Business  /  Published 17.03.21

Adani Ports to start work on Colombo terminal

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) will partner John Keells Holdings plc and Sri Lankan Port Authority to develop the west container terminal (WCT) at the Colombo port in Sri Lanka. As the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 06.03.21

Govt: We did not clear Adani Lanka project

India on Friday denied Sri Lanka’s announcement that New Delhi had cleared the proposal of an Adani group company to develop the West Container Terminal (WCT) at Colombo port. “Our h...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.03.21

Sri Lanka in new terminal offer

A month after reneging on a trilateral agreement with India and Japan to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) in Colombo port, the Sri Lankan government on Tuesday decided to allow Indian and Jap...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.21

India-Sri Lanka bilateral relations

The unilateral scrapping of the East Coast Terminal (ECT) project at the Colombo port is the latest example of how far trust levels between India and Sri Lanka have plummeted in recent years. India, S...
By P. M. Heblikar

Travel  /  Published 18.01.21

Discovering Sri Lanka through local eyes

Travel to Sri Lanka is expected to start from January 21, 2021 and only the two main airports — Bandaranaike International Airport (Colombo) and Mattala International Airport (Hambantota) &mdash...
By Kasturi Gadge


World  /  Published 03.12.19

Lanka House prorogued

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has prorogued the parliament for one month and fixed January 3, 2020, for the commencement of the next session, a move that will give his minority government fr...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 18.11.19

Friends with all: Gotabaya

Sri Lanka’s newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa made national security his top priority after being sworn in on Monday at an ancient temple in the north-central city of Anuradhapura where he ...
By Reuters and PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 20.03.20

Lanka imposes nationwide curfew

Sri Lanka has imposed a nationwide curfew from Friday until Monday to combat the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over 9,000 lives globally, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s office...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 16.11.19

Sri Lanka results today

Polls have closed in Sri Lanka where elections were held on Saturday for a new President of the tourism-dependent island nation still struggling to recover from the Easter Sunday militant attacks whic...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 03.02.20

No Tamil anthem at Lanka celebrations

For the first time since 2016, there will be no Tamil national anthem at the 72nd Independence Day celebrations in Sri Lanka and it will only be rendered in Sinhalese, the government announced on Mond...
By PTI in Colombo


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