Bangla Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka cattle-slaughter ban mimics India's slight of Mu...

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, left, and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appear at the Kelaniya Buddhist temple in Colombo Sri Lan...

Stricken tanker's captain to face charges in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will file negligence and pollution charges against the Greek skipper of an oil tanker that leaked fuel off the island nation'...

Ban on cow slaughter may deepen Buddhist-Muslim divide in...

The ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party, has announced its intention to impose a complete nation-wide ban on cow slaughter...

Why is Sri Lanka planning to ban cattle slaughter?

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has proposed a complete ban on the slaughter of cattle in the country after parliamentary d...

Maldives, Sri Lanka discuss on further enhancing bilateral...

Maldives’ Vice President Faisal Naseem and the newly appointed High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the Maldives, Rohana Bedagge, ha...

Kilometre-long slick left by burning oil tanker off Sri La...

A stricken oil tanker off Sri Lanka that has been on fire since last week has left a kilometre-long (0.6 mile) slick across the Indian...

Murderer on death row sworn in as Sri Lankan MP

A Sri Lankan politician sentenced to death for murder has been escorted from prison to parliament to become the first convict to be swo...

Lanka’s 20th Constitutional Amendment bill triggers cheers...

The all-powerful President Gotabaya. Sri Lanka’s 20th Constitutional Amendment bill (20A) which was approved by the cabinet...

Fresh fire hits stricken Indian oil supertanker off Sri La...

A massive fire that crippled an oil tanker off Sri Lanka has reignited in strong winds, the island nation's navy said on Monday (Sept 7...

Supertanker fire off Sri Lanka under control as navy tows...

A fire-stricken oil tanker has been pushed away from Sri Lanka's coast and into deeper waters on Saturday, rescuers said, after success...

Sri Lanka gazettes Constitution Amendment draft that propo...

The 20th Amendment proposes to restore full legal immunity to the President, removing the provisions made in the 19A to take legal acti...

Tanker with 2 million barrels of oil catches fire off Sri...

An oil tanker loaded with two million barrels of Kuwati crude sailing toward India’s Paradip refinery caught fire Thursday mornin...

Where to for Sri Lanka’s foreign policy?

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa A much-anticipated general election in Sri Lanka last month ended with a resoundin...

Sri Lanka sea reclamation project’s China affiliates on US...

The United States has placed several subsidiaries of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), the ultimate parent of China Har...

Two Russian warships arrive in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port

As a part of carrying out operations in the Asia-Pacific region, two Russian Navy warships have arrived in Sri Lanka, the Russian Pacif...

Sri Lanka’s new constitution to usher in ‘one country-one...

It is now 25 days since the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) recorded its landmark two-third victory in Sri Lanka in the August 5 p...

Sri Lanka bans imports of plastic products, move to hit In...

Sri Lanka on Friday decided to ban the import of plastic products in a bid to protect the environment and wildlife, a move likely to hi...

Sri Lanka to adopt ‘India first approach’ as new policy: F...

Sri Lanka will adopt an “India first approach” as its new foreign policy plank and protect New Delhi’s strategic secu...

Sri Lankan Tamils have not abandoned human rights for econ...

Sri Lanka’s August 5 parliamentary election results are being interpreted by some as an indication that the Tamils of the country...

Lanka recalls support by Pakistan during critical phase of...

Sri Lanka recalled the support given by Pakistan during the critical phase of the war. The outgoing Colombo-based Pakistan High Commis...

Lankan president to scrap reforms limiting powers

Sri Lanka's president has said he will use the overwhelming mandate received by his governing coalition in recent parliamentary electio...