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Over 500,000 flee homes as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

Over 500,000 flee homes as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

Desperate Sri Lankans clambered onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts Friday to escape monster floods in the capital Colombo as officials said half a million people had fled their homes…

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

In winning Tamil Nadu for a second straight term, J Jayalalithaa not only bucked the three-decade-old trend of yo yo politics in the state, but also proved wrong her detractors…

Sri Lankan Prime Minister inspects situation in flood-stricken areas

Sri Lankan Prime Minister inspects situation in flood-stricken areas

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today observed the areas flooded by the overflowing Kelani River and looked into the measures necessary for relief for the affected people. The Prime…

Shed the past for peace, Ravi Shankar tells Sri Lankans

Shed the past for peace, Ravi Shankar tells Sri Lankans

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Tuesday urged Sri Lankans to “drop the past” if they seek genuine reconciliation after three decades of conflict. “For reconciliation, you need to…

Lanka to improve market access for foreign investors

Lanka to improve market access for foreign investors

Sri Lanka hopes to introduce new bills in parliament by June to create a more efficient, dynamic and secure business environment conducive for investment, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said yesterday.…

Work life takes Sonakshi Sinha to Sri Lanka

Work life takes Sonakshi Sinha to Sri Lanka

Work takes Sonakshi Sinha to Sri Lanka and she gives out some seriousInstagram goals. The 30-year-old actress recently headed down to south for a shoot. Her picture spree started with…

China, Sri Lanka issue joint statement on cooperation

China, Sri Lanka issue joint statement on cooperation

China and Sri Lanka on Saturday issued a joint statement to demonstrate their commitment to enhancing bilateral cooperation in various fields. The statement was issued before Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister…

China, Sri Lanka sign deals, discuss compensation for port project

China, Sri Lanka sign deals, discuss compensation for port project

China and Sri Lanka signed seven agreements on Thursday amid reported negotiations over compensation of $125 million demanded by a Chinese company for the temporary suspension of the Colombo Port…

Chinese Premier meets with Sri Lankan PM in Beijing

Chinese Premier meets with Sri Lankan PM in Beijing

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ¬†with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Beijing, China, April 7, 2016. (Xinhua/Li Tao)…

Prime Minister arrives in China

Prime Minister arrives in China

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who is on a three day official visit to China being warmly welcomed by Chinese officials at Beijing airport yesterday. The Prime Minister was accompanied by…

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