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Oct 25, Colombo: SIAL Paris, 2016 one of the largest consumer Fairs in Europe, convened in France from 16th to 20th October 2016, attracted a large number of exporters from Sri Lanka prompting them to seek a wider market for their products mainly in ...
Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka at the United Nations in New York, in an interview with says it is ...

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka (CMC) - A combined batting and bowling effort by West Indies A propelled them to a commanding 165 run victory over Sri Lanka A in the first unofficial One Day International (ODI) at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Sri ...
Sri Lanka has recorded a drop in HIV AIDS prevalence when compared to other South Asian countries, the Global Fund, quoted in a local media report said ...
New Delhi: India and Sri Lanka are holding a joint military exercise at Sinha Regimental Centre in Ambepussa, Sri Lanka, an official said on Tuesday. The joint exercise is focused on enhancing inter-operability in counter terror operations, a statement ...
Colombo, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said that Sri Lanka must invest in its children and find ever-more innovative ways to support its most vulnerable young people.

Seated from left: Immediate Past President/Lanka ceramic PLC Navindra Abeysekera, Vice President/David Pieris Motor Co. Ltd Yasantha Abeykoon, People's ...
West Indies A's bowlers combined to successfully defend their total of 267 and pick up a 165-run win in the first unofficial ODI against Sri Lanka A in Dambulla.
Sri Lanka touched down at Harare International Airport yesterday afternoon.They were welcomed by Zimbabwe Cricket officials, head of human resources and corporate affairs Nesta Vaki, national teams and cricket affairs manager Christian Chiketa as well ...
Zimbabwe quicks Tendai Chatara and Tinashe Panyangara are unfit and hence not picked for the upcoming home Tests against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed former first-class wicketkeeper Hemantha Devapriya as the head coach of the national women's team.
Sri Lanka has moved up three notches and ranked fifth in the 2016 World Giving Index (WGI) compiled by the UK based Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and released on Monday.
Australia has drawn a line under its Shambolic 3-0 Test series loss to Sri Lanka, with Steve Smith saying the tour is no form guide for their upcoming three-Test series against South Africa.
The Sri Lanka navy's Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sagara left for the Maldives from Colombo. Colombo: Sri Lanka, India and the Maldives will begin a four-day Coast Guard exercise in the Maldives on Tuesday to strengthen corporation and enhance the ...
The opening ceremony was held on Oct 18, attended by Rauff Hakeem, Sri Lanka's Minister of City Planning and Water Supply, S.B.
DR In September 2016 the World Health Organisation regional director, Poonam Khetrapal Singh, confirmed that Sri Lanka is now certified as a malaria-free nation, with no locally transmitted cases of malaria recorded in the country for the three and a ...

