Sri Lankan cabinet forms committee to go into deal with China on Hambantota port

The Sri Lankan cabinet has formed a committee to go into the government’s latest proposal on the distribution of shares in the Sino-Sri Lankan joint venture.

22 Mar 2017

India will not press for merger of north, east Sri Lankan provinces: Jaishankar

The Foreign Secretary says it would not be wise to hold every other matter hostage to the merger issue.

20 Feb 2017

Sri Lankan Tamils call for restoration of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

The rise of Tamil consciousness in the state as a result of the Jallikattu ban augurs well for Sri Lankan Tamils.

19 Jan 2017

Sri Lankan cabinet decides not to de-criminalize homosexuality

These sections have been used by Sri Lankan law enforcement authorities to arrest persons suspected of engaging in homosexual relations.  

18 Jan 2017

Wigneswaran speaks of plot to assassinate him and blame LTTE

The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province C.V.Wigneswaran has said that he is continuously receiving information about a plot to assassinate him.

04 Oct 2016