2 hrs ago | SF Weekly
The opening of San Francisco's first Sri Lankan restaurant sent a delicious shiver of anticipation down the spines of those who get excited about such things.
3 hrs ago | Colombo Page
May 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan government generally respected religious freedom last year although in some instances, local authorities were not effective in responding to attacks on members of minority religious groups, the United States said in a report.
8 hrs ago | Colombo Page
May 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's trade unions and opposition political parties announced that more agitations are ahead against the increase of the power tariff as the strike launched Tuesday to send a message to the government failed to make any impact.
8 hrs ago | Colombo Page
May 21, Colombo: The Coordinating Committee for a Joint Trade Union Alliance of Sri Lanka says today's token strike launched to protest the increase in the electricity tariffs is a success while the government says there was no effect in the public sector.
11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The international arrivals area in Sri Lanka's major airport has two kinds of shop: the usual duty-free perfume and alcohol stores, and shop after shop stuffed with second-hand home appliances.
15 hrs ago | India Gazette
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take steps to retrieve Katchatheevu and surrounding areas from Sri Lanka.
19 hrs ago | Asia News Network
With the picturesque Bali Island in Indonesia, launching a massive tourism promotion, Sri Lankan tour operators were exploring the hitherto largely unexplored market, with a focus on joint ventures.
Today, roughly one-quarter of the world's population lives in conflict-affected and fragile states.
Sri Lanka's Petroleum Industries Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa yesterday said that if PV Oil Singapore came up with a fresh satisfactory proposal the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation would purchase gas oil from the same company in the future.
While over 10,000 Tamils participated in a mass rally in London, the remembrance event in Sydney had an innovative performance of 'forum theatre' to encourage the audience to frame their political discourse with conceptual clarity.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, wearing a scarf, rides on a jeep with commanders of security forces as he inspects a guard of honor during a war victory parade in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, May 18, 2013.
The six women held in detention were relased earlier around 8:30 p.m. The TNPF politicians were arrested by the Sri Lankan Police at Mannaar Saturday afternoon while they were attending a Mu'l'livaaykkaal Remembrance Day function.
Sri Lanka's opposition parties' plan for a one-day strike, to pressure the government to do away with the new electricity pricing formula, has suffered a major setback due to the Jathika Sevaka Sangamaya , affiliated to the United National Party , not throwing its weight behind the campaign.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the Tamil minority now wants to live peacefully in one country and slammed the Tamil diaspora for the lack of support in his reconciliation and rebuilding efforts in the former conflict zones.
May 18, Colombo: The Saudi Arabian government Kingdom has offered a grace period for the overstaying Sri Lankan migrant workers, Sri Lankan embassy of Riyadh said.
U.N. estimates say between 70,000 and 100,000 people died in this tear-shaped island, as the ethno-political conflict came to a bloody end four years ago.