Published: June 25, 2021
NEW DELHI, June 23: Depending on the scale of production of Covid-19 vaccines, within the country, India is aiming at July-end or August to at least release those vaccines that have been bought by Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal and are now in pending status, it is learnt.
Published: June 13, 2021
The government will submit an initial claim for US$ 50 million as compensation from the owners/insurance agents of the X-Press Pearl vessel, which was destroyed in a blaze in Sri Lankan territorial waters, a top government official said.
Published: June 03, 2021
A fire-ravaged container ship began to sink off the western coast of Sri Lanka on Wednesday, increasing the likelihood that oil and dangerous goods will leak into the ocean and exacerbate what is already one of the worst environmental crises in the countrys history.
Published: December 06, 2020
Agreement was reached on further strengthening cooperation in dealing with maritime challenges in the Indian ocean and ensure peace and security in the region for common benefit, at the trilateral 4th National Security Adviser level meeting on ‘Maritime Security Cooperation’, which concluded at the Colombo Hotel Taj Samudra on Saturday (28).
Published: September 11, 2020
China is seeking to set up military facilities in a number of countries, including Sri Lanka, to allow the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to project and sustain military power at greater distances, according to a Pentagon report.
Published: September 08, 2020
Microsoft has recently unveiled Asia Pacific findings from the latest edition of its Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019, which found that Sri Lanka experienced the highest cryptocurrency mining encounters across the region in the last year.
Published: July 27, 2020
NEW DELHI: India plans to build a solar power park in Sri Lanka as part of a strategy to project its presence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) amid Chinese attempts to lure nations into its ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative (BRI), according to reports in the media here.
Published: May 08, 2020
Consequent to a meeting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had with Acting Chinese Ambassador, Hu Wei, on April 29th, at the Presidential Secretariat, China yesterday (7) announced moves to provide a large stock of items, urgently required by Sri Lanka to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as the government prepared to relax the curfew on Monday (11).