The maiden international cruise vessel between Chennai and Sri Lanka ÂMV EmpressÂ was formally flagged off by the India s Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal in Chennai on Monday.
The Association of Health Professionals has revealed that the automatic vaccination machine of the PET Scan machine worth Rs. 200 million at the Cancer Hospital in Maharagama, is not in use for over a period of one year, due to the non-availability of FDG chemical and connection tubes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (05) said developing and underdeveloped countries are paying the price for the “wrong policies” of some developed nations, and asserted that India has raised the issue of climate justice with every such advanced country. In his video message at a World Environment Day event, Modi said for the protection […]
An advisory issued at 1630 hours today (05) by the Disaster Management Center (DMC) warns that very heavy showers above 150 mm are likely at some places in Kalutara district and showers above 100 mm are likely at some places in the Sabaragamuwa Province and in Galle and Matara districts within the next 24 hours.
The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued landslide early warnings to the Badulla, Galle and Kalutara Districts. Accordingly, level I landslide warnings have been issued to the Pasara Divisional Secretaries Division in the Badulla District, Nagoda, Neluwa and Elpitiya Divisional Secretaries Divisions in the Galle District and Walallawita, Aggalawatta, Bulathsinhala and Palindan...
In the wake of prevailing inclement weather in several areas in the Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces, the Sri Lanka Navy on 04th June 2023 mobilized 04 relief teams to Bulathsinhala, Baduraliya, Lathpandura and Kalawana areas to extend flood relief to affected communities. As a result, the Navy relief teams were able to assist a group […]
Hundreds of members of Sri Lanka’s LGBTQ+ community paraded through the streets of the capital Colombo on Sunday to mark the Pride month and demand an end to discrimination.The post Sri Lanka’s LGBTQ+ community holds Pride march, demands end to discrimination appeared first on ONLANKA News - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Live Updates - Sri Lanka News.
Naya Jammu and Kashmir has defeated terror and has transformed from an underdeveloped and terrorism-hit region into one of the most vibrant places in the country. After the abrogation of Article 370, a temporary provision in the Constitution, the government has taken numerous reformative and youth-centric steps to open endless opportunities for the socio-economic empowerment […]
The apparel sector stands to lose USD 494 million if Sri Lanka loses the GSP plus trade concession offered by the European Union. Secretary General of the Joint Apparel Association Forum Sri Lanka, Yohan Lawrence, said that with the current GSP+ regulation set to expire by the end of 2023, it is imperative that Sri […]
Myanmar is to assist Sri Lanka tackle illegal migration and human trafficking. The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Myanmar Janaka Bandara met with the Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister of Myanmar, Lt-Gen Soe Htut at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw, the Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry said today. During the […]
The forced disappearance of the human rights activist and lawyer on Thursday, when he was taken away from outside his home in Karachi by men in a telltale white Vigo, was made even worse on Friday when the Karachi police denied all knowledge of him, and though he returned on Friday evening, it was no […]
The Supreme Court has decided to hear the petition filed by Pastor Jerome Fernando seeking an order to prevent his arrest. Pastor Jerome Fernando filed a Fundamental Rights (FR) petition before the Supreme Court seeking an order preventing his arrest by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). Accordingly, the Supreme Court has decided to hear the […]
The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, met upcountry families and discussed the economic and political obstacles they face. She also spoke to them about their aspirations for better housing, education, and opportunities to improve their livelihood. “This morning, I met with Hill Country families (many of whom have ties to the region going […]
Sweden has become the first country in the world to officially register sex as a sport and will also host the first-ever European Sex Championship in Gothenburg on 08 June, said a news report published by the Times of India.The ToI report said: The championship, which will take place under the guidance of the Swedish Sex […]
Sri Lanka’s Ravindu Laksiri claimed the City of Kalgoorlie – Boulder Golden Open crown, beating top seed Joseph White in the (squash) final this weekend. Laksiri came into the Challenger 3 level competition as the tournament’s No.2 seed and due to the 16-man draw not being filled, the Sri Lankan received a bye through the […]
A woman once branded “Australia’s worst female serial killer” has been pardoned after new evidence suggested she did not kill her four infant children. Kathleen Folbigg spent 20 years in prison after a jury found she killed sons Caleb and Patrick and daughters Sarah and Laura over a decade. But a recent inquiry heard scientists […]
Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has sought assistance to look for a young boy, seen on a video bowling just like him. Malinga posted the video on his Facebook of the young boy and asked his followers to help him find the boy. “Can someone help me to find this kid who seems […]
Sri Lankan singer Yohani has been granted the Golden visa in Dubai, which enables foreign talents to live, work or study in the UAE while enjoying exclusive benefits. In a Facebook post, Yohani said that she was thrilled on being honored with the prestigious Golden Visa in Dubai. “This remarkable milestone would not have been […]