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China seeks to rebuild Silk Road trade links

China seeks to rebuild Silk Road trade links

China is increasingly engaging other countries for its One Belt, One Road initiative to rebuild the historic Silk Road which begins in Fuzhou, China and goes via Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and East Africa to build trade links with Europe, Asia and Africa. MORE...

September 20, 2015  03:24 pm|

Will the govt. give nod to road link SL with India?

Will the govt. give nod to road link SL with India?

A road and rail link between Rameswaram in India and Thalaimannar could be a reality soon as the government of India has asked Asian Development Bank to carry out pre-feasibility study for financing the project across Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. MORE...

August 3, 2015  10:40 pm|

Ravi has unleashed terror in Colombo - Thilanga

 Ravi has unleashed terror in Colombo - Thilanga

Deputy Minister Thilanga Sumathipala says that although the Elections Commissioner had promised to conduct a free and fare election, Finance Minister Raci Karunanayake has been able to unleash terror in the city of Colombo. MORE..

August 1, 2015  05:44 pm|

UPFA calls for immediate probe into Bloemendhal shooting

UPFA calls for immediate probe into Bloemendhal shooting

The United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UFPA) today expressed shock and disbelief over the tragic shooting incident at Bloemendhal Road in Colombo, which claimed the life of a UNP supporter and wounded at least another dozen. MORE..

July 31, 2015  11:48 pm|

UNP condemns cowardly attack on supporters

UNP condemns cowardly attack on supporters

The United National Party (UNP) today condemned the attack on a group of people engaged in Minister Ravi Karunanayakes election campaign at Bloemendhal Road, Colombo. MORE..

July 31, 2015  05:50 pm|

Ravi condemns shooting at Kotahena

Ravi condemns shooting at Kotahena

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake today condemned the shooting incident, which claimed the life of a woman and left more than 10 of his supporters wounded near Bloemendhal Road in Kotahena. MORE..

July 31, 2015  02:09 pm|

Shots fired at Ravis supporters; 1 dead and 11 injured

Shots fired at Ravis supporters; 1 dead and 11 injured

(UPDATE) One person has been confirmed dead while at least 13 supporters of UNP Colombo District candidate Ravi Karunanayake have been hospitalised with injuries following a shooting incident at Bloemendhal Road, Colombo. MORE..

July 31, 2015  12:05 pm|

Three dead after tipper truck-lorry collision

Three dead after tipper truck-lorry collision

Three persons were killed following after a tipper truck ran over two pedestrians and crashed into a lorry at Ranwala, Kegalle on the Colombo-Kandy road. MORE..

June 12, 2015  11:44 am|

China, Sri Lanka hold drill to enhance anti-terror skills

China, Sri Lanka hold drill to enhance anti-terror skills

China and Sri Lanka have held a joint drill at a comprehensive military training base in southern China to enhance their capabilities, specially in combating terror. MORE..

April 11, 2015  02:26 pm|

Two dead after lorry crashes into shop

Two dead after lorry crashes into shop

Two persons were killed after a lorry veered off the road and crashed into a shop in the Meepitita area on the Colombo-Kandy main road. MORE..

April 2, 2015  11:26 am|

Police tear gas protesting university students

Police tear gas protesting university students

(UPDATE) The Galle Road has been closed from Kollupitiya Junction to Galle Face Roundabout due to the protest launched by university students, polcie spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said. MORE..

March 31, 2015  04:43 pm|

One-way traffic plan on Galle Road & Duplication Road

One-way traffic plan on Galle Road & Duplication Road

The police headquarters says that a one-way traffic plan will be put in to effect from 9.00am on Sunday (March 15) in sections of Galle Road and Duplication Road. MORE..

March 14, 2015  04:37 pm|

MP Sri Rangas jeep crashes into tree

MP Sri Rangas jeep crashes into tree

The vehicle in which MP J. Sri Ranga was traveling had caught fire after it crashed into a tree in the Naula area on the Dambulla-Matale road. MORE..

March 10, 2015  02:15 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|

Traffic restricted on Colombo-Negombo road due to accident

Traffic restricted on Colombo-Negombo road due to accident

Vehicle movement along one lane of the Colombo-Negombo road has been restricted due to an accident at Mabola Junction, police said. MORE..

February 20, 2015  04:38 pm|

China welcomes decision to go ahead with Port City Project

China welcomes decision to go ahead with Port City Project

China today welcomed new Sri Lankan governments decision to go ahead with the controversial USD 1.5 billion Colombo Port City project funded by it, calling the country an important partner in implementing its mega Maritime Silk Road project in South Asia. MORE..

February 6, 2015  11:24 pm|

One-way traffic rehearsal on Ramakrishna, Vivekananda roads

One-way traffic rehearsal on Ramakrishna, Vivekananda roads

A one-way traffic rehearsal will be conducted on Ramakrishna Road and Vivekananda Road in Wellawatta from 6.00am to 11.00am and 3.00pm to 7.00pm tomorrow (January 27), Police Headquarters said. MORE..

January 26, 2015  04:56 pm|

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