Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday reimposed a four-decade-long ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance minister had lifted the restriction
A tropical storm has killed at least seven people and left five fishermen missing in Sri Lanka, bringing down trees across main roads and on houses, officials said on Thursday, warning of landslides and flooding in severely hit areas.
Sri Lankans resorted to panic buying at gas stations as authorities struggled to ramp up gas supply.
The 'Colombo Port City' will be built on the sea reclamation of 269 acres 62 acres of which will belong to the government of Sri Lanka while the Chinese would hold on lease 116 hectares, the rest will be common public facility areas, Ranawaka said.
Namal Rajapaksa, son of Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa spoke to WION, the day after being released on bail early this week.
Tamil Nadu chief minister had sought PM Modi's intervention in the matter
The Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lanka civil war breaks his silence on his controversial role in an exclusive interview with WION
The deal had triggered public anger in Sri Lanka with several people demonstrating on the streets fearing loss of their land. Some politicians said such a large-scale land transfer to China would infringe on Sri Lanka’s sovereignty
Former senior minister Col Karuna holds forth on concepts like motherland and freedom in a wide-ranging interview