Jun 27, 2017 8:00:18 PM- www.ft.lk
Jayathma Wickramanayake, who has been appointed the new UN Envoy on Youth by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.
The President conveyed his appreciation over Wickramanayake bringing honour to Sri Lanka at international forums and wished her strength and courage to render great service for the...
Jun 27, 2017 8:00:12 PM- www.ft.lk
A discussion on providing alternative lands to the victims of floods and landslides was held yesterday at the Presidential Secretariat.
The details on the land requirements and the identified alternative lands in the districts of Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Hambantota, Colombo and Gampaha were presented to the President by the District Secretaries at the meeting.
The President di...
Jun 27, 2017 8:00:11 PM- www.ft.lk
Following a Cabinet discussion on inconvenience to the public caused by protesters, Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha has been tasked with identifying three suitable locations to hold protests.
Suggestions were made to ensure that protesters are provided with all facilities such as water and sanitary facilities in the designated locations, Minister Mahinda A...
Jun 27, 2017 8:00:10 PM- www.ft.lk
A plane chartered by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection has left the Australian territory in the early hours of this morning with about 20 people - some of them guards and interpreters - onboard, the Australian reported.
Sri Lankan nationals were led up the steps of the plane with a guard on each side, according to the report.
The return of Sri Lankans from Christmas Island to...
Jun 27, 2017 8:00:02 PM- www.ft.lk
By S.S. Selvanayagam
UPFA next-in-line candidate Piyasena Gamage intervened in the appeal filed by Galle District UPFA Parliamentarian Geetha Kumarasinghe, who challenged the Court of Appeal judgment.
He filed intervenient papers crying foul at her for the failure to name him as a respondent whereas he should have been named to the appeal application.
He alleged that she had been ...
Jun 27, 2017 8:00:54 PM- ft.lk
“If the field was not fertile, the crop would be poor, and the farmer must naturally be unhappy about it. If the Sangha was impure, the charity bestowed on them would bring poor results, and the donors must naturally be unhappy about it. This was one reason why kings and the people were so anxious about the unblemished purity of the Sangha” – Venerable Dr. Walpola Rahula Thero&...
Jun 27, 2017 8:00:51 PM- ft.lk
Almost two years into its term, it is difficult to explain away the current Government’s lack of achievements on the economic front. I count the term of the Government from August 2015, rather than January 2015, because the focus in the extended first 100 days of the presidential term was on constitutional reform.
The Foreign Ministry was respo...
Jun 27, 2017 7:40:54 PM- dailymirror.lk
The Ministry of Educations yesterday announced that the date of application for the admission of children to grade one in government schools for 2018 would be extended until July 10.
Jun 27, 2017 6:05:28 PM- dailymirror.lk
Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake said that the government intends to establish diplomatic ties with several new countries and it is important to give priority for commercial diplomacy.
Jun 27, 2017 5:32:18 PM- dailymirror.lk
In a surprising turn of events, the government has decided not to go ahead with the two proposed Indian and Japanese-funded Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) power plants in Sampur, Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said today.
Jun 27, 2017 12:08:40 PM- adaderana.lk
Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, who has been appointed as the new UN Envoy on Youth by United Nations Secretary-General AntÃ³nio Guterres, called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (27).
Jun 27, 2017 10:10:43 AM- adaderana.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena has promoted the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, to the rank of General to be effective from Tuesday (June 27).
Jun 27, 2017 4:08:13 PM- dailymirror.lk
National cricketer Lasith Malinga has pleaded guilty to breaching the terms of contract before a Disciplinary Panel comprised of Secretary SLC Mr. Mohan de Silva, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ashley de Silva and Chairman Disciplinary Committee Mr. Asela Rekawa AAL today.
Jun 27, 2017 3:35:48 PM- dailymirror.lk
Army Commander Lieutenant General Crishantha de Silva has been promoted to the rank of General and is to be appointed as the Chief of Defence Staff.
Jun 27, 2017 9:11:28 AM- LBO.com
Over 130 senior public servants were recently conferred with the Chartered Public Finance Accountancy (CPFA) qualification at the inaugural CPFA Convocation organised by the CA Sri Lanka Public Sector Wing, the Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL), in an effort to strengthen the country’s public financial management. The qualification was granted to […]
Jun 27, 2017 7:08:11 AM- LBO.com
The grand production inauguration ceremony of the Hawassa Industrial Park in Ethiopia that has attracted 18 leading global apparel and textile companies was held on 20th June 2017 at the Industrial Park with the participation of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, senior Ministers of the government, Ambassadors, senior government officials and the company owners […]
Jun 27, 2017 5:34:49 AM- LBO.com
Sri Lanka Cricket today announced that it had called an Emergency meeting of its Executive Committee at 7 pm at SLC Headquarters in order to table & regularize the following agenda items. * Resignation of Mr. Graham Ford * Interim appointment of National Team Head Coach * Disciplinary inquiry against Mr. Lasith Malinga * Under […]
Jun 27, 2017 3:07:23 PM- dailymirror.lk
Postal services countywide came to a standstill today because of the work stoppage launched by the members of the United Postal Trade Union’s Front, Post Master General Rohana Abeyratne said.
Jun 27, 2017 2:38:41 PM- dailymirror.lk
The joint opposition (JO) said today it would take legal action against the government decision to place the Development Lotteries Board (DLB) and the National Lotteries Board (NLB) under the purview of the Foreign Affairs Ministry by violating the Financial Act.
Jun 27, 2017 1:28:44 PM- dailymirror.lk
While promising to upgrade waste disposal services in the province, Western Province Chief Minister Isuru Devapriya said laws would be introduced to stop people from transporting and dumping garbage.
Jun 27, 2017 8:48:56 AM- adaderana.lk
President of Sri Lanka Cricket announced that Nic Pothas had been appointed as the interim Head Coach of the Sri Lanka cricket team. .
Jun 27, 2017 7:01:30 AM- hirunews.lk
Ministry of Health has decided to name two weeks to clean dengue breeding spots, with the intention of controling the dengue spread. ministry further announces that the movement would take place with the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. Read More
Jun 27, 2017 7:00:32 AM- hirunews.lk
Ministry of Education has announced that accepting applications for Grade one admission of students for next year has been extended until 10/07/2017. Read More
Jun 27, 2017 4:47:15 AM- hirunews.lk
Cabinet paper to take over the Neville Fernando hospital to the governemnt and directions on SAITM have received cabinet approval. A Senior Minister told to Hiru news team that the decision was taken today at the cabinet meeting held. Read More
Jun 27, 2017 7:35:28 AM- adaderana.lk
Discussions will be held between C.V. Wigneswaran and R. Sambandan regarding the appointment of the new Ministers of Education and Agriculture of the Northern Province. .
Jun 27, 2017 6:54:35 AM- adaderana.lk
The Ministry of Education announced that the closing date for accepting applications for 2018 admissions to Grade 1 in state schools has been extended till July 10, 2017.
The closing date was previously set for June 30, 2017. .