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India’s rice exports surge to record high in 2017-18

India’s rice exports surge to record high in 2017-18

India’s rice exports surged 18 per cent from a year ago to a record 12.7 million tonnes in 2017-18 on good demand for non basmati rice from Bangladesh, Benin and…

Two LTTE supporters get 10-year jail

Two LTTE supporters get 10-year jail

The district court has convicted two supporters of the proscribed Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who had procured cyanide capsules in a bid to revive the militant organisation, under…

US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy in Trinco

US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy in Trinco

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy arrived in Trincomalee wendsday(25), to conduct the 2018 Pacific Partnership mission. Pacific Partnership 2018, would continue through May 8 and will feature U.S.…

Party chief receives Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker

Party chief receives Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee Nguyễn Phú Trọng on April 24 received Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jayasuriya, who is paying an…

Vietnamese, Sri Lankan top legislators hold talks

Vietnamese, Sri Lankan top legislators hold talks

Việt Nam and Sri Lanka have agreed to maintain and intensify the exchange of all-level delegations of their legislative bodies, particularly special committees, in order to share information and experience…

The forgotten people: on Sri Lankan refugees

The forgotten people: on Sri Lankan refugees

In recent months, the focus of the media has been on the Rohingya refugees in India. But the plight of Sri Lankan refugees, who have been here for nearly 35…

Sri Lanka promote lagoon aquaculture, conservation

Sri Lanka promote lagoon aquaculture, conservation

Sri Lanka’s fisheries ministry will start a conservation program to protect lagoon eco-systems which will boost fisheries resources and eco-tourism also introduce aquaculture, expanding incomes of fisher families. Sri Lanka’s…

ADB proposes Sri Lanka economic corridors to address regional imbalances

ADB proposes Sri Lanka economic corridors to address regional imbalances

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed an economic corridor to help correct regional imbalances in Sri Lanka, linking Colombo on the west coast with Trincomalee in the east, covering 10…

Chinese firm to invest $800 million on Sri Lanka Port City underground road

Chinese firm to invest $800 million on Sri Lanka Port City underground road

China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) will invest $800 million to build an underground road network to Sri Lanka’s Port City, a $1.4 billion project built on reclaimed land, a government…

Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka need more WB funds

Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka need more WB funds

India has made a strong pitch for increased lending by the World Bank and its affiliates for Bangladesh, India, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, in a meeting of the World Bank…

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