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Sri Lankan family granted an injunction against deportation

A Sri Lankan family has been granted an injunction against deportation by the Federal Court, allowing them to stay in Australia pending an appeal. Tamils Priya and Nadesalingam, who have two Australian-born children, were served with a deportation notice on Friday after losing a court bid to stay in the …

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 25 June 2018: Female racing driver Aseel Al Hamad celebrated the end of the ban on women drivers with a lap of honour in a Jaguar F-TYPE. Aseel, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, had never driven on a track in her …

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Police seek villagers who beat leopard to death

Sri Lankan authorities were seeking Friday nearly a dozen men who beat a leopard to death after it strayed into a village and attacked people, a minister said.   Wildlife deputy minister Palitha Thewarapperuma said police were deployed to arrest those responsible for Thursday’s animal killing, which was captured on mobile …

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Over 1000 applications per month for dual citizenship

Expatriate Sri Lankans are very much interested in obtaining Sri Lanka’s dual citizenship, the Controller General of Immigration and Emigration, Nihal Ranasinghe says. The Immigration and Emigration Controller says they receive about 1000 applications for dual citizenship per month and after those applications are examined and approved by a committee …

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Leopard killing to be investigated

The Government will conduct a special investigation in to the killing of a leopard in Kilinochchi on Thursday, Leader of the House and Minister Lakshman Kiriella said. He made this observation in response to a question by JVP MP Bimal Rathnayake who asked as to what steps the Government intends …

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