Lake Cowichan Gazette
Nursing on the go: Randi Levasseur opens the door to a new career
With a love of foreign languages and a desire to help others, overseas nursing was the perfect fit for Port Alberni native Randi Levasseur.
Sri Lanka: Peoples of India should see real danger coming from Swamy polity
This is the real danger for entire India in the long run. Peoples of India, especially the peoples of North India should realise the impending danger coming from this genre of individuals, who threaten India's national interests by causing disintegration in the South and by marring India's image in the eyes of world humanity, commented Tamil ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Japanese Vice-Minister, Sri Lankan President discuss Colombo city development
Aug 20, Colombo: Japan's Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Manabu Sakai called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Tuesday .
Sri Lanka Central Bank lobbies in US to improve communication between the two countries
Aug 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank said it has sought the services of lobbying firms in the United States to improve the communication between the two countries to create an environment conducive to attract more US investments.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New Sika Subsidiary Opens in Sri Lanka
Sika is expanding its presence in the Asia/Pacific Region with the establishment of Sika Sri Lanka.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Sri Lanka, Afghanistan agree to jointly work in various sectors strengthening friendly relations
Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have agreed to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and jointly work in various sectors when Sri Lanka's new Ambassador to Afghanistan met with the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Seychelles seeks Sri Lanka's assistance to develop country's health sector
Aug 15, Colombo: A visiting health sector delegation of Seychelles led by the Minister of Health Mrs. Mitcy Larue has sought Sri Lanka's assistance in developing that country's heath sector.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
How a wealthy Jewish princess changed the face of Buddhism: Part 1
Ilse Lederman was born in 1923; she was a wealthy secular Jewish Princess who even attended the 1936 World Olympics in Berlin.
Sri Lanka expects a productive outcome from next SAARC summit
Aug 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka expects a productive outcome and new initiatives to emerge from the next South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation summit scheduled to take place in November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Sri Lanka accuses outgoing Un HR chief of seeking to influence the Ohchr investigation
Aug 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka today charged that the outgoing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay of seeking to influence the international investigation by her office, OHCHR into Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Theological librarian needed
Colombo Theological Seminary , a fine interdenominational seminary teaching in English, Sinhala and Tamil both in Colombo and in centres around the country is looking for a theological librarian to work in their Colombo main building.
Sri Lanka prez for cultural, religious circuit in South Asia
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has urged the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation to propose a program to develop a circuit comprising important religious and cultural places in member states.
The Baltimore Sun
Sri Lanka violates refugee law by deporting Pakistanis: UNHCR
Sri Lanka is violating international law by deporting Pakistani asylum seekers by force and without allowing the United Nations to assess their asylum claims, the U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka Tourism launches a mega taxi advertising campaign in UK
Aug 12, Colombo: Under the guidance of Ministry of Economic Development, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has launched an International Tourism Promotional campaign in order to increase awareness of destination Sri Lanka in countries around the world.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Going back in time in Sri Lanka
Two Sri Lankan cities at the heart of a 25-year civil war are creeping back onto a tourist trail from which they were blocked until peace came to this South Asian country five years ago.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Final Randoli Perahera parades streets of Sri Lanka hill capital tonight
Aug 10, Colombo: The final Randoli Perahera of Sri Lanka's premier Buddhist pageant, the historic Esala festival, will parade the streets in the hill capital of Kandy tonight .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
United States support for Sri Lankan cultural preservation
Aug 08, Colombo: The United States Embassy in Colombo today announced the visit of Dr. Martin Perschler, Director of the State Department's Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation , to Sri Lanka this week.
Election monitor asks Sri Lanka Election Commissioner to stop election law violations in Badulla
Aug 08, Colombo: An election watchdog in Sri Lanka Campaign for Free and Fair Elections has asked the Commissioner of Elections to take steps to stop brazen election law violations in Badulla district of Uva Province .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
UK announces new passport pass-back service for Sri Lanka
Aug 07, Colombo: The British High Commission in Colombo today announced the launch of a passport pass-back service for Sri Lanka.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
UK condemns disruption of a civil society meeting in Sri Lanka by extremists
Aug 05, Colombo: The United Kingdom joined by several other European countries denounced the disruption of a civil society meeting attended by the families of missing persons in Sri Lanka yesterday in Colombo.