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UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka holds rates at record lows as credit picks up

in.reuters.com — (Adds cenbank governor, analyst comments, background) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO Oct 17 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank kept key policy rates steady at record lows for a ninth straight month on Friday, as expected, saying that private sector credit growth is picking up and that longer term lending rates are adjusting downwards.

Sri Lanka bans foreigners from old war zone amid UN probe

trust.org — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Wednesday banned foreigners from a former battle zone, the government said, weeks after the United Nations began an investigation into alleged war crimes in the final phase of a 26-year conflict between the army and separatist rebels.

Sri Lanka bans foreigners from old war zone amid UN probe

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York September 24, 2014. President Mahinda Rajapaksa in August rejected entry visas for U.N. officials for the war crime investigation.

Sri Lanka temporarily halts some Fonterra product sales after illness

reuters.com — However Fonterra, a New Zealand dairy giant, said independent investigations into the three batches concerned proved that they were safe to consume. The health ministry suspended the distribution and sale of the three batches of Anchor following a complaint of food poisoning in some children in the southern village of Girandurukotte, 224 km (140 miles) from the capital Colombo.

Sri Lanka temporarily halts some Fonterra product sales after illness

reuters.com — However Fonterra, a New Zealand dairy giant, said independent investigations into the three batches concerned proved that they were safe to consume. The health ministry suspended the distribution and sale of the three batches of Anchor following a complaint of food poisoning in some children in the southern village of Girandurukotte, 224 km (140 miles) from the capital Colombo.

Hardline Buddhists in Myanmar, Sri Lanka strike anti-Islamist pact

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte 1 of 3. Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, leader of the 969 movement, looks on as he attends a convention held by the Bodu Bala Sena (Buddhist Power Force, BBS) in Colombo September 28, 2014.

Hardline Buddhists in Myanmar, Sri Lanka strike anti-Islamist pact

mobile.reuters.com — Hardline Buddhists in Myanmar, Sri Lanka strike anti-Islamist pact

Hardline Buddhists in Myanmar, Sri Lanka strike anti-Islamist pact

trust.org — SRI LANKA-BUDDHISM/MYANMAR:Hardline Buddhists in Myanmar, Sri Lanka strike anti-Islamist pact

Radical Myanmar monk joins hands with Sri Lankan Buddhists

trust.org — By Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A radical monk who heads a movement accused of stirring violence against Muslims in Myanmar has announced a partnership with a hardline Buddhist group in Sri Lanka to defend their religion.

Radical Myanmar monk joins hands with Sri Lankan Buddhists

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun Buddhist monk Wirathu (C), leader of the 969 movement, talks to media during Venerable U Uttara's hearing, a leader of Buddhists in Britain (not pictured ), at Tarmway court in Yangon June 20, 2014.
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Oct 22, 2014

A clash in Negombo injured 9 Pakistani refugees in Sri Lanka- Police

Oct 22, 2014

Vehicle movement interrupted on Puttalam- Anuradhapura road due to fallen trees, Strong winds in Puttalam

Oct 22, 2014

A 4 year old boy reported missing for more than a year from Ambalangoda, found in the company of a beggar in Dambulla

Oct 21, 2014

Police says a man found murdered in Mt. Lavinia

Oct 21, 2014

Drought drives 42 percent crash in crop production in Sri Lanka trust.org/item/201410211… via @TR_Foundation

Oct 21, 2014

Sri Lankan stocks at 6-wk closing low on profit taking; earnings awaited reut.rs/1whEJBe via @reuters

Oct 21, 2014

Police used tear gas and water canon to disperse university students when they entered the Parliament road, Heavy traffic in and around ...

Oct 21, 2014

Heavy traffic towards Battaramulla from Rajagiriya due to University students protest march; Parliamentary entry road also closed

Oct 21, 2014

Heavy traffic near Nelum Pokuna, Town Hall, Reid avenue and Horton place, due to a protest march by university students

Oct 21, 2014

A group of UNP MPs who went on a fact finding mission at Harbour Defence school - Col 2, have been attacked; Several vehicles damaged

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