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Complaints against Dr Shafi exceeds 1,000 (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
The number of complaints filed against Dr Mohamed Shafi over alleged illegal sterilizations has amounted to 1,003. MORE..
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Egypt s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Egypt s former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, state TV says. MORE..
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Poson to be declared national festival, state patronage for Mihintale Perahera - PM (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to expedite the legal process required to pronounce Poson Poya Day as an annual national festival and to provide state patronage for the Poson Perahera of Mihintale Raja Maha Viharaya. MORE..
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Fifty-three railway stations to be facilitated with Wi-Fi zones (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Leading Sri Lankan internet service providers have planned to establish 89 Wi-Fi zones at 53 railway stations across the country, the Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister s Office said. MORE..
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Sri Lanka eliminates mother-to-child HIV, Syphilis infection (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka s health authorities have said the country has successfully eliminated the transmission of HIV and Syphilis from mother to child and may soon achieve certification from the World Health Organization (WHO), local media reported on Monday. MORE..
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Sri Lanka looks to invite global celebrities to boost tourism (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka s Tourism industry is exploring the possibility of inviting global celebrities to a mega event in the island country this year to promote Sri Lanka as a safe tourist destination following the April 21 terror attacks, the government information department said in a statement here Monday. MORE..
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Accidental cat filter derails Pakistani political press conference (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
A Pakistani politician suffered a major catastrophe when his press conference was live-streamed on social media, reports foreign media. MORE..
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I will not retain a govt. that murders people - Rajitha (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne says that he will not retain in a Cabinet which acts to import foreign cigarettes. MORE..
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Railway services on Chilaw-Colombo line back on track (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
The two commuter trains on Chilaw-Colombo railway line, which were cancelled this morning (17), are back on track, the Railway Control Room said. MORE..
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Sri Lanka s first satellite RAAVANA-1 released into orbit (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
The first ever Sri Lankan satellite, RAAVANA-1, designed and developed by two young Sri Lankan engineers, has been launched into orbit from the International Space Station today (17). MORE..
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Priority given to national security distanced from us – Mahinda (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
It is high time that the organized activities by certain people, which are meant to cause unrest among people in the country, are brought to a halt, says Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
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Petition seeking to hold PC polls taken up in Sept (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
The Supreme Court has decided to take up the petition filed by Sathya Gaveshakayo organization requesting that Provincial Council polls be held on the 9th of September, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
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Golan Heights- Israel unveils Trump Heights settlement (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after US President Donald Trump. MORE..
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Public better be on alert - Fonseka (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
UNP Parliamentarian Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka claims that no one has heeded to the comments he had made with regard to the national security. MORE..
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Rishad obtained signatures on blank documents for land fraud? (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
An investigation has been launched on a case of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen transferring state land to other parties through fake deeds. MORE..
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No mosques registered under Thowheed - Haleem (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Former Minister A.H.M. Haleem states that he should be given an opportunity to testify on the accusations laid against him, at the Special Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to inquire about the Easter Sunday attacks. MORE..
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Won t permit foreign cigarette import as long as I m Health Minister - Rajitha (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr Rajitha Senaratne says he will not allow the import of foreign cigarettes to Sri Lanka as long as he is in office as the health minister. MORE..
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Special Select Committee forgot to question Hizbullah on alleged meeting with Saudis? (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
The Special Parliament Select Committee appointed to probe the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday summoned former Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hizbullah on June 13th to record his testimony. MORE..
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Sixth round of SLFP-SLPP talks cancelled (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
The sixth round of talks between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) which was set to be held today (17) has been canceled. MORE..
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Showers expected in several provinces after 2pm (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. MORE..
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South Tampa congregation on morale-building mission to Sri Lanka - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
South Tampa congregation on morale-building mission to Sri Lanka  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay Two months after more than 250 were killed during terror attacks in Sri Lanka, the congregation of a Tampa church is returning to offer help.
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Sri Lanka abusing UN law to make arrests: Rights group - Times of India (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka abusing UN law to make arrests: Rights group  Times of India South Asia News: COLOMBO: Media activists on Monday accused Sri Lankan police of using a UN convention on hate speech to crack down on media freedom ...
