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Sri Lankan Minister again under suspicion for attack on local council chairman
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Public Relations Mervyn Silva came under media attention again as his same party opponent and Chairman of Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Prasanna Ranaweera was assaulted this morning.
Wed May 22, 2013
Sri Lanka Army opens seafood restaurant in highway service plaza
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's peace time Army assisting the government's tourism promotion drive has opened a seafood restaurant in the service plaza on the Southern Expressway.
Sri Lanka Buddhist party reveals its constitutional amendment
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Sinhala Buddhist political party Jathika Hela Urumaya Wednesday revealed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution proposed by them.
Tue May 21, 2013
Asia News Network
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan trade unions claim strike a success; govt. calls it a big flop
While the Coordinating Committee of Sri Lanka's Trade Union Alliance maintained that their token strike against the electricity tariff hike was successful all round the country, the Sri Lankan government said that overall attendance in public sector institutions had, in fact, increased by 3.5 per cent yesterday.
Wed May 15, 2013
Asia News Network
COLOMBO: Stormy weather kills 8, displaces over 11,800 in Sri Lanka
Eight fatalities have been reported so far due to the stormy weather which affected a number of areas in Sri Lanka during the last few days.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sri Lanka investment promotion agency introduces long term investment plan
May 14, Colombo: The investment promotion agency of Sri Lanka, the Board of Investments , has introduced a long term investment plan with a new vision, Minister of Investment Promotion Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said today at a press briefing.
Cyclonic weather in Sri Lanka claims three lives, over 2.800 affected
May 14, Colombo: The stormy weather brought by the tropical cyclone in the southeast Bay of Bengal has claimed three lives and left over 2,800 people affected in Sri Lanka, an official said.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sticking it to The Stamp Museum
Michael: I heard the question. Yes, we did enjoy the Singapore Philatelic Museum.
Tue May 07, 2013
Asia News Network
COLOMBO: Over 2,000 affected by heavy rains, flash floods in Sri Lanka
More than 2,000 persons in Sri Lankais Gampaha, Kandy, Badulla and Matale districts have been affected by heavy rains and subsequent flash floods triggered by low pressure conditions developing in the seas off South India, during the past two days, the Disaster Management Centre said yesterday.
Fri May 03, 2013
Moving Asian cities to public transport crucial, difficult - " experts
Thu May 02, 2013
U.S. Assists Sri Lanka on Dam and Water Management
May 02, Colombo: The United States Bureau of Reclamation , in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management and the World Bank, conducted a training program on dam and water management from April 25 -May 1. The training, held in Thulhiriya, Gampaha District for 69 Sri Lankan engineers and professors from ... (more)
Sun Apr 28, 2013
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Gallery: Butterflies at Sri Lanka's Dimah Conservation Butterfly Garden
Images have been released of some of the stunning butterflies housed at Sri Lanka's Dimah Conservation Butterfly Garden at Moratuwa.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Sri Lanka begins second phase of old Dutch - built Hamilton canal rehabilitation project
Apr 24, Colombo: The second phase of the project to rehabilitate the old Dutch-built Hamilton Canal in Sri Lanka's Western Province has commenced.
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 55 illegal migrants bound for Australia
Apr 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy intercepted and arrested 55 illegal migrants bound for Australia in the early hours of Wednesday in the sea off Negombo in the Western Province.