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Sri Lankan man found not guilty of raping S. Korean student

Sri Lankan man found not guilty of raping S. Korean student

An appeals court on Tuesday found a Sri Lankan man accused of raping a South Korean college student not guilty, citing a lack of evidence. MORE..

August 11, 2015  03:42 pm|

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

A former teacher found guilty of molesting a student in 2006 has been sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Anuradhapura High Court. MORE..

May 21, 2015  05:20 pm|

FCID grills Shasheendra Rajapaksa

FCID grills Shasheendra Rajapaksa

The Financial Crimes Investigations Division is currently recording a statement from former Uva Province Chief Minister, Shasheendra Rajapaksa, over the misuse of two luxury buses belonging to the Foreign Ministry.

April 10, 2015  11:20 am|

UN to back 100-day programme

UN to back 100-day programme

The UN system and UNDP in particular is pleased to continue to provide support to the 100 days programme, at the request of the Government, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDPs Asia-Pacific Regional Director Haoliang Xu has said. MORE...

April 9, 2015  04:28 pm|

Senior UN official visits war-ravaged north

Senior UN official visits war-ravaged north

A senior UN official, who is on a six-day tour to Sri Lanka, has visited the war ravaged north to assess the development needs in the area and hold discussions with government officials, the UN office in Colombo said. MORE...

April 9, 2015  08:11 am|

UN Assistant Secretary-General meets Harsha de Silva

UN Assistant Secretary-General meets Harsha de Silva

The Visiting UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDPs Regional Director Haoliang Xu, had discussions with the Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs, Dr. Harsha de Silva on Monday (6). MORE...

April 7, 2015  10:59 am|

UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka

UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka

Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from April 4-10, 2015. MORE..

April 1, 2015  12:05 pm|

Sri Lankan jailed over abusing woman at knifepoint

Sri Lankan jailed over abusing woman at knifepoint

A Sri Lankan cook has been jailed for five years and two months for getting drunk and then forcing himself on his female colleague and raping her at knifepoint at her friends flat in Dubai. MORE..

March 31, 2015  11:49 am|

Lankan jailed for molesting 13-year-old girl on flight

Lankan jailed for molesting 13-year-old girl on flight

A 45-year-old Sri Lankan, who allegedly groped a 13-year-old girl who was travelling alone in a flight, has been sentenced to one year in jail. MORE..

March 12, 2015  02:31 pm|

29% of Sri Lanka female journos sexually harassed at work place: report

29% of Sri Lanka female journos sexually harassed at work place: report

Almost 29 percent of Sri Lankan female journalists have experienced sexual harassment in the work place according to the latest survey conducted by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the New Indian Express reported. MORE...

March 9, 2015  10:31 am|

19-year-old arrested for sexual assault on minor

19-year-old arrested for sexual assault on minor

A 19-year-old youth from Mawathagama has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old school girl from Dankotuwa, police said. MORE..

February 28, 2015  01:05 pm|

Lankan accused of groping 13-year-old girl flying alone

Lankan accused of groping 13-year-old girl flying alone

A 45-year-old Sri Lankan vendor, who allegedly groped a 13-year-old girl travelling alone in a flight, has been charged with molestation in the Dubai Court of First Instance. MORE..

February 19, 2015  01:23 pm|

Sri Lankan jailed for raping woman he met in nightclub

Sri Lankan jailed for raping woman he met in nightclub

A Sri Lankan man who raped a woman he met in a club will be deported back to Sri Lanka after serving his five-and-a-half year sentence in England. MORE..

February 17, 2015  05:36 pm|

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