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    Sri Lanka to buy 500 buses from India for $15 mn

    Sri Lanka to buy 500 buses from India for $15 mn

    Sri Lanka will purchase 500 buses from India for USD 15 million by utilising the line of credit extended to it during President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s visit to New Delhi, officials…

    ASEAN Envoys meet PM

    ASEAN  Envoys meet  PM

    Heads of Mission of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) based in Colombo met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday and expressed their interest in strengthening relations between…

    Minister Gunawardhana met Bangladesh High Commissioner

    Minister Gunawardhana met Bangladesh High Commissioner

    Minister Dinesh Gunawardhana met Bangladesh high commissioner Riza Hamidulla at the Foreign Ministry recently. They discussed the higher education opportunities, human resource development , tourism sector, regional cooperation. Courtesy –…

    EU Ambassador visits Northern Province

    EU Ambassador visits Northern Province

    Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sri Lanka, Denis Chaibi, visited the Northern Province from 15 to 17 January 2020. Ambassador Chaibi launched an EU-funded demining…

    The Growing Need for Privacy and Data Protection in Sri Lanka

    The Growing Need for Privacy and Data Protection in Sri Lanka

    (By Nuwanthi Senaratne – Research Assistant at IPS.  ) Every day, a vast amount of information is transmitted, stored, and collected across the globe, enabled by the rise of computing and communication…

    India pledges USD 50mn to strengthen defence cooperation

    India pledges USD 50mn to strengthen defence cooperation

    India has pledged a US$ 50 million assistance to Sri Lanka to help the country purchase equipment for its security forces, when National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval called…

    UN Resident Coordinator delighted with President’s sustainable development programs

    UN Resident Coordinator delighted with President’s sustainable development programs

    Meeting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Friday (17) at the Presidential Secretariat, United Nations Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer responded positively to his commitment to sustainable development. The discussions among other concerns included…

    Sri Lanka elephants: ‘Record number’ of deaths in 2019

    Sri Lanka elephants: ‘Record number’ of deaths in 2019

    A record number of elephants – 361 – have died in Sri Lanka during 2019, environmental groups say. It is highest figure of elephant deaths to be reported since Sri…

    Chinese research vessel “Xiang Yang Hong 06” arrives at the Port of Colombo

    Chinese research vessel “Xiang Yang Hong 06” arrives at the Port of Colombo

    Xiang Yang Hong 06”, a research vessel belongs to the People’s Republic of China which arrived to Sri Lanka on last 3rd of January 2020, is engaging in a research…

    Industrial production grew 1.3% in 2019

    Industrial production grew 1.3% in 2019

    As per Sri Lanka’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP), industrial production in the country grew by 1.3 percent between November 2018 and November 2019, according to the Census and Statistics…

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