Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
 India As It Happens
Rediff Labs will showcase innovative products that rediff is working on behind the scenes.
News   |   Images
Get Realtime News
on your webpage

About 1363 results for "colombo"

Let Realism, not Rhetoric, Define Ties with Colombo
New Indian Express

Let Realism, not Rhetoric, Define Ties with Colombo

The defeat of President Mahinda Rajapakse in the elections he had called, with two years remaining in his second term, demonstrated the vibrancy and maturity of Sri Lankan democracy to its neighbours and to distant capitals, from London to ... New Indian Express, 43 minutes ago

1,020 images for colombo

Eurasia Review, 13 hours ago
Arab News, 13 hours ago
Reuters UK, 5 hours ago
Asian Tribune, 16 hours ago
North Bay Business Journal, 4 days ago
Arab News, 2 days ago
Gulf Times, 1 day ago
Rand, 4 days ago
Brisbane Times, 1 day ago
Business Insider, 1 day ago
Reuters UK

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena appoints top judge Kanagasabapathy Sripavan as chief justice

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's new president has appointed the country's most senior judge as the head of the Supreme Court, a move seen as a bid to bolster the independence of the judiciary which was politicised under the previous regime. Judge ...
 Economic Times5 hours ago Sri Lankan President appoints Tamil as Chief Justice  SahiOnline10 hours ago Sri Lanka president appoints top judge as chief justice  Sify5 hours ago Dharmasri Ekanayake appointed President's Media Director  Lankapuvath3 days ago

2 councils in Sri Lanka's former war zone to go to polls on February 28

COLOMBO: Two local councils in the former Tamil Tigers-ruled northern province in Sri Lanka will go to polls on February 28. Chief Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya today announced that the elections will be held in the Puthukudyiruppu ...
 Economic Times8 hours ago Councils in Lanka's former war zone to go to polls  The Statesman8 hours ago

Rajapaksa's channel taxed

Colombo, 30 January: Sri Lanka's new government has slapped a one-time tax of Rs 1 billion on the only sports television channel in the country which is owned by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa's son. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake slapped ...
 The Statesman21 hours ago Lanka budget hits Rajapaksa family-run channel  Press Trust of India1 day ago SriLanka budget hits Rajapaksa family-run sports channel  The Statesman1 day ago Sri Lanka budget hits Rajapaksa family-run sports channel  Jagran Post1 day ago

India, Sri Lanka discuss voluntary repatriation of Lankan refugees

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - India and Sri Lanka, yesterday (30) held talks on voluntary repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees in the country, within days of deciding to "re-engage" on the issue during a meeting between their Foreign Ministers. ...
 Lankapuvath9 hours ago Modi to Discuss Lankan Refugee Repatriation During Colombo Visit  New Indian Express1 week ago India, Lanka Resume Dialogue on Repatriation of Refugees  New Indian Express17 hours ago

British Foreign Office Minister Swire meets Minister Samaraweera

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera held talks with visiting British Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Hugo Swire at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, yesterday (30). Minister Hugo Swire ...
 Lankapuvath10 hours ago Discussions focused on strengthening Sri Lanka's relations with the EU and Belgium  Lankapuvath1 day ago British Minister to visit Sri Lanka today  Lankapuvath3 days ago Samaraweera's India visit reflects importance Colombo places on New Delhi: MEA  Business Standard1 week ago

Sri Lanka Appoints Minority Tamil as Top Judge

Sri Lanka's former chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake arrives at the Supreme Court complex in Colombo on January 28, 2015. (Agence France-Presse) Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena on today appointed a Tamil judge as the ...
 NDTV1 day ago Sri Lanka's impeached chief justice reinstated  Himalayan times2 days ago President reinstates Sri Lanka's sacked chief justice Shirani  Times of Oman2 days ago Large protests break out in Sri Lanka demanding CJ's resignation  Xinhua News Agency3 days ago

Lanka installs new top judge after furore in parliament

Press Trust of India | Colombo January 30, 2015 Last Updated at 21:05 IST Sri Lanka today appointed Justice K Sripavan, an ethnic-Tamil, its new Chief Justice, days after his predecessor Mohan Peiris was asked to resign following an uproar in the ...
 Business Standard India1 day ago Removing CJ Shirani Bandaranayake and appointing Mohan Peiris instead was null and void in law  Lankapuvath2 days ago Shirani Bandaranayake resumed duties today, will retire tomorrow  Lankapuvath3 days ago Shirani retires; Sripavan to be appointed CJ today  Sri Lanka Island1 day ago
India TV

EU to consider lifting fish import ban on Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of ban on fish exports from Sri Lanka to the EU, the Sri Lankan External Affairs Ministry ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago EU considers lifting fish export ban on Sri Lanka  Mangalorean1 day ago

Sri Lanka keen to cooperate with UN investigation

COLOMBO, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's government has received encouragement from the United Nations to cooperate on an ongoing investigation into its human rights record, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. President Maithripala Sirisena's ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago
Prev | Next
Personalize your Realtimeclose [x]
Add content to your personalized tab - My News
Add upto 6 topics of your interest:
for eg.2g Scam , World
Personalize the tabs display. ( You can add or remove the tabs )
AlertsGet updates on latest news & your favourite topics right in your inbox.Set an Alert|Manage your Alerts


Realtime News

on your Webpage

Add Widget >Get your members hooked!
Related Queries - colombo
Get updated on latest news & your favorite topics right in your inbox!
More     Less