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COVID-19: Philippines extends travel ban for those coming from India and nine other countries till Aug 15

The countries include India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, President Rodrigo Duterte said

Published on 30th July 2021
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Over 2.36 lakh Sri Lankan teachers boycott online classes to protest against arrest of education activists

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka stated that quarantine by regulation is meant for those contracting or suspected to have contracted COVID-19 and not to punish/deny fundamental rights

Published on 12th July 2021
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LPU bags Rs 9 crore project to lead research in sports education across India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia

Under this project, the consortium will research models and strategies followed for imparting sports education at different levels of education in India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia

Published on 27th January 2021
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Jaffna varsity VC promises to rebuild Mullivaikal War Memorial after widespread protests

The VC assured that he was following the Sri Lankan government’s orders and that following the backlash from across the world, they had decided to lay the foundation stones

Published on 11th January 2021
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TN leaders enraged after Mullivaikkal War Memorial razed to the ground at Jaffna University 

Thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils were killed Mullivaikal massacre also known as the ‘War without Witnesses’ took place in 2009 

Published on 10th January 2021
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TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami 'strongly condemns' demolishing of war memorial at Jaffna University

The memorial was built in 2018 in memory of the people and students who died in the Mullivaikkal war in 2009 between the Tamil extremist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Sri Lankan govt

Published on 10th January 2021
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To bring issues like gender equality to the fore, this Hyderabad-based group teaches lessons with a twist 

In an exchange programme facilitated by youth-run organisation AIESEC, Salamullah visited Sri Lanka in June-July 2018 and he taught English and Gender Equality as subjects in six schools

Published on 23rd August 2020
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After a four-month closure, schools reopen fully in Sri Lanka

Schools were re-opened for selected grades in July but were closed again after few days following the threat of a fresh outbreak of the novel coronavirus

Published on 10th August 2020
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Sri Lanka shuts schools again after a spike in COVID-19 cases

In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry said the decision to shut schools was taken after nearly 400 patients a rehabilitation center were infected with the virus in the past three days

Published on 13th July 2020
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Schools in Sri Lanka partially open after being shut for nearly three months

Strict health guidelines were followed as students were subjected to temperature checks, frequent washing of hands and wearing face masks

Published on 7th July 2020
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Schools to reopen in Sri Lanka from Monday after over 3-month-long COVID-19 lockdown 

Ranjith Chandrasekera, the additional secretary to the ministry, said students from Grades 5, 11 and 13 will resume schooling on Monday

Published on 6th July 2020
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Around 200 children in Sri Lanka lost family members in Easter bombings: report

The victims included over 40 foreigners, 10 of whom were Indians. The livelihood of 75 families have been disrupted due to the injuries sustained to their family members

Published on 8th May 2019

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