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Sri Lanka stocks hover near 6-week high as trade turnover zooms; rupee falls - Reuters (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka stocks hover near 6-week high as trade turnover zooms; rupee falls  Reuters COLOMBO, June 17 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares ended marginally higher on Monday, hovering near a six-week high hit last week, as trade turnover touched ...
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Cricket: Sri Lanka warned after media no-show - Euronews English (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Cricket: Sri Lanka warned after media no-show  Euronews English By Amlan Chakraborty MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Sri Lanka have been warned against a repeat of their no-show in the customary post-match news ...
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Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East - Deutsche Welle (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East  Deutsche Welle One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of ...
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Sri Lanka’s wildly incompetent President keeps getting worse - ThePrint (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka’s wildly incompetent President keeps getting worse  ThePrint Sri Lankan President Sirisena eschews responsibility at every turn. He has no leadership qualities and has been out of his depth since January 2015.
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Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka takes center stage at the Amsteluxe Luxury Travel Show in Amsterdam - Colombo Page (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka takes center stage at the Amsteluxe Luxury Travel Show in Amsterdam  Colombo Page June 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka was prominently featured at a luxury Travel Show, held in the Dutch capital Amsterdam recently, according to the Sri Lanka ...
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Sri Lankan Christians still too afraid to go to church - Catholic Herald Online (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lankan Christians still too afraid to go to church  Catholic Herald Online Many Christians in Sri Lanka are still too scared to go to church – in spite of security put in place following the Easter Day bombings.
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President invites Putin to Sri Lanka - News 1st (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
President invites Putin to Sri Lanka  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st): President Maithripala Sirisena has invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for a visit to Sri Lanka in the near future. The - Get the ...
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Sri Lanka likely to be sanctioned by the ICC - adaderana.lk (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka likely to be sanctioned by the ICC  adaderana.lk Sri Lanka is likely to be hit with an International Cricket Council (ICC) sanction after refusing to face the media following their World Cup defeat against Australia ...
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World plastic and polythene disposers: Sri Lanka ranked 5th - News 1st (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
World plastic and polythene disposers: Sri Lanka ranked 5th  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - Sri Lanka is ranked fifth in the list of countries that release plastic and polythene waste to the ocean. According to an - Get the latest ...
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Lanka Easter bombings signal new type of terror threat in S Asia: Nepals dy PM - Business Standard (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Lanka Easter bombings signal new type of terror threat in S Asia: Nepals dy PM  Business Standard Sri Lanka's devastating Easter Sunday bombings have signalled that a "new type of terrorism" threat has arrived in South Asia and that Nepal has to learn from ...
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US using other nations to intervene in Sri Lankan investments? - News 1st (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
US using other nations to intervene in Sri Lankan investments?  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st): Against the backdrop of the US intervention in many Asian countries, a matter that should be given serious attention is the - Get the latest ...
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Sri Lanka's Lanka Ceramic outsources sanitaryware production to China - EconomyNext (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka's Lanka Ceramic outsources sanitaryware production to China  EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT – Lanka Ceramic, the clay mining company that is part of Sri Lanka's Royal Ceramics group, has said it has revived its sanitaryware business ...
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All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies - The New York Times (Mon, 03 Jun 2019)
All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies  The New York Times COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — All nine Muslim ministers in Sri Lanka's government and two Muslim provincial governors resigned on Monday as the fragile, ...
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Lanka earned Rs.35000 mn from Cinnamon exports in 2018 - Ceylon Daily News (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Lanka earned Rs.35000 mn from Cinnamon exports in 2018  Ceylon Daily News Sri Lanka earned Rs.35000 million in foreign exchange by exporting 17500 metric tons of Cinnamon last year. This is the largest stock of Cinnamon exported ...
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Sri Lanka eliminates mother-to-child HIV, Syphilis infection: health authorities - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka eliminates mother-to-child HIV, Syphilis infection: health authorities - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua COLOMBO, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's health authorities have said the country has successfully eliminated the transmission of HIV and Syphilis from ...
