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Swaraj chairs meeting on vexed fishermen issue with Lanka

Swaraj chairs meeting on vexed fishermen issue with Lanka

In an effort to find a permanent solution to the vexed fishermen issue with Sri Lanka, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held a high-level meeting with various stakeholders and…

53rd Directors General conference of Asia, Pacific region to be held in Colombo

53rd Directors General conference of Asia, Pacific region to be held in Colombo

The 53rd Conference of the Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Asia and Pacific Region is scheduled to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from August 1 to 5,…

Modi says India’s aid to Sri Lanka will be as per Sri Lanka’s choice

Modi says India’s aid to Sri Lanka will be as per Sri Lanka’s choice

Indian Prime Minister Narendera Modi said on Thursday that India’s development assistance to Sri Lanka will be determined by the choices and priorities of Sri Lankan leaders and people. “India’s…

Obama passes torch to Clinton

Obama passes torch to Clinton

US: President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to help Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump, warning the 2016 race was not just about politics, but the nature of US democracy.…

New USAID mission director signals surge in U.S. development assistance in Sri Lanka

New USAID mission director signals surge in U.S. development assistance in Sri Lanka

Signaling a surge in U.S. development assistance for Sri Lanka, the newly-arrived Dr. Andrew Sisson official assumed duties yesterday as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director to…

India’s $318-million aid for Sri Lankan railways

India’s $318-million aid for Sri Lankan railways

The railway sector in Sri Lanka is to receive a fillip with the Cabinet approving on Wednesday a $318-million line of credit from the Indian government for the procurement of rolling stock…

Russian naval ship Igor Belousov arrives at the port of Colombo

Russian naval ship Igor Belousov arrives at the port of Colombo

Russian Search and Rescue Vessel, Igor Belousov arrived at the Port of Colombo on Wednesday  on a goodwill visit. The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance…

Lankan judges on India study

Lankan judges on India study

The National Judicial Academy is organising a five-day training programme for judicial officers from Sri Lanka in Bhopal from August 20 to 24. This is the first conference of the…

American who killed wife handed 5 years

American who killed wife handed 5 years

A US resident, convicted of killing his Sri Lankan wife, has been sentenced to five years in jail. He is said to have hidden her body for eight months in…

US Naval Ship “New Orleans” is now in Colombo

US Naval Ship “New Orleans” is now in  Colombo

The US Navy’s vessel “LPD-18 USS New Orleans” arrived at the Port of Colombo on Saturday on a goodwill visit. The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in…

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