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    Sri Lanka concerned at Sethu project impact

    Sri Lanka concerned at Sethu project impact

    The government of Sri Lanka has shared with the Indian government of India a comprehensive report on the environmental impact of the proposed Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project prepared by Sri…

    GL presents Sri Lanka’s view on the Strategic Importance of the Indian Ocean

    GL presents Sri Lanka’s view on the Strategic Importance of the Indian Ocean

    Since the blue economy is a concept of crucial importance to the developing world, in particular, it is hardly surprising that the Galle Dialogue, now an established event organized by…

    Establishment of a Sri Lankan Buddhist temple in Israel

    Establishment of a Sri Lankan Buddhist temple in Israel

    The Embassy participated in the inauguration of the first ever Sri Lankan Buddhist temple which was established at the premises of a high rise apartment complex in the greater Tel…

    Bangladesh to hold parliamentary elections in January

    Bangladesh to hold parliamentary elections in January

    Bangladesh’s parliamentary election will be held on 5 January, chief election commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad has announced. Angry opposition parties have responded by announcing a 48-hour nationwide blockade of roads,…

    Hunger Games: Catching Fire devours US box office

    Hunger Games: Catching Fire devours US box office

    The Hunger Games sequel has stormed to the top of the US box office chart with takings of $161m (£99.2m). But Catching Fire narrowly failed to become the biggest opener…

    Jonathan Trott: Trescothick supports England batsman

    Jonathan Trott: Trescothick supports England batsman

    Jonathan Trott made the right decision to leave England’s Ashes tour, says ex-England batsman Marcus Trescothick. Trott, 32, has left Australia to recover from a “long-standing stress-related condition”. That was also the…

    22 Sri Lankan fishermen apprehended along with 4 boats

    22 Sri Lankan fishermen apprehended along with 4 boats

    Indian Coast Guard today said it had apprehended 22 Sri Lankan fishermen for allegedly fishing in Indian waters. A total of four boats along with 22 crew were apprehended in…

    Indian Navy Chief arrives to attend “Galle Dialogue – 2013”

    Indian Navy Chief arrives to attend “Galle Dialogue – 2013”

    Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral DK Joshi arrived at the BIA today to attend the Galle Dialogue 2013 to be held in the Port City of…

    56 Sri Lankans held for smuggling gold

    56 Sri Lankans held for smuggling gold

    The long-suspected international gold smuggling racket centred on the Colombo-Kochi-Chennai axis was dramatically confirmed on Sunday, when the air intelligence unit of Cochin International Airport apprehended two groups of Sri…

    Robbie Williams scores UK’s 1,000th number one album

    Robbie Williams scores UK’s 1,000th number one album

    Pop star Robbie Williams’ new big band album Swings Both Ways has become the 1,000th record to top the UK charts. He achieves the milestone 57 years after Frank Sinatra…