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US advises against Ebola isolation

US advises against Ebola isolation

US medics returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa will be actively monitored but not placed in quarantine under new US health rules. The federal guidelines came after a…

Commander of the Navy calls on Indian Defence Minister & CNS

Commander of the Navy calls on Indian Defence Minister & CNS

The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera, who is on a five-day official visit to India, called on the Indian Defence Minister Hon. Arun Jaitley and the Chief…

President ​Rajapaksa ​ welcomes Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

President ​Rajapaksa ​ welcomes Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the current Commonwealth Chair-in-Office, welcomed Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma at Temple Trees, today (Oct.27) .The Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma during the discussion briefed President Mahinda Rajapaksa on…

Wigneswaran to address PUCL meet in Chennai

Wigneswaran to address PUCL meet in Chennai

Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province C.V. Wigneswaran will deliver a lecture on civil liberties in South Asia at an event organised by the People’s Union for Civil Liberties…

Seachill slams EU ban on Sri Lanka, as UK importers will turn to Maldives

Seachill slams EU ban on Sri Lanka, as UK importers will turn to Maldives

UK processors Icelandic Seachill, Direct Seafoods and New England Seafood expressed disappointment over the EU’s red card decision – especially as some of those importers are engaged in fisheries improvement…

Krishnapatnam Port gears up for SCI’s Yangon-Colombo service

Krishnapatnam Port gears up for SCI’s Yangon-Colombo service

Having enabled the traders to connect with their counterparts in Myanmar and Colombo, the Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd (KPCL) is all set to welcome the Shipping Corporation of India’s yet-to-be-named…

India conveys concern at China presence in Sri Lanka

India conveys concern at China presence in Sri Lanka

India has expressed serious concern to Sri Lanka over China’s increasing military presence on the island, it is reliably learnt. Official sources in New Delhi told The Hindu that Sri…

Beijing assures New Delhi on silk road security concerns

Beijing assures New Delhi on silk road security concerns

China does not want to overstep into India’s sphere of influence by bringing Sri Lanka and Maldives into the maritime New Silk Road, according to an official of the Communist…

Foreigners barred from gem mining here

Foreigners barred from gem mining here

No foreigner or foreign company owner will be allowed to engage in gem mining in Sri Lanka, Environment and Renewable Energy Minister Susil Premajayantha said. He said even though foreigners…

No final word yet on Wigneswaran visit to New Delhi

No final word yet on Wigneswaran visit to New Delhi

Officials in Delhi are trying to work out a schedule for Sri Lanka’s northern province Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next month. The provincial Chief…