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Lankan President swears-in seven new Provincial Governors, but Northern Province has no Governor

Lankan President swears-in seven new Provincial Governors, but Northern Province has no Governor

Colombo, April 12 (newsin.asia): The Sri Lankan President on Thursday swore-in seven new Provincial Governors. While the Governor of the Northern Province Reginald Coorey has been shifted to the Central Province, there is no replacement for him in the North. The Following is the list of Governors who were sworn-in. : Hemakumara Nanayakkara - Western Province K.C. Logeswaran ...

Sri Lanka launches search operations for 7 missing trekkers

Sri Lanka launches search operations for 7 missing trekkers

Colombo, April 9 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lankan Police, on Monday launched search operations in the Knuckles mountain range, in the central hills of the island country, to locate seven trekkers who were reported missing since Sunday. The police said one of those missing had contacted his relatives on Sunday evening and informed them that the group had lost their way...

Narendra Modi and K.P.Oli meet in New Delhi with bags full of grievances

Narendra Modi and K.P.Oli meet in New Delhi with bags full of grievances

Indo-Nepal ties are likely to experience stormy weather in the coming months. Both countries are now under strong leaderships, but the leaderships have contradictory views on China, a new entrant into what was for long, an undisputed Indian domain.It is in this potentially explosive context that the new and unabashedly pro-China Nepalese Prime Minister, Khadga Prasad Sharma “Oli”, is visiting...

The riddle of Ranil Wickremesinghe

The riddle of Ranil Wickremesinghe

By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/Daily Express Though Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has convincingly defeated the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) brought against him in parliament by the Joint Opposition led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the challenges he faces are far from over. But Wickremesinghe is an old hand at dealing with them, having faced trials and tests since he took over the leadership of...

The quaint history of Ceylon General Railway

The quaint history of Ceylon General Railway

The railways came to Sri Lanka about twelve years after it they did in neighboring India. The beginning was rough with many odds stacked against the project. But with the help of a Briton, W F Faviell, who had previously built a railway in India, railway construction got underway in the island colony in right earnest.

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