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In Sri Lanka an abused child gets “raped” before media and the law
Date : Mar - 08

“Some say In order to report child abuse the suffering should be shown outwardly. But abuse and sufferings are not always limited to the physical, no one thinks about its mental impact, our children do not know whether it is abuse or not because we have not educated them about it,” she said.

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Sri Lanka Coronavirus deaths top 500, total Covid-19 cases 85,000
Date : Mar - 08

The total number of deaths rose to 502. Up to 1000 hours on March 07, 85,336 persons were confirmed with Coronavirus and 2370 were under treatment.

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India says not associated with Sri Lanka’s WCT decision
Date : Mar - 04

Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers had on February 01, cleared the West Container Terminal to be developed as a built operate transfer (BOT) public-private partnership with Sri Lanka Ports Authority and parties nominated by Indian and Japanese governments.

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Sri Lanka sells Rs45bn in Treasuries, short tenors edge up
Date : Mar - 04

The debt office offered 7.5 billion rupees of 3-month bills and sold 17,384 billion rupees at 4.95 percent, up 05 basis points from a week earlier.

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Gazette has been issued but no Muslim Covid victims body has been released for burial
Date : Mar - 01

Hilmy Ahamed Vice-Chair of the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka says none of the remains of Muslims who have passed away from the Covid 19 virus has been released for burial and the bodies are in the mortuary freezers.

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Presidential commission to probe Sri Lanka Customs
Date : Feb - 24

“The Commission is assigned to simultaneously come up with recommendations to make services by SL Customs more efficient and effective while dealing with various allegations and alleged irregularities against it,” the statement said.

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Sri Lanka central bank buying US$10mn dollars a day from market: CB Governor
Date : Feb - 24

“Since around the middle of this month we have been foreign exchange market about US 10 million roughly per day on average,” Governor Lakshman told a webinar by Veemansa, a Colombo-based policy advocacy body.

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Lack of accountability for past atrocities in Sri Lanka: US
Date : Feb - 24

“I’m pleased to announce the United States will seek election to the Human Rights Council for the 2022-24 term. We humbly ask for the support of all U.N. member states in our bid to return to a seat in this body,” Blinken said.

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Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena’s Speech At UNHRC
Date : Feb - 24

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena’s Speech At UNHRC

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in Sri Lanka for two-day visit
Date : Feb - 23

A high-level delegation led by Khan will engage in talks over bilateral trade, investment, health, education, agriculture, science and technology, defence, security, culture and tourism, a statement from Sri Lanka’s Foreign Ministry previously said.

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