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Sri Lanka’s India-funded Unique ID project to have new consultant: Indian HC

India has already given 450 million Indian rupees to Sri Lanka for Unique ID project

February 2, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka Police to take street children into custody

Sri Lanka Police will continue to take street children into State custody, eventually place them with guardians

January 26, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Police Minister raps UN over anti-drug campaign concerns

Yukthiya operation has led to arrest nearly 39,000 people in 1 month - police

January 18, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka Police Minister rejects ICIJ shell company allegations  

An ICIJ analysis has alleged Alles of using shell companies to buy properties in the U.K.

December 27, 2023 2 min read
Two acres of plantation land for Sri Lanka's Rangala police station

Police to acquire two acre land from Udupussellawa Plantation Company's Duckwari Estate to build station

Sri Lanka seized drugs incinerated in Wanathavilluwa: Minister

All narcotic drugs seized in raids or by Customs will be destroyed at the new incinerator built in Wanathavilluwa

Committee-stage amendments to Sri Lanka's 'Online Safety Bill': CPA concerned

The proposed amendments could drastically change the initially gazetted bill, the CPA said.

November 7, 2023 11 min read

Sri Lanka failed to explain its war globally to avoid current crisis – Sarath Weerasekera

UNHRC has already adopted resolution to collect, consolidate, analyse and preserve” war crime evidence

October 12, 2023 4 min read

Alarm over Sri Lanka law for ‘online safety’, ‘online truths’


Nethmi Rajawasam
September 19, 2023 4 min read

Sri Lanka Customs destroys Rs. 88 mln worth counterfeit goods, vows to protect IPR

Sri Lanka customs does not impose a penalty on the confiscated counterfeit goods

Apsara Rodrigo
August 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka to enact 50 more laws to reduce corruption, wastage after IMF loan - legislator

Sri Lanka has enacted 55 laws since it declared bankruptcy

August 22, 2023 2 min read

Lohia: General aims, Immediacy and Heretical Gandhism

Long-time Gandhi Acolyte Finds Gandhian Socialism the Only ’True’ Socialism.

August 18, 2023 18 min read

Sri Lanka to have a tax special court: State Minister

Sri Lanka should increase tax files from 300,000 to a million, Minister Siyambalapitiya said.

Nethmi Rajawasam
June 29, 2023 1 min read

Indian Marxists school on Gandhi

Disillusioned With Communism, Asoka Mehta and Narendra Deva Converge on Gandhian Socialism

Mark Hager
June 19, 2023 22 min read

Sri Lanka's police, health workers mostly violate rights of LGBTQ community - report

police have been the perpetrators in 96 rights violation cases, while 64 cases are involved with health workers

Apsara Rodrigo
June 8, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka's TRC draft has nothing to solve Tamils' concerns - Sumanthiran

"There is nothing about accountability or amnesty"

Shihar Aneez
June 2, 2023 3 min read
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Sri Lanka hikes import taxes on wheat flour to boost rice farmer profits

As a close substitute for rice, the price of wheat has to be 'managed' Minister Siyambalapitiya said.

May 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka state-run TV probes into #MeToo style sexual harassment allegation by news anchor

Sri Lanka has rarely seen sexual harassment allegations coming into the public domain.

Apsara Rodrigo
April 24, 2023 2 min read

EU raises concern over new anti-terrorism draft ahead of trade pact renewal 

Sri Lanka has fulfill some key international conventions to be eligible for GSP+ renewal

Nethmi Rajawasam
April 3, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka's SJB has no official position on death penalty, MPs must freely vote: Eran

“These are issues to do with conscience,” said Wickramaratne.

Himal Kotelawala
March 2, 2023 5 min read

Sri Lanka's rising political risks amid uncertain polls, IMF deal drag 

Sri Lanka sees new political risks since its sovereign debt default

Shihar Aneez
February 7, 2023 6 min read

Sri Lanka sees rising beedi leaf smuggling from India amid increase in tobacco taxes   

Cash strapped Sri Lanka raised tobacco taxes three times since mid last year

Roshani Fernando
January 4, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka police to make mufti cars out of seized vehicles

"Jeeps are being excluded because they are well known for being used in police work."

Neshella Perera
December 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka making more arrests to contain ice (crystal meth) menace: Minister

Measures are also being taken under provisions of the Act to destroy ice and other dangerous drugs, he said.

December 19, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka president proposes long neglected laws for gender equity, women empowerment 

Most Sri Lankan men are gender insensitive, not serious about violence against women

December 1, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka president warns against unlawful anti-government protests

President says there is a move to initiate another round of protests

Neshella Perera
November 23, 2022 2 min read
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