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Japan seeks balance with China in seas around Sri Lanka

Japan seeks balance with China in seas around Sri Lanka

Japan and Sri Lanka are celebrating 65 years of diplomatic relations this year, but their bilateral ties have rarely seemed more important — especially in relation to maritime security in…

Sri Lankan doctor freed after manslaughter of abusive husband in Geraldton

Sri Lankan doctor freed after manslaughter of abusive husband in Geraldton

A Sri Lankan-born doctor who was convicted of the manslaughter of her abusive husband last year has been granted parole and will be released from prison this week. Chamari Liyanage…

New court complex for Polonnaruwa

New court complex for Polonnaruwa

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (25th Feb.) laid the foundation stone for a new court complex to be built in Polonnaruwa at a cost of Rs.382 million. This new court complex…

Prevailing dry weather affects 16 districts: steps to compensate affected

Prevailing dry weather affects 16 districts: steps to compensate affected

Prevailing Dry Weather has affected people in 16 districts while a number of acres of agricultural lands is being destroyed and that extent of land is being assessed at the…

Indonesian support for development including transport sector

Indonesian support for development including transport sector

Government of Indonesia assured its fullest support towards the future development activities in Sri Lanka. The Deputy Foreign Minister of Indonesia A.M. Fachir met the Sri Lankan Minister of Transport…

Ethnic problems cannot be resolved over night – PM

Ethnic problems cannot be resolved over night – PM

Political issues prevailing in the country for over 30 -40 years due to the difference in religion and nationality cannot be resolved over night and the progress of discussions recently…

Switch off street lamps: Power generation possible only until April – Minister

Switch off street lamps: Power generation possible only until April – Minister

Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya requests to curtail the duration of lighting the street lamps by one hour to save the power due to the prevailing dry…

Sri Lankan Airlines named Best Airline in South Asia

Sri Lankan Airlines named Best Airline in South Asia

China’s Top Travel magazine named Sri Lankan Airlines the Best Airline in South Asia at the 10th Annual Top Travel Awards, recognizing Sri Lankan’s continuous efforts at expanding travel between…

Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Iskandar Muda – 367’ arrives at the Port of Colombo

Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Iskandar Muda – 367’ arrives at the Port of Colombo

The Indonesian Naval Ship, ‘Kri Sultan Iskandar Muda – 367’ arrived at the Port of Colombo for a goodwill visit . The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy…

Showery condition to enhance from today

Showery condition to enhance from today

Showery condition is expected to enhance from today evening, particularly in the southern half of the island. Several spells of showers will occur in the Eastern, Uva and North-central provinces…

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