3-D Features
As Sri Lanka leans towards China, Modi’s trip has high stakes

As Sri Lanka leans towards China, Modi’s trip has high stakes

(By  Maya Mirchandani – Consulting Editor NDTV  )This week, Sri Lanka is “Dhammadvipa”, the island of Buddhist philosophy, as it celebrates…

Maya Mirchandani – Consulting Editor
Are Sri Lanka’s ports the next Great Game for China, India and Japan?

Are Sri Lanka’s ports the next Great Game for China, India and Japan?

(By Jeremy Luedi) Increased international interest in the Indian Ocean comes at a convenient time for Sri Lanka, as the…

Jeremy Luedi – columnist for GRI
Four Lessons from the Pakistan-China FTA for Sri Lanka

Four Lessons from the Pakistan-China FTA for Sri Lanka

(By Janaka Wijayasiri, PhD, Research Fellow)Sri Lanka is currently engaged in trade negotiations with China, and five rounds of talks have taken…

Janaka Wijayasiri, PhD, Research Fellow
Managing Wastewater in Sri Lanka: An Uncomfortable Reality

Managing Wastewater in Sri Lanka: An Uncomfortable Reality

(By Athula Senaratne PhD)Water can easily become ‘wastewater’ due to many reasons – mostly tied to human activity. The most…

Athula Senaratne PhD
Crop Insurance: Is it Workable in Sri Lanka?

Crop Insurance: Is it Workable in Sri Lanka?

(Kanchana Wickramasinghe – Research Economist)Farmers have been severely affected by various natural calamities – floods, droughts and excessive rainfalls during the…

Kanchana Wickramasinghe – Research Economist
Why Sri Lanka need comprehensive and Integrated responses to mental health Issues

Why Sri Lanka need comprehensive and Integrated responses to mental health Issues

(Yolanthika-Research Assistant, IPS)This year’s  World Mental Health Day was observed under the theme ‘Dignity in Mental Health-Psychological and Mental Health…

Yolanthika Ellepola -Research Assistant ,IPS
News Today

President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the District Secretariat in Rathnapura today (May 29) to observe the…

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

An International non-governmental organization that promotes Children’s rights warned on Sunday that the devastating floods…

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

INS Shardul, the second Indian cargo ship with relief goods for the flood victims arrived…

President seeks Australian nuclear technology for CKDu research

President seeks Australian nuclear technology for CKDu research

President Maithripala Sirisena made an inspection tour to the Australia’s nuclear agency, the Australian Nuclear…

Sri Lanka govt to call bids for 100MW floating solar power plant

Sri Lanka govt to call bids for 100MW floating solar power plant

Sri Lanka’s government will call international competitive bids to build a 100 megawatt floating solar…

Railways to export locos, train sets worth Rs 680 crore to Lanka

Railways to export locos, train sets worth Rs 680 crore to Lanka

Indian Railways will supply modern locomotives and train sets worth Rs 680 crore to Sri…

Sri Lanka’s economy projected to grow 4.7 pct in 2017: World Bank

Sri Lanka’s economy projected to grow 4.7 pct in 2017: World Bank

Recent policy reforms including monetary tightening and revenue-led fiscal consolidation have improved Sri Lanka’s outlook,…

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

It is quite likely you are reading this on a smartphone or tablet assembled in…

News Province
World Today

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

An International non-governmental organization that promotes Children’s rights warned on Sunday that the devastating floods in Sri Lanka could exacerbate the dengue crisis in the island country. In…

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

INS Shardul, the second Indian cargo ship with relief goods for the flood victims arrived at the port of Colombo this evening (28th May). The relief goods were…

Singapore secures Sri Lankan cyber defence deal

Singapore secures Sri Lankan cyber defence deal

The electronics division of Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has secured a contract from Sri Lanka to support the development of that country’s first national cyber security operations…

America hails the performance of current government

America hails the performance of current government

Sri Lanka has achieved an economically stable level under the performance of the current administration of Good Governance during the last two years, said American Congress Member Bill…

Business

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

It is quite likely you are reading this on a smartphone or tablet assembled in an emerging market economy. The beverage…

Australia to Ship Dairy Heifers to Sri Lanka

Australia to Ship Dairy Heifers to Sri Lanka

West Australian cattle exporter Wellard will soon be looking for dairy heifers from Australia to fill contracts it has in Sri…

President invites Malaysian investors

President invites Malaysian investors

President Maithripala Sirisena invited leading Malaysian entrepreneurs to explore possibilities of expanding investment and trade and look for the potential of…

UAE exchange partners with Sri Lanka’s eZ Cash

UAE exchange partners with Sri Lanka’s eZ Cash

UAE Exchange, a leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, has partnered with eZ Cash, Sri Lanka’s largest and…

Travel

Hilton group officials meet Finance Minister in Washington

Hilton group officials meet Finance Minister in Washington

Following the landmark deal by Hilton to manage six more hotels in Sri Lanka, senior management of Hilton recently met visiting Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake in Washington…

Environment

France to provide 30 mil euros for green energy in Sri Lanka

France to provide 30 mil euros for green energy in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will enter into a loan agreement with the French Agency for Development (AFD) to fund projects for green energy development and energy efficiency improvement investment.…

Women

Sandya Eknaligoda, recipient of International Women of Courage award

Sandya Eknaligoda, recipient of International Women of Courage award

Missing Journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s wife Sandya Ekneligoda was a recipient of ‘International Women of Courage Award for 2017’ from US First Lady Melania Trump at a ceremony…

Children

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

An International non-governmental organization that promotes Children’s rights warned on Sunday that the devastating floods in Sri Lanka could exacerbate the dengue crisis in the island country.…

Tamilnadu

Transponders given to monitor multi-day fishing vessels

Transponders given to monitor multi-day fishing vessels

Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has taken measures to deliver the transponder devices to all the multi-day fishing vessels which will enable monitoring of multi-day…

South Asia

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

INS Shardul, the second Indian cargo ship with relief goods for the flood victims arrived at the port of Colombo this evening (28th May). The relief goods…

Middle East

Sri Lanka says no change to policy on Palestine

Sri Lanka says no change to policy on Palestine

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Tuesday said there was no change to the country’s policy towards Palestine. Samaraweera made the remarks in the parliament. He…

Africa

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

It is quite likely you are reading this on a smartphone or tablet assembled in an emerging market economy. The beverage beside you could well be tea…