Govt. refutes rights violation charges
Refuting allegations that Sri Lanka was hit by a
human rights crisis that requires a monitoring mission from the UN,
the Government delegation at the sixth session of the Human Right
Council in Geneva emphasised that Sri Lanka was committed to
investigate all Human Right violations.
Lankan maid prefers to forego Rs. 1 m dues to be with family
A Sri Lankan maid rescued from 10 year-bondage,
opts to go home without eight years’ salary to see her family.
Basil to be sworn in as MP today
Senior Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa is
due to take oaths before Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara today as a UPFA
National List MP. He will fill the vacancy created by the demise of
Irrigation Minister and UPFA National list MP Anwar Ismail.