The reason why the United States sees China as an ever-bigger threat is not just because of its status as the world s second-largest economy. It is primarily because China presents an alternative development model distinct from that advocated by the US and its western allies...
Speaking at a press conference held at the Presidential Media Centre today (25) under the theme Collective Path to a stable country, Presidential Adviser on Climate Change Ruwan Wijewardene said that the nation stands to benefit significantly from President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s recent visit to the United States. He said that in addition to attending the […]
The fifth Asia Pacific Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities, the largest regional environmental event in the Asia Pacific region, will convene in Colombo from October 3rd to October 6th, according to the President s Media Division.
The Opposition has told the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it will review the agreement reached with Sri Lanka if a new Government led by Sajith Premadasa takes office. A group of representatives of the International Monetary Fund met the Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa today (25). The current state of the economic process in this […]
The Colombo Additional Magistrate has ordered the remains of businessman Dinesh Schaffter to be handed over to his family. The order was issued to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). The court was informed that a specialist doctors’ committee appointed to compile a report on Schaffter’s death had concluded its investigations. The remains of Dinesh Schaffter […]
The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, met local civil society members to discuss core anti-corruption issues. The Ambassador posted on X saying governance and economic reforms must go hand-in-hand in Sri Lanka. Julie Chung met with a coalition of civil society members, including representatives of Transparency International, Sri Lanka and the Centre for […]
The Police raided love making enclosures at a private park in Homagama and detained 24 couples. According to the Police, complaints had been received about the enclosures being used by young couples. Subsequently, the Police raided the park and found young couples making love inside the enclosures. According to the Police, the raid was carried […]
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Sachithra Senanayake, who was remanded over the allegations of match-fixing, has been granted bail. Senanayake was granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court. An overseas travel ban had been slapped on Senanayake over match-fixing allegations. The Colombo Magistrate’s Court had imposed the travel ban on Senanayake who was accused of […]
The United Kingdom (UK) raised the issue of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly during talks with Sri Lanka’s Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles. The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Andrew Patrick called on Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles. The High Commissioner was pleased to build an open dialogue on a […]
Chances of India’s Moon lander waking up after a freezing cold lunar night are “dimming with each passing hour”, space scientists from the country have told the BBC. But they said that they would keep trying until the end of the lunar day. A day and night on the Moon each last just over 14 […]
Sachithra Senanayake, the former Sri Lanka offspinner, has been granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s court, the police media division has confirmed. Senanayake had been arrested on September 6 on charges related to match-fixing. Bail was granted on two sureties of LKR 5,000,000 each, while the previously court-imposed travel ban is still in effect. […]
India women won Gold after defeating Sri Lanka women by 19 runs in the Asian Games Women's Cricket Competition.The post Asian Games 2023: India women bag Gold medal in cricket appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday that Kumar Dharmasena and Nitin Menon will be the on-field umpires for the opening fixture of the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup taking place between England vs New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on October 5 England’s group-stage clash against New Zealand will be a […]
Dusty samples from the “most dangerous known rock in the Solar System” have been brought to Earth. The American space agency Nasa landed the materials in a capsule that came down in the West Desert of Utah state. The samples had been scooped up from the surface of asteroid Bennu in 2020 by the Osiris-Rex […]
The fifth Asia Pacific Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities, the largest regional environmental event in the Asia Pacific region will convene in Colombo from October 3rd to October 6th. This forum is jointly organized by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). During an awareness press briefing held today (25) […]
A clinical display with the ball helped India Women clinch the gold medal in the 2023 Asian Games as they came out on top against Sri Lanka in the final. On a surface that was not conducive for batting, India opted to bat first. Even though the openers hit a boundary each to begin with, […]
Nadine de Klerk and Chole Tyron’s 124-run sixth-wicket partnership helped South Africa stage a come-from-behind win in the first ODI against New Zealand in Potchefstroom. Tryon joined de Klerk with South Africa struggling at 111 for 5 in the 28th over of the 236 chase. Captain Laura Wolvaardt had just been knocked over by Hannah […]
The Colombo Additional Magistrate has ordered the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to hand over the remains of late businessman Dinesh Schaffter to his family as postmortem examinations have been concluded, Ada Derana reporter said.
Former Sri Lanka cricketer Sachithra Senanayake who was remanded over the allegations of match-fixing, was granted bail today (September 25) by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court.The post Sachithra Senanayake granted bail appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.