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Asian Youth Games moved from Hambantota to Doha

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is to make clear of its limit to tolerance as unofficial reports say that the Asian Youth Games (AYG) 2017 has been moved to Doha, Qatar from Hambantota.

Jaffna bishop requests NPC to work together with central government

Jaffna Bishop Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam requested Northern provincial council to work together with central government.

Karuna promised to renovate 500 kovils damaged during the war

The Deputy minister of Resettlement Winayagamoorthi Muralidharan alias Karuna promised to renovate 500 kovils damaged during the war.

Ranil and Mahinda no worries on meeting with Harin - Namal

UPFA parliamentarian asked as to why eyebrows are raised when he meets UNP Uva Chief Ministerial candidate Harin Fernando over a cup of tea, while such a meeting between UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and his father- President Mahinda Rajapaksa was seen as normal.

British High Commissioner visits Jaffna

British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, today visited a demining site in Muhamalai.

SL interested to work together with new Human Rights commissioner

The Government says it hopes the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan, will take note of the concerns Sri Lanka had on the former High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, and carry out his duties in an unbiased manner.

Govt. calls state employees to Uva, JVP goes to HRC

The JVP filed a complaint in Human Rights Commission today (1st) against the government’s move to deploy Samurdhi Development Officers, graduates recruited to the Department of ‘Divi Neguma’ of the Ministry of Economic Development, Agriculture Research Officers and other state employees in its election campaign for the Uva PC election.

No third term for Rajapaksa: JVP

There are no provisions legally for President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest a presidential election for the third time says the Member of the Central Committee of the JVP Attorney at Law Sunil Watagala.

A person arrested with firearm inside Hulftsdorp courts

The person who was arrested for possessing a fire arm inside the Hulftsdorp court complex has come there to obtain bail for his brother.

Detaining Jeyakumari is a government attempt to intimidate those who wish to speak out before UN inquiry: NPC

The arbitrary arrest and detention of Jeyakumari Balendran in April this year, can be perceived as an attempt to cause fear among victims of the war who have not had any relief from the State and may wish to take their cause before the UN Inquiry, the National Peace Council(NPC) said today.