President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that national and international health guidelines should be adhered to.
Steps to be taken to implement pending MOUs and bilateral instruments
Colombo, May 27 (AFP) – Sri Lanka has lifted a ban on wedding receptions as part of an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but grooms may not kiss the bride — at least in public. The country’s well-heeled usually hold wedding celebrations with thousands of guests, and the festivities can last for days with much eating, drinking, dancing and singing. But...
Archaeologist Jagath Weerasinghe say it is part of the Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist agenda to reclaim the multi-ethnic Eastern Province as a Sinhala-Buddhist habitat.
Colombo, May 24 (newsin.asia) - Due to the prevailing pandemic in the country, all the cinemas islandwide were instructed to remain closed since the 14th of March, 2020 as a precautionary measure. Even though the country is slowly opening up, the dates to open the cinemas have not been announced yet. However, as the market leader in the cinema industry...
Colombo, May 24 (newsin.asia) - Violence against women and girls is a grave violation of human rights. Its impact ranges from immediate to long-term multiple physical, sexual and mental consequences for women and girls, including death. Someone's Daughter is an initiative by the Rotaract Club of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in order to raise awareness and gain support for...
Free movement between districts allowed, with the exception of the districts of Colombo and Gampaha
Also urges speedy implementation of Indian projects, especially the Eastern Terminal in Colombo port
Promises Indian assistance for Lanka’s economic recovery
Prays for peace and prosperity in Sri Lanka and India and good relations relations between the two