The dangerous meltdown in Sri Lanka, in the wake of public anger and violence spiralling out of control, can have security implications for India. The situation needs to be handled with sensitivity. As a close neighbour with historical ties, India has demonstrated its support and extended a helping hand in the hour of crisis. However, […]
Colombo: Amid the continued economic hardship in the country, Sri Lankan Health Ministry has said there is a shortage of some drugs and equipment in certain government hospitals. A shortage of supply of certain drugs occurred due to the delay in opening Letters of Credit in time including one given by India, Sri Lanka’s Newswire […]
Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is going to issue a special statement on Monday evening, the PM Office said in a statement. The speech comes at a time when the government is facing worldwide protests asking the PM and President to step down over the escalating issues in the country, Daily Mirror reported. […]
Colombo: Amid the financial crisis, Sri Lanka will be experiencing 10-hour daily power cuts from Wednesday, announced Public Utilities Commission of the island nation. The Ceylon Electricity Board said in a statement that they were “compelled to take demand management measures due to inadequate power generation, as a result of fuel shortage and unavailability of […]
A Sri Lankan Airlines flight took off at 9.55 am with 120 passengers from Hyderabad to Colombo amidst much fanfare at the airport. Senior officials from GMR Hyderabad International Airport and Sri Lankan Airlines
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa told the Cabinet that the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo informed that India would be sending 500,000 vaccines to Sri Lanka and they will arrive here on January 28.
In discussions held by the COPA recently, it was revealed that Sri Lanka has been ranked second in reporting the highest number of human deaths due to the human-elephant conflict in the world, while India holds the first rank
He started his programme, called “Book and Me,” three years ago, and it has become very popular among the children. “There are some kids who hadn't seen even a children's storybook until I went to their villages,” he said.