Ceylon

Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices by LKR 50 and diesel by LKR 60 as filling stations go dry

Power Minister Kanchana Wijesekera requested citizens not to line up for fuel and announced the closure of refinery operations till the arrival of the next shipment of crude.

published on : 26th June 2022

Top Lankan official quits days after making controversial allegations against Modi, Adani

Ceylon Electricity Board Chairman Ferdinando had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of pressurizing the Sri Lankan government over the allotment of a wind power project to the Adani Group.

published on : 13th June 2022

Have allowed private companies to import fuel: Sri Lanka minister Kanchana Wijesekera

In April, the Sri Lankan Cabinet agreed to amend the Petroleum Products Act making provisions to issue licenses to 'properly identified parties' to import fuel.

published on : 27th May 2022

His Solitary Reapers

Atul Dodiya’s solo exhibition in Delhi features his new collection of watercolours.

published on : 10th April 2022

40,000 MT diesel from India reaches crisis-hit Lanka as it struggles to mitigate power outage

Power cuts lasting over 13 hours were imposed on Thursday, the longest cut since 1996 when a strike by the state power entity employees caused a 72-hour black out.

published on : 2nd April 2022

IOC subsidiary to release 6,000 MT diesel to help ease power crisis in Lanka

Power cuts lasting over 13 hours came to be in place on Thursday, the longest cut since 1996 when a strike by the state power entity employees caused a 72-hour blackout.

published on : 31st March 2022

Sri Lanka imposes power cuts amid fuel shortages as forex crisis deepens

Sri Lanka's worsening foreign-exchange shortage has seriously impacted the energy sector, which depends entirely on imports for its oil needs.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Jhumri Telaiya and Lata Mangeshkar: Inseparable connection

As news of the `Indian NIghtangle' who defined music for generations, breathing her last, reached this small town, loudspeakers installed at marquees to worship Goddess Saraswati.

published on : 6th February 2022

Sri Lankan police launch probe in major power outage

Sri Lanka's largest electricity company Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said the restoration work would take hours.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Sri Lanka seeks USD 500 million loan from India for fuel purchase

The move came few days after energy minister Udaya Gammanpila warned that the current availability of fuel in the island nation can be guaranteed only till next January.

published on : 17th October 2021