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Sri Lanka May Soon Introduce a GPS Tracking System to Foil Human, Drug Smuggling Via Sea

The Sri Lankan Fisheries Ministry will soon introduce a GPS tracking system and a special identity card for all fishermen across the island country to prevent human...

Sri Lanka To Get a $1 Billion Loan From China

Sri Lanka will get a $1 billion loan from China, its biggest lender and might sign a free trade agreement with Beijing, becoming the third...

Sri Lankan Soldiers Join Drug Eradication Programme

Hundreds of Sri Lankan soldiers participated in a week-long national drug eradication programme by travelling across the country and raising awareness on the dangers...

Population of Sri Lanka Likely to Reach 25mn by 2042

Sri Lanka's 21 million population is likely to increase to 25 million by 2042, driven by a significant rise in fertility rates and anticipated inward migration,...

Government of Sri Lanka Urges to Uphold Laws For Disabled

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) on Wednesday said it had written to Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera recommending him to make a budgetary allocation to make state...

Sri Lanka Forms Its Cabinet But Crisis Still Persists

 Sri Lanka’s president Thursday appointed 28 lawmakers and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as Cabinet ministers after weeks of political crisis led to government dysfunction. President...

Lawmakers in Sri Lanka Defect From President to Prime Minister

Three lawmakers from Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's party defected to the government of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday after a dispute between...

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Gets Reinstated

Sri Lanka’s sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated Sunday, his party said, ending a 51-day crisis that had paralyzed the island nation and...

President’s Dissolution of Parliament Unconstitutional: Sri Lanka’s Court

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has ruled that President Maithripala Sirisena's move to dissolve parliament last month was illegal. In a unanimous decision announced Thursday, the...

Sri Lanka On The Brink of ‘Economic Anarchy’

Two men each claim to be the prime minister. Lawmakers are exchanging blows in Parliament. A former finance minister says Sri Lanka is on...

Regional Political Turmoil Reflects India-China Rivalry

Political developments in two tiny countries in the Indian Ocean region, Maldives and Sri Lanka, reflect the growing rivalry between India and China in...

Parliament In Sri Lanka Gets Dissolved, President Calls For Election

 Sri Lanka’s president dissolved Parliament and called for elections on Jan. 5 in a bid to stave off a deepening political crisis over his...

Parliament Summoned Amidst Of Political Crisis In Sri Lanka

 Sri Lanka's president is ordering Parliament to reconvene Nov. 14, when lawmakers will get the chance to hold a confidence vote on the nation's...

President Of Sri Lanka Suspends The Parliament, Political Turmoil

 Sri Lanka ’s president suspended parliament Saturday even as the prime minister he fired the previous day claimed he has majority support, adding to...

Sri Lanka to convert garbage dumps into urban parks

Colombo, Dec 26, 2017: Sri Lanka will convert two large garbage dumps here into urban parks next year as part of a city beautification programme,...

India sends Emergency Fuel Supplies to Sri Lanka

New Delhi, November 9, 2017 : Following reports of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) rejecting a shipment of petrol from Lanka IOC (LIOC), the Sri Lankan subsidiary of...

Top 5 Affordable Travel Destinations where Money will be the Last Thing on your Mind!

How many times has it happened that you longed for an exotic foreign trip, but gave up on the idea because of upsetting figures...

Lost in Time : The Less Explored Pamban Island and the Rameswaram Island | Travelogue

Rameswaram, September 15, 2017 : Off the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, some 500 km south of Chennai, lies Pamban Island. Seemingly a stone's throw...

Ram Sethu: Why the Spiritual Importance attached to it is Debatable!

June 30, 2017: Standing on the shores Tamil Nadu, Ram, an avatar of the god Vishnu, calls upon an army of warrior monkeys to...

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama offers prayers for the victims of floods in Sri Lanka

Dharamsala, May 31, 2017: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has offered prayers for the victims of floods in Sri Lanka and financial assistance...

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