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    Before 2.0, Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit faces stiff protest from Tamil groups

    Before 2.0, Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit faces stiff protest from Tamil groups

    Over the last few days, superstar Rajinikanth‘s 2.0 has landed itself in a lot of controversies. According to reports, Tamil fringe groups like Viduthalai Chiruthaigal KAtchi (VCK), Marumarlarchi Dravida Munnetra…

    Russia pledges to enhance economic cooperation

    Russia pledges to enhance economic cooperation

    Sri Lanka and Russia pledged to enhance long term economic cooperation and affirmed to build a strong foundation to take bilateral relations to a new high. These sentiments were expressed…

    Managing Wastewater in Sri Lanka: An Uncomfortable Reality

    Managing Wastewater in Sri Lanka: An Uncomfortable Reality

    (By Athula Senaratne PhD)Water can easily become ‘wastewater’ due to many reasons – mostly tied to human activity. The most common sources of wastewater include domestic effluent consisting ‘black water’…

    Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit triggers opposition from Tamil outfits

    Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit triggers opposition from Tamil outfits

    Superstar Rajinikanth’s visit to Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme has met with opposition from pro-Tamil outfits here, who cautioned him from getting “involved” in the emotive…

    Sri Lankan PM says spread of dengue part of health crisis in Asia

    Sri Lankan PM says spread of dengue part of health crisis in Asia

    Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday informed his parliament that the spread of dengue in the island country was part of a health crises looming in Asia. A…

    Kremlin Guard of Honour for President Maithripala Sirisena

    Kremlin Guard of Honour for President Maithripala Sirisena

    President Maithripala Sirisena was received with a Guard of Honour at the Kremlin’s Alexander Garden when he visited the Red Square to place a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown…

    Sri Lankan Navy action hitting diplomatic efforts, says Tamil Nadu CM

    Sri Lankan Navy action hitting diplomatic efforts, says Tamil Nadu CM

    Alleging that Sri Lanka had been trying to thwart efforts for a diplomatic solution to the issues relating to sharing of marine fish resources, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi…

    Somali security forces that freed pirated ship say NATO must do more

    Somali security forces that freed pirated ship say NATO must do more

    Somali officials whose forces freed a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew said on Sunday that NATO ships must do more to prevent the illegal fishing that…

    Sri Lanka to sign tourism cooperation agreement with Russia

    Sri Lanka to sign tourism cooperation agreement with Russia

    Sri Lanka will sign a tourism promotion agreement with Russia during the visit of its President Maithripala Sirisena to that country later this month, a minister here said on Friday.…

    Chinese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka, Nepal

    Chinese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka, Nepal

    Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan left on Sunday for official visits to Sri Lanka and Nepal, the Defence Ministry said, trips that could unnerve neighboring India. China is vying to…

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