ needs to be rewritten when it comes to Mahinda Rajapaksa and his ...
Jul 21, 2017
    The Secretary-General commends the Government of Sri Lanka for establishing the Office of Missing ...
Jul 21, 2017
  GMOA president Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya recently met another doctor, who is not a nobody, but Rukshan Bellana, ...
Jul 21, 2017
  Only R. Sampanthan, the opposition leader, is living among those who fought alongside D.S. Senanayake to win ...
Jul 21, 2017
By Kalendra Withana, Two years ago, Zimbabwe’s own Cecil the lion was killed by trophy hunter, Walter James Palmer. ...
Jul 21, 2017
Dinesh Chandimal, the newly-appointed Sri Lanka Test captain, will miss at least the first Test against India after ...
Jul 21, 2017
Export of travel goods from Sri Lanka will enjoy duty free entry to the United States following a decision by the ...
Jul 21, 2017
A retired DIG, Keerthi Silva, is due to be summoned to the women and children’s bureau in Nugegoda to investigate a ...
Jul 21, 2017
  The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has been informed that the Airport Immigration in Kuala Lumpur Airport ...
Jul 20, 2017
  J.C. Weliamuna, President’s Counsel, Eisenhower Fellow, former Member of the Transparency International ...
Jul 20, 2017
By Kalendra Withana It was disclosed on Wednesday night that US Senator, John McCain of Arizona, has been diagnosed ...
Jul 20, 2017
  Co-cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne told the media yesterday (19) that there was evidence that 11 ...
Jul 20, 2017
  Former Navy spokesman D.K.P. Dassanayake is in contempt of court by staying inside an ambulance without ...
Jul 20, 2017
  Julie Bishop, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia arrived Sri Lanka yesterday (19). Ravi Karunanayake, ...
Jul 20, 2017
By Kalendra Withana, With everything that Donald Trump is currently dictating in American politics, there have been ...
Jul 20, 2017
A UN flight carrying aid workers to Yemen's capital Sanaa was grounded because three international journalists were on ...
Jul 19, 2017
Police in Sri Lanka has visited a Tamil media office in Colombo twice within four days in a threatening manner which ...
Jul 19, 2017
An attempt is being made to collect Rs. 25,000 from each police station in Uva and Central provinces to pay lawyer fees ...
Jul 19, 2017
Ms. Leslee Udwin, BAFTA and Peabody award-winning film producer/director, human rights campaigner and the Founder and ...
Jul 19, 2017
By Kalendra Withana, In August 1942, middle-aged couple Marceline and Francine Dumoulin mysteriously went missing in ...
Jul 19, 2017
By Kalendra Withana The US president has recently called for America’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care ...
Jul 19, 2017
More than 200,000 migrants in Italy may be granted temporary EU visas, enabling them to travel anywhere in Europe.The ...
Jul 19, 2017
Like the feminist revolution, this one may be said to have originated in USA. The two are related. There is a long, ...
Jul 19, 2017
Dumindra Rathnayake has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Investment (BOI).He replaces Upul Jayasuriya, who ...
Jul 18, 2017
When disreputable elements engage in fear-mongering, one can only react with disdain. That said, this is a time where ...
Jul 18, 2017
With a view to ameliorating the relief efforts of the Government of Sri Lanka during the time of the floods that ...
Jul 18, 2017
India’s presidential election on Monday exposed a divided opposition, with their choice of Mahatma Gandhi’s ...
Jul 18, 2017
By Julia Proctor,  At least 9 people have died at a popular swimming hole in the area of Cold Springs, central ...
Jul 18, 2017
On July 17, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review of Sri ...
Jul 18, 2017
The use of torture by Sri Lankan security services has become routine, a UN special rapporteur has concluded following ...
Jul 18, 2017
Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo is no more, but his writings and his ideas will survive.Liu Xiaobo? ...
Jul 17, 2017
Dismissing claims that visas were not being issued to foreigners arriving from some countries, Immigration and ...
Jul 17, 2017
  By now, it has become quite clear that as a generation, Millennials have a very different take on homeownership ...
Jul 17, 2017
The world's first 'Forest City,' created to fight pollution, is now under construction in Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, ...

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Jul 14, 2017
  The death of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is a devastating loss for the country's ...
Jun 29, 2017
“Why War?” was the title of an interchange of letters between Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein, starting ...
Jun 15, 2017
To mark the World Press Freedom Day in Budapest, the Center for Media, Data and Society at the CEU School of Public ...
Apr 21, 2017
Yesterday, I wrote about my appreciation of our Prime Minister the Hon Malcolm Turnbull being Indian when in India.To ...

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