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Sri Lanka's Ministry of Crab Hosts Charity Pop-Up at Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard - The Resident (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka's Ministry of Crab Hosts Charity Pop-Up at Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard  The Resident One of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, Ministry of Crab, is fundraising for victims of this year's Sri Lanka attacks with a charity pop-up restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel ...
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Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks - Reuters (Sun, 09 Jun 2019)
Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks  Reuters Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing ...
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India's Modi makes unscheduled stop at bombed Sri Lanka church - Al Jazeera English (Sun, 09 Jun 2019)
India's Modi makes unscheduled stop at bombed Sri Lanka church  Al Jazeera English The Indian leader visits church bombed during Easter on his first trip to neighbouring Sri Lanka since his re-election.
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Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka\'s first satellite \'Raavana 1\' launched into orbit - Colombo Page (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka\'s first satellite \'Raavana 1\' launched into orbit  Colombo Page June 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's first satellite 'Raavana-1' was successfully launched into orbit Monday from the International Space Station (ISS) along with two ...
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Sri Lanka MPs defy president to resume Easter attack probe - Yahoo News (Tue, 11 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka MPs defy president to resume Easter attack probe  Yahoo News Sri Lanka's parliament Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and resumed investigations into security lapses surrounding the Easter suicide bombings ...
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Sri Lanka intelligence chief fired after criticism over bombings - Al Jazeera English (Sat, 08 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka intelligence chief fired after criticism over bombings  Al Jazeera English President Sirisena fires chief of national intelligence for suggesting he had been forewarned about Easter bombings.
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Sri Lanka : No racial, religious or caste differences in the Sri Lanka Army - Commander - Colombo Page (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka : No racial, religious or caste differences in the Sri Lanka Army - Commander  Colombo Page June 17, Colombo: Commander of Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake says that there are no racial, religious or caste differences in the Sri ...
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Contradiction in US policy on Sri Lanka - News 1st (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
Contradiction in US policy on Sri Lanka  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st): Ambassador Alice Wells, the Acting Assistant Secretary for South & Central Asian Affairs of the U.S. Department of State commented ...
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Indian military lands in Sri Lanka - Colombo Gazette (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Indian military lands in Sri Lanka  Colombo Gazette A 159 strong Indian military delegation have arrived in Sri Lanka while a 162 member team of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces left to India, the Army media unit said ...
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Australia vs Sri Lanka | 'Squandered Opportunity' - Twitter Laments Sri Lanka's Poor Showing - News18 (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Australia vs Sri Lanka | 'Squandered Opportunity' - Twitter Laments Sri Lanka's Poor Showing  News18 Australia secured their fourth win at the ICC World Cup 2019 as they overcame Sri Lanka by 87 runs at The Oval on Saturday.
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Sri Lanka's Centre for Journalism and Education calls for transparency in formation of new fake news legislation - MediaNama.com (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka's Centre for Journalism and Education calls for transparency in formation of new fake news legislation  MediaNama.com Sri Lankan media rights group Centre for Journalism and Education on June 7th called for transparency in forming the new fake news legislation proposed by ...
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UK FCO says Sri Lanka's human rights situation was "mixed" in 2018 - Tamil Guardian (Tue, 18 Jun 2019)
UK FCO says Sri Lanka's human rights situation was "mixed" in 2018  Tamil Guardian The human rights situation in Sri Lanka was “mixed” in 2018, a UK government report stated, citing key concerns including increased inter-communal tensions, ...
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When Sri Lanka beat England in 2015 world cup - Ceylon Daily News (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
When Sri Lanka beat England in 2015 world cup  Ceylon Daily News Believe it or not,” Sri Lanka beat England in the 2015 World Cup, in Wellington, New Zealand. It will be a “pipe dream” if this happens again at the Oval when ...
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Sri Lanka attacks: India arrests man 'linked to Easter Sunday bomber' - BBC News (Thu, 13 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka attacks: India arrests man 'linked to Easter Sunday bomber'  BBC News Indian anti-terrorism investigators have arrested a man with alleged links to the suicide bomber who planned Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday attacks.
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Crossing Divides: The Sri Lankan civil war enemies who fell in love - BBC News (Thu, 13 Jun 2019)
Crossing Divides: The Sri Lankan civil war enemies who fell in love  BBC News Gauri Malar and Roshan Jayathilake were bitter foes during Sri Lanka's civil war, then they fell in love.
