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Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka unveils modern hi-tech TVET facility with South Korean backing  Lanka Business Online

Aug 21, 2019 (LBO) – Backed by the global industrial giant South Korea, Sri Lanka launched its most modern national hi-tech training facility to-date on ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Bhutan under-15 to take on Sri Lanka today  Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

The under-15 national football team will play Sri Lanka in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Championship at Kalyani Stadium in Kolkata, India ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka central bank seen standing pat but rate cut not ruled out: Reuters poll  Midwest Communication

By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank is expected to leave its key interest rates unchanged on Friday, a Reuters poll showed, but a ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Ross Taylor urges New Zealand 'to show fighting spirit' in 2nd Test vs Sri Lanka  India Today

Ross Taylor acknowledged that New Zealand were "just weren't good enough" in Galle where Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne (122) and Lahiru ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka declares China-funded port city as urban development area - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

COLOMBO, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan government has declared a mega China-funded Port City as an urban development area under the state-owned ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
NGO leader denies LTTE links, lodges report against Zakir Naik student  Malaysiakini

Malaysian Tamilar Kural NGO president David Mashal has denied being a supporter of the now-defunct separatist movement Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Singer Sri Lanka recovering from Nixon shock, Trump's Huawei ban looms  EconomyNext

ECONOMYNEXT - Singer Sri Lanka Plc, the island's largest consumer durables retailer is starting to recover from credit and import restrictions set by the central ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
India's coaching staff: How Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar have impacted Indian cricket team  Cricket Country News

India coaches - How Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar have impacted Team India. Check India coaching staff profiles at CricketCountry.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka- Reginald Cooray resigns  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) National Gem and Jewelry Authority Chairman Reginald Cooray resigned from his post today.Cooray, a former Governo.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Four trucks transporting garbage ambushed and attacked  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st): Four trucks transporting Colombo's garbage to the Aruwakkalu Sanitary Landfill site were ambushed and attacked early this morning - Get ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Police investigate a fire which destroyed 4 lorries  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st): Sri Lanka Police are investigating a fire in Periyamulla, Negombo which completely destroyed 04 large lorries owned by a private - Get the ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka cabinet nod to amend Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act  EconomyNext

Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers has approved to amend the Muslim Marraige and Divorce Act (MMDA), a statement said.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Cabinet approves proposal to reform MMDA  Colombo Gazette

Cabinet has approved a proposal to amend the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA). A proposal to amend the Act was submitted by the Muslim Affairs ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Copy of credentials of Sri Lanka envoy received  The Peninsula Qatar

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, H E Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi, received yesterday a copy of the credentials of the Ambassador of the Republic of Sri ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
US Warns Against Appointment of Silva as Lankan Army Chief  The Citizen

COLOMBIA: The appointment of Maj.Gen.Shavendra Silva as the Sri Lankan Army Commander in succession to Lt.Gen. Mahesh Senanayake on Monday, has ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Deja vu for NZ in 2nd Test with Sri Lanka  7NEWS

New Zealand need to replicate their last Test outcome against Sri Lanka at Colombo's P Sara Stadium in 2012 to secure a drawn series.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
LIVE Stream: SAFF U15 Championship 2019 – Sri Lanka vs Bhutan  FOX Sports Asia

Sri Lanka will face Bhutan in the second match of the opening day of the SAFF U15 Championship 2019 at the Kalyani Stadium in West Bengal on Wednesday.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lankan SEP holds “Free Assange” rally and public meeting in Hatton  World Socialist Web Site

The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) and International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) in Sri Lanka held a successful rally and public meeting in ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Headlines - Print Edition Warrant officer killed in parachute accident  Daily Mirror

File Photo. By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya and Wasantha Chandrapala. Army Special Forces (SF) Warrant Officer (2nd Class) H.K. Champika ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka : COPE summons eight state institutions for review in next three weeks  Colombo Page

