The Island (Sri Lanka)

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative finds Sri Lanka number 1 among 97 countries in supporting breastfeeding women.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – Malaysia has been receiving huge quantities of illegally imported plastic as many Chinese recycling businesses moved to Malaysia after the Chinese banned plastic imports in 2018.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Retired High Court Judge Padmini Ranawaka questioned by the Colombo Crimes Division over the controversial phone conversation recordings involving MP Ranjan Ramanayake, who has been implicated for intervening in judicial matters.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) -  Attorney General, will no longer appear for ex-President Maithripala Sirisena and ex-Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in the fundamental rights violation petitions filed over the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in April 21, 2019. 

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - The presence of a black leopard in Sri Lanka has been recorded by the Wildlife Department during a research conducted in the major wildlife reserves in the country.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan extends invitation to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to visit UAE.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - European Union’s head of political, trade and communications section in Sri Lanka Thorsten Bargfrede says EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus tax concessions to Sri Lanka would continue until 2023.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - A recording of a phone conversation between MP Ranjan Ramanayake and a foreign correspondent leaked to media reveals journalist advising Ramanayake on how to attract JVP votes to the UNP’s Presidential candidate.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa expresses surprise at the UNP’s opposition to the Millennium Challenge Corporation pact, an agreement championed by the former UNP-led government.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Presidential probe into Easter suicide bombings reveals that, without making further inquiries to verify the original Indian warning received on April 4, 2019, then Senior DIG Nilantha Jayawardena had mysteriously suppressed the issue.