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President arrives in New York

President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in New York City this afternoon on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that is taking place this week. President Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa were welcomed by the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the .....

Sri Lanka’s rank for IT/BPM jumps to 16th in the world

Sri Lanka’s global country ranking moves up five places , to become 16th in the A. T. Kearney’s Global Services Location Index (GSLI). GSLI first published in 2004 analyses and ranks top 51 countries worldwide as the best destination for providing off-shoring services, including IT services a .....

Sri Lanka expresses concern about increasing use of armed drones in counterterrorism

Sri Lanka Monday expressed concern at the 27th session of the United Nations Human Right Council in Geneva about the increasing use of remotely controlled armed drones for countering terrorism violating other States' air space and causing civilian casualties. Addressing the panel discussion on the .....

Yal Devi train runs to Jaffna after 24 years

The famous north-bound Yal Devi train reached the Jaffna Railway Station yesterday after 24 years. The express train made a test run from Pallai to the newly constructed Jaffna Railway Station on Monday prior to resuming services next month after a 24-year gap. Minister of Traditional Industri .....

President leaves for New York to address UNGA

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, along with First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa, left last evening on a six-day visit to New York during which he will address the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), taking place at the U.N. headquarters in New York City this week. Pres .....