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  • Terror cannot defeat nation's spirit: PM Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka
    World NewsTerror cannot defeat nation's spirit: PM Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka

    On his first visit to Sri Lanka after Easter bombings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the terror cannot defeat any country's spirit.

    3 months ago
  • Six Indians among 290 dead in Sri Lanka blasts: Sushma Swaraj
    India NewsSix Indians among 290 dead in Sri Lanka blasts: Sushma Swaraj

    A total of eight blasts rocked Sri Lanka Capital Colombo and nearby regions; the blasts struck 3 churches and luxury hotels with a high frequency of foreigners on the day of Easter celebrations.

    4 months ago
  • Sri Lanka Bomb Blasts: Death toll crosses 200-mark, majority were suicide attacks
    World NewsSri Lanka Bomb Blasts: Death toll crosses 200-mark, majority were suicide attacks

    The death toll has rose to 207 people in deadly bomb blasts that ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday. Ravinatha Aryasinha, secretary to the foreign ministry, told reporters there were 27 bodies of suspected foreign nationals in the Colombo National Hospital.

    4 months ago
  • Port of Colombo ranked world's top container growth port
    SourcesPort of Colombo ranked world's top container growth port

    Sri Lanka's Port of Colombo was ranked the world's top port with the highest container growth in the first half of 2018, Sri Lanka's Ports and Shipping Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

    12 months ago
  • Russia's Aeroflot to re-launch flights to Sri Lanka
    SourcesRussia's Aeroflot to re-launch flights to Sri Lanka

    Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot will re-launch regular non-stop flights to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo from October 28, Sri Lankan government's information department said on Tuesday. The airline, which stopped flights to Colombo a decade ago, will re-introduce five weekly flights between Moscow and Colombo on the state-of-the-art Airbus A330 aircraft, Xinhua news agency reported. The nine-hour flights will boost inbound tourism from Russia to Sri Lanka and will also be a major boost for business travel to the island country, the information department said. It will also promote Colombo as a vital transit destination. In addition to Aeroflot, the information department said several other major foreign airlines have also expressed an interest in flying to Sri Lanka while many existing operators have added extra capacity via bigger aircraft.

    12 months ago
  • 'The Sound of Music' to perform in Sri Lanka: Check details
    Music'The Sound of Music' to perform in Sri Lanka: Check details

    An American musical group 'The Sound of Music' will be performing for the very first time in Sri Lanka from 14th to 18th February, 2018.

    2 years ago
  • MS Dhoni obliges fan with a selfie during net practice in Sri Lanka
    CricketMS Dhoni obliges fan with a selfie during net practice in Sri Lanka

    There is no denying that Mahendra Singh Dhoni has several fans spread across the globe. One of his fans intruded his net practice session to get himself clicked in a selfie.

    2 years ago