The Island (Sri Lanka)

COLOMBO ( The Island/ANN ) - Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the International Monetary Fund to tide over the global crisis that has arisen due to the US dollar strengthening agianst many currencies , Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Nattandiya yesterday.

COLOMBO ( The Island/ANN ) - The U.S. and Sri Lanka have explored further strengthening of bilateral relations, in line with US President Donald trump’s Indo-Pacific strategy.

MALE ( The Island/ANN ) - The  Joint Oppositions candidate Ibrahim Mohammed Solih has won the Maldivian Presidential Election, by defeating incumbent President Abdulla Yameen.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns pose a threat to Sri Lanka and could reduce GDP and living standards, a new World Bank report says

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna ( JVP )  yesterday charged in Parliament that there was a surreptitious move to hand over the Trincomalee oil tanks to India.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - There is a magic engine that produces one of the rarest substances in the known universe, free molecular Oxygen. Free molecular Oxygen or O2 is found in abundance only on one known planet, ours and it is produced by the engine that supports all life photosynthesis.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - World market oil prices were expected to drop after December and the benefit would be passed on to the people, the government said yesterday.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - In keeping with SriLankan's strategy of optimizing and rationalizing market opportunities throughout its route network, the Airline said yestrday that it would  be introducing a range of significant changes to its winter schedule.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - However, the reality is that for no fault of theirs, the ‘ordinary’ Afghan people are continuing to suffer indefinitely in interminable war and destruction. Besides making reference time and again in the above-mentioned book to the need for unity among the Afghan people, the author, at the end of his account, singles out as factors of great importance in Afghanistan’s agony, ‘political instability, absence of trusted leaders, open interference of neighbours, global terrorism, and the gradual weakening and relative withering away of international interest for Afghanistan.’

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Sri Lanka and Seychelles would celebrate thirty years of diplomatic ties next month.