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Sri Lanka condoles with quake victims in Afghanistan

Sri Lanka condoles with quake victims in Afghanistan

The Sri Lanka Government has said it was deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and destruction to property caused by the devastating earthquake in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan on Monday which also affected parts of India and Pakistan. MORE...

October 28, 2015  10:54 am|

No Sri Lankans injured; SL embassy in Nepal damaged

No Sri Lankans injured; SL embassy in Nepal damaged

No Sri Lankans were injured in the latest earthquake to hit Nepal, Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry said a short while ago. The Ministry stated that all Sri Lankan citizens were evacuated to Sri Lanka after the last earthquake and the sole remaining Sri Lankans in Nepal were Sri Lankan embassy officials who were safe. MORE...

May 12, 2015  01:25 pm|

Sri Lanka sends 2nd rescue & relief team to Nepal

Sri Lanka sends 2nd rescue & relief team to Nepal

The second section of the emergency rescue and relief contingent aboard an SLAF flight, has left the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport for earthquake-stricken Nepal to assist ongoing rescue and relief operations in Kathmandu. MORE..

May 3, 2015  11:30 am|

Death toll in Nepal may touch 10,000 - PM Koirala

Death toll in Nepal may touch 10,000 - PM Koirala

The death toll in Nepals devastating earthquake may go up to 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday told the envoys of India, China and the US. MORE..

April 28, 2015  02:37 pm|

Nepal earthquake: SLAF flight departs Kathmandu

Nepal earthquake: SLAF flight departs Kathmandu

Sri Lanka Air Force flight, with 46 persons including Under-14 womens football team, departed from Kathmandu to Colombo on Tuesday (28) morning, the SLAF Spokesperson said. MORE...

April 28, 2015  10:00 am|

Nepal earthquake: SLAF flight delayed due to technical snag

Nepal earthquake: SLAF flight delayed due to technical snag

Sri Lanka Air Force flight with 35 persons that scheduled to depart from Kathmandu to Colombo last night has been delayed due to a technical snag, the SLAF Spokesperson said.

April 27, 2015  09:08 am|

AUDIO: Sri Lanka dispatches emergency relief assistance to Nepal, creates hotline

AUDIO: Sri Lanka dispatches emergency relief assistance to Nepal, creates hotline

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kathmandu has established a hotline for any inquiries regarding Sri Lankan nationals residing Nepal, in wake of the powerful earthquake that shook the country and Northern India. MORE..

April 25, 2015  08:34 pm|

AUDIO: Nepal earthquake kills atleast 449, triggers avalanches

AUDIO: Nepal earthquake kills atleast 449, triggers avalanches

(UPFATE) The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kathmandu says that so far there have been no reports of Sri Lankan nationals in Nepal being affected by the earthquake. MORE..

April 25, 2015  04:52 pm|

AUDIO: 7.5 magnitude earthquake rumbles Nepal, no impact on Sri Lanka

AUDIO: 7.5 magnitude earthquake rumbles Nepal, no impact on Sri Lanka

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that the 7.6 magnitude earthquake which hit Nepal this morning, causing massive tremors lasting well over a minute across northern India, had no impact to Sri Lanka.

April 25, 2015  12:54 pm|

Shortest total lunar eclipse of the century on Saturday

Shortest total lunar eclipse of the century on Saturday

There will be a lunar eclipse on April 4th visible to Sri Lanka with the moon rising from the eastern horizon around 6.18 p.m. and till 7.15 p.m. MORE..

April 3, 2015  12:02 pm|

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