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Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy meets Secretary

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy meets Secretary

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Sunil Lanba met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi on Monday. During the cordial meeting matters of…

US Pacific Fleet worried about ISIS activities in the Indo-Pacific region

US Pacific Fleet worried about ISIS activities in the Indo-Pacific region

The increasing activity of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Indo-Pacific region is worrying the United States, said Adm. Harry B.Harris, Commander of the US Pacific…

Galle Dialogue 2016 commenced under patronage of President

Galle Dialogue 2016 commenced under patronage of President

The International Maritime Conference, “Galle Dialogue 2016”, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy commenced under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, today (28). Representatives…

Sirisena to write to Trump seeking relief for Sri Lanka from human rights allegations

Sirisena to write to Trump seeking relief for Sri Lanka from human rights allegations

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he will write to the US President-elect Donald Trump, seeking his help to get Sri Lanka freed from allegations of human rights…

Human sex trafficking syndicate busted, 35 foreign victims rescued

Human sex trafficking syndicate busted, 35 foreign victims rescued

Police have busted a human trafficking syndicate operating here for the past 8 months and rescued 30 victims from India and another five from Sri Lanka. In an operation named…

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on…

Sri Lanka’s luxury ayurveda to expand to China, Europe, Australia

Sri Lanka’s luxury ayurveda to expand to China, Europe, Australia

Sri Lanka’s Luxury Ayurveda, Spa Ceylon, said on Thursday that it was planning to enter new international markets such as Australia, Italy, Austria and China by next year. Spa Ceylon…

Euromonitor research confirms Sri Lanka as star attraction for tourism investment

Euromonitor research confirms Sri Lanka as star attraction for tourism investment

An exhaustive and independent report into Sri Lanka’s tourism prospects by one of the world’s leading providers of global business intelligence, has confirmed that the Indian Ocean island currently offers…

Five Indians arrested over kidney racket further remanded

Five Indians arrested over kidney racket further remanded

The five Indians youths arrested in relation to investigations into a kidney racket between India and Sri Lanka were ordered further remanded till December 7. The five Indians were arrested…

Sri Lanka says no change to policy on Palestine

Sri Lanka says no change to policy on Palestine

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Tuesday said there was no change to the country’s policy towards Palestine. Samaraweera made the remarks in the parliament. He said Sri Lanka-Palestine…

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