Legal

Grave Affair

COLOMBO, March 8, 2014 (AFP) – Sri Lankan authorities halted excavations after recovering 81 skeletal remains from an unmarked mass grave atop an old …

Queries

Feb 21, 2014 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s main opposition has charged that a multi-billion dollar sea reclamation deal has been given to a Chinese company …

Released

NEW DELHI, February 19, 2014 (AFP) – The chief minister of an Indian state Wednesday ordered the release of all seven people jailed for plotting the …

Lessons

COLOMBO, February 19, 2014 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan delegation headed to South Africa Wednesday to study the work of a post-apartheid truth commission as …

Commuted

NEW DELHI, February 18, 2014 (AFP) – India’s Supreme Court commuted the death sentences Tuesday for three killers of former prime minister Rajiv …

Probe Call

COLOMBO, February 16, 2014 (AFP) – The United Nations’ human rights chief has recommended an international investigation into war crimes committed …

Crime

Feb 02, 2014 (LBO) – Mel Gunasekera, a senior Sri Lankan financial journalist and founder editor of Lanka Business Online, was found murdered at her …

Tragedy

COLOMBO, February 2, 2014 (AFP) – Former Agence France-Presse journalist Mel Gunasekera was stabbed to death on Sunday after a break-in at her …

Arrest

Feb 02, 2014 (LBO) – A suspect had been arrested over the murder of Mel Gunasekera, a senior financial journalist in Sri Lanka who was current working at …

Incident

Jan 29, 2014 (LBO) – Harsha de Silva, an opposition legislator and economist said a person who had accused him of assault had withdrawn a complaint made …

US Call

COLOMBO, January 12, 2014 (AFP) – The United States called Sunday for Sri Lanka to investigate rights abuses by security forces after a top envoy …

Scapgoat

WASHINGTON, January 9, 2014 (AFP) – An American jailed for nine months in the United Arab Emirates for making a spoof YouTube video mocking Dubai …

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