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For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack - The New York Times (Tue, 21 May 2019)
For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack  The New York Times COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Even before the coordinated bombings that killed 250 people last month, Sri Lanka's president and prime minister were in trouble ...
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Lasith Malinga to arrive in Sri Lanka today - News 1st (Tue, 11 Jun 2019)
Lasith Malinga to arrive in Sri Lanka today  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - Lasith Malinga is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka today (June 11) following the World Cup match against Bangladesh to attend the - Get ...
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Travel companies are cutting prices to lure tourists back to Sri Lanka – here are the best deals - The Telegraph (Tue, 11 Jun 2019)
Travel companies are cutting prices to lure tourists back to Sri Lanka – here are the best deals  The Telegraph Now that Sri Lanka has been deemed safe for Britons to visit again, there are plenty of travel deals to be had.
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Sri Lanka Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai From October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021 - Ceylon Daily News (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai From October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021  Ceylon Daily News Expo 2020 Dubai will be held from October 2020 to April 2021 under the theme 'connecting minds, creating the future' with the sub themes of opportunity, ...
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How to Fight ISIS in Sri Lanka - The American Prospect (Wed, 05 Jun 2019)
How to Fight ISIS in Sri Lanka  The American Prospect Arab traders in the seventh century A.D. traveled by sea to present-day Sri Lanka seeking spices and goods to sell along the oceanic Silk Road. Like other South ...
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Sri Lankan state minister says Easter Sunday bombings will likely drag down growth - CNBC (Tue, 21 May 2019)
Sri Lankan state minister says Easter Sunday bombings will likely drag down growth  CNBC Eran Wickramaratne, Sri Lanka's state minister of finance, said 2019 growth "would be around 3%" because of the deadly bombings on Easter Sunday.
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The man who might have stopped Sri Lanka's Easter bombings - BBC News (Fri, 31 May 2019)
The man who might have stopped Sri Lanka's Easter bombings  BBC News Few realised before the attacks that Sri Lanka had a problem with Islamist militancy. One man who did was Mohammad Razak Taslim.
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Protest against teacher due to misconduct - News 1st (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Protest against teacher due to misconduct  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - A group protested opposite the Dedigama Lenagala Maha Vidyalaya in Kegalle today(June 17). According to our correspondent, the ...
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The Ritz-Carlton Residence and Hotel Tower of 'The One – Sri Lanka' Project reaches 30th floor - ft.lk (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
The Ritz-Carlton Residence and Hotel Tower of 'The One – Sri Lanka' Project reaches 30th floor  ft.lk Keeping its promise to its client's and stakeholders, developers of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residence, Colombo, The One Transworks Square Ltd.
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Indian Military contingent Lands in Sri Lanka on Goodwill Visit - adaderana.lk (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Indian Military contingent Lands in Sri Lanka on Goodwill Visit  adaderana.lk Opening up new vistas for further strengthened cooperation and understanding between the Armed Forces of Sri Lanka and India, a uniquely crafted reciprocal ...
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SL v AUS, CWC19, preview On song Australia look to continue surge against Sri Lanka 14 - International Cricket Council (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
SL v AUS, CWC19, preview On song Australia look to continue surge against Sri Lanka 14  International Cricket Council Sitting pretty in the top section of the points table, Australia will look to consolidate their favourable position when they take on lowly Sri Lanka in Match 20 of the ...
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Buddhist Anger Could Tear Sri Lanka Apart - Foreign Policy (Mon, 20 May 2019)
Buddhist Anger Could Tear Sri Lanka Apart  Foreign Policy The Easter bombings in Sri Lanka last month were a massive human tragedy for a country that has already experienced too much violence. Prior to the attacks ...
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New rainforest gecko joins growing list of reptiles unique to Sri Lanka - Mongabay.com (Tue, 11 Jun 2019)
New rainforest gecko joins growing list of reptiles unique to Sri Lanka  Mongabay.com A new species of day gecko, Cnemaspis godagedarai, has been described in Sri Lanka, bringing the island's number of endemic geckos in the genus ...
