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dna
Regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran: Erik Solheimhard to build a personal relationship because we had limited time and were not
dna / Posted 2 days ago
hard to build a personal relationship because we had limited time and were not allowed to go up to the warring North by the Sri Lankan government too often. Then there was also a language barrier — his speaking in Tamil meant we needed an... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Proparco grants €20 million loan to DFCC BankGDP, making them a critical growth engine. Strengthening SMEs is a key growth
Sunday Observer / Posted 7 days ago
GDP, making them a critical growth engine. Strengthening SMEs is a key growth opportunity, in line with the vision of the Sri Lankan Government which stresses the major role of banks in SME finance. DFCC will use the loan to boost the proportion... Read more
7d
Sunday Observer
Colombo-Trinco economic corridor to boost exportsseminar on the Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor (CTEC) to share the final
Sunday Observer / Posted 7 days ago
seminar on the Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor (CTEC) to share the final policy consultation paper with the Sri Lankan government. Officials from the Ministries of National Policies and Economic Affairs, Industry and Commerce,... Read more
10d
dna
FEATURE-Sri Lanka's war widows trafficked as slaves to Gulfto clean, and then locked up again at night. "There were 15 of us. We never go
dna / Posted 10 days ago
to clean, and then locked up again at night. "There were 15 of us. We never got paid. Finally we got back home when the Sri Lankan government intervened," said the mother-of-three whose husband went missing in 2001. "People who have not gone... Read more
12d
The Hindu
Arjuna Ranatunga laments the state of Sri Lankan crickethumbling Australia at Lahore in 1996, remains a busy man. Currently the minist
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
humbling Australia at Lahore in 1996, remains a busy man. Currently the minister of petroleum resources development in the Sri Lankan Government, Ranatunga keeps a reluctant-eye on cricket. Anguished with the sport’s governing system in the Emerald... Read more
15d
The Hindu
Fishermen released by Sri Lanka arrive in Tamil Naduofficial sources said. The fishermen belonged to Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, N
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
official sources said. The fishermen belonged to Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Nagapattinam and Karaikal districts. The Sri Lankan Government had on July 28 agreed to release the fishermen. The Sri Lankan Navy handed over the fishermen to... Read more
19d
The Hindu
All you need to know about Sri Lanka’s bottom trawling ban and India’s deep-sea fishing planand aimed at crushing the livelihood of the fishers once for all”. They have ur
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
and aimed at crushing the livelihood of the fishers once for all”. They have urged the Union government to prevail upon the Sri Lankan government to withdraw the Bill. But N.V. Subramanian, secretary of the Association for Northern Province Fisher... Read more
21d
Sunday Observer
Hambantota port development : Government inks $1.4b deal with Chinese companyconsideration of Us $ 1b. Under the agreement all ownership and rights pertaini
Sunday Observer / Posted 21 days ago
consideration of Us $ 1b. Under the agreement all ownership and rights pertaining to national security will remain with the Sri Lankan Government. The signing ceremony took place with the patronage of Ministers Malik Samarawickrema, Mangala... Read more
21d
The Economic Times
Sri Lanka, China sign USD 1.1 bn Hambantota port dealto play a key role in China's Belt and Road initiative, which will link ports a
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
to play a key role in China's Belt and Road initiative, which will link ports and roads between China and Europe. The Sri Lankan government had to face huge opposition to the deal from trade unions, who called it a sellout of the country's... Read more
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21d
The Star
Sri Lanka signs $1.1 bln China port deal amid local, foreign concerns(23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the port co
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
(23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the port could be used for Chinese naval vessels. Sri Lankan government has revised the deal to set up two companies to split the operations of the port and allay concerns, in... Read more
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21d
The Hindu
Sri Lanka, China sign $1.1 billion Hambantota port dealto play a key role in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which will link ports a
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
to play a key role in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which will link ports and roads between China and Europe. The Sri Lankan government had to face huge opposition to the deal from trade unions, who called it a sellout of the country’s... Read more
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21d
dna
Sri Lanka signs $1.1 billion deal to lease Hambantota port to Chinaacres (23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the p
dna / Posted 21 days ago
acres (23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the port could be used for Chinese naval vessels. Sri Lankan government has revised the deal to set up two companies to split the operations of the port and allay concerns, in... Read more
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21d
The Hindu
Watch: TNA's Sampanthan on permanent solution to Sri Lanka's ethnic conflictwas signed in 1987, it was almost 40 years. The accord itself was preceded by v
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
was signed in 1987, it was almost 40 years. The accord itself was preceded by various rounds of negotiations between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil side under the auspices of the Indian government after the riots that took place in 1983,"... Read more
21d
Reuters
Sri Lanka signs $1.1 billion China port deal amid local, foreign concerns(23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the port co
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
(23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the port could be used for Chinese naval vessels. Sri Lankan government has revised the deal to set up two companies to split the operations of the port and allay concerns, in... Read more
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21d
Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka signs US$1.1 billion China port deal amid local, foreign concerns(23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the port co
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
(23 sq miles) to develop an industrial zone next door, raised fears the port could be used for Chinese naval vessels. Sri Lankan government has revised the deal to set up two companies to split the operations of the port and allay concerns, in... Read more
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21d
Aljazeera
Sri Lanka signs Hambantota port deal with Chinacan call over at the Hambantota Port without our permission," Samarasinghe said
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
can call over at the Hambantota Port without our permission," Samarasinghe said. Al Jazeera's Fernandez said: "The Sri Lankan government has sought to allay fears from both its neighbours and the people in the region that this is a... Read more
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21d
BBC News
Sri Lanka to sign deal on Hambantota port with Chinaas a base.Image caption Hundreds protested against the Chinese investment in Ja
