Sri Lanka improves old hotels to reach tourism targets
Dec 06, Colombo: In a modernization drive, old hotels in Sri Lanka are refurbishing and improving their facilities to meet the government's tourism targets.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
International Business Times
Tough Border Protection Measures Fail to Deter Sri Lankan Tamil Asylum Seekers, says Report
's Customs and Border Protection figures says, in 2013 close to 2,000 Sri Lankan asylum seekers made the dreadful journey, to arrive on Australian territories of Christmas Island, Ashmore Reef and Cocos Islands.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Sri Lankan government re-introduces Land Acquisition and Re-settlement Committees
Dec 01, Colombo: The government of Sri Lanka has re-introduced Land Acquisition and Re-settlement Committees , according to a local media report.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Tough Australian policy fails to discourage Sri Lankan asylum seekers
COLOMBO, 29 November 2013 - Heightened border surveillance in Sri Lanka, as well as recent agreements between Australia and Sri Lanka to divert and deport would-be asylum seekers, have slashed the number of Sri Lankans reaching Australia's shores by boat, say Australian authorities.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Sri Lankan court issues notice on controversial glove maker and...
Nov 27, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today issued notice on the Central Environmental Authority , the Board of Investment and the controversial glove maker Venigros Limited over allegations of water pollution by the company in the Rathupaswala area of Gampaha district.
Sri Lanka's main opposition charges government of trying to set up casinos island wide
Nov 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party says the government is looking at setting up casinos and gaming centers all over the country.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Pacific Rubiales announces closing of U.S. $1.3 billion 5.375% senior unsecured note offering
The net proceeds from the sale of the Notes will be used by the Company to finance the previously announced acquisition of Petrominerales Ltd. and for general corporate purposes.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Investment Promotion Ministry of Sri Lanka finalizing deal to set up a resort city in Katana
Nov 25, Colombo: The Investment Promotion Ministry of Sri Lanka is currently in the process of finalizing a foreign investment project to set up a resort city in Katana in Gampaha district.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
With FARC negotiations on table, Colombian president seeks 2nd term
By Mariano Castillo and Fernando Ramos BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos officially announced he will seek re-election, a decision that could affect the ongoing peace talks between the government and the FARC.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Cultural Information Center opened for Sri Lanka's nomadic community
Nov 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka has opened a new Cultural Information Center for the country's nomad population as a measure to preserve their unique culture.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Globe and Mail
Australia refuses to comment on reports security agency targeted Indonesian president's phone
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott attends a session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo, November 17, 2013.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Australia gifts Sri Lanka boats to...
Australia on Sunday said it would give Sri Lanka two patrol boats to tackle people-smuggling operations in the Indian Ocean, hoping they can detect vessels before they leave the Asian nation's waters.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Workwise: 'Women, you need to be confident to have IT in you' [DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Bangalore: Be confident and assertive women, rather than just nice girls who don't question anything, if you want to stay afloat and succeed in your career.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Whose loss is it anyway? - The CHOGM conundrum
By Subha Roy, New Delhi, Nov.13 : After series of negotiations and weeks of speculation, a decision has finally been taken on whether or not India should take part in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka this week.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Trade union alliance in Sri Lanka organizes island wide protest campaign for 21 demands
Nov 13, Colombo: The Coordinating Committee for a Joint Trade Union Alliance in Sri Lanka has organized a series of island wide protests to demand the government to implement the 21 demands presented by the trade unions.
Sentenced PSD officers of former Sri Lankan President withdraw appeal in view of pardon
Nov 13, Colombo: An appeal filed by officers of the former President's Security Division convicted and sentenced for the attack on a renowned artist and his wife was withdrawn yesterday.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Vale John Petherbridge - diplomat, poet, gentleman
JOHN Petherbridge, 93, a former Australian ambassador whose whirl-wind Dublin marriage to Anne Crosby more than a half-century earlier blossomed into a passionate and romantic marriage, died on October 26. The foundation of their enduring romance was that they were each the centre and great passion in each other's life - they never tired of each ... (more)
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Sri Lanka Marxist party accuses government of bribing countries to get Commonwealth Chairmanship
Nov 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna charges that the government has bribed countries to become the head of the Commonwealth.
Mail on Sunday
Spectacular Sri Lankan wedding is the world's biggest ever, with 126...
Planning a wedding is a major undertaking for any couple... but not for Nisansala and Nalin from Sri Lanka who married this week at a Guinness World Record breaking ceremony near the capital city of Colombo.