Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President
Apr 22, Colombo: A South Korean envoy, who is visiting Sri Lanka, has said that the country has made tremendous progress since the end of the war five years ago.
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US Ambassador celebrates Earth Day with Sri Lankan Girl Guides
Apr 22, Colombo: To celebrate Earth Day 2014, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison met with Sri Lankan Girl Guides as they launched their "Earth Day Ambassadors" program.
British woman to be kicked out of Sri Lanka because of Buddha tattoo on her arm
Naomi Michelle Coleman is being held in a deportation centre after airport staff spotted the tattoo when she arrived in the country Naomi Michelle Coleman is being held in a deportation centre after she arrived on a flight from India on Monday.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Explore Investment Opportunities In Sri Lanka, Urges Envoy
By Saraswathi Muniappan NEW DELHI, April 21 -- Sri Lanka offers immense opportunities for Malaysian investors, especially in infrastructure development, Malaysia's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Azmi Zainuddin said.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Sri Lankan government considers a limit on duration of visa for foreign journalists
Apr 20, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government is considering to limit the duration of the visa given to foreign journalists, Media and Information Minister and Government Spokesman, Keheliya Rambukwella has said.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
U.S. Department of State Sports Envoys Edna Campbell and Tamika Williams Travel to Sri Lanka
From April 21-25, former WNBA players Tamika Williams and Edna Campbell will visit Sri Lanka as State Department Sports Envoys .
Hyderabadi's death in Sri Lanka: AP police probing kidney racket
Hyderabad, apr 16 : Andhra Pradesh Police today launched an investigation into a suspected Colombo-based kidney racket following a death of Hyderabad-based youth in Sri Lanka.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Abu Dhabi-based Rotana Jet starts flights to Sri Lanka
Apr 17, Colombo: Abu Dhabi-based airline Rotana Jet commenced flights to Sri Lanka's Colombo and Mattala airports from Wednesday April 09. As a part of airline's expansion, Rotana Jet has added Sri Lanka as the airline's first international destination outside the Gulf region.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Conde Nast Traveler features Sri Lankan string hopper mold
Apr 16, Colombo: Conde Nast Traveler, the world's premier travel magazine, on its online home has featured Sri Lanka's traditional string hopper mold as a souvenir.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Sri Lanka to open Coconut Park to promote tourism in the East
Apr 12, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government with the dual goal of developing coconut production and promoting tourism in the East plans to open a model Coconut Park in Pasikuda in the Eastern Province.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Emirates News Agency
Rotana Jet launches services to Colombo and Mattala in Sri Lanka as new destinations.
Dr. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saif Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Rotana, Jet, the Abu Dhabi-based domestic carrier, today launched flights to two airports in Sri Lanka, the carrier's first international destinations outside the Gulf region.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Star Online
AirAsia X's 48-hour sale takes you places for far less
People looking to go on a mid-year holiday can take advantage of the AirAsia X 48-hour sale to destinations such as Australia, Japan, China and Sri Lanka beginning today.
Nawras provides look into future through new 'Mobile Money' service from Ooredoo
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Sun Apr 06, 2014
Emirates News Agency
Rotana Jet to launch Colombo and Mattala flights
WAM ABU DHABI, 6th April, 2014 -- Rotana Jet today announced Colombo and Mattala in Sri Lanka as its new destination, effective from coming Wednesday.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Sri Lanka's reconstruction efforts 'substantive': K Shanmugam
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K Shanmugam, who had been visiting Sri Lanka, said reconstruction efforts in the country's north and eastern areas are substantive and clearly visible.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Singapore Foreign Minister calls on countries to engage constructively with Sri Lanka
Apr 03, Colombo: Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law, Mr. K. Shanmugam, during a meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President's Office this evening, called on countries to engage constructively with Sri Lanka and look to the future rather than dwell on the past.
Sri Lanka: SL military accelerates forced resettlement...
The houses are to be handed over in a military function scheduled to be attended by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the SL presidential sibling and defence secretary of the occupying State, who has also instructed its military Establishment to get rid of the complaints from uprooted people from Valikaamam North in Jaffna district by forcing them to accept ... (more)
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Two More Countries Lift BSE-Related Bans On U.S. Beef
U.S. beef exports gain access to the promising protein markets of Ecuador and Sri Lanka, but China, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Morocco, Israel, South Africa and Saudi Arabia still retain BSE-related closures.
Northern Province CM expresses disappointment over Sri Lankan...
Apr 02, Colombo: Northern Province Chief Minister of Sri Lanka C.V. Wigneswaran has expressed his disappointment over the government's delay in addressing political issues and solving humanitarian problems in the North.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Singapore Foreign Minister to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow
Apr 01, Colombo: Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K Shanmugam will arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow on a four-day official visit.