Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Myanmar, Janaka Bandara met with the Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister of Myanmar, Lieutenant General Soe Htut recently at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw. MORE..
7 Jun 2023 (12:05 AM)
Sri Lanka-born Ayesha Smart living in the United Kingdom has become the youngest ever non-white and minority ethnic judge in the Crown Court - which predominantly deals with serious cases of criminal offences in England and Wales. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (10:29 PM)
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through the European Union (EU)-funded BESPA-FOOD (Best Standardized Practices for the Agri-Food Sector) project will support the government to establish a well-coordinated food safety system in the country. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (7:42 PM)
International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday revealed the latest crop of outstanding international performers shortlisted as the candidates for the ICC Men s and Women s Player of the Month Awards for May. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (7:21 PM)
Indian police on Monday seized 240kg of cannabis and arrested eight people at Sullurupeta in Tirupati district of Andhra Pradesh that was planned to be dispatched to Sri Lanka. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (6:10 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted the approval for the proposal to publish the draft Bill on contempt of a court in the government gazette, and subsequently to be tabled in the Parliament for its approval. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (5:53 PM)
The Minsitry of Defence says that the revised Ration Allowance for differently-able retired service personnel on medical grounds and dependents of deceased war veterans due to terrorist acts, is presently being processed and will be paid to them, in due course. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (4:58 PM)
A torrent of water burst through a gaping hole in a dam on the Dnipro River that separates Russian and Ukrainian forces in southern Ukraine on Tuesday, flooding a swathe of the war zone and forcing villagers to flee. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (4:46 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) and to take the necessary steps for legislation to enforce the provisions of the agreement of the treaty s member states to ban "any nuclear weapons test or other nuclear explosion" anywhere in the world. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (4:35 PM)
Sri Lanka Customs has intercepted a container with illegally-imported goods from Dubai to the tune of Rs. 300 million. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (4:32 PM)
The Balapitiya High Court has sentenced a man who was found guilty of serious sexual assault on his eleven-year-old daughter to 110 years in rigorous imprisonment. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (4:28 PM)
An overseas travel ban was imposed on MP Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam today (June 06), on the orders of the Kilinochchi Magistrate s Court. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (3:26 PM)
Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles revealed today (June 06) that a total of 5,400 security officers have been assigned for the protection of individuals who are neither Ministers nor Members of Parliament. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (3:20 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers, on Monday (June 05), gave its approval for a resolution pertaining to the Value-Added Tax (VAT) and the Simplified Value-Added Tax (SVAT). MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (2:31 PM)
The Cabinet approval has been granted to publish the revised national policy and strategic framework for the prevention and control of chronic non-communicable diseases in Sri Lanka in the Government Gazette and to implement it. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (2:12 PM)
The Court of Appeal has postponed delivering the verdict of the petition filed against State Minister Diana Gamage s parliamentary membership. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (1:40 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has green-lighted the proposal to reduce the maximum retail price of 60 medicines with effect from June 15, 2023, and to review the price of medicines every three months. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (1:32 PM)
The Supreme Court has determined that certain clauses of the proposed Anti-Corruption Bill are inconsistent with the Constitution and therefore should be tabled after amendments, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena announced to the parliament this morning (June 06). MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (1:06 PM)
Following days of heavy rainfall, several roads in Bulathsinhala and Walallawita Divisional Secretariat divisions in Kalutara district are inundated, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) says. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (12:17 PM)
A minor tremor with a magnitude of 2.0 on the Richter scale is reported in Gampola, the Geological Survey Mines Bureau (GSMB) says. MORE..
6 Jun 2023 (11:51 AM)