Provinces of Sri Lanka Current Affairs, GK & News

Exercise Western Shield to be conducted by Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan army has decided to conduct its largest ever military exercise titled ‘Exercise Western Shield’ in July 2019 to provide an opportunity for army trainees to march through areas that are not usually accessible to others, except forest conservation authorities. It will see participation of over 5,000 soldiers and will extend from Mannar ..


The festival of historic Esala Maha Perehera started in Sri Lanka

The 10-day festival of the historic Esala Maha Perehera has started in Kandy, Sri Lanka on August 17 with a grand procession. The procession set off from the biggest Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka, Sri Dalada Maligawa at an auspicious time. The Esala Perahera is one of the oldest and grandest of all Buddhist festivals ..


Trincomalee Port

Trincomalee Harbour is a seaport in Trincomalee Bay or Koddiyar Bay, a large natural harbour situated on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka. Recently Sri Lanka allowed India to jointly develop the Trincomalee port (oil tanks farm) in north-eastern part of the country.