Day: March 21, 2019

UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka passed without vote

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Resolution on Sri Lanka was adopted at the 40th session of the UNHRC held in Geneva, today (21).



UN human rights chief warns Sri Lanka of fresh conflict

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Wednesday warned Sri Lanka it could slip back to conflict unless it addressed the “worst crimes” during the final stages of its ethnic war.



UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka to be debated today

The United Nations Human Rights Council resolution co–sponsored by Sri Lanka, together with the United Kingdom and several other countries will be taken up for debate at the 40th session of the UNHRC today.



Oman denies it has agreed to invest in Sri Lanka oil refinery project

Oman’s oil ministry on Wednesday denied being part of a $3.85 billion plan to build an oil refinery in Sri Lanka, a day after the government in Colombo announced the Arab country’s participation.



Two arrested with 912 kg of Beedi leaves

Two persons have been arrested by Sri Lanka Navy personnel along with more than 912 kg of ‘Beedi’ leaves at Talaimannar.