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Sri Lanka Telugu community fears decline of traditional ways

KUDAGAMA, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Telugu community, whose nomadic lifestyle has increasingly clashed with the modern world, is facing another threat that could hasten its decline: the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the smallest ethnic community in the country who speak Telugu language of South Indian origin did not have permanent addresses until…
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Sri Lanka to hold general elections on August 5

Colombo,Sri Lanka Sri Lanka will hold the parliamentary elections on August 5, more than three months late because of the coronavirus, the election commission said after health authorities gave their approval. A mock election will be held…

Sri Lanka averts $1.5bn foreign debt default

The Sri Lankan government Friday secured parliamentary approval to avert a debt default of $1.5 billion after the annual budget was blocked by a seven-week political crisis. During the last day of the legislature for 2018, MPs voted 102 to…