Ravana excelled in technology, aviation, medicine, statecraft and music. It was but appropriate, that Sri Lanka's first indigenously designed satellite was named “Raavana-1”
Pompeo comes to India with offers and demands but the trade war and sanctions which curbs oil supply are likely to stiffen the Indian stance
(Daily FT) - As Facebook grapples with the spread of hate speech on its platform, it is introducing changes that limit the spread of messages in two countries where it has come under fire in recent years: Sri Lanka and Myanmar. In a blog post on Thursday evening, Facebook said that it was “adding friction” to message forwarding for Messenger...
“India is committed to partnering with Sri Lanka on people-oriented projects based on Sri Lanka’s own choices and priorities," the Indian High Commission said.
Rome, Reuters - The Head of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka on Thursday issued a scathing criticism of the Government over the Easter attacks that killed more than 250 people, decrying a “total lack of interest” in determining why intelligence reports were ignored. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith spoke of his frustrations just hours before he was due to meet Pope...
The only historically effective way of countering such a destructive global trend is to forge a United Front both at the global and regional levela, says Ambassador Dr.Dayan Jayatilleka.,
The tourism industry does not share the government's optimism about an early recovery, given the paucity of funds and also continuing political unrest.
Sri Lankan President considers that signing any such agreement in an election year as politically suicidal given the nationalist sentiment against it.
June 20 (Daily FT) - An across-the-board expansion in Agriculture, Industries and Services propelled first quarter growth in 2019 to 3.7% in the first quarter of 2019, the Census and Statistics Department said yesterday with the strongest showing of 5.5% growth posted by agriculture. Issuing a communique on releasing National Accounts Estimates for the first quarter of 2019, DCS states...
Mahatma Gandhi had famously said that the ‘World has enough for every man’s need but not for every man’s greed'