University non-academic staff trade unions say that the strike action will continue as discussions held with the Ministry of Higher Education have failed. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (12:16 PM)
Vladimir Putin won Russia s presidential election on Sunday, March 18, 2018, with almost 74 percent of the vote, according to an official exit poll, with the Opposition reporting ballot stuffing and other cases of alleged fraud. MORE..
19 Mar 2018 (9:10 AM)
Representatives from the tourism sector in Sri Lanka have begun a study tour as a part of the Sustainable Tourism Development Short Course Award program funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). MORE..
19 Mar 2018 (10:29 AM)
The Teldeniya Magistrate s Court today further remanded 16 persons arrested in connection with the recent incidents in Teldeniya and released another eight. MORE..
19 Mar 2018 (1:23 PM)
Indian government told the Madras High Court that there is no legal basis for India to invoke the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) since there is no treaty, including human rights treaties, under which the alleged attacks by Sri Lankan Navy against Indian fishermen could be established as human rights violation. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (9:47 AM)
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, as requested by the Human Rights Council in Resolution 34'1 of 23 March 2017, will present a written update to the Council on Wednesday (21) on the implementation of Resolution 30'1 and reconciliation and human rights related issues in Sri Lanka. MORE...
19 Mar 2018 (4:42 PM)