Coronavirus funerals: Sri Lanka's Muslims decry forced ...
Sri Lankan authorities are insisting on cremation for coronavirus victims - a practice forbidden by Islam. The nation's minority Muslim community says they are using the pandemic to discriminate ...
Sri Lanka News - Top stories from Al Jazeera
Sri Lanka 13 May 2020 10:44 GMT. Sri Lanka: Facebook apologises for role in 2018 anti-Muslim riots. An investigation found that incendiary content on the social media platform may have led to the ...
Sri Lanka - Industry | Britannica
Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka - Industry: Sri Lanka’s mineral-extraction industries include mining of gemstones and graphite; excavation of beach sands containing ilmenite and monazite; and quarrying kaolin, apatite, quartz sand, clay, and salt. Among them, gem mining is the most important, producing high-value gemstones such as sapphire, ruby, and topaz, in addition to a variety of semiprecious ...
Sri Lanka Travel Advisory
Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.. Exercise increased caution in Sri Lanka due to terrorism.. On June 24, 2019, the Department lifted the ordered departure status of all school-age children (kindergarten through 12 th grade) of U.S. government employees under the age of 18 as well as the authorized departure status of ...
Sri Lanka International Travel Information
Sri Lanka is a presidential parliamentary democracy with a developing economy. Sri Lanka's beaches, hill country, and archaeological sites attract visitors from around the world. Tourism continues to increase. The capital city of Colombo, the Cultural Triangle (Dambulla, Anuradhapura, and Polonnaruwa), the cities of Kandy and Galle, and many ...
Indian trawlers are back, say Sri Lanka's fishermen - The ...
Sri Lanka’s northern fishermen have reported a “sudden increase” in the number of Indian trawlers spotted in the island’s territorial waters, flagging an old problem that seriously ...
Two Wealthy Sri Lankan Brothers Became Suicide Bombers ...
Sri Lanka has a long, morbid familiarity with suicide bombing. During a civil war that lasted from 1983 to 2009, the guerrillas of the Tamil Tigers used the tactic extensively, trying to compel ...
Train travel in Sri Lanka | Timetables, fares, tickets, advice
Train times, fares & tickets for train travel in Sri Lanka, including Colombo to Kandy, Trincomalee, Badulla, Galle, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Matara
ICC Sri Lanka – International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka
ATA Carnet. Application Form; ATA Carnet Invoice; Certificate Of Origin. Registration Form; ARBITRATION; ICC Publication; Training. Fostering Climate Finance for Sustainable Future
Sri Lanka Cricket to impose tougher code of conduct for ...
Sri Lanka Cricket is in the process of introducing a tougher code of conduct for players which until now did not cover their off-field behavior after another high-speed car crash and the death of a 64-year-old man brought into question indiscipline among cricketers to whom life on the fast lane has put them on par with notoriety.
In Sri Lanka, the hunt is on for alien fish in native lakes
Sri Lanka’s freshwater habitats are plagued by at least 30 exotic fish species, according to the most recent assessment — either released intentionally for aquaculture or mosquito control, or ...
Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Headlines
Dailymirror.lk – Sri Lanka 24 Hours Online Breaking News : News, Politics, Video, Finance, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Travel.
Sri Lanka - National Olympic Committee (NOC)
SYDNEY - SEPTEMBER 28: Gold medal winner Marion Jones of the USA (c) stands at attention during the medal ceremony for the women's 200m event flanked by silver medal winner Pauline Davis-Thompson of the Bahamas (r) and bronze medal winner Susanthika Jayasinghe of Sri Lanka (l) at the Olympic Stadium during the Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia on September 28, 2000.
UNDP in Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, UNDP has been working as a key development partner of choice in Sri Lanka since 1967, to achieve sustainable human development in economic, social and environmental fronts. Working closely with the Government at national, regional and local levels, and civil society and the private sector, UNDP aims at eradicating extreme poverty ...
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