[ 2018-05-21 ] Around 70 percent of the debt Sri Lanka is now repaying has been issued before 2015, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said, showing the danger of debt driven economic activity with little private investment. Samaraweera said in 2017, 75 percent of the fore
[ 2018-05-21 ] Flash flood warnings have been issued for residents of several divisions in the country after numerous rivers reaching spill levels. Assistant Director and Media Spokesperson of the Disaster Management Centre Pradeep Koddippili, said evacuation orders have bee
[ 2018-05-21 ] Four persons, including two women, were killed on the spot and 25 others injured when a car coming to Theni from Madurai collided head on with a van going to Peraiyur on Andipatti-Theni Highway at Kanavai near Thimmarasanaickanur in Andipatti block on Sunday.
[ 2018-05-21 ] China launched a relay satellite early Monday to set up a communication link between Earth and the planned Chang’e-4 lunar probe that will explore the mysterious far side of the Moon, which cannot be seen from Earth. The satellite, named Queqiao (Magpie
[ 2018-05-21 ] Rafael Nadal made the best of a rain delay to come from behind in the deciding set and beat defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1 1-6 6-3 in the Italian Open final on Sunday (May 20). The win gave the Spaniard his 56th title on clay – eight of them in