The United States Embassy in Sri Lanka is closely following the case of the Sri Lanka Mirror and Lankaxnews, including the arrest of nine individuals associated with those websites. We have raised on several occasions our deep concern over efforts to suppress independent news media, including the blocking of news websites,   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The United States has decided to continue with the GSP trade benefits for Sri Lanka, the US Embassy in Colombo said today. The Embassy said that United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ron Kirk announced yesterday that USTR has closed the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) country practice review on worker   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The nine employees of the Sri Lanka Mirror website, who were arrested yesterday, were released on police bail today. Among those arrested were journalists including women and girls. They were produced before the Hulftsdorp Magistrate this afternoon and given bail and were ordered to appear in court again on the   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Seeking to revive the talks between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil parties, which have remained stalled for months now, India said on Friday that it will continue to remain engaged with all parties involved and offer any support required for the task. The remark was made by NSA Shivshankar   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

For many of us the war in Sri Lanka was over in the month of May 2009, when the LTTE was defeated by the combined might of many super powers including that of India. But for the Tamils of Sri Lanka’s origin, a war of other form and means is still   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Sri Lankan Police investigators in the notorious 4th floor at the Colombo Police Headquarters on Thursday interrogated Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP Sivagnanam Sritharan, who has been behind the recent protest at Thirumu’rika’ndi against Colombo’s genocidal land grab undertaken through occupying SL military in Vanni. The SL CIDs interrogated Mr   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The Japanese government said Wednesday in a draft report that public consultations on the future of nuclear power show that most people favor doing away with all reactors. In formulating a new energy policy following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the government has held public hearings nationwide, conducted a poll and   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]