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Legality of strikes has been derived from the Constitution of Sri Lanka, ILO Conventions No. 87 and 98 and Trade Union Ordinance No.
More subjects under Ravi, Ravi Karunanayake who was sworn in as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs is to be assigned additional subjects and institutions ...
UNHCR would also take care of the travel expenses to Sri Lanka and provide financial assistance for their survival until they are accustomed to the situation to earn on their own.
The European Commission, the legislative body of the European Union, granted GSP Plus status to Sri Lanka, providing enhanced market access to the EU under the special scheme which came into effect last week.
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka today condemned the suspected terror attack at a concert hall in Manchester that has killed 19 people and injured more than 50 ...
The Australian Bureau of meteorology (BoM) has located India's South-West monsoon currently to the south-east of Sri Lanka. This is near to its average location for this time of the year, the Bureau said. satellite pictures show noticeable increase in ...
Readme is a Sri Lankan based Latest technology media publication that covers Startup Events, Economic news, Latest financial news and the Current events in ...
"Sri Lanka has a vast variety of fruits, vegetables and various commodities and we are working closely with the ministry of Southern Development and Govt.
After opting to bat, Sri Lanka's top-order failed to score big but Dinesh Chandimal and Chamara Kapugedera's gritty half-centuries propelled them to 287.
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the law enforcement agencies to take stern action against those responsible for carrying out the current spate of attacks against Muslims and damaging their places of worship.
The Australian Border Force's largest patrol vessel, Ocean Shield, visited Sri Lanka and India in May 2017 to enhance co-operation with the countries.
The Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies, BIISS, organised the lecture on "Reconciling divided societies, building democracy and good governance: Lessons from Sri Lanka". Kumaratunga, who was president from Nov 1994 to Nov 2005, ...
Sri Lanka is showing interest in purchasing the Belarusian military hardware, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) learned from Security Force ...
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka hosted the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2017 which includes the PATA Annual General Meeting and the PATA youth Symposium from May 18 through 21 at the Jetwing Blue Hotel in Negombo.
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday switched the portfolios of foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera and finance minister Ravi Karunanayake as part of his first cabinet reshuffle since 2015, when he formed the coalition government in Sri ...
Unnerved by growing Chinese influence in Sri Lanka, India is seeking to strengthen ties with the Colombo government through economic cooperation as the Indian Ocean island nation assumes increasing importance as a regional trading hub in one of the ...
Ivana was working as a Yoga instructor at Hangtime Hostel near Matara, Sri Lanka, in the weeks before her accident. Close friend Felix Rohlin wrote on facebook: "An incredible woman and good friend of mine Ivana Tensek has had the worst imaginable ...
Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross both scored hundreds as Scotland beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets at Beckenham, Southeast England, for a historic success on Sunday.
May 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the economic development in the North must be a priority if the entire country is to ...
It came after he hinted to Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) ministers that no Cabinet meetings would take place until the reshuffle was made.
The main building of the South Asian Institute of technology and Medicine in Malabe near Colombo. Image by Mediajet via Wikimedia Commons.
May 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka navy in compliance with naval customs ceremonially welcomed the Indian Navy Indian Naval ship (INS) Sumedha arrived at the ...
Sri Lanka's central bank will study the growing indebtedness in Tamil-majority north and east, its Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said.
Already Spanish wind turbine major Gamesa is present in Sri Lanka through its Indian subsidiary in the wind and solar power sectors.
May 21, Colombo: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting a major government water resources project in Sri Lanka to provide irrigational and ...
After the Matale Revolt of 1848, the independence struggle in Sri Lanka was quiescent until the 1930s. Only in 1931 did the short-lived Jaffna youth Congress call for total independence (poorana swaraj) and boycotted the general election.
Colombo: Sri Lanka's president announced on Saturday (May 20)new investigations into alleged secret detention centres as part of a drive to find tens of thousands of people still missing after the country's decades-long war.
A Stock of Crystal Meth, also known as Ice, which is a popular party drug in the West, has been seized for the first time in Sri Lanka. Crystal meth is considered to be at the top of the rankings of drugs, and a gram of it is reported to cost around ...
The European Commission has granted GSP Plus status to Sri Lanka, giving the country one-way trade preferences with the EU market.
Speaking at the event, Asus Sri Lanka Country Channel manager Ishkey Irshard said, "We have grown our systems division business considerably thanks to our partners and the Avurudu Fiesta, which we hope is an enjoyable experience for them, is a great ...
Cabinet reshuffle on Monday, The United National Party (UNP), the key ally of the government, has finally consented to the proposed Cabinet reshuffle to ...
May 20, Colombo: China's Guangxi Zhuong autonomous province is seeking to promote trade and investment with Sri Lanka at an investment forum in Colombo.
The journal lists India among the biggest underachievers in Asia in healthcare access.
Colombo (AFP) - Sri Lanka's president announced Saturday new investigations into alleged secret detention centres as part of a drive to find tens of thousands of people still missing after the country's decades-long war.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday accepted the proposal of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Nadu to set up an industrial park in Sri ...
To further boost its sourcing operations and to bring in high quality products for its large chain of hypermarkets, Middle East-based retail giant Lulu group ...
Sri Lanka is making a big push into the energy sector, with focus on renewable energy, and that is an opportunity for India.
As part of broader measures to prevent human smuggling on the high seas, Australia is working with India and Sri Lanka to rehabilitate refuges interested in ...
May 19, Colombo: Two giant European industry leaders, the Airbus and Mercedes-Benz have agreed to invest in an air and land ambulance service in Sri Lanka ...
May 19, 2017 (LBO) - The building blocks necessary for sustainable growth over the next 10-15 years and overall macro-economic growth have been put in place, the governor of Sri Lanka's central bank said. Speaking to the foreign correspondents' ...
India's health care index has gone up in last 25 years from 30.7 to 44.8 but numbers are much lesser than Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Access engineering Plc, a construction group, said profits in the March 2017 quarter rose 31 percent to Rs831 million from a year earlier.
The rains lashed Colombo, Kalutara, Galle districts and several parts of the Western Province as a result of active cloud cover and convergence of winds in the west of Sri Lanka. The meteorology Department said the active cloud cover was an ...
As Sri Lanka marked the 8th anniversary of the end of its civil war on Thursday, an international human rights group criticized the government's latest anti-terrorism bill saying rights abuse could continue under it.
May 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Industry and commerce Rishad Bathiudeen has called on the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries to collaborate rather than compete to boost the trade and investments.
To further boost its sourcing operations and to bring in high quality products for its large chain of hypermarkets, Middle East-based retail giant Lulu group ...
Alongside wind and solar, Sri Lanka is pushing for power projects with LNG as feedstock. As much as 900 MW of capacity is being tendered out in phases, apart from two plants of 500 MW each, one of which India's NTPC is likely to build.
Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S.
Men in Sri Lanka are being raped in custody nearly a decade after the civil war, when sexual assault was routinely used to torture detained Tamils, a report said.





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