India urged to pass resolution seeking probe on Sri Lanka Army

India urged to pass resolution seeking probe on Sri Lanka Army

🕔08:40, 6.Mar 2017

A large number of people participated in a protest staged in Tamil Nadu on Sunday demanding that the Indian Government pass a resolution seeking to try the Sri Lankan Army in the International Criminal Court for war crimes against Sri Lankan

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Tamil Nadu protests escalation in arrest of fishermen by Lanka

Tamil Nadu protests escalation in arrest of fishermen by Lanka

🕔08:26, 6.Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu has protested the “escalation” in apprehension of its fishermen by Sri Lanka and said the Centre did “not seem to put adequate pressure” on Colombo regarding the matter, the Press Trust of India reported. In a letter written to

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Kuwaiti to pay Lankan maid for 4 years to avoid ban

Kuwaiti to pay Lankan maid for 4 years to avoid ban

🕔08:21, 6.Mar 2017

A Kuwaiti woman has pledged to pay KD 3,300 to her Sri Lankan housemaid to prevent the authorities from slapping a ban on her to hire overseas domestic workers in future, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, this

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Bangladesh see best chance to beat Sri Lanka

Bangladesh see best chance to beat Sri Lanka

🕔08:11, 6.Mar 2017

Bangladesh will be hoping to improve their woeful away record with a win against an under-strength Sri Lankan side when a two-Test series against the hosts gets underway in Galle on Tuesday. The Test minnows have won just three of

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Kingsbury Gourmet Station comes to Colombo 3

Kingsbury Gourmet Station comes to Colombo 3

🕔08:06, 6.Mar 2017

For the sweet toothed food connoisseur with a passion for bakes and pastries, a visit to The Gourmet Station at The Kingsbury can be a ‘kid in a candy shop’ kind of experience. The display counter is laden with a selection

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Emma Watson slams critics on revealing photo

Emma Watson slams critics on revealing photo

🕔08:01, 6.Mar 2017

British actress Emma Watson hit back at critics who said she betrayed her feminist ideals by posing for a revealing picture in Vanity Fair magazine where parts of her breasts were exposed. Watson, the “Harry Potter” movie series co-star and

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North Korea fires four ballistic missiles

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles

🕔07:58, 6.Mar 2017

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles early on Monday, three of which landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, the latest in a series of provocative tests by the reclusive state. “Multiple ballistic missiles” were

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Over 40,000 displaced from Mosul in a week

Over 40,000 displaced from Mosul in a week

🕔07:54, 6.Mar 2017

More than 40,000 people have been displaced in the last week from the Iraqi city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces launched a fresh push towards the Islamic State-held old city center on Sunday and closed in on the main government

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Former U.S. intelligence chief rejects Trump wiretap accusation

Former U.S. intelligence chief rejects Trump wiretap accusation

🕔07:48, 6.Mar 2017

The former top U.S. intelligence official rejected President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him even as the White House on Sunday urged Congress to investigate Trump’s allegation. The New York Times reported on Sunday that FBI

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Draft resolution to call for continued reporting to UNHRC

Draft resolution to call for continued reporting to UNHRC

🕔23:57, 5.Mar 2017

The draft resolution on Sri Lanka, which is to be discussed on Tuesday, is to call for continued reporting to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), human rights groups said. A member of a leading human rights group who has seen

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Sri Lankan couple who entered Tamil Nadu arrested

Sri Lankan couple who entered Tamil Nadu arrested

🕔23:42, 5.Mar 2017

A Sri Lankan Tamil couple were arrested under the Foreigner’s Act after they reportedly entered India clandestinely through a boat on Saturday, The Hindu newspaper reported. Police identified the couple as V. Dharmakumar (37) and Nainurusha (33) of Baticaloa. They

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Policeman found dead in Maradana police station

Policeman found dead in Maradana police station

🕔20:28, 5.Mar 2017

A Policeman was found dead in the Maradana police station this evening, the police said. The Policeman was found dead hanging from his neck in what seemed to be a suicide. The Policemen was attached to the Community unit of the Maradana Police

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Reputable media love Huawei’s latest devices

Reputable media love Huawei’s latest devices

🕔16:57, 5.Mar 2017

Consumer technology and global media titles continue to recognize Huawei with awards at MWC 2017, with the HUAWEI P10, HUAWEI P10 Plus and HUAWEI WATCH 2 receiving an impressive 42 awards to-date. The HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 plus have

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VirtusaPolaris recognized for application outsourcing

VirtusaPolaris recognized for application outsourcing

🕔16:45, 5.Mar 2017

VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd., and a leading worldwide provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services, announced that it has been named as a Leader among mid-sized offshore providers with

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IMF Chief will not make Sri Lanka visit this month

IMF Chief will not make Sri Lanka visit this month

🕔16:37, 5.Mar 2017

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will not be visiting Sri Lanka this month as she had been tentatively scheduled to, the global lender said on Sunday according to the Reuters news agency. “Unfortunately, due

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Navy detains 24 Indian fishermen in the Northern seas

Navy detains 24 Indian fishermen in the Northern seas

🕔16:31, 5.Mar 2017

The Sri Lanka Navy arrested 24 Indian fishermen who were engaged in illegal fishing practices in Sri Lankan waters, the Navy media unit said today. Naval personnel onboard two SLN Fast Attack Craft apprehended 9 Indian fishermen along with two trawlers while

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Indian survey ship to take up Sri Lanka mission

Indian survey ship to take up Sri Lanka mission

🕔16:23, 5.Mar 2017

INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey ship of the Indian Eastern Naval Command, sailed out of Visakhapatnam for a two-month long deployment for undertaking joint hydrographic surveys along with the Sri Lankan Navy, The Hindu newspaper reported. The pioneer surveys will

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Iran calls for expanding ties with Sri Lanka

Iran calls for expanding ties with Sri Lanka

🕔16:17, 5.Mar 2017

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani called for an increase in ties between Iran and Sri Lanka in view of the great capacities in the two countries, the Tehran Times reported. During a joint press conference with visiting Speaker Karu Jayasuriya,

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Pakistan to return Airbus obtained on lease from Sri Lanka

Pakistan to return Airbus obtained on lease from Sri Lanka

🕔16:14, 5.Mar 2017

Pakistan is returning an Airbus-330 obtained on lease from Sri Lanka, The News in Pakistan reported. The news report said the management of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is returning a premier service aircraft to Sri Lanka. The Airbus-330 was acquired

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China to strengthen defenses

China to strengthen defenses

🕔16:04, 5.Mar 2017

China pledged more support for its military on Sunday including strengthening maritime and air defenses as it takes steps to safeguard its sovereignty, but in a highly unusual move did not give spending figures for 2017 despite promises of transparency.

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