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Sri Lanka digs moat around landfill to keep out hungry elephants

Sri Lanka's government is digging a moat around one of its landfills to keep out hungry elephant herds and reduce conflicts between the animals and...

Israel, Sri Lanka and Uruguay added to England’s safe travel list

Israel, Uruguay and Sri Lanka were added to England's safe travel list on Thursday. Travellers from those countries as well as Namibia, Rwanda, Bonaire, St Eustatius & Saba,...

Gotabaya says has reassembled nation’s intelligence network

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he had delivered on a key election promise to rebuild the island nation's intelligence network in the...

Hope Sri Lanka will revisit policy to ban burials of Covid-19 victims: UN

The UN has expressed hope that the Sri Lankan government will revisit their policy to ban burials for the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Intricate carvings for Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu temple to be shipped from India

MORE THAN 2,000 sculptors are working in India on the final designs of the intricately carved pillars for the Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. The...

Sri Lankan Tamils congratulate Biden, Harris

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the main Tamil party in Sri Lanka, on Sunday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris. The...

Jenifer Rajkumar becomes first South Asian to be elected to New York state assembly

INDIAN-AMERICAN lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, 38, became the first South Asian woman to be elected to the New York State Assembly, the lower house of...

Sri Lankan navy, villagers rescue more than 100 stranded whales

Sri Lanka's navy said on Tuesday more than 100 whales had been rescued after becoming stranded on a beach on the island's southwest coast. Villagers defied...

Lanka faces challenging times due to breakdown of key PCR machine

Sri Lanka is facing a challenging time due to the delay in receiving COVID-19 test results, following the breakdown of a key testing machine...

Race to save whales in Sri Lanka’s biggest mass stranding

Rescuers and volunteers were racing Monday to save about 100 pilot whales stranded on Sri Lanka's western coast in the island nation's biggest-ever mass beaching. The short-finned...