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    Naval Troops arrest 24 Persons engaged in Illegal Fishing

    Naval troops attached to the Eastern Naval Command on information received arrested 24 fishermen along with 03 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing on 29th April 2014. They had been fishing using…

    Bahrain-Sri Lanka in investment push

    Bahrain-Sri Lanka in investment push

    ECONOMIC co-operation yesterday topped the official talks between His Majesty King Hamad and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa attended…

    Turkmenistan: Free petrol allowance to be discontinued

    Turkmenistan: Free petrol allowance to be discontinued

    Turkmenistan’s free petrol supplies for car owners will be discontinued, although citizens will apparently keep receiving gas, electricity, water and salt free of charge. From 1 July, Turkmens will no…

    Three Sri Lankans held for smuggling 1.7 kg gold

    Three Sri Lankans held for smuggling 1.7 kg gold

    Three Sri Lankan nationals, who arrived from Colombo, were arrested on Saturday night by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) for allegedly trying to…

    Continuous Support at International Fora, Maldivian Foreign Minister Assures President

    Continuous Support at International Fora, Maldivian Foreign Minister Assures President

    The Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Dunya Maumoon called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Saturday morning.(25). The discussion focused on a number of matters of mutual interest…

    Maldivian Foreign Minister Calls on President Rajapaksa

    Maldivian Foreign Minister Calls on President Rajapaksa

    The Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Dunya Maumoon called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this morning (26) where she assured the President of Maldives’ continuous support to…

    Two Japanese Naval Ships arrive at the Port of Colombo

    Two Japanese Naval Ships arrive at the Port of Colombo

    Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, Samidare DD-106 and Sazanami DD-113 arrived at the Port of Colombo for a goodwill and supply visit on 25th April 2014. The ships…

    Jail for eaters of endangered wild animals in China

    Jail for eaters of endangered wild animals in China

    People caught eating rare wild animals in China could be jailed for up to 10 years, state media report, under new measures passed on Thursday. Those who knowingly buy wild…

    SriLankan Airlines signs long-term MRO pact with IndiGo

    SriLankan Airlines signs long-term MRO pact with IndiGo

    SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, has announced the signing of a long-term Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) agreement with IndiGo. The agreement will secure multi-million dollar revenue…

    Naval Troops arrest 07 Persons while illegally catching Sea Cucumbers

    Naval Troops arrest 07 Persons while illegally catching Sea Cucumbers

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Walagamba of the Eastern Naval Command on information resceived arrested 07 persons who were illegally harvesting sea cucumbers in the general area of Jayanagar in…

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