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Explosions in Sri Lanka: Govt calls emergency defense meeting to discuss future action

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- Sri Lanka's government has called an emergency defense meeting with the heads of tri-forces and Police to discuss the future course of action in connection to the explosions rep... Read More


Sri Lanka death toll over 200 in Easter Sunday attacks

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- The death toll in Sri Lanka's terror attacks has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people injured, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera told media at a Press conference a short ... Read More


Blast incident is an attempt to make country and economy unstable: PM

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says recent attacks occurred this morning is an attempt to make the country and economy unstable. Delivering a statement Wickremesinghe said... Read More


President orders swift investigations to find culprits behind conspiracy

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- President Maithripla Sirisena has expressed his deep pain and dismay over the brutal attacks on places of religious worship and other civilian establishments. He has instructed... Read More


Sri Lanka Joint Chambers of Commerce condemns Easter Sunday attacks

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- Sri Lanka Joint Chambers of Commerce condemning the recent attacks said that they are deeply saddened by the multiple explosions that occurred this morning. "Our thoughts and p... Read More


Sri Lanka Govt announces island wide curfew; WhatsApp, Facebook blocked

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- Sri Lanka's government has decided to impose islandwide curfew, Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene said. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Lanka ... Read More


Sri Lanka announces island wide Police curfew; WhatsApp, Facebook blocked

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- Sri Lanka's government has decided to impose an islandwide Police curfew, Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene said. As per the instructions of the Inspector General of Police, t... Read More


Finance Minister meets UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York

Sri Lanka, April 18 -- Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera who is in New York to represent Sri Lanka at the Financing for Development Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council called on the Secr... Read More


Berendina awarded country's first micro-financing license from Central Bank

Sri Lanka, April 18 -- Berendina Micro Investments Company (BMIC), the micro-finance arm of Berendina in Sri Lanka was recently granted a license to operate micro-financing by the Central Bank of Sri ... Read More


Kavan Ratnayaka appointed Chairman of National Development Bank

Sri Lanka, April 18 -- An Independent Director of National Development Bank (NDB), Kavantissa Danudra Weerawardene Ratnayaka has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of NDB wit... Read More