The Island (Sri Lanka)

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - India awaits response from Sri Lanka on a Letter Rogatory on the Rajiv Gandhi assassination, for examining one of the accused, Nixon alias Suren, in Colombo jail.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - About 150 Sri Lankan students in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, China to be flown home at government expense within the next 48 hours. 

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells says United States and Sri Lanka shares compelling mutual interests, from tackling extremism and drugs to promoting investment and economic growth.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - General Secretary of the Indian Hindu Nationalist, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), Bhaiyaji Joshi says Sri Lankan Tamils have been excluded in the Citizenship Amendment Act as Sri Lankan Tamils did not face persecution compared to countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Colombo Municipal Council urges all those using public transport to wear face masks to combat possible outbreak of Coronavirus. 

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Centre for Environmental Justice say that it is highly unlikely that Sri Lanka is the country of origin of plastic waste container that wound up in Malaysia and that waste may have been imported and re-exported to Malaysia.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Tamil Progressive Alliance leader, Mano Ganesan says that TPA is planning to contest the coming general election without allying with the UNP-led UNF as some UNPers had cut a deal with the Rajapaksa regime.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Health Ministry’s Epidemiology Unit urge public to be vigilant about corona virus of Chines origin, although all per-emptive measures have been taken to prevent infected persons from entering the country.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Federation of National Organizations urges government to clarify its stand on the resolution.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Deputy Speaker denies media reports that claim UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake tabled phone conversations recordings in Parliament.