Gulf Times - Lanka
Expat visa service office to open in Lanka on October 12

Expat visa service office to open in Lanka on October 12

The first Qatar Visa Service Centre will open in Sri Lanka on October 12 as part of an initiative to enable expatriate workers to complete work visa-related procedures in their home countries ...

Relations with Lanka at historic high: US

Relations with Lanka at historic high: US

The United States yesterday said that its relations with Sri Lanka had reached a historic high ...

Lanka seeks to ward off dengue crisis

Lanka seeks to ward off dengue crisis

Authorities in Sri Lanka have launched a campaign to stamp out dengue from the country, amid reports of more than 20,000 suspected cases...

Lanka extends graft probe panel term

Lanka extends graft probe panel term

The Sri Lankan cabinet yesterday extended the term of the country’s anti-corruption panel...

Lanka urged to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Lanka urged to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels ...

Lanka predicts uncertain situation for two years

Lanka predicts uncertain situation for two years

Sri Lanka’s Central Bank yesterday predicted that the uncertain economic situation caused due to Britain’s exit from the European Union will last for at least two years.

Lanka denies cluster bombs found in war zones were govt weapons

Lanka denies cluster bombs found in war zones were govt weapons

The Sri Lankan government has denied reports of the discovery of cluster bombs in formerly war-hit areas

Lanka suspends defence project firm

Lanka suspends defence project firm

The Sri Lankan government yesterday suspended a private consultancy firm involved in the construction of the new defence headquarters.

Activists in Lanka press court to sack top banker

Activists in Lanka press court to sack top banker

An influential group of Sri Lankan academics and professionals took legal action yesterday to seek the sacking...

Lanka approves capital gains tax after IMF loan

Lanka approves capital gains tax after IMF loan

Sri Lanka’s cabinet approved yesterday the introduction of a capital gains tax for the first time in 14 years

Lanka party calls for pullout of excess camps

Lanka party calls for pullout of excess camps

Sri Lanka’s main Islamic political party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), yesterday called for removing excess military camps ...

Lanka needs special courts to try corrupts,  says minister

Lanka needs special courts to try corrupts, says minister

Sri Lanka needs special courts to expedite trials of graft cases involving former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse’s aides