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    JICA to help plan Kandy development with UDA

    JICA to help plan Kandy development with UDA

    The Urban Development Authority of Sri Lanka and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will enter into technical cooperation to formulate the urban development environment of Kandy. JICA will support with…

    PM is confident on the continued assistance from UN under new Chief

    PM is confident on the continued assistance from UN under new Chief

    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe extended warm congratulations to Antonio Guterres on his appointment as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations. He said, “As the Government and people of Sri…

    World economic centre of gravity moving to Asia: González

    World economic centre of gravity moving to Asia: González

    International Trade Centre (ITC), Executive Director Arancha González says Sri Lanka, strategically located at the heart of Indian ocean maritime region, must make efforts to return to its rightful place…

    Maldives leaves Commonwealth amid democracy row

    Maldives leaves Commonwealth amid democracy row

    The Maldives has withdrawn from the Commonwealth, accusing it of interfering in domestic affairs and “unfair and unjust” treatment. The Commonwealth had warned the Maldives of possible suspension if it…

    SAARC Minus X

    SAARC Minus X

    (By Dr Pradumna B. Rana) India and four other countries pulled out of the 19th summit of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) which was to be held in…

    Now, a ‘Siva Senai’ group in Sri Lanka

    Now, a ‘Siva Senai’ group in Sri Lanka

    A group of Hindus in Sri Lanka has launched ‘Siva Senai’, an organisation to “protect Hindus from threats from other religious groups” in the island. A ceremony was recently held…

    Indian ‘Samudra Peheredar’ berthed in Colombo

    Indian ‘Samudra Peheredar’ berthed in Colombo

    Indian coast guard ship ‘Samudra Peheredar’ is currently at the Colombo Harbour, for goodwill training with Sri Lanka. The crew’s Commanding Officer, Captain D.R. Sharma had met with Sri Lanka…

    Iran ready to coop. with Sri Lanka on development plans

    Iran ready to coop. with Sri Lanka on development plans

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while calling for further Tehran-Colombo ties, voiced Iranian companies’ readiness to participate in development plans in Sri Lanka. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks in…

    Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

    Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

    The Madras High Court has upheld the decision of the Film Certificate Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) to deny certification to Bengaluru-based filmmaker K. Ganeshan’s Tamil film Porkalathil Oru Poo (A flower…

    Regional Corporation is Key to Overcome Regional Challenges – President

    Regional Corporation is Key to Overcome Regional Challenges – President

    Strong regional corporation is the key to overcome the challenges of poverty and equity said President Maithripala Sirisena today when he called on the Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for…

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