President Sirisena at Paris Conference

President Sirisena at Paris Conference

🕔23:38, 30.Nov 2015

President Maithripala Sirisena was received this morning at the Le Bourget International Conference Hall by President Francois Hollande and United Nations Secretary General Ban ki Moon when he arrived to attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change – 2015,

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President will not compromise national security

President will not compromise national security

🕔23:29, 30.Nov 2015

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he loved Sri Lanka as much as or even more than any other Sri Lankan and wowed that he would never compromise of national security under any circumstance. He said this at a meeting with

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Indian army offers Lanka technical assistance

Indian army offers Lanka technical assistance

🕔17:03, 30.Nov 2015

The Indian army today offered Sri Lanka technical assistance to upgrade the military requirements in the Sri Lanka army. Indian Army Chief, General Dalbir Singh Suhag made the offer when he met his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De

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Huawei G7 Plus debuts in Sri Lanka

Huawei G7 Plus debuts in Sri Lanka

🕔16:36, 30.Nov 2015

Huawei, the fastest growing smartphone in Sri Lanka, unveiled the Huawei G7 Plus the latest 4G device which was globally launched in the beginning of November 2015. The launch ceremony was held at the Singer Lifestyle Exhibition at BMICH and

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Virtusa hosts Undergraduate Tech Students

Virtusa hosts Undergraduate Tech Students

🕔16:29, 30.Nov 2015

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, hosted over 300 undergraduate students from leading universities and educational institutions across Sri Lanka

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Rajitha urges GMOA to have talks not protest

Rajitha urges GMOA to have talks not protest

🕔16:23, 30.Nov 2015

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne urged the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) to have talks with the Government to address their issues. A statement by the Health Ministry quoited the Minister as saying, having discussions and not protesting, is the best

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Australian Foreign Minister holds talks with Lankan envoy

Australian Foreign Minister holds talks with Lankan envoy

🕔15:39, 30.Nov 2015

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had talks today with Sri Lanka’s new High Commissioner to Australia Somsundaram Skandakumar. Sri Lanka’s Deputy High Commissioner to Australia Himalee Arunatilaka also took part in the meeting. “Pleased to catch up with Sri Lankan HC

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Lankan on Nauru jailed after attemping suicide

Lankan on Nauru jailed after attemping suicide

🕔15:28, 30.Nov 2015

Refugee advocates are concerned for a Sri Lankan asylum seeker on Nauru who has been jailed after he attempted to commit suicide at the detention centre there. The Tamil Refugee Council, based in Australia, says the 30-year-old man climbed up

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Over 1600 families around Kelani valley to be shifted

Over 1600 families around Kelani valley to be shifted

🕔11:52, 30.Nov 2015

Over 1600 families living around the Kelani valley railway line are to be shifted to a new location, Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said. He says the houses around the track have been constructed illegally and are obstructing operations

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Eastern University students threaten to protest

Eastern University students threaten to protest

🕔11:23, 30.Nov 2015

Eastern University students are threatening to stage a protest against the suspension of a student of the Faculty of Commerce and Management without a proper inquiry. The student had been reportedly unfairly suspended for two weeks and the Eastern University students’ union says he

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Janashakthi pioneers unique policy tailored for people with HIV

Janashakthi pioneers unique policy tailored for people with HIV

🕔11:02, 30.Nov 2015

In a breakthrough move in the life insurance sector, Janashakthi Insurance has extended life cover to those diagnosed with HIV. This is a unique new policy that will change the lives of many people and give them peace of mind.

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UK to appoint non-resident defence attaché

UK to appoint non-resident defence attaché

🕔10:42, 30.Nov 2015

The British Government has decided to appoint a non-resident defence attaché and access provided to UK military training courses to help support Sri Lankan military reform. The British Government however also said that it is clear that credible investigations into alleged war crimes during

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Christmas Charity Run kicks off in Shanghai

Christmas Charity Run kicks off in Shanghai

🕔07:09, 30.Nov 2015

Participants take selfies before running the charity run in east China’s Shanghai, Nov. 29, 2015. The first Lujiazui Christmas Charity Run kicked off in rain on Sunday, with around 1,000 runners dressing in Christmas-styled outfit taking part in. (Xinhua/Liu Ying)

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Narine suspended for illegal bowling action

Narine suspended for illegal bowling action

🕔06:41, 30.Nov 2015

The ICC on Sunday suspended West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment found his bowling action to be illegal. Narine was reported after the third ODI match against Sri Lanka

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Jaya writes to Modi again on fishermen in Sri Lanka

Jaya writes to Modi again on fishermen in Sri Lanka

🕔21:39, 29.Nov 2015

Hours after the Sri Lankan Navy arrested eight Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized their two boats, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of a total of 37 fishermen and 55 boats, including those held

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No special security check for Maldivians in Lanka

No special security check for Maldivians in Lanka

🕔21:35, 29.Nov 2015

Despite reports of an extensive security search of Maldivians who travelled to Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Saturday afternoon, the search had not been extraordinary, the top representative of Maldives in its closest neighbour said Sunday, according to Haveeru Online.

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Indian army chief arrives on 5 day visit

Indian army chief arrives on 5 day visit

🕔21:29, 29.Nov 2015

Expecting to provide an impetus to defence cooperation between India and Sri Lanka and discuss issues of bilateral relevance, Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Dalbir Singh Suhag arrived in Sri Lanka this afternoon on a five-day long

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MR accuses Government of halting development

MR accuses Government of halting development

🕔21:18, 29.Nov 2015

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says since the change of Government, there has been a palpable downturn in the economy and work on many development projects have halted. Speaking at the Abhayarama Temple in Narahenpita Rajapaksa said that not a single new

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New Prestige kitchenware unveiled by SINGER

New Prestige kitchenware unveiled by SINGER

🕔10:59, 29.Nov 2015

Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s number one consumer durable retailer recently unveiled a host of new high quality Prestige products further extending its brand portfolio, to cater to the growing needs of the modern family. The unveiling of the

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next Sourcing recognizes top-performing suppliers

next Sourcing recognizes top-performing suppliers

🕔10:55, 29.Nov 2015

next Sourcing, a fully-owned subsidiary of the retail clothing and accessory giant next Plc – UK, recognized and rewarded its supplier base at the Suppliers’ Seminar held at the Park Street Mews Colombo recently. The event was graced by the

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