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    Fake stones prove threat to Sri Lanka’s gem trade

    Fake stones prove threat to Sri Lanka’s gem trade

    From the Queen of Sheba to Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, Sri Lanka’s sapphires have adorned royalty through the ages, but a flood of cheap imitations is threatening the island’s reputation…

    Vietnam extends search for missing British man

    Vietnam extends search for missing British man

    Vietnamese authorities are extending the search for a British tourist who went missing during a mountain trek four days ago. On Tuesday morning Nguyen Ngoc Hinh, deputy chairman of Sa…

    Sri Lanka President vows to eradicate LTTE ideology

    Sri Lanka President vows to eradicate LTTE ideology

    Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has vowed to “eradicate the LTTE ideology” which is still present locally and globally to ensure long lasting peace in Sri Lanka. “I want to…

    Sri Lankan rupee ends firmer on IMF loan, inflow hopes

    Sri Lankan rupee ends firmer on IMF loan, inflow hopes

    The Sri Lankan rupee ended firmer on Tuesday as dollar conversions by exporters and banks outpaced importer demand for the greenback even as hopes rose the rupee would rise slightly…

    Longstanding friendly relations between Sri Lanka and France reach new Vistas of Co-operation

    Longstanding friendly relations between Sri Lanka and France reach new Vistas of Co-operation

    Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, who was on a three day official visit to Paris, from 1st to 3rd June 2016, reiterated his commitment to elevate the bilateral partnership with France to…

    Prime Minister visits Kosgama area

    Prime Minister visits Kosgama area

    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe took part in an observation visit to Kosgama area this morning (6th June) to inspect the devastations of the fire that destroyed the Army Camp. A…

    Kidney kingpin involved in two similar rackets in TN and Punjab

    Kidney kingpin involved in two similar rackets in TN and Punjab

    The kidney racket unearthed by Delhi Police is not limited to the Capital but has its roots in other Indian cities and even Sri Lanka and Nepal, senior officials said.…

    IMF releases $1.5 billion loan to Sri Lanka

    IMF releases $1.5 billion loan to Sri Lanka

    The IMF has approved a three-year $1.5 billion (1.32 billion euro) loan to support Sri Lanka’s economic reform agenda. Sri Lanka received $2.6 billion from the IMF to boost its…

    Lankan PM condemns assault on journalist, calls for immediate probe

    Lankan PM condemns assault on journalist, calls for immediate probe

    Condemning an assault on Professional Web Journalists Association convener Freddy Gamage, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has asked the Inspector General of Police to commence an immediate investigation into…

    Lankan refugees caught on journey to promised land

    Lankan refugees caught on journey to promised land

    Sri Lankan refugees who were risking their lives to go to Australia — a country that has already shut its door on asylum seekers -— were intercepted in a joint-operation…

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