Archive for category: Sri Lanka

Bangladesh to Provide Cash Assistance of $500,000 to Sri Lanka for Relief Operations

Bangladesh to Provide Cash Assistance of $500,000 to Sri Lanka for Relief Operations

0 / June 17, 2017 12:04 pm

In order the support the relief operations and the victims of flood and landslides that have claimed hundreds of lives in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh has decided to donate the assistance of $500,000. In a meeting, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina [&hellip

Olympic Medalist Accused Minister of Stop Paying Salary

Olympic Medalist Accused Minister of Stop Paying Salary

0 / June 17, 2017 4:15 am

While responding to the allegations made by Olympic Medalist Susanthika Jayasinghe, Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara denied it as saying that his ministry has not stopped playing the salary to the athlete. The Olympic silver medalist has recently complained that the [&hellip

Sri Lankan Athletes Are Ready to Enjoy Pentathlon

Sri Lankan Athletes Are Ready to Enjoy Pentathlon

0 / June 16, 2017 11:28 am

The International Federation for the Modern Pentathlon (UIPM) has recently declared that the organisation is eyeing to accelerate the development of the sport with an event called the Laser Run City Tour. However, soon after getting the report, the Modern [&hellip

Sri Lanka Witnessed 2.5% Decline in the Number of Arrivals of Tourists in May, This Year

Sri Lanka Witnessed 2.5% Decline in the Number of Arrivals of Tourists in May, This Year

0 / June 16, 2017 8:58 am

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) in a report said that the footfall of tourists in the country has declined by 2.5% in May, compared the same month of previous year. The report said that as many as 121,891 [&hellip

Organization of Islamic Cooperation Expressed Concern over the Rising Violence against Muslims in Sri Lanka

Organization of Islamic Cooperation Expressed Concern over the Rising Violence against Muslims in Sri Lanka

0 / June 15, 2017 12:14 pm

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its official website stressed that it supports the Muslim community in Sri Lanka, as it is concerned about the growing trend of violence against the minority in the island. The organization said that [&hellip

Everyone Has the Right to Expose Corruption with Sufficient Evidence

Everyone Has the Right to Expose Corruption with Sufficient Evidence

0 / June 15, 2017 8:49 am

While talking about the corruption and mishandling of government fund, Sri Lanka Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that private media has the full right to expose corruption and shortcomings with sufficient evidence. The minister added that he will allow everyone [&hellip

President Asked Local Administration to Prepare for Emergency

President Asked Local Administration to Prepare for Emergency

0 / June 15, 2017 8:39 am

While stressing on the preventive measures that can lessen the damage of natural disasters like floods, earthquakes or landslides, Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said that the authorities should keep lifeboats at District Secretariats, DIG and SSP offices so that [&hellip

Jayasuriya’s Ex Blamed the Cricketer for Leaking the Sex Tape

Jayasuriya’s Ex Blamed the Cricketer for Leaking the Sex Tape

0 / June 15, 2017 8:25 am

Legendary Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya has made the headlines once again but for a wrong reason. The cricketer-turned-politician is back in the news for allegedly leaking a sex tape featuring him and his ex-girlfriend. The one and a half [&hellip

Torrential Rain Killed at Least 90 in Sri Lanka, while More Than 100 are Still Missing

Torrential Rain Killed at Least 90 in Sri Lanka, while More Than 100 are Still Missing

0 / June 13, 2017 1:54 am

Early torrential rain in Sri Lanka has killed more than 90 people, while nearly 100 are still missing from several places. According to police, heavy downpours since May 25 to 27 have forced people to leave their homes and shift [&hellip

The Ceylon Electricity Board Introduced its 20-Year Plan of Power Generation

The Ceylon Electricity Board Introduced its 20-Year Plan of Power Generation

0 / June 7, 2017 6:26 am

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), the state-run organization stated that it will require more than $14.5 billion to implement its power generation plan for the next 20 years. The Least Cost Long Term Generation Expansion Plan (LCLTGEP) has been introduced [&hellip