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Lankan President to take bigger role in economic decision making

Lankan President to take bigger role in economic decision making

Colombo, January 21 (newsin.asia): The Sri Lankan President, Maithripala Sirisena, is set to assume a bigger role in taking decisions on economic matters, breaking the virtual monopoly enjoyed by his alliance partner, the United National Party (UNP), headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Daily Mirror quoted the President as telling a party meeting in Kegalle on Saturday, that the UNP...

Book on Nepali health foods which tickle the taste buds too

Book on Nepali health foods which tickle the taste buds too

By Frances Bulathsinghala In this modern age in which the mushrooming of fast food joints has only increased the frequency of visits to the doctor, there has appeared a book entitled “Nepali Home Cooking of Healthy Living” by Sharada Jnawali and Cibeleh Da Mata, which contains Nepali vegetarian recipes which contribute to health even as they tickle the taste buds....

Sino-Lankan venture involves farmers in green power generation

Sino-Lankan venture involves farmers in green power generation

Colombo, Jan 19 (newsin.asia) - Farmers in the draught-prone Moneragala district in South Sri Lanka will soon be joining a US$ 24 million Sino-Sri Lankan Joint Venture to generate 10 mw of green power every day to add 70,000 mwh of renewable energy to the Sri Lankan national grid. Jinawara Dharmawadana, Chairman IMS Holdings Pvt.Ltd., a partner in the Joint...

High level panel under Lankan President decides on legal action against the corrupt

High level panel under Lankan President decides on legal action against the corrupt

Colombo, January 18 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday asked the Attorney General to initiate legal action against those parties involved in the LKR 11 billion Central Bank Scam and those whose cases are before the commission inquiring into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC). Actions will be based on the...

Sri Lankan women challenge alcohol ban in Supreme Court

Sri Lankan women challenge alcohol ban in Supreme Court

Colombo, January 18 (newsin.asia): Several Sri Lankan women have filed Fundamental Rights petitions in the island's Supreme Court challenging the revocation of two gazette notifications which permitted women to buy alcohol and work in outlets that sell or manufacture alcohol, state media reported on Thursday. The women, including popular actress Samanalee Fonseka, have challenged the government's decision on the grounds...

Lankan Minister discusses implementation of Indian projects in meetings at New Delhi

Lankan Minister discusses implementation of Indian projects in meetings at New Delhi

New Delhi, January 14 (newsin.asia): The Sri Lankan Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera on Saturday called on the Minister of External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan in New Delhi, and discussed issues relating to development cooperation between the two countries. Samaraweera also called on the Indian Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley and reviewed the present...

Maldives moves to mend fences with India but New Delhi is wary

Maldives moves to mend fences with India but New Delhi is wary

Colombo, January 14: The Maldivian government led by President Abdulla Yameen appears keen on mending fences with India ahead of the tough Presidential election later this year, More so as it fears that the opposition parties led by the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) might get the backing of India and the Western Powers. India too is ready for a rapprochement...

Maldives continues efforts to mend fences with India

Maldives continues efforts to mend fences with India

With India remaining unconvinced about the benign nature of the growing ties between the Maldives and China, the Abdulla Yameen government in the Maldives rushed its Foreign Minister, Dr.Mohamed Asim, to New Delhi earlier this week on a three-day visit to address New Delhi’s concerns in the best way it could, writes P.K.Balachandran in DailyFT. Indian concerns about the geo-political...

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