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    GL addresses Trade and Investment Event in Beijing

    GL addresses Trade  and Investment  Event in Beijing

    External Affairs  Minister  Professor  G.L.  Peiris  was  the  principal  speaker  at  the  event  “Sri  Lanka:  Promising  Business  Destination”  organized  in  Beijing  on  Tuesday  at  the  Intercontinental  Hotel  by  the  Embassy …

    Pillay to visit Sri Lanka in August

    Pillay to visit Sri Lanka in August

    Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva and Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation to the 23rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) delivering…

    Sri Lanka aims to attract more tourists from China

    Sri Lanka aims to attract more tourists from China

    Buses decorated with scenic photos of Sri Lanka will go into service in major Chinese cities to boost tourism to the island nation. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to China Ranjith Uyangoda…

    Met Department apologises for using the name ‘Mahasen’

    Met Department apologises for using the name ‘Mahasen’

    The Department of Meteorology yesterday made a public apology for having used the name of ‘Mahasen’ for the  cyclone which was experienced recently. The department also made it clear that…

    Fast & Furious races to top of US box office

    Fast & Furious races to top of US box office

    Fast & Furious 6 has debuted at number one at the North American box office, taking more than double The Hangover Part III’s opening takings. The action sequel made $122.2m…

    Graeme Swann helps England towards win over New Zealand

    Graeme Swann helps England towards win over New Zealand

    Graeme Swann took four wickets to bowl England to the brink of victory over New Zealand in the second Test at Headingley, although they may yet be denied by the…

    Iraq violence: Baghdad car bombs kill at least 66

    Iraq violence: Baghdad car bombs kill at least 66

    At least 66 people have been killed in a series of car bombs targeting mainly Shia areas in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police say. Many more were wounded as at…

    Sri Lanka President Receives Warm Welcome in Beijing

    Sri Lanka President Receives Warm Welcome in Beijing

    Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, commencing a four-day state visit, arrived in China yesterday morning (May 27). President Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wikaramasinghe Rajapaksa were warmly received at the…

    Operations at Sri Lanka port normal after fire

    Operations at Sri Lanka port normal after fire

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority says operations in the Colombo Harbour are functioning as usual without any disturbance. Investigation on the fire that broke out at the ‘Container Terminal Centre One’…

    Sri Lanka ideal short-haul destination for Saudi tourists

    Sri Lanka ideal short-haul destination for Saudi tourists

    Passenger traffic from the Middle East to Sri Lanka has been on the rise and overall traffic from the Middle East has contributed the second highest revenue to SriLankan Airline’s…