Seven suicide bombers took part in the devastating attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, a senior investigator said on Monday. Two of the suicide bombers blew themselves up at the luxury Shangri-La Hotel on Colombo’s seafront, said Ariyananda Welianga, a senior official at the government’s forensic division.
Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s prime minister on Sunday, making a remarkable comeback weeks after being ousted by President Maithripala Sirisena under controversial circumstances. Wickremesinghe’s reinstatement, which is expected to end a political crisis that began in late October when he was surprisingly sacked, is an embarrassment for the president.
President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena left here for home this afternoon by concluding his two-day long goodwill visit to Nepal. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav bade farewell to Sri Lankan President Sirisena at the VIP longue of the Tribhuvan International Airport.
India and Sri Lanka are facing each other in an inaugural game of the U-15 SAFF Championship Women Football, kicking off here from today. The match is taking place at Thimphu-based Changlimithang Stadium at 4:00 pm local time. Both the teams are in Group A. This is the second edition of the Championship.
Embassy of Nepal in Sri Lanka organized a tourism promotion programme 'Nepal Night' in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Airlines Corporation and Nepal Travel and Tour Agents (NATTA) on 15 December 2017 at Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. A large number of Outbound Travel Agents/Tour Operators, diplomats, members of Federation