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Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Kshenuka Dhireni Senewiratne highlights strong bond shared between two neighbours on Vesak Day

Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Kshenuka Dhireni Senewiratne marked the Vesak Day when he highlighted the strong bond shared between the two countries.

Sri Lankan MP V Radhakrishnan says 60 percent of tourists visiting the Island Nation are from India

Sri Lankan MP V Radhakrishnan has said Indian tourists make up 60 percent of the tourists who visit the Island Nation.

Around 3,000 Sri Lankan families struggle with water shortage amid dry weather

Colombo: About 3,000 families in Sri Lanka are facing drinking water problems due to persistent dry weather conditions, said the country's Disaster Management Centre (DMC) Friday.

Mass stabbing in Ottawa leaves six members of Sri Lankan family, including four children, dead, suspect arrested

At least six people of Sri Lankan origin, including four children, died in a stabbing incident in Canada's Ottawa city on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka launches pilot project introducing AI into school

Sri Lanka's Education Minister Susil Premajayantha announced on Sunday that starting March 19, a pilot project will be initiated in 20 schools, providing students from Grade 8 the chance to delve into artificial intelligence (AI) within their information technology curriculum.

Over 56,000 suspects arrested by Sri Lankan Police during 50-day operation

Over 56,000 individuals suspected to be involved in criminal activities have been arrested in 50 days during a national anti-crime operation, the Sri Lankan Ministry of Public Security announced on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka: Authorities arrest six, including five Chinese nationals, for involvement in online loan scam

Sri Lanka's opposition leader  Sajith Premadasa recently raised alarm regarding the online loan mafia operating in the country and even charging interest as high as 300, media reports said.

Sri Lanka installs automated face recognition system at main airport to nab criminals

Colombo: An automated face recognition system has been installed at the Bandaranaike International Airport, the main airport in Sri Lanka, to trace people accused of drug trafficking and other criminal activities, the police said on Saturday.

Sri Lankan govt announces visa-free entry for Indian tourists

The Sri Lankan government has announced a visa-free entry for visitors from India.

Bus falls into precipice in Sri Lanka, one dies

At least one person was killed when a bus fell into a precipice in the Badulla district of central Sri Lanka on Friday.

Sri Lanka forced to enter yet another loan agreement with China amid rising debt crisis

Sri Lanka, a nation that faced a massive economic crisis in recent times, has struck an agreement with the Export-Import (Exim) Bank of China to manage approximately $4.2 billion of the nation’s mounting debt, media reports said.

Accountability key to Sri Lanka’s future: UN rights chief

The UN human rights office (OHCHR) on Wednesday emphasized the pressing need for Sri Lanka to address its accountability deficit, ranging from war crimes to rights violations, corruption and abuse of power.

Chinese man arrested in Sri Lanka for involvement in illegal pyramid scam

A Chinese national, who was involved in an international-level pyramid scheme posing as an investor, has been arrested in the Sri Lankan city of Colombo.

Sri Lanka: Military trainer aircraft crashes, two die

Colombo: Two military personnel died after a trainer aircraft crashed at Sri Lanka's Air Force Academy based in Trincomalee city in Eastern Province on Monday morning, the air force said.

Sri Lanka's inflation rate eases to single digit in July 

Sri Lanka, the nation which fought a tough economic crisis in recent times, registered a fall in inflation rate as it reached the single-digit mark in July.