Sri Lankan home after 17 years without seeing her family – gulfnews.com

Manama: Saudi social media users have called for legal action against a sponsor who reportedly kept a Sri Lankan domestic helper away from her family for 17 years. K.G. Kusumawathi was finally able to go home after Saudi and Sri Lankan authorities cooperated to locate her and to ease her travel back home where she arrived […]

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Suffragette cities: events to mark the centenary of voting rights for women

The 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 is to be marked on 6 February. It was legislation that enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time and paved the way for universal suffrage 10 years later.This was the first in a series […]

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Expect heavy rain and strong winds – Daily Mirror

The low pressure area South-East of the Bay of Bengal was located nearly 1300km from Sri Lanka by this evening. The Meteorology Department warns of showers exceeding 75 mm particularly in the Northern, North-Central and Eastern and Uva Provinces and thundershowers in other areas with winds of up to 60 kmph particularly in the Northern […]

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Still keen on TIFA deal, US tells Sri Lanka – EconomyNext

ECONOMYNEXT – The United States still wants to go ahead with a proposed trade agreement with Sri Lanka despite new President Donald Trump’s desire to renegotiate other trade deals, a visiting American official said. Mark Linscott, new Assistant US Trade Representative, South and Central Asian Affairs Office of the US Trade Representative, said that he […]

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