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    Sharif’s Sri Lanka visit to see signing of 10 pacts

    Sharif’s Sri Lanka visit to see signing of 10 pacts

    Sri Lanka and Pakistan are expected to sign 10 pacts during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visit to Colombo next month. A spokesperson of the Pakistan High Commission said Mr. Sharif…

    The future of US-Sri Lanka relations

    The future of US-Sri Lanka relations

    (By Taylor Dibbert) Sri Lanka’s President, Maithripala Sirisena, will soon complete his first year in office and many promises remain unfulfilled. More recently, we’re now hearing talk about the creation of…

    The business of films and the politics behind it

    The business of films and the politics behind it

    With pro-Tamil groups reluctant to allow multiple narratives about the Sri Lankan civil war in works of art, every film that deals with the subject is bound to get into…

    Sri Lankan warships at Cochin Port

    Sri Lankan warships at Cochin Port

    Sri Lankan naval ships Samudura and Nandimithra are on a three-day visit to Kochi till December 24. The commanding officers of the vessels, Captain P.D.S. Dias and Captain A.M.S. Senavirathna,…

    Issue of 45 Indian fishermen held by Lankan navy raised in lok sabha

    Issue of 45 Indian fishermen held by Lankan navy raised in lok sabha

    The issue of 45 Indian fishermen in the custody of Sri Lankan Navy and Tamil Nadu floods were among the issues raised in the Lok Sabha on Monday. K Ashok…

    Impact of El Niño could be worst in 18 years in southern Africa, warns UN ‘special alert’

    Impact of El Niño could be worst in 18 years in southern Africa, warns UN ‘special alert’

    Crop and livestock production prospects in southern Africa have been weakened by this year’s powerful El Niño, while the phenomenon is also impacting agricultural sectors in northern Australia, parts of…

    Sri Lanka’s ‘Megapolis’ plan will help boost land prices in outskirts: Report

    Sri Lanka’s ‘Megapolis’ plan will help boost land prices in outskirts: Report

    Sri Lanka’s Western Province ‘Megapolis’ plan will boost land prices in the suburbs and beyond in the long term, a research report said. “With the change in political power in…

    US asst. secretary of defence meets army commander

    US asst. secretary of defence meets army commander

    A high profile US delegation, headed by Dr Amy Searight, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for South and Southeast Asia  met Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army…

    All Chinese Infrastructure Projects to Proceed, Sri Lanka Says

    All Chinese Infrastructure Projects to Proceed, Sri Lanka Says

    Sri Lanka’s government said Thursday that it would go ahead with billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese projects, almost a year after declaring it would cancel them because of corruption…

    Chinese sub targeted US carrier

    Chinese sub targeted US carrier

    A Chinese submarine conducted a simulated missile attack on the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier near Japan in October, a report said Tuesday. Citing American military sources, online news service…