tate Minister of fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Dilip Wedarachchi returned recently to Sri Lanka after a seven day tour of South Korea.
Oct 24, 2016 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's Power Ministry has introduced a new rate structure and an easy-to-use electronic card when charging electric vehicles.
Former Secretary of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Nishantha Ranatunga was today released on bail by Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitya over charges of posing death threats to Colombo Cricket Association Secretary Aruna de Silva on December 18, ...
A Group initiative already in place is the 'Feel At Home' service offered to 3UK subscribers who visit Sri Lanka where they can use their regular 3 mobile service quota including data at the same local rates as back in the UK with no additional roaming ...
Oct 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says the appropriation bill presented by the government for 2017 is "nothing but an empty shell".
Celebrating the UN day today, McCauley said they would begin the process of designing the new Development Framework of the UN in Sri Lanka. "This is a time to reflect on the need to move away from immediate humanitarian engagements," McCauley said ...
The forum, chaired by Dinesh de Silva, Chairman of the Import Section of the Chamber, sought to create a discussion between the private sector and the government on "the growing gap in trade efficiency and competitiveness between Sri Lanka and its ...
Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar called on Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday morning and discussed potential India-Sri Lanka partnerships in areas such as transport, energy and infrastructure. Mr. Jaishankar, here on an economic ...
Dinitha Rathnayake, a radio journalist based in Colombo, looks back over Sri Lanka's long struggle with malaria. She speaks to people who lived through the 1980s health crisis as well as the doctors, health workers and officials who helped to eliminate ...
Tamil Nadu: Three Sri Lanka nationals detained by Marine police near Dhanushkodi. Earlier in October, Sri Lanka Naval personnel had allegedly attacked Tamil Nadu fishermen with stones along with destroying their fishing nets and sinking a mechanised ...
Also, on Friday, Mr. Sirisena said the foremost place accorded to Sri Lanka's majority religion of Buddhism will be preserved in its new Constitution.
Usman Khawaja has spoken out about the decision to drop him and teammate Joe Burns for the final Test of Australia's recent tour of Sri Lanka, saying they were made to be the "scapegoats" of the 3-0 series defeat. Both Khawaja and Burns enjoyed ...
Sri Lanka A swelled a lead of 75 to match-and-series-winning proportions in their second innings with Weerakkody smacking 48 off 36 balls and Asela Gunaratne collecting 69 off 126 balls.
However, Asela Gunaratne and Lahiru Gamage have played limited-overs cricket for Sri Lanka. The resurfacing of hamstring problems for Nuwan Pradeep and a back injury to Dushmantha Chameera put them out of contention.
In recent years, the island nation of Sri Lanka has received considerable attention from the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who himself was a genius in the 50-over format, also doesn't rate Kohli's 183 as his best.
Oct 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and China have reviewed the entire range of defense cooperation between the two countries during the recent visit of Sri Lanka's ...
In Sri Lanka, 6.7% of the population lives below the national poverty line.'Poverty line' is the estimated minimum level of income needed to secure the necessities of life.
Oct 17, Colombo: Colombo Declaration, which sets an agenda for action in the field of health in the Commonwealth in the years to come, will shape global ...
Investing.com - Sri Lanka stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Footwear & textile, Investment Trust and Services sectors led shares ...
The International Organization on Migration (IOM) has expressed readiness to further enhance its assistance to Sri Lanka, by providing training and capacity building support for the Ministries of Foreign employment and Foreign Affairs, and to the Sri ...
Sri Lanka on Monday announced nation-wide power cuts following a breakdown in the island's only coal-fired power plant.
Luxury resort operator Anantara has added a second Sri Lanka property on the island nation's southwestern coast near the Old Town of Galle, a Unesco World ...
Oct 16, Colombo: Leveraging latest economic changes at home, India's highly powerful multinational and industry grouping announced their direct support to Sri Lankan SMEs and industries in an unprecedented offer, Sri Lanka's Minister of Industry and ...
Plot thickens in Sri Lanka editor's murder. By Our Political Correspondent. Oct 16, 2016 02:36 AM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s).
manpreet-singh-anand-deputy-assistant-secretary-of-state- The security of the Indian Ocean is "inextricably" linked to the stability of global economy, the U.S.
German Ambassador in Sri Lanka says his country will extend fullest support to Sri Lanka to achieve its development goals.
Oct 16, Riyadh: The process of recruiting labor from Sri Lanka has become smooth for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following the recent labor pact signed by the two countries, according to Sri Lanka's Consul General Faizer Mackeen in Jeddah. The Consul ...
During the meeting, Prime Minister Dahal said though Nepal and Sri Lanka are somehow far in terms of geographical location, both countries need to play role in the overall development of the South Asia and in the maintenance of cordial relations among ...
The turbulent history of Sri Lanka's tiny Malay Tamil community has been brought to the fore by the recent visit of the UN special rapporteur on Minority Issues to the island nation.
Sirisena said Sri Lanka opposed all forms and manifestations of terrorism, he said. The two leaders reviewed bilateral cooperation in a whole host of areas like energy and health.
New Delhi: Sri Lanka and Bhutan have strongly backed India's firm stand against cross-border terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
Zhang Dejiang (R), chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), holds talks with the Speaker of the Sri Lankan parliament Karu Jayasuriya in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 14, 2016.


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