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Modi Regaining Lost Opportunities in the Maldives and Sri Lanka - The Diplomat (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
Modi Regaining Lost Opportunities in the Maldives and Sri Lanka  The Diplomat The first overseas visit of Indian Prime Minister Nadrendra Modi to the Maldives and Sri Lanka, in his second term, following a landslide electoral victory, is an ...
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‘An uphill struggle for Sri Lanka to reach the semi-finals’ — Mahela Jayawardena - Island Cricket (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
‘An uphill struggle for Sri Lanka to reach the semi-finals’ — Mahela Jayawardena  Island Cricket Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardena believes Sri Lanka are facing an "uphill struggle" to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup.
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04/21 attacks: Terror suspects brought back to Sri Lanka - News 1st (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
04/21 attacks: Terror suspects brought back to Sri Lanka  News 1st Colombo (News 1st): The five suspects, including Mohamad Milhan, who were arrested in Dubai in connection with the April 21st attacks have been brought to ...
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Saudis extradite five Sri Lanka bombings suspects - Khmer Times (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Saudis extradite five Sri Lanka bombings suspects  Khmer Times Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and extradited Friday, police and Interpol ...
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Coimbatore: Busted ISIS Module Was Targeting Temples, Churches For Sri Lanka-Styled Bombings - Swarajya (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Coimbatore: Busted ISIS Module Was Targeting Temples, Churches For Sri Lanka-Styled Bombings  Swarajya A state police investigation has revealed that the ISIS module wanted to carry out terror attacks in the region.
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More rain to be expected today - News 1st (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
More rain to be expected today  News 1st Colombo (News1st) - According to the Met. department showers or thundershowers can be expected in the Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western ...
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Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka sees manufacturing activities recover in May 2019, services sector continues to deteriorate - Colombo Page (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka sees manufacturing activities recover in May 2019, services sector continues to deteriorate  Colombo Page June 17, Colombo: According to the Sri Lanka Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) released by the Statistics Department of Central Bank on Tuesday, the ...
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Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka EDB organizes Technical exposure and capacity building program for food & beverage entrepreneurs in Thailand - Colombo Page (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka EDB organizes Technical exposure and capacity building program for food & beverage entrepreneurs in Thailand  Colombo Page June 17, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand organized a Technical Exposure and ...
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Sri Lanka Cricket Board batting for bankruptcy? - News 1st (Mon, 10 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka Cricket Board batting for bankruptcy?  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - "Cricket Age", a sports news website based in India has released an article stating that the Sri Lanka Cricket Board is at the risk - Get the ...
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Kattankudy Police OIC summoned before 4/21 attack select committee - News 1st (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Kattankudy Police OIC summoned before 4/21 attack select committee  News 1st Colombo (News1st) - The current OIC of the Kattankudy Police, as well as the former OIC, have been summoned before the special parliamentary select - Get ...
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Indian Facebook friend of Sri Lanka suicide bomber was district head of SIMI offshoot: NIA - ThePrint (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Indian Facebook friend of Sri Lanka suicide bomber was district head of SIMI offshoot: NIA  ThePrint Mohammed Azarudeen, the Coimbatore-based 'recruiter of an ISIS module' who was arrested last week, organised events of the Wahdat-e-Islami Hind.
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Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse - The Guardian (Tue, 28 May 2019)
Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse  The Guardian From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostility.
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Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were meant for international audience, but have local consequences - The Conversation - UK (Thu, 06 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were meant for international audience, but have local consequences  The Conversation - UK The bombings have been framed as part of ongoing internal conflict, but Sri Lanka was just the stage for a play that could have been performed anywhere in the ...
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Sri Lanka's Veil Ban Is Fueling Hate - Foreign Policy (Thu, 23 May 2019)
Sri Lanka's Veil Ban Is Fueling Hate  Foreign Policy On May 8, when the 47-year-old Nazia Naseer (a pseudonym) went to her 5-year-old daughter's school in Colombo to attend a parent-teacher meeting, she was ...
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Sri Lanka Insurance Corp. declares largest ever life insurance bonus of Rs. 7.6 b - ft.lk (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka Insurance Corp. declares largest ever life insurance bonus of Rs. 7.6 b  ft.lk Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) has declared the largest-ever life insurance bonus of Rs.7.6 billion for the year 2019 to its life insurance policyholders.
