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WHO declares Lanka Malaria-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday declared Sri Lanka Malaria-free, after certifying that the life-threatening disease had been completely eliminated in the island.

Over 450 SL refugees returned from India

A total of 452 Sri Lankan refugees have been repatriated and returned to the Island with the assistance of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2015-16, a policy note of Public Department tabled in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, according to a news report published by The Hindu on Saturday (3). The Hindu Read More

SriLankan celebrates 37 years of service

Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines celebrates 37 years of service to the country today (1st September) with renewed hope for the future as it continues to revamp its global network, reduce its losses, optimize revenue, and move towards profitability, the Airline said in a statement.

President Sirisena visiting Tirumala

Sri Lankan President Maitripala Sirisena is likely to reach Tirumala – the sacred abode of Lord Venkateswara on Saturday. According to a communiqué from the State government, the President is scheduled to reach the town at 8 p.m. on Saturday. After an overnight stay, the President and his entourage are likely to participate in the Read More