BBC News / Posted 21 days ago
as a base.Image caption Hundreds protested against the Chinese investment in January In a move to ease those concerns, the Sri Lankan government announced a revised deal to cut the Chinese firm's stake to 70%. Officials also made assurances that... Read more
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23d
The Economic Times
PM Narendra Modi launches deep-sea fishing scheme for Rameswaram fishermenrelease of adequate funds for the plan. The use of bottom trawlers by the stat
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
release of adequate funds for the plan. The use of bottom trawlers by the state fishermen was being vehemently opposed by Sri Lankan government, whose navy often arrests them on charge of poaching. Deep sea liners are expected to help fishermen... Read more
24d
The Hindu
Thirty years of soul-searching — the lasting legacy of 1987of the principles embodied in the accord. Although very little mention is made
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
of the principles embodied in the accord. Although very little mention is made of the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord in the Sri Lankan government narratives thereafter, every attempt to solve the unresolved Tamil national question has indeed been on... Read more
24d
Central Chronicle
Sri Lanka allays India’s concernsit for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 per cent stake. Under the
Central Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 per cent stake. Under the new deal, which Reuters has examined, the Sri Lankan government has sought to limit China’s role to running commercial operations at the port while it has oversight of... Read more
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24d
dna
Sri Lanka's cabinet clears port deal with China firm; India's concerns addressedit for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 percent stake. Under the
dna / Posted 24 days ago
it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 percent stake. Under the new deal, which Reuters has examined, the Sri Lankan government has sought to limit China's role to running commercial operations at the port while it has oversight of... Read more
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24d
Hindustantimes.com
Flood crisis deepens, China’s foreign minister blames India for Doklam standoff: Top stories to bring you up to dategovernment said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 24 days ago
government said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger in the island nation. Under the new deal the Sri Lankan government has sought to limit China’s role to running commercial operations at the port while it has oversight of... Read more
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25d
asianage
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' with China firm after concerns addressedit for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 percent stake. Under the
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 percent stake. Under the new deal, which Reuters has examined, the Sri Lankan government has sought to limit China's role to running commercial operations at the port while it has oversight of... Read more
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25d
Hindustantimes.com
Sri Lanka says military vessels can’t use Chinese-built portbuilt it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80% stake. Under the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
built it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80% stake. Under the new deal, which Reuters has examined, the Sri Lankan government has sought to limit China’s role to running commercial operations at the port while it has oversight of... Read more
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25d
Bdnews24.com
Dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lanka, hospitals at limitchildren. A boy rides his bike along a flooded road in Nagoda village, in Kalu
Bdnews24.com / Posted 25 days ago
children. A boy rides his bike along a flooded road in Nagoda village, in Kalutara, Sri Lanka May 29, 2017. Reuters The Sri Lankan government is struggling to control the virus, which causes flu-like symptoms and can develop into the deadly... Read more
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25d
The Economic Times
Allaying Indian concerns, Sri Lanka limits China's role to commercial operations at Hambantota portit for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 per cent stake. Under th
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 per cent stake. Under the new deal, which Reuters has examined, the Sri Lankan government has sought to limit China's role to running commercial operations at the port while it has oversight of... Read more
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25d
The Economic Times
Allying Indian concerns, Sri Lanka limits China's role to commercial operations at Hambantota portit for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 per cent stake. Under th
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 per cent stake. Under the new deal, which Reuters has examined, the Sri Lankan government has sought to limit China's role to running commercial operations at the port while it has oversight of... Read more
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25d
Eye Witness News
Dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lanka, hospitals at limitannually. Early detection and treatment save lives when infections are severe,
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
annually. Early detection and treatment save lives when infections are severe, particularly for young children. The Sri Lankan government is struggling to control the virus, which causes flu-like symptoms and can develop into the deadly... Read more
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26d
iol.co.za
Hospitals at breaking point as dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lankaannually. Early detection and treatment save lives when infections are severe,
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
annually. Early detection and treatment save lives when infections are severe, particularly for young children. The Sri Lankan government is struggling to control the virus, which causes flu-like symptoms and can develop into the deadly... Read more
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26d
Reuters
Dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lanka, hospitals at limitannually. Early detection and treatment save lives when infections are severe,
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
annually. Early detection and treatment save lives when infections are severe, particularly for young children. The Sri Lankan government is struggling to control the virus, which causes flu-like symptoms and can develop into the deadly... Read more
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28d
Sunday Observer
Rural dairy farmers increase production, incomefacilitate regular milk collection; and strengthened market linkages with priva
Sunday Observer / Posted 28 days ago
facilitate regular milk collection; and strengthened market linkages with private sector companies. “We are happy to see Sri Lankan government authorities such as the Provincial Departments of Animal Production and Health using USAID-supported... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Australia helps Sri Lanka to control dengue fever after 250 diewere announced by Julie Bishop, the Australian minister of foreign affairs, dur
Bangor Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
were announced by Julie Bishop, the Australian minister of foreign affairs, during a two-day visit to Colombo. The Sri Lankan government is struggling to control the dengue virus, which causes flu-like symptoms and can develop into the... Read more
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