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Sri Lanka takes centre stage at Amsteluxe luxury travel show in Amsterdam - ft.lk (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka takes centre stage at Amsteluxe luxury travel show in Amsterdam  ft.lk Sri Lanka was prominently featured at a luxury travel show held in the Dutch capital Amsterdam recently. Following the Easter Sunday terror attacks on 21 April ...
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Ex-US Coast Guard cutter enters service with Sri Lanka Navy - IHS Jane's 360 (Wed, 12 Jun 2019)
Ex-US Coast Guard cutter enters service with Sri Lanka Navy  IHS Jane's 360 The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) commissioned an ex-US Coast Guard (USCG) Hamilton-class cutter on 6 June. Named SLNS Gajabahu (with pennant number P ...
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Live report - Australia v Sri Lanka | ESPNcricinfo.com - ESPNcricinfo (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Live report - Australia v Sri Lanka | ESPNcricinfo.com  ESPNcricinfo Analysis, social media chatter and plenty of silliness from the World Cup 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com.
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Dole Sri Lanka unit cuts costs, improves yields with manual weeding - EconomyNext (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Dole Sri Lanka unit cuts costs, improves yields with manual weeding  EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT – Dole Lanka, a unit of the global *fresh* food producer, said it has found manual weeding an effective replacement for glyphosate, a weedicide ...
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Fear haunts refugees in Sri Lanka in wake of attacks - UNHCR (Thu, 30 May 2019)
Fear haunts refugees in Sri Lanka in wake of attacks  UNHCR UNHCR is working closely with authorities to find solutions for around 1000 refugees forced to leave their homes after the April 21 bombings.
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Sri Lanka to hike pensions of pre-2016 retirees - EconomyNext (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka to hike pensions of pre-2016 retirees  EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka will hike pensions of those who retired before December 2015 effective from July 2018, with the basic salary raised by 107 percent ...
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Colchester nurse aiming to raise £3k for victims of Sri Lanka bomb blasts - Gazette (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Colchester nurse aiming to raise £3k for victims of Sri Lanka bomb blasts  Gazette A NURSE is campaigning to raise £3000 for victims of a terrorist attack in her home country.
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World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka make official complaint to ICC about 'unfair' pitches - India Today (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka make official complaint to ICC about 'unfair' pitches  India Today Despite just one win from four games, Sri Lanka are currently placed at the fifth spot in the points table, courtesy two wash out matches from which they shared ...
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Rebuild Business Confidence in Sri Lanka, a networking evening organized by CCC - Lanka Business Online (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Rebuild Business Confidence in Sri Lanka, a networking evening organized by CCC  Lanka Business Online The Power of Interaction Series is a networking evening organized by The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce with the intention of providing its membership an ...
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Senthilverl Drives Sri Lanka Stock Market Turnover to hit Rs.2 billion - adaderana.lk (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Senthilverl Drives Sri Lanka Stock Market Turnover to hit Rs.2 billion  adaderana.lk Sri Lanka's stock market turnover reached Rs.2.18 billion by the end of the day, amidst high net worth investor Dr. T. Senthilverl was reaching his portfolio ...
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SRI LANKA TOURISM IN PERIL - News 1st (Fri, 07 Jun 2019)
SRI LANKA TOURISM IN PERIL  News 1st The Daesh attacks in Sri Lanka has caused the island nation a severe economic downturn with its tourism industry hit particularly hard. The end of the - Get the ...
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Old King Coal to rule Lanka's power future - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Old King Coal to rule Lanka's power future  The Sunday Times Sri Lanka Even as the rest of the world look to renewable power as the fuel of the future, Lanka goes into retro mode and seeks its future energy needs in the past.
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Sri Lanka v Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup - in-play clips, radio & text - Live - BBC Sport (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka v Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup - in-play clips, radio & text - Live  BBC Sport Aaron Finch and Mitchell Starc star as Australia beat Sri Lanka to go top of the World Cup group-stage table.
