Sri Lanka's Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera instructed the relevant officials to look into the opportunities of exporting eggs and chicken.The post Sri Lanka’s Agriculture Minister explores opportunities to export eggs and chicken appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) on Saturday (September 23) called on the Government to immediately withdraw the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill and Online Safety Bill, firmly declaring that they would seriously impinge on the liberty and freedom of the people.The post Bar Association of Sri Lanka demands withdrawal of Anti-Terrorism and Online Safety Bills appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri...
KUALA LUMPUR: A police manhunt is underway for two male Sri Lankan suspects over their alleged involvement in the murders of three of their fellow countrymen at a shophouse on Perhentian Street in Lower Kovil Village, Sentul here last night.The post Malaysian Police tracking down two Sri Lankan triple murder suspects appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
Sri Lanka has paid off the entirety of USD $200 million loan from Bangladesh, taken through a currency exchange agreement two years ago to survive the severe dollar shortage.The post Sri Lanka pays off $200 million loan from Bangladesh with $4.5 million interest appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
Homagama Police have arrested five people who were packing Ice drugs (Crystal methamphetamine) inside a hostel located within a garment factory in the Niandagala area of Homagama early this morning (24).
Two individuals are reported dead, while three others were injured after a three-wheeler collided with a private passenger transport bus in the Beligamuwa area of Galewela on the Dambulla Â Kurunegala main road this morning (24).
Pooja Vastrakar could have well been watching the Asian Games back home on TV. She was only initially named as a non travelling reserve in the squad, who was to fly back home after a week-long pre-departure camp in Bengaluru. But when Anjali Sarvani pulled up injured a day prior to departure, the direction of […]
A seven-year mission to study what has been described as the most dangerous rock in the Solar System is about to reach its dramatic conclusion. The Osiris-Rex spacecraft is bringing home the “soil” samples it grabbed from the surface of asteroid Bennu. These dusty materials will be dropped off by the Nasa probe as it […]
The Bar Council of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has called upon the Government of Sri Lanka to immediately withdraw the Anti-Terrorism Bill and the Online Safety Bill which were published in the Gazettes issued on 15th and 18th September 2023 respectively, and not to proceed with the said Bills.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has opened the COVID-19 delayed 19th Asian Games on Saturday in the Eastern city of Hangzhou during a shiny and at times, raucous opening ceremony. Spectators in the city’s 80,000-capacity stadium let out a huge roar on Saturday as Xi was introduced and walked in to sit with visiting dignitaries including […]
England registered a largely comfortable 48-run win over Ireland in the second ODI at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Saturday (September 23). Young leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed registered his career-best ODI figures of 4-54 to derail Ireland’s chase and although the visitors added 129 runs for their last three wickets, the result was never in doubt. Earlier […]
by Shihar Aneez State revenue has seen a shortfall of Rs. 100 billion as of now compared to the revenue target agreed with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), State Finance Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said.Tax cuts for political reasons in December 2019 has resulted in a sharp fall in Sri Lanka’s tax revenue to GDP ratio, […]
By Sanath Nanayakkare The Global CEO Forum Sri Lanka held at the Galadari Hotel on Thursday showed a clear shift of discussion topics by Sri Lankan business leaders compared to what they were talking about just a year ago. Completely deviating from airing worries about how to run their businesses amid economic turmoil, business leaders […]
Ish Sodhi’s career-best performance (6-39) in ODI cricket set up New Zealand’s 86-run victory in the second ODI against Bangladesh as they took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. After a useful contribution with the bat that lifted New Zealand to 254, Sodhi bagged his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs to skittle Bangladesh out […]
Sri Lanka risks facing more Easter Sunday style attacks, state minister for defence disclosed in parliament during a two-day debate on the country’s worst single terror attack against civilians in April 2019.Pramitha Bandara Tennakoon warned the legislature not to undermine intelligence services as their services were required to prevent the next attack. “Don’t think that […]
By Chaminda Silva The 2023 GCE Advanced Level examination that had been scheduled to commence on Nov 27 is likely to be postponed by over one month, sources in the Department of Examinations said on Friday but did no say when the exam will be held. The examination was scheduled to commence on Nov 27 […]
A sleepy town in southern Spain is in shock after it emerged that AI-generated naked images of young local girls had been circulating on social media without their knowledge. The pictures were created using photos of the targeted girls fully clothed, many of them taken from their own social media accounts. These were then processed […]
by Rex Clementine The Asia Cup final last Sunday was a bitter pill to swallow. While 35,000 adoring fans turned up at RPS paying through the nose to witness a good game of cricket, most streets in the country were deserted as millions of ardent fans watched the proceedings on television with keenness hoping for […]
The Galle Face Hotel, an iconic landmark in Sri Lanka’s hospitality sector, unveiled the ‘Yaalpana Santhai’ at The Verandah Restaurant. Translating to ‘Jaffna Market’ in English. Jaffna, renowned for its profound culinary legacy and vibrant gastronomic traditions, was the star of this extraordinary culinary spectacle held on 23rd and 24th September, 2023. The event guaranteed […]
The Sri Lankan woman who was allegedly murdered by her husband at a hotel in East Coast Road was fondly remembered as “a friend to many and always had kind words and a smile to give”. Ms Elizabeth Campher wrote about the tragic death of her classmate, Ms Diyawinnage Sewwandi Maduka Kumari, in her LinkedIn […]
A Police manhunt is underway in Malaysia for two male Sri Lankan suspects over their alleged involvement in the murders of three of their fellow countrymen at a shophouse on Perhentian Street in Lower Kovil Village, Sentul. Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Allaudeen Abdul Majid said both suspects were staying at a married couple’s place […]
Sri Lanka has paid off the entirety of USD $200 million loan from Bangladesh, taken through a currency exchange agreement two years ago to survive the severe dollar shortage. In the last instalment, Sri Lanka paid about $50 million and $4.5 million in interest on the loan on Thursday night, a senior official of Bangladesh […]
India and Sri Lanka have had talks on resuming the controversial Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA). According to the President’s Media Division, the chief negotiators of Sri Lanka and India held a virtual meeting to discuss the resumption of the ETCA negotiations. This marks the continuation of talks after 11 previous rounds of negotiations, […]
Two more persons have been arrested in Weligama, Matara, in connection with aiding the the police constable who was complicit in notorious criminal figure ÂHarak Kata sÂ recent escape attempt at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
Police in Malaysia are on a manhunt for two Sri Lankan male suspects over their alleged involvement in the murders of three of their fellow countrymen at a shophouse on Perhentian Street in Lower Kovil Village, Sentul, foreign media reported.