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    Doctor Chamari Liyanage, who killed abusive husband with mallet, appeals to Peter Dutton to stay in Australia

    Doctor Chamari Liyanage, who killed abusive husband with mallet, appeals to Peter Dutton to stay in Australia

    A Sri Lankan-born doctor who bludgeoned her husband to death with a mallet after years of abuse is appealing to the Immigration Minister to allow her to stay in Australia…

    ADB to support infrastructure reforms, revenue is key challenge

    ADB to support infrastructure reforms, revenue is key challenge

    Further structural reforms are needed to strengthen the Sri Lankan economy, which has been slow to attract private investment and is encumbered by burdensome business regulations, a new Asian Development…

    Sri Lanka to finalize Hambantota port deal by next month

    Sri Lanka to finalize Hambantota port deal by next month

    Sri Lanka expects to finalize the deal with regard to the loss-making Hambantota port within three weeks, Ports Minister said. Minister Arjuna Ranatunga told Parliament Friday that under the new…

    Implementing Green Goals in SDGs in Sri Lanka

    Implementing Green Goals in SDGs in Sri Lanka

    (By Kanchana Wickramasinghe – Research Economist  IPS) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) takes more of an integrated approach when compared to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). A number of environment goals have been…

    Sri Lanka says 32 “elite” Muslims have joined IS in Syria

    Sri Lanka says 32 “elite” Muslims have joined IS in Syria

    Thirty-two Sri Lankan Muslims from “well-educated and elite” families have joined Islamic State in Syria, the justice minister said on Friday, adding that the government would not allow the spread…

    Sri Lankan HC to UK presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

    Sri Lankan HC to UK presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

    Sri Lanka’s new High Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Amari Mandika Wijewardene presented her Letter of Credentials to Queen Elizabeth II on 15 November…

    Turkey to support develop Marine University

    Turkey to support develop Marine University

    Turkey has agreed to offer support in developing the Marine University of SL in equipping the Sri Lankan youth with skills and knowledge related to fisheries industry. Mrs. Nezaket Emine…

    Tamil Nadu govt asks centre to direct Sri Lanka to release over 100 fishing boats

    Tamil Nadu govt asks centre to direct Sri Lanka to release over 100 fishing boats

    Tamil Nadu Government on Monday requested the Centre to ask the Sri Lankan government to release over 100 fishing boats, which are still in custody of the island nation. Recalling…

    India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

    India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

    For the first time in the history of Indo-Sri Lankan negotiations on the fishing issue troubling the two countries, India has agreed to “consider” Sri Lanka’s proposal for jointly patrolling…

    Sri Lanka to establish independent agency for tenders

    Sri Lanka to establish independent agency for tenders

    Sri Lanka’s cabinet has given the nod to streamline the process and transparency on all state tenders by establishing an independent centralised procurement institution, a statement said. “The new Independent…

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