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    Dual nikkah case: Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Meera’s ‘husband’

    Dual nikkah case: Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Meera’s ‘husband’

    A judicial magistrate has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Atiqur Rehman, the self-proclaimed husband of Lollywood actor Meera. According to reports, the magistrate of a local court issued the warrants for…

    Dubai international financial centre welcomes Sri Lankan finance minister

    Dubai international financial centre welcomes Sri Lankan finance minister

    His Excellency Essa Kazim, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), welcomed a high-profile Sri Lankan delegation led by Finance Minister, the Honourable Ravi Karunanayake. The discussions held as part…

    Sri Lankan president visits India’s largest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

    Sri Lankan president visits India’s largest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today got on board INS Vikramaditya, India’s largest warship and aircraft carrier, in the port of Colombo. Mr Sirisena, who became the first head of…

    ADB commends Sri Lanka’s achievements

    ADB commends Sri Lanka’s achievements

    Asian Development Bank Chairman Takehiko Nakao yesterday pledged more financial and technological support to Sri Lanka as the country has made tremendous achievements in the field democracy, Human rights and…

    Refugees hoping to sail to NZ arrested

    Refugees hoping to sail to NZ arrested

    Indian police arrested the refugees for conspiring to illegally sail across the Indian Ocean for New Zealand, The Times of India reported. The six men, from Velankanni in Southern India,…

    Ranil with world economic forum chairman

    Ranil with world economic forum chairman

    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had an open discussion with Professor Klaus Schwab who is the chairman of the World Economic Forum during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday.…

    India is on its way to creating millions of new jobs: Chanda Kochhar

    India is on its way to creating millions of new jobs: Chanda Kochhar

    India will create millions of new jobs. How? The renewed focus on manufacturing sector, innovation and skill development will do that, top banker Chanda Kochhar said as leaders from neighbouring…

    INS Vikramaditya, India’s largest naval ship, arrives In Sri Lanka

    INS Vikramaditya, India’s largest naval ship, arrives In Sri Lanka

    India’s largest naval ship, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit. The carrier is accompanied by a destroyer, INS Mysore, which is an Indian…

    Sri Lankan economy: ‘An upward trend from about 2017′

    Sri Lankan economy: ‘An upward trend from about 2017′

    (By Ranil Wickremesinghe) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is currently attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The leader spoke to DW about the country’s reconciliation process and…

    Nasheed leaves for U.K. for urgent treatment

    Nasheed leaves for U.K. for urgent treatment

    Mohamed Nasheed, former Maldivian President serving a 13-year jail sentence on terror charges, left for London on Thursday for urgent surgery after a brief stopover in Sri Lanka, his party…