The Island (Sri Lanka)

NEW DELHI (The Island/ANN) - This year’s Forbes has been topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are among four South Asians who have made it to the top 100.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu says that going green has always been part of the two nations' legacy.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa proposed as UNP’s Prime Ministerial candidate for the next General Election.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Indian Union Home Minister defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill challenged by Muslims, as not discriminating based on religion.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Government to scrap district-based Z-Score system for a school based scientific method to select students to state universities.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Election Commission Chairman reveals 23 proxies among presidential candidates cost a whopping US$ 41.6 million of tax money during the last election.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – According to World Food Programme study, poor nutrition status a major obstacle for achieving Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Zero Hunger.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - UNP MP questions pro-SLPP politicians Wimal Weerawansa and Udaya Gammanpila why they have decided to support the Millennium Challenge Corporation agreements, a venture they vehemently criticised under the previous government.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Attorney General informed of 21 other waste containers found in the same premises where previously 232 waste containers, reportedly loaded with UK waste, were found.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Japanese Foreign Minister to discuss Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe’s foreign policy – the Free and Open Indo-Pacific with new Sri Lankan President  Gotabaya Rajapaksa.