President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the District Secretariat in Rathnapura today (May 29) to observe the relief programs carried out for the victims of the adverse weather condition. He looked into each section of the programs, carried out to help the victims. He directed the officials to do their…

Psychosocial programmes for children in war-torn Sri Lanka show good results

Psychosocial programmes for children in war-torn Sri Lanka show good results

Different psychosocial rehabilitation programs for children have somewhat different results due to differences in resources, methodologies and objectives. But a much more significant difference appears when comparing rehabilitated children with children who have not undergone any rehabilitation at all. This is shown by a study from the University…

Narendra Modi woos Tamil community in Sri Lanka, lauds MGR, Murali

Narendra Modi woos Tamil community in Sri Lanka, lauds MGR, Murali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Tamil community on Friday, saying people like Tamil Nadu’s late former chief minister MG Ramachandran and cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan have left an indelible mark on society. Arriving to a rousing welcome at a public rally in Sri Lanka’s Dickoya, Narendra Modi also recalled…

PM Modi meets Sri Lanka’s Leader of Opposition

PM Modi meets Sri Lanka’s Leader of Opposition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lanka’s Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan and other leaders of his Tamil…

Sri Lanka to receive Yen grant for Trinco port development

Sri Lanka to receive Yen grant for Trinco port development

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minster is to sign exchange of notes for a grant assistance of one billion yen…

Korea Eximbank to develop traffic master plan for Sri Lanka’s Kandy city

Korea Eximbank to develop traffic master plan for Sri Lanka’s Kandy city

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) will support Sri Lanka to develop a master plan to improve…

Draft of new counter-terror law triggers old fears in Sri Lanka

Draft of new counter-terror law triggers old fears in Sri Lanka

Even as Sri Lanka drafts a new law to counter terrorism, human rights activists and lawyers here fear…

JICA to help plan Kandy development with UDA

JICA to help plan Kandy development with UDA

The Urban Development Authority of Sri Lanka and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will enter into technical cooperation…

Now, a ‘Siva Senai’ group in Sri Lanka

Now, a ‘Siva Senai’ group in Sri Lanka

A group of Hindus in Sri Lanka has launched ‘Siva Senai’, an organisation to “protect Hindus from threats…

Ban meets Sampanthan

Ban meets Sampanthan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who visited Jaffna yesterday, met Opposition and Tamil National Alliance leader R. Sampanthan.…

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