President returns after successful visit to China

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the Island yesterday  (16) after successfully completing the brief official visit to China bringing many developmental benefits to the...

COPE recommendations not adhered to by govt. institutions – Handunnetti

By Rose Kenny The recommendations of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) had not been acted upon by Several government institutes  08 weeks after the response time,...

‘New President will bring confidence to Int’l Community in travel, tourism, aviation’

The victory attained by Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the 7th Executive President would certainly bring confidence to the international community (IC) in the travel, tourism...

Japanese Rs. 48 billion soft loan for light rail between Malabe and Colombo

Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with Japan for a soft loan to build a light rail transit (LRT) system connecting the capital Colombo’s...

Issues affecting the Pinnawala elephant orphanage and open zoo, highlighted in Parliament today

By Rose Kenny State Minister of Ports Development Kanaka Herath, raising several issues affecting the Pinnawala elephant orphanage and open zoo in Parliament today,  said...

What does Modi’s return mean for Sri Lanka?

By N. Sathiya Moorthy The President’s Office in Colombo has since announced that incumbent Maithripala Sirisena would be attending the swearing-in of India’s Prime Minister,...

Where from here, presidential polls?

By N. Sathiya Moorthy After meeting with Narendra Modi while in New Delhi for his second swearing-in, President Maithripala Sirisena announced that the Indian Prime...

Hiding Terrorists in Kalmunai Shoot at Security Forces

A combined team of the Security Forces including the Army came under fire when they were proceeding to search a suspicious place in the...

Political squabbles have weakened Sri Lanka’s resolve in fighting terrorism

By: N Sathiya Moorthy In the aftermath of the serial blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter, that killed more than 200 people and injured over...

Govt. does not agree in full with OHCHR report, says Minister Marapana

Foreign Affairs Minister Thilak Marapana told Parliament yesterday that the Sri Lankan Government does not agree in full with the latest report of the...
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