Aug 21, Colombo: The Parliamentary Select Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has summoned eight state institutions before the committee during the ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
"THE BEAUTY OF SRI LANKA” exhibition to be held at US  Ceylon Daily News

Consulate General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles and America Sri Lankan Photography Art Society jointly has organized a ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Adlen Robinson: Drinking tea can have many health benefits  Forsyth County News Online

I have been drinking tea my entire life beginning when I was just a little girl. My mother made iced tea and even though we lived in the south, she made ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
India's Nicobar container port plan seen threat to Sri Lanka transhipment business  EconomyNext

India has called for proposals to build a container port in Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal that could threaten Sri Lanka's transhipment business ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka Navy nabs two persons with over 16 kg of Kerala Cannabis in Jaffna  Colombo Page

Aug 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy during a search conducted jointly with the Police in Jaffna has arrested two persons with 16 kilograms of Kerala cannabis.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Wait and see over Kane Williamson bowling drama  Stuff.co.nz

Instead of a planned cricketing break, Black Caps skipper will jet to Brisbane for tests on his bowling action.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue Update, 20 August 2019 - Sri Lanka  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Sri Lanka about Health and Epidemic; published on 20 Aug 2019 by Govt. Sri Lanka.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Atapattu immersed in tea and elephant conservation | Racing  YourGV.com

There are many interesting little known behind-the scenes stories among the drivers and team owners that compete in IMSA. One of those belongs to IMSA ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka : SLASSCOM and Norway sign agreement to collaborate on ICT and entrepreneurship  Colombo Page

Aug 21, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs entered into a ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
High-level meeting held between Indian, Sri Lankan Coast Guards over security concerns  All India Radio

The Indian Coast Guard held a High-Level Meeting (HLM) with the Sri Lanka Coast Guard at Coast Guard Headquarters in New Delhi yesterday.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
China and a New World Dynamic  International Policy Digest

What do the South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Djibouti, and Ecuador all have in common? At first glance, not much. These locations are spread out over ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
  1. US warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties after army chief appointment  adaderana.lk
  2. Sri Lanka rejects criticism of army chief's appointment  SFGate
  3. Elevation of Shavendra Silva as Sri Lankan Army Chief flayed by leaders in Tamil Nadu  The New Indian Express
  4. Sri Lanka rejects international criticism of new army chief  FRANCE 24
  5. View full coverage on Google News





Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka : Colombo Port city declared as an urban development area under UDA  Colombo Page

Aug 21, Colombo: The Colombo Port City has been established as an urban development area under the Urban Development Authority (UDA), the Megapolis ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Sri Lanka legislators block freehold rights to 2.5mn citizens on nationalism  EconomyNext

Sri Lanka's government withdrew a proposal to give freehold to 2.5 million citizens who were given restricted land grants from the state after a section of the ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Batting will be more challenging in Test Championship - Kohli - Cricbuzz  Cricbuzz

The India captain admitted that the batsmen have not lived up to their standards in recent years.






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Foreign Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka  NewsIn.Asia

Colombo, Aug. 21 (newsin.asia) — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on ...






Wednesday August 21, 2019
Akashi lauds Sri Lanka's efforts to restore peace after Easter Sunday attacks  ft.lk

Former Japanese special envoy to Sri Lanka Yasushi Akashi yesterday said Sri Lanka's success in restoring ethnic peace and reconciliation, while also taking ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Appointment of 'war crime' Lankan army chief slated  Arab News

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's appointment of a controversial wartime commander to a top military post has caused anger, with diplomats, activists and the UN ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
The 1915 pogrom: Where were all the women?  ft.lk

The 1915 anti-Muslim pogrom in Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) is usually analysed through the lenses of ethnicity, religion, or class. Gender – and specifically women ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Kovils and Devales cannot be placed in water-tight compartments, says scholar  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) "> By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon Today. In modern Sri Lanka, the common view is that the Hindu Kovil and the Buddhist Devale are two ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
  1. Sri Lanka rejects criticism of army chief's appointment  Stars and Stripes
  2. Sri Lanka rejects international criticism of new army chief  CNA
  3. Sri Lanka says international criticism over new army chief...  Reuters UK
  4. Sri Lanka central bank seen standing pat but rate cut not ruled out: Reuters poll  KFGO News
  5. US warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties after army chief appointment  adaderana.lk
  6. View full coverage on Google News





