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New UN Resident Coordinator takes office

New UN Resident Coordinator takes office

The new Resident Coordinator for the United Nations and the Resident Representative for UNDP in Sri Lanka, Una McCauley presented her credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweerarecently. As the…

ICAO Council President Call on Foreign Minister

ICAO Council President Call on Foreign Minister

President of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliuand Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu called on Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera,on Thursday. The ICAO delegation was in…

Meet Nita Ambani, The First Lady Of Indian Business

Meet Nita Ambani, The First Lady Of Indian Business

Ahead of its wider public rollout of much-awaited 4G phone service, Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom arm of oil and gas giant Reliance Industries, held a December soft launch at…

ETCA first round of negotiations starts soon: Indian High Commissioner

ETCA first round of negotiations starts soon: Indian High Commissioner

India’s High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Y. K. Sinha says that the first round of negotiations on the Indo-Sri Lanka Economic and Technology Cooperation Framework Agreement (ETCA) will start shortly.…

Leaders of Islamic countries assure support to Sri Lanka, agree to strengthen bilateral relations

Leaders of Islamic countries assure support to Sri Lanka, agree to strengthen bilateral relations

Jakarta: Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe while attending the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Jakarta, Indonesia engaged in bilateral discussions with the leaders of several Islamic countries…

Indonesia to assist Sri Lanka In combating radicalism, extremism, terrorism

Indonesia to assist Sri Lanka In combating radicalism, extremism, terrorism

Indonesia is set to give assistance to Sri Lanka in counter-terrorism measures as the two countries have agreed to strengthen bilateral relations in the security and defense sectors following a…

China’s elevated ‘straddle bus’ hit the roads

China’s elevated ‘straddle bus’ hit the roads

The Transit Elevated Bus, to give it its official title, is designed to help combat gridlock by letting passengers soar over the tops of cars on the increasingly congested roads of China’s major…

People suffer due to economic debacle caused by former government – President

People suffer due to economic debacle caused by former government – President

“The members of the former government are now walking on the roads by telling fairy tales. But the people are suffering due to the economic debacle caused by them”, President…

Exploding a nutty myth : Research on characteristics of coconut oil

Exploding a nutty myth : Research on characteristics of coconut oil

(By Eranga Samaranayake)During early 1960s there was a strong lobby against coconut oil by the Western countries producing soya and other commercial scale oils. But times are changing. Coconut oil…

Prime Minister arrives in Jakarta to participate in the WIEF

Prime Minister arrives in Jakarta to participate in the WIEF

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe landed in Indonesia on a two-day official visit. He is to attend the 12th annual World Islamic Economic Forum, where he is to make a special…

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