It is reported that in addition to drug trafficking, the Mannar coast is also being used for turmeric powder smuggling. The Navy has seized 8,245 kilograms of turmeric brought to Sri Lanka by the sea in the past three weeks. Two days ago, a landslide occurred at Daluwa, Norochcholai and Wankalai beaches in Mannar. A stock of dry turmeric weighing about 807 kg was seized by … [Read more...] about Eight tons of dried turmeric seizes by navy
A picture showing Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables being exported to the United States has been posted on Goat's Voice on Facebook and distributed thousands of times in various posts. Sri Lankan airport officials say the photo suggests the fruits and vegetables being exported to Muscat, the capital of Oman, are misleading. This photo was posted on Facebook on August … [Read more...] about Export vegetables and fruits to America from Mattala is a false propaganda
Sri Lankans cook with kerosene lamps amid power outages across the country on August 17, 2020. Photo by Chanuka Liyanage Sri Lanka's island-wide power outage has drawn international attention, with the British Foreign Office issuing a warning to Britons not to visit Sri Lanka. At present there are 8000 British nationals and 10,000 residents in Sri Lanka. The Ministry … [Read more...] about Is the power outage all over Sri Lanka a symbol of the coming dark age?
Controversial political information and advertisements from the United States to Sri Lanka have been heavily criticized on Facebook. Two years ago, Facebook apologized for its role in a recent investigation revealing that the social networking site Facebook was widely used for deadly racial violence against the Muslim community in Sri Lanka. The riots in early 2018 … [Read more...] about Facebook apologizes for using racist attacks on Sri Lankan Muslim community
Students protest against the university admission results issued by the government on 16 August 2010 in Liverpool, UK. Photo / Anudi Nethma Traditionally, school children in England celebrate exam results every year, but this year they are seen as uneasily protesting against the government. Disgruntled English school students are protesting in isolated cities across the … [Read more...] about Student in England unhappy with non-exam results