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‘Golden opportunity for Tamil refugees to return’

‘Golden opportunity for Tamil refugees to return’

 Given the prevailing political situation in Sri Lanka, the time has come for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu to return home, said S. C. Chandrahasan, founder of the…

Call for internet users to be aware of cyber security

Call for internet users to be aware of cyber security

The panellists at the discussion, held at Dhaka Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel on Saturday, were State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim, State Minister for Information and Communication…

My aim is philanthropy, not politics: Vishal

My aim is philanthropy, not politics: Vishal

Actor Vishal has been constantly engaged in various philanthropic activities in recent times, so it didn’t come as a surprise when he chose to dedicate his time on his birthday…

Mahinda Rajapaksa allies to form new Sri Lanka opposition alliance

Mahinda Rajapaksa allies to form new Sri Lanka opposition alliance

Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s allies are planning to form a new opposition alliance, breaking away from President Maithripala Sirisena’s United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) coalition, senior leftist leaders…

Delhi airport to expand capacity

Delhi airport to expand capacity

Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) is working on a detailed plan to decongest its domestic terminals, 1D and 1C, used by low cost airlines, and expand facilities to meet the…

Maritime security: Seychelles keen to join group

Maritime security: Seychelles keen to join group

Amid increasing Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles on Thursday asserted that the region “belongs” to countries sharing maritime boundaries and said it was “actively” considering participating in a…

ADB to triple Sri Lanka education sector lending to USD1bn

ADB to triple Sri Lanka education sector lending to USD1bn

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it will support Sri Lanka’s human capital development for the next five years though strengthening education to help the Indian Ocean Island to become…

U.S. to work with Sri Lanka on UN resolution addressing alleged war crimes

U.S. to work with Sri Lanka on UN resolution addressing alleged war crimes

The United States said on Wednesday it would work together with Sri Lanka’s new government to propose a resolution to a U.N. human rights forum that seeks to come to…

US Urges Maldives to Free Jailed Former Leader

US Urges Maldives to Free Jailed Former Leader

The United States pressed the Maldives Wednesday to release former leader Mohamed Nasheed after he was returned to prison despite a court order commuting his 13-year term to house arrest.…

US offers support for good governance, peace and prosperity in SL

US offers support for good governance, peace and prosperity in SL

The United States on Tuesday  reaffirmed their strong support for Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan people for their commitment towards institutions of  good governance, peace and prosperity. “We are at…

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