Tuesday August 20, 2019
Sri Lanka, “the Island of Gemstones”  Live Trading News

Sri Lanka is an island of Indian Ocean, located in southern tip of India. It measures 65,610 sqk (40,768 sqm), with 1,340 kilometers (832 miles) of coastline.






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Sri Lanka Cricket evades taxes worth over Rs 2.8 mn for Hathurusinghe?  News 1st

COLOMBO (News 1st) - A Forensic Audit on Sri Lanka Cricket revealed benefits given to the Head Coach of the Sri Lankan Cricket team. The audit - Get the ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Peoples Bank to overpower the Monetary Board? – Wasantha Samarasinghe  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st) - President of All Ceylon Bank Employees' Union Wasantha Samarasinghe spoke about a proposed bill during a media briefing today ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Coast Guards of India and Sri Lanka agree to address maritime issues  United News of India

Uniindia: New Delhi, Aug 20 (UNI) Coast Guards of India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday agreed to strengthen the cooperation in addressing a spectrum of maritime ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Coast guards of India and Sri Lanka to strengthen cooperation on maritime security issues  Devdiscourse

Indian Coast Guard held a high-level meeting with Sri Lankan Coast Guard on Tuesday and agreed to strengthen cooperation in addressing various maritime ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
New Zealand's Williamson and Sri Lanka's Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action  United News of India

Uniindia: Dubai, Aug 20 (UNI) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka bowler Akila Dananjaya have both been reported with a suspect bowling ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Kashmir's Dangerous and Difficult Path Ahead  Foreign Policy

Welcome to Foreign Policy's weekly South Asia Brief, where we bring you essential news and analysis from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Finding the Elusive Peace in Kashmir  Communal News

Kashmir is at the center of dispute between the two nuclear-armed nations in South Asia. The nirvana lies in a blueprint that was secretly drafted a decade ago ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Indian Coast Guard holds High-Level Meeting with Sri Lanka Coast Guard  Devdiscourse

The Indian side was led by Director General, Coast Guard K Natarajan, while the Sri Lankan delegation was headed by Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge.






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Sri Lanka’s Appointment of a War Criminal as Military Commander Reiterates the Urgency to Refer Sri Lanka to  EIN News

Appointment of Silva not only signals a likely death for the peace and justice process, but also further increases the very real threat to the lives of Tamils.






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Sri Lanka : Former LTTE child soldier guilty of murder in Australia sentenced to life in prison  Colombo Page

Aug 20, Colombo: A former child soldier of the Tamil Tiger terrorist organization, LTTE, who was convicted of murdering his roommate in a brutal and ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
In Sri Lanka, Victor's Justice Means No Justice at All  Human Rights Watch

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a general whose forces have been credibly accused of war crimes as the commander of the national ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Commercial Bank of Ceylon taps Euronet to offer QR-based payment app  Verdict

Commercial Bank of Ceylon has selected the Digital Integrated Payments Cloud (DIPC) technology from Euronet Worldwide to introduce its QR code-based ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Mahindra Finance to acquire 58.2% stake in Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance for Rs80 cr  Livemint

With the JV with Ideal Finance, Mahindra Finance aims to replicate its business model in Sri Lanka.Ideal Finance focusses on rural and semi-urban sector.






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Rajiv Gandhi killing: HC asks state to file response to Nalini Sriharan’s plea for extended parole  Scroll.in

The Madras High Court on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to file its response to a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan, ...






Tuesday August 20, 2019
Sri Lanka SEC charges stock brokers over market manipulation  EconomyNext

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission had taken four stock brokers to court for manipulating shares of Radiant Gems ...




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