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An island of Buddhist pilgrimage
This view of Sigiriya, literally "Lion Rock" in Sinhalese, shows its 180-meter rock face and 1,200 steps to the top, where Buddhist monks worshipped until the 14th century.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Galle a real gem
Of the stories that arose after the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, what happened in the port city of Galle on Sri Lanka's south-west coast was among the most bizarre.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
India, Sri Lanka navies join forces for maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean
Nov 29, Colombo: India and Sri Lanka, recognizing the complex task of battling piracy in the Indian Ocean, have agreed to join forces to enhance maritime security cooperation in the strategic region.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Regulate private maritime security firms: SL Navy Chief
Naval Chief Admiral D K Joshi has called for international regulation of private maritime security agencies as some of them may become a law unto themselves and assist pirates, criminals, smugglers, gun runners, human traffickers and terrorists.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Sri Lanka seeks meaningful economic cooperation and strong genuine diplomatic relationships
Nov 25, Galle: Sri Lanka, emerging from the end of a three-decade long war in less than five years ago, needs the support of its friends and not the unproductive criticism and admonishment that some nations continually dwelling in the past offer, Sri Lanka's Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said today.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Indian Navy Chief to attend Sri Lanka maritime security forum
Nov 24, Colombo: Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi is scheduled to attend Sri Lanka's maritime security conference "Galle Dialogue 2013", Sri Lanka Navy announced.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
People's Daily Online
World Heritage Site: old town of Galle in Sri Lanka
Photo taken on Nov. 18, 2013 shows a cathedral in the old town of Galle, Sri Lanka.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Beachside Escape in Sri Lanka
This villa on the island's southwest coast overlooks a large pool, coconut trees and the Indian Ocean.-Andre Cooray This two-story beach villa, designed for couples and small families, is located on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, just outside the historic town of Galle.
Galle Dialogue defense forum in Sri Lanka to focus on maritime trends in the Indian Ocean
Nov 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka, being an important player and stakeholder with its strategic location, will examine the emerging trends in the Indian Ocean at annual international maritime security conference this year.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Indian PM didnt mention Tamil sentiment in letter cancelling visit...
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse addresses the Commonwealth People's Forum 2013 in Galle Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today expressed satisfaction over External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid attending the Commonwealth summit."
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Sri Lanka to sign $2 bln FDI deals including port city - minister
Sri Lanka will sign $2 billion worth foreign direct investment deals, including the $1.3 billion investment from China Communications Construction Co Ltd to build a port city, the island nation's investment minister said on Wednesday.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
People's and Youth Commonwealth forums to commence today in Sri Lanka
Nov 10, Colombo: Two major forums are to commence today in Sri Lanka ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of the Government Meeting in Colombo this week.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
People's Daily Online
Sri Lanka's president wants speedy completion of Chinese funded highway
Sri Lanka's president has toured a Chinese funded highway in the southern part of the country and urged for its speedy completion, President's Office said in a statement on Wednesday.