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Recent Match Report - India A vs Sri Lanka A 5th unofficial ODI 2019 - ESPNcricinfo (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Recent Match Report - India A vs Sri Lanka A 5th unofficial ODI 2019  ESPNcricinfo Sri Lanka A 260 for 3 (Dickwella 111, Cooray 65, Shreyas 3-49) beat India A 259 (Gaikwad 74, Dananjaya 3-51) by seven wickets. Niroshan Dickwella's ninth ...
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Keneally raises questions over aerial border patrols as Dutton visits Sri Lanka - The Guardian (Mon, 03 Jun 2019)
Keneally raises questions over aerial border patrols as Dutton visits Sri Lanka  The Guardian Kristina Keneally asks why Coalition halted aerial surveillance, as Peter Dutton puts asylum seeker policy back on the agenda.
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STF busts drug filled party in Belihuloya - News 1st (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
STF busts drug filled party in Belihuloya  News 1st Colombo (News1st) - 51 suspects were arrested when the Police raided a party in the Belihuloya area in Balangoda yesterday. According to the Police STF - Get ...
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Karunaratne unfazed by Sri Lanka's World Cup woe against Pakistan - FRANCE 24 (Thu, 06 Jun 2019)
Karunaratne unfazed by Sri Lanka's World Cup woe against Pakistan  FRANCE 24 Bristol (United Kingdom) (AFP). Dimuth Karunaratne insists Sri Lanka can end their wretched World Cup record against Pakistan when they clash in Bristol on ...
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Suspect swallows ICE, ends up dead - News 1st (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Suspect swallows ICE, ends up dead  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - A suspect who fell ill after swallowing a packet of the narcotic ICE died following admission to the National hospital. Police said - Get the ...
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Bitcoin’s Carbon Footprint Equal to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim - NDTV News (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
Bitcoin’s Carbon Footprint Equal to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim  NDTV News Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce ...
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Weerawansa reveals reason for Pompeo’s visit - News 1st (Wed, 12 Jun 2019)
Weerawansa reveals reason for Pompeo’s visit  News 1st Colombo (News 1st): MP Wimal Weerawansa today (June 12) expressed his views on the planned visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in two weeks.
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Standing up for freedom at a Sri Lankan wedding - Stuff.co.nz (Fri, 14 Jun 2019)
Standing up for freedom at a Sri Lankan wedding  Stuff.co.nz OPINION: New Zealanders reacted to the Christchurch mosque shootings in a variety of ways. Some politicians discovered *fresh* possibilities of statesmanship.
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UNICEF Sri Lanka sends strong message by temporarily removing parent from logo - Colombo Gazette (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
UNICEF Sri Lanka sends strong message by temporarily removing parent from logo  Colombo Gazette Marking Father's Day (Sunday, 16th June), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has temporarily removed the image of the parent from its iconic 70 year ...
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CEB Care app launched - News 1st (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
CEB Care app launched  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy says that a new mobile app will be introduced today(June 17) to further enhance the - Get ...
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Terror attack weighs on Sri Lanka’s economy - Financial Times (Sun, 26 May 2019)
Terror attack weighs on Sri Lanka’s economy  Financial Times Before the devastating terror attack in Sri Lanka last month, orchid farmer Chatura Cabraal was delivering more than 1,000 flowers a week to luxury hotels in the ...
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Namal to wed on Modi's birthday - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Namal to wed on Modi's birthday  The Sunday Times Sri Lanka Prime Minister Narendra Modiis “not only the leader of the largest democracy in the world, but also a leader with the largest popular mandate in the world,” ...
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Visiting Maldivian delegation calls on Sri Lanka PM - ft.lk (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Visiting Maldivian delegation calls on Sri Lanka PM  ft.lk A visiting Maldivian state delegation said the purpose of their visit was to show the international community that Sri Lanka is a tourist friendly, peaceful and safe ...
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Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka captain Karunaratne caught by Glenn Maxwell - BBC Sport (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka captain Karunaratne caught by Glenn Maxwell  BBC Sport Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne is caught by Australia's Glenn Maxwell in their World Cup fixture at The Oval.
