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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Indonesia names new capital Nusantara, replacing sinking Jakarta

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Indonesia plans to name its new capital Nusantara, which translates as “archipelago”, when government offices are relocated to the province of East...

Kelanitissa Power Plant completely shuts downs

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Kelanitissa Power Plant that generates 300 MW of electricity has shuts down completely due to lack of diesel. However,...

“My family fled a country with human rights issues” – SL...

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The Golden State Warriors distanced themselves from a minority stakeholder, Chamath Palihapitiya, who said “nobody cares” about the Uyghurs, the ethnic group...

India offers helping hand to SL to buy fuel

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India has offered a new Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 500 million to Sri Lanka for purchase of petroleum products.

SLTDA warns ‘foreigners only’ hotels of licence ban

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The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) today(18) warned hotels and restaurants that follow the ‘Foreigners Only’ policy will face a licence...

Sri Lanka pays USD 500 Mn for ISBs

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Sri Lanka has paid USD 500 million sovereign bond that matured today (January 18), says Ajith Nivard Cabraal, the Central Bank Governor.

Priority for Electric Vehicle imports – President

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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivered the Government’s Policy Statement, after declaring open the 2nd session of the 9th Parliament on Tuesday...

Pakistan transfers funds, salary to widow of Priyantha Kumara

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Pakistan has transferred funds and first salary to the widow of the Sri Lankan citizen Priyantha Kumara yesterday (17).

One-and-a-half hours power cut from today?

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If fuel is not supplied to the Kelanitissa and Sapugaskanda Power Plants by today morning (18), a daily power cut of one-and-a-half...

Breaking: Veteran musician Neela Wickremasinghe passes away

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Veteran singer, musician and current Consulate General at Milan, Italy, Neela Wickremasinghe has passed away. Wickramasinghe learned music under...