Bangla Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Colombo Correspondent

Colombo Correspondent

37 Posts

Sidelined Lankan nurses threaten strike as COVID -19 cases...

With five new  COVID-19 patients being identified by Sunday evening,  the total number of cases in Sri Lanka stood at 175, according to the...

Effective in containing COVID19, Lanka turns to ensuring f...

At a time of global uncertainty due to the coronavirus pandemic, Sri Lanka too has its share of uncertainties relating to health, the economy and the...

Covid-19 poses a political challenge to Lankan President G...

Crowded Sri Lankan Supermarket scene of panic buying With a count of 117 coronavirus patients as on Sunday night, Sri Lanka imposed full isolati...

Presidential pardon for convicted soldier stymies Lankan e...

Sunil Rathnayake being released Local and international indignation is rising over the Presidential pardon given to a former Sri Lanka Army Staff...

No new COVID-19 cases in Lanka but Colombo and two other d...

Sri Lanka did not record any new COVID-19 positive case on Wednesday, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said. That was the silver lining in the d...

Lanka declares 3-day island-wide curfew to stem spread of...

As the number of COVID-19 patients in the island nation increased to 70 on Friday, the Sri Lankan government declared a country-wide curfew which bega...

Sri Lanka postpones general elections citing COVID-19 pand...

Citing the COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka’s Elections Commission (EC) on Thursday announced the indefinite postponement of the parliamentary elect...

Sri Lanka’s dilemma: To lock-down or not

Sri Lanka has been grappling with the question as to whether or not it should go for a total lockdown to stem the corona virus, as the number of patie...

“Corona madness” not the corona virus is spreading in Sri...

Although there are just ten confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankans have gone overboard spreading rumors about the number of cases and t...

Sri Lanka to go ahead with April general election despite...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa As South Asia attempts to unite to battle the coronavirus pandemic, Sri Lanka has declared Monday a publi...

Lanka’s opposition party, UNP on the threshold of a split

Elephant, the electoral symbol of UNP The current Sri Lankan Opposition party, the United National Party (UNP), led by Ranil Wickremesinghe, has...

Lanka’s ruling party expects post-poll crossovers to get t...

The Sri Lankan parliament was dissolved on March 2 and parliamentary elections will be held on April 25. While the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna...

Lank election: Sajith launches new alliance to force the h...

Sajith Premadasa with Ranil Wickremesinghe On the midnight of March 2, 2020 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa issued a Gazette notification...

Lanka seeks revision of Millennium Challenge Compact with...

Bandula Gunawardena, Sri Lankan cabinet spokesman With less than two months to go for Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections, and hot on the h...

Lanka to pursue reconciliation despite dissociation from U...

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena After declaring its withdrawal from the co-sponsorship of Resolution 30/1 of 2015 at the 43rd ses...

Lanka heads for parliamentary elections after ruffling fea...

Three months after the November Presidential election, in which for the first time in the history of Sri Lanka, the Buddhist majority vote was predomi...

Lanka formally quits co-sponsorship of UNHRC resolution ag...

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena Addressing the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Wednesday, Sri Lan...

Lanka to withdraw from co-sponsorship of UNHRC Resolution...

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected last year almost exclusively with the support of the majority Sinhala Buddhist community, will...

Mahinda’s SLPP teams up with SLFP, makes Sirisena alliance...

Mahinda and Sirisana Sri Lanka’s former President, Maithripala Sirisena, has re-emerged from political wilderness to become Chairman of...

Lanka summons US envoy over US designation of Army Chief

Following the “strong objection” of the Sri Lankan Government against the United States imposing a ban on the entry into the US of the Lan...

Internal conflicts stymie Lankan opposition’s electoral pr...

Sajith Premadasa and Ranil Wickremesinghe It is a matter of time before Sri Lanka’s Grand Old Party, the United National Party (UNP), split...