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Microplastics a key factor in Sri Lanka’s plunging fish stocks, survey shows - Mongabay.com (Fri, 07 Jun 2019)
Microplastics a key factor in Sri Lanka’s plunging fish stocks, survey shows  Mongabay.com Microplastics and overfishing are the leading causes of extensive marine pollution in Sri Lanka, a new survey has found. The survey, the first of its kind carried ...
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Cricket World Cup 2019 result: Mitchell Starc wickets, Australia defeat Sri Lanka, Aaron Finch - NEWS.com.au (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Cricket World Cup 2019 result: Mitchell Starc wickets, Australia defeat Sri Lanka, Aaron Finch  NEWS.com.au Mitchell Starc has continued his love affair with the biggest stage in cricket as Australia came from behind to claim an 87-run win over Sri Lanka. Australia hit a ...
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Pros and cons of US-Sri Lanka defense plans | Opinion - Asia Times (Wed, 05 Jun 2019)
Pros and cons of US-Sri Lanka defense plans | Opinion  Asia Times Recent parliamentary debates concerning defense and security in Sri Lanka were mainly focused on the country's Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with the ...
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India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai in 1987 was the first truly modern ODI - The Guardian (Tue, 11 Jun 2019)
India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai in 1987 was the first truly modern ODI  The Guardian Largely forgotten match saw both teams score at more than seven an over, something which has become far more commonplace.
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Macau pull out of World Cup qualifier in Sri Lanka citing safety - Yahoo News (Sun, 09 Jun 2019)
Macau pull out of World Cup qualifier in Sri Lanka citing safety  Yahoo News Macau's football chiefs have said they will not send a team to Sri Lanka for a World Cup qualifying match this week, citing security fears following the deadly ...
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How Sri Lanka's arrack coconut spirit went upmarket - BBC News (Wed, 05 Jun 2019)
How Sri Lanka's arrack coconut spirit went upmarket  BBC News Distilled from the sap of the coconut flower, Sri Lankan arrack has been a local favourite for centuries. But now its makers are trying to take the spirit global, ...
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Demonisation of Muslims has to end: Sri Lanka’s ex-Minister - The Hindu (Mon, 10 Jun 2019)
Demonisation of Muslims has to end: Sri Lanka’s ex-Minister  The Hindu Rauf Hakeem, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) chief and former Minister of City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education, has called for an end to the ...
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Sri Lanka vs Australia, ICC World Cup 2019: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs - Times of India (Sat, 15 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka vs Australia, ICC World Cup 2019: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs  Times of India Stay updated with Times of India for all the live score updates, ball by ball commentary & scorecard of the 2019 Cricket World Cup match between Austr.
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Lanka complain to ICC of step-motherly treatment - Ceylon Daily News (Thu, 13 Jun 2019)
Lanka complain to ICC of step-motherly treatment  Ceylon Daily News LONDON, THURSDAY - Sri Lanka has officially complained to the ICC for the manner in which their team is being treated in the ongoing 2019 Cricket World ...
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Australia returns 20 Sri Lankan asylum seekers after boat intercepted - The Guardian (Thu, 30 May 2019)
Australia returns 20 Sri Lankan asylum seekers after boat intercepted  The Guardian For the first time in five years, asylum seekers were briefly detained on Christmas Island.
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Sri Lanka news Nuwan Pradeep to miss Sri Lanka's match against Bangladesh 09 Jun 19 - International Cricket Council (Sun, 09 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka news Nuwan Pradeep to miss Sri Lanka's match against Bangladesh 09 Jun 19  International Cricket Council Nuwan Pradeep, the Sri Lanka fast bowler, has suffered a dislocation and a cut on his right finger, and will require a week to recover.
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Sri Lanka : INTERPOL Red Notice leads to arrest of Sri Lanka bombings suspect - Colombo Page (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka : INTERPOL Red Notice leads to arrest of Sri Lanka bombings suspect  Colombo Page June 16, Colombo: The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) says its Red Notice has helped the arrest of Sri Lanka bombing suspect ...
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Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka Prime Minister emphasizes independence of parliament - Colombo Page (Tue, 11 Jun 2019)
Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka Prime Minister emphasizes independence of parliament  Colombo Page June 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that he will never take measures to betray the sovereignty of the people and the ...
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