Maldivian foreign minister  calls on foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera

Maldivian foreign minister calls on foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera, held discussions with Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives on Friday (02.11.2016) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two Ministers discussed ways and means of strengthening bilateral relations, including economic and trade links. Discussions were also held on enhancing…

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy meets Secretary

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy meets Secretary

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Sunil Lanba met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi on Monday. During the cordial meeting matters of bilateral importance and mutual relevance were discussed. Mementos were also exchanged between Secretary Hettiarachchi and Admiral Lanba during…

Galle Dialogue 2016 commenced under patronage of President

Galle Dialogue 2016 commenced under patronage of President

The International Maritime Conference, “Galle Dialogue 2016”, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy commenced under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, today (28). Representatives from 40 countries as well as 12 international organizations and experts on maritime security arel taking part in…

Five Indians arrested over kidney racket further remanded

Five Indians arrested over kidney racket further remanded

The five Indians youths arrested in relation to investigations into a kidney racket between India and Sri Lanka…

Sri Lanka says 32 “elite” Muslims have joined IS in Syria

Sri Lanka says 32 “elite” Muslims have joined IS in Syria

Thirty-two Sri Lankan Muslims from “well-educated and elite” families have joined Islamic State in Syria, the justice minister…

Bangladesh’s revised stand on SAARC summit

Bangladesh’s revised stand on SAARC summit

There is a tendency in the current Indian establishment and a section of the Indian media to, sometimes,…

Mega Maldives flies to Colombo

Mega Maldives flies to Colombo

Mega Maldives airlines will launch direct flights to Colombo from tomorrow(03.11.2016). They will operate a Boeing 767, 300…

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…

Unlike Sri Lanka, the war against malaria is far from over in India

Unlike Sri Lanka, the war against malaria is far from over in India

Sri Lanka was certified malaria-free by the World Health Organisation at its 69th Regional Committee session in Colombo,…

Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari and Suresh Prabhu to participate in conference on Indian Ocean

Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari and Suresh Prabhu to participate in conference on Indian Ocean

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Shipping and Surface Minister Nitin Gadkari and Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu will join…

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