Lankan troops were accused of systematic abuses during the island's decades-long separatist war against the Tamil Tigers insurgent group, including the killing of at least 40,000 civilians.
Chandana Hettiarachchi and Sunil Ratnayake were among several officers from 12 countries who were sanctioned by the US over accountability for "gross violations of human rights".
Sri Lankan soldiers accused of brutally attacking Tamil journalist covering commemoration of civil war dead
Mullaitivu in Sri Lanka's north was the heartland of the LTTE when the armed organisation ran its parallel state in the north and east regions.
Bottas locked up his first win of the year when he passed Leclerc with about a dozen laps left. It was the first win for Bottas since the Russian GP in September last year.
Tamil MP, two others arrested for holding remembrance event for former LTTE leader, released on bail
Police said the Jaffna MP was arrested not only for violating quarantine norms but for participating in an event to show solidarity towards a former member of the LTTE, a banned outfit.
Minister Peiris conveyed to the Indian Foreign Minister about the pragmatic and tangible action taken by the Sri Lankan government to resolve residual matters after the end of the conflict.
UN Human Rights Council last week announced in Geneva that they are in possession of some 120,000 pieces of evidence on alleged abuses committed by Sri Lankan troops.
Unless the Sinhalese start speaking of democracy with respect for diversity and power-sharing, India-Lanka relations would be subjected to severe stresses and strains
Farooq was recently released on parole after the state government decided to release prisoners to decongest prisons in the wake of covid surge.
The orange-clad home crowd roared as the Red Bull star Max Verstappen finished an impressive .56 seconds quicker than Valtteri Bottas.
Sri Lanka lauds UK partnership in fight against terror; notes decision to keep LTTE in proscribed list
In a communique, the government of Sri Lanka was notified that the UK Home Secretary has decided to maintain the proscription of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam as a terrorist organisation.
The NIA has found that the conspiracy to smuggle drugs and weapons from Pakistan using fishing vessels started in the second half of 2020.
Some 33 monks and three civilians were travelling in a bus on the monthly Buddhist holy day when the bus was waylaid by the LTTE, who randomly opened fire, killing at least 31 monks.
Styrian Grand Prix: Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas handed three place grid drop for 'dangerous driving'
During the hearing, Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas stated that in the past they have been losing time in the pit departure.
Valtteri Bottas overcame a poor start to top the first practice session ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the French GP.