Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Shazna Zuhyle, a researcher from Colombo-based LIRNEAsia, a regional policy research body will chair an International Telecommunication Union expert group meeting. The 8th meeting of the Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators will start on September 12 in Geneva. It will consider a revision to the current data, messaging…

Girls above 10 years to be vaccinated against HPV

Girls above 10 years to be vaccinated against HPV

All Sri Lankan girls aged above 10 will be vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Health Ministry spokesman said. According to the spokesman, the vaccine will be included in the National Immunization Programme from July 3 this year and it will be injected to all school girls…

UN Youth Envoy meets Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake

UN Youth Envoy meets Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake

The newly appointed UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake met Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake on June 27. While congratulating her, the Foreign Minister said that she has been tasked to perform a greater role on behalf of Sri Lanka. Furthermore Minister Karunanayake said that her appointment as the UN…

President congratulates Jayathma Wickramanayake

President congratulates Jayathma Wickramanayake

Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, who has been appointed as the new UN Envoy on Youth by United Nations Secretary-General…

Sandya Eknaligoda, recipient of International Women of Courage award

Sandya Eknaligoda, recipient of International Women of Courage award

Missing Journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s wife Sandya Ekneligoda was a recipient of ‘International Women of Courage Award for 2017’…

Sandya Eknaligoda Recipient Of International Women of Courage Award

Sandya Eknaligoda Recipient Of International Women of Courage Award

Sandya Eknaligoda, wife of missing cartoonist Prageeth Eknaligoda is recipient of the International ‘Women of Courage’ award. The…

Sri Lankan doctor freed after manslaughter of abusive husband in Geraldton

Sri Lankan doctor freed after manslaughter of abusive husband in Geraldton

A Sri Lankan-born doctor who was convicted of the manslaughter of her abusive husband last year has been…

Oshin here next month

Oshin here next month

Ayako Kobayashi, who played the role of Oshin in the tele drama ‘Oshin’ the most famous Japanese TV…

New resident magistrate takes oath

New resident magistrate takes oath

FORMER Sri Lankan district judge Geethani Wijesinghe Widanelage was sworn in today(13-01-2017) as Fiji’s new Resident Magistrate by…

Stateless woman living in Sri Lanka for 60 years may finally return to beloved M’sia

Stateless woman living in Sri Lanka for 60 years may finally return to beloved M’sia

After being a stateless person for 60 years in Sri Lanka, Siti Fatimah Akbar has finally seen a…

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