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Sri Lanka to get $200 million loan for wind energy program

Sri Lanka to get $200 million loan for wind energy program

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated $200 million to support the wind energy sector in Sri Lanka, the Clean Technica news agency reported. The Bank would provide financial support by buying debt instruments issued in the national and international market. MORE...

August 31, 2015  09:03 pm|

Sri Lanka cheers end of Iran sanctions

Sri Lanka cheers end of Iran sanctions

The easing of sanctions on Iran will deliver a much needed pick-me-up to Sri Lanka`s troubled tea industry by allowing the resumption of direct exports to one of its main markets, the government said Wednesday. MORE..

July 15, 2015  10:19 pm|

Rs 220 billion plan to link Rameswaram to Sri Lanka, says Gadkari

Rs 220 billion plan to link Rameswaram to Sri Lanka, says Gadkari

The Indian government is working towards a Rs 220 billion (Indian rupees) project to provide connectivity between India and Sri Lanka for which the Asian Development Bank has expressed willingness to provide funding, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. MORE...

July 9, 2015  03:12 pm|

Journalists in Sri Lanka most vulnerable: Report

Journalists in Sri Lanka most vulnerable: Report

Journalists in Sri Lanka are among the most vulnerable in the South Asia, because attackers generally go scot-free, says a report of the International Federation of Journalists. MORE..

May 9, 2015  01:15 pm|

Rathgama PS chairmans murder: Another suspect surrenders

Rathgama PS chairmans murder: Another suspect surrenders

Another suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Rathgama Pradeshiya Sabha chairman Manoj Pushpakumara Mendis was arrested after he surrendered to police. MORE..

April 23, 2015  12:01 pm|

Sangakkara honoured at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Sangakkara honoured at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Sport at the fifth Annual Asian Awards held in London last night. MORE..

April 18, 2015  09:10 am|

Future of Asia Cup in doubt as ACC faces shutdown: report

Future of Asia Cup in doubt as ACC faces shutdown: report

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) could soon be dissolved or merged with the International Cricket Council (ICC), putting a question mark over the future of Asia Cup. MORE..

April 14, 2015  01:25 pm|

Police catch more suspects in Rathgama PS chairman murder

Police catch more suspects in Rathgama PS chairman murder

The police on Wednesday (9) apprehended to more suspects in connection with the murder of Rathgama Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Manoj Pushpakumara Mendis. MORE...

April 9, 2015  12:15 pm|

Rathgama PS chairmans murder: Main suspect surrenders, remanded till April 6

Rathgama PS chairmans murder: Main suspect surrenders, remanded till April 6

The main suspect in the murder of the Rathgama Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman has been remanded till April 06 after he surrendered to the Kalutara Magistrates Court today. MORE..

March 31, 2015  04:17 pm|

UPDATE: President addresses Boao Forum in China

UPDATE: President addresses Boao Forum in China

The theme of this years Boao Forum, Asias new future towards a community of common destiny, is relevant and dynamic, President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday (28). MORE...

March 28, 2015  05:32 pm|

Court orders sponsor to pay SL maid SR68,000

Court orders sponsor to pay SL maid SR68,000

A high court judge has ordered a Saudi sponsor to pay his Sri Lankan housemaid SR68,000 in back wages owed for the past 13 years. MORE...

March 19, 2015  12:23 pm|

UN calls for increase in womens political representation in Sri Lanka

UN calls for increase in womens political representation in Sri Lanka

The United Nations today urged all political parties in Sri Lanka to take steps necessary to increase the number of women being nominated for elected bodies. MORE..

March 6, 2015  04:58 pm|

China formally backs trilateral partnership with India, Sri Lanka

China formally backs trilateral partnership with India, Sri Lanka

China on Friday formally backed a trilateral partnership with India and Sri Lanka to establish a Maritime Silk Road (MSR) and promote the rise of Eurasia. MORE..

February 28, 2015  10:37 am|

US Assistant Secretary to arrive in Sri Lanka

US Assistant Secretary to arrive in Sri Lanka

The United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka on an official tour. She will arrive in the island on Sunday (February 01). MORE...

February 1, 2015  11:04 am|

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