Namal Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan member of parliament and the eldest son of former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakdsa, has trained Kashmiri girls in Rugby, a game which he has mastered.On his maiden visit to Kashmir for a seven-day rugby training workshop, told Express on Monday that sports has the potential to change the “perception and discourse about Kashmir.”
The leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), R.Sampanthan, told Tamils on Tuesday what they should do secure their rights within a united Sri Lanka. He set out three basic requirements while launching a book on the India-Sri Lanka Accord of 1987 written by T.Ramakrishnan, Associate Editor at The Hindu.
Colombo, April 24 (newsin.asia) – A group of investors from Pakistan, who arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday have expressed interest to construct a state of the art hospital in the island country to perform heart surgeries and to build two tourism zones as well as to construct a low-cost new housing scheme. The delegation met […]
Colombo, April 24 (Xinhua) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said his government will work with China to accelerate ongoing projects and attract more Chinese investment in order to promote economic and social development in the island country. In a recent discussion with Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan, Wickremesinghe said Sri […]
Oral traditions and folklore the world over have stories of fools. In some, he is a village-idiot, and in some others he is a “wise fool’ who is often consulted for his out of the box thinking. At other times the fool is a leader or a ‘teacher’ with a group of followers.Stories of erudite ‘teachers’ seem to have been part of folklore throughout the Indian sub-continent and its neighborhood.
Colombo, April 23 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has strongly denied reports of Chinese militarization of the Chinese funded Hambantota Port, in southern Sri Lanka, and stressed the Sri Lankan Navy was the sole military force responsible for the security of the Port. During discussions with China’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan, […]
Colombo, April 20 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Law and Order Minister, Ranjitha Madduma Bandara, on Friday said that additional police posts would be set up in all tourist hot spots across the island after a it was shed to light that a group of tourists were sexually assaulted in Mirissa, in Southern Sri Lanka, recently. […]
Sri Lankan Police, on Friday said the Interpol had issued a ‘Red Notice’ on the island’s former Central Bank Governor, Arjuna Mahendran, over a treasury bond scam which costed millions of dollars to the country’s coffers.
Colombo, April 20 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Transport Ministry, on Friday said it had been made obligatory for all three wheel services in the island country to fix a meter and issue a receipt at the end of the trip. The new rule had been announced on April 1, but a two week grace period had […]
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being held in London has asked Sri Lanka to give leadership to mangrove conservation in the Commonwealth. Sri Lanka has been having a successful mangrove conservation program since 2015 thanks to President Maithripala Sirisena.