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China, Japan more upbeat on ties but challenges remain

China, Japan more upbeat on ties but challenges remain

China and Japan both expressed a willingness to improve strained relations on Saturday after a rare meeting between their two foreign ministers in Beijing, though China said Japan should stop…

Sri Lanka president’s visit — India-Sri Lanka relations need a new push

Sri Lanka president’s visit — India-Sri Lanka relations need a new push

The newly elected president of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena will be visiting India on February 16. This visit is significant for both the countries. Sirisena has indicated on the day…

Lanka’s ruling party not keen on Tamils’ federalism call

Lanka’s ruling party not keen on Tamils’ federalism call

While Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), has adopted a resolution in the Northern Provincial Council, seeking a federal solution to the issue of autonomy, hopes…

Western arms contractors worried over success of Indian Tejas Jet

Western arms contractors worried over success of Indian Tejas Jet

Leading defence and aeronautical firms of the West are reportedly worried over the success of the Tejas Trainer Jet, especially as India is expected to bag the first contracts for…

Was another big film the reason why Katrina Kaif turned down Salman Khan’s production venture?

Was another big film the reason why Katrina Kaif turned down Salman Khan’s production venture?

Reports of Jacqueline Fernandez replacing Katrina Kaif in Karan Johar and Salman Khan’s joint venture were recently doing the rounds. But it is now being said that Katrina had herself…

Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh emerge as key markets for Indian engineering exports: EEPC chairman

Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh emerge as key markets for Indian engineering exports: EEPC chairman

Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh have emerged as the major destinations for India’s engineering exports together accounting for a sizeable chunk of $5.17 billion, revealed an analysis by engineering exports…

TNA demands probe over ‘illegal occupation’ by Sri Lankan Army

TNA demands probe over ‘illegal occupation’ by Sri Lankan Army

Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party, the Tamil National Alliance on Wednesday called for a probe on the alleged illegal occupation of civilian lands by the military in the Northern Province.…

Colombo port, China and India

Colombo port, China and India

(By Dr Amitendu Palit ) Resolution of the impasse between Sri Lanka and China on the construction of a Chinese-funded port city at Colombo is not only indicative of the pragmatic…

Ameera Shah on a tear to expand multinational diagnostics lab chain

Ameera Shah on a tear to expand multinational diagnostics lab chain

Ameera Shah, who runs Metropolis Healthcare – a chain of diagnostics labs across India, Sri Lanka, the Middle East and Africa- is on an expansion path. Shah is looking to…

Lanka to improve market access for foreign investors

Lanka to improve market access for foreign investors

Sri Lanka hopes to introduce new bills in parliament by June to create a more efficient, dynamic and secure business environment conducive for investment, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said yesterday.…

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