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Sri Lanka Muslim party quits government

Main Muslim party pledges to support opposition in protest over president's sweeping powers and "religious intolerance".

More rain forecast for flood-hit SE Asia

Forecasters say more rain could worsen flooding in Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, where 200,000 have been displaced.

10 Years on, What the Tsunami Taught Me

By Sadna Samaranayake December 26 marks the 10 year anniversary of one of the worst natural disasters we have witnesses in our time. The Asian Tsunami claimed nearly 230,000 lives across Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. About...Show More Summary

Sri Lanka floods, mudslides kill 14

Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 14 people in Sri Lanka and driven 80,000 from their homes, police and officials said Friday, as the country marked the 10th anniversary of the tsunami.

Somber Scenes as World Mourns Pakistani Children Slain in Peshawar Attack

Vigils remembering those killed when a group of Taliban gunmen stormed an army school in Peshawar, Pakistan, have taken place around the world, from Canada to Tanzania and Sri Lanka.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2014 Live Streaming Online

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Live Streaming Online Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Live Streaming Watch Online New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Live Streaming here. Sri Lanka and New Zealand first Test series to begin on December 26th 2014. December will be seeing a series of test matches and other format matches being played between international teams […]

5 Insane, Terrifying Cases Of Mass Disappearance

5 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

People tend to disappear in Sri Lanka. So much so, that the white vans they use as kidnap vessels have become a part of the local culture.

Tsunami Orphans: The Heartwarming Story Of Two Brothers Who Lost Their Parents

A decade after being orphaned in the 2004 tsunami, British brothers Rob and Paul Forkan are successful entrepreneurs giving back to the people who helped them by building their first orphanage in Sri Lanka. The brothers were just 17Show More Summary

Next Up: Gulf Air Business Class To Bahrain!

I'm slowly enroute to Colombo, as I'll be originating my Etihad A380 inaugural flight journey from there, thanks to the relatively cheap first class fares published out of Sri Lanka. I had a bit of a detour to Toulouse this week forShow More Summary

Google expands Android One to Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Android One, Google's effort to improve and standardize phones that cost under $100, is expanding. After launching in India earlier this year, Android One devices will go on sale in Bangladesh, Nepal,…

Remembering the tsunami disaster, 10 years later

last weekNews : BlogPost

Swimming in the waters off Sri Lanka on December 26, 2004, Michael Dobbs thought the day couldn’t get any better. “It was the most idyllic, peaceful day that you could imagine,” Dobbs said. The former Washington Post reporter and his family were vacationing on Taprobane, the private island that his brother, hotelier Geoffrey Dobbs, purchased […]

Google expands Android One to Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

After launching the Android One initiative earlier this year in India, Google has announced that the program is being expanded to cover Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The Android One devices are expected to go on sale in these countries over the coming weeks.

Remembering the tsunami disaster, 10 years later

last weekNews : BlogPost

Swimming in the waters off Sri Lanka on December 26, 2004, Michael Dobbs thought the day couldn’t get any better.“It was the most idyllic, peaceful day that you could imagine,” Dobbs said.The former Washington Post reporter and his family were vacationing on Taprobane, the private island that his brother, hotelier Geoffrey Dobbs, purchased in the mid-1990s.Read full article >>

Android One phones coming to Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Following its launch in India back in September, the Android One program is coming to three other countries in the Indian subcontinent over the next few weeks. Google says that Android One devices will soon go on sale in Bangladesh,Show More Summary

Google Expands Its Android One Initiative To Bangladesh, Nepal And Sri Lanka

Back in June, Google introduced its Android One program to improve the affordable smartphone experience in emerging markets. The project debuted in India in September, and it is making its first expansion to cover neighboring Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Read More

In Sri Lanka’s Post-Tsunami Rise, China Is Key

When the Indian Ocean tsunami pulverized much of a Sri Lankan town 10 years ago, locals wondered if it would ever recover. Then China stepped in.

What is Holding Women Back in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka has done much toward promoting health and education opportunities for women. Yet several factors keep the country from translating these achievements into female economic participation.

Asian Seniors and Amateur Chess Championships 2014 concluded

Buddhika Amarasinghe of Sri Lanka won the Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2014 convincingly with a 7.5/9 score to win by a clear margin.This event was held from December 5-12, 2014 at the beautiful Citrus Resort Hotel. It was organised...Show More Summary

Sri Lanka Opposition Vows to Scrap China Port Deal if Wins Election

A leader of Sri Lanka's opposition said he would scrap a $1.5 billion deal with China Communications Construction Co Ltd to build a port city if the challenger

Deadly tsunami recalled on Smithsonian Channel

last weekHealth : The Checkup

It’s been 10 years since a huge earthquake erupted beneath the Indian Ocean, creating a tsunami that unleashed waves as high as 100 feet across the coastlines of Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and 15 other countries.Read full articl...

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