COLOMBO, June 26: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday the government would press ahead with a controversial plan to reinsate the death penalty for drug-related offences.

COLOMBO,  April 22: Authorities lifted a curfew in the Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded by a string of bombings that tore through churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday.

COLOMBO, Jan 15 : Bank of China (601988.SS), the country’s fourth-biggest lender by assets, has offered a loan of $300 million to Sri Lanka which can be raised to $1 billion, a source in Colombo with direct knowledge of the matter, told Reuters on Tuesday.

Colombo Process meeting begins

November 15, 2018 11:22 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The meeting of the Colombo Process is taking place in the capital to hold consultations on the common interests and concerns of the migrant workers and to discuss on international migration and work covenants.

Colombo Process meeting tomorrow

November 14, 2018 16:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The meeting of the Colombo Process is taking place in the capital from tomorrow to hold consultations on the common interests and concerns of the migrant workers and to discuss on international migration and work covenants.

BOGOTA, Aug 29: The Colombian government will place $34 million (100 billion pesos) in a fund to help coffee farmers hurt by low international prices, the finance minister and the head of the nation’s coffee growers’ federation said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) is organizing a week-long Nepal Sales Mission to Colombo of Sri Lanka and Bangalore of India from December 14 to 21.

COLOMBO, August 3: An utterly dominant India declared their first innings closed at 622 for nine after the tea interval on the second day of the second test against Sri Lanka on Friday.

COLOMBO, August 3: Cheteshwar Pujara registered his second century of the series while Ajinkya Rahane also notched up a hundred as two of India's most dependable batsmen laid the foundation for a massive first innings total in the second test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.

President on her way to Colombo

May 13, 2017 06:59 am

BANGKOK, May 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is on her way to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, after she departed from Bangkok, Thailand this morning.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Nepali Embassy in Colombo organized a tourism promotion program with the slogan, ‘Nepal: You should visit at least once in your lifetime’ at the Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo recently.

KATHMAN DU, Sept 20: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China Joint Venture Airlines, has announced its direct scheduled flight to Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, from Kathmandu, with effect from October 1, 2016.