Minister Kanchana Wijesekera says that amendments to the Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Bill, paving way for new suppliers to enter as importers, distributors and retail operators for petroleum products, was approved by the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Power and Energy.
Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Kabir Hashim was unanimously appointed as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) this morning (October 05), Communications Department of Parliament said.The post Kabir Hashim appointed COPA Chairman appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
The final draft of the new resolution on Sri Lanka was submitted to the 51st UNHRC session in Geneva today (05) along with the UN Human Rights High Commissioner s report on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka.
Litro Gas Lanka Limited will reduce the prices of domestic LP gas cylinders with effect from midnight today (October 05).The post Litro reduces LP Gas prices appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
A malfunctioning South Korean ballistic missile blew up as it plowed into the ground Wednesday during a live-fire drill with the United States that was a reprisal for North Korea s successful launch a day earlier of a weapon that flew over Japan and has the range to strike the U.S. territory of Guam.
Canteen owners have decided to increase the price of a packet of Rice and Kottu by Rs.10.The post Sri Lanka’s Canteen owners announce another price increase appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
By Easwaran Rutnam Former Sri Lanka cricketer and ICC Match Referee Roshan Mahanama says he has no plans to enter politics. Responding to a question raised by Daily Mirror, Mahanama said that if he wanted to enter politics he would have done so when he retired from the game. Speculation arose that Mahanama was to […]
Former President Maithripala Sirisena asked him 71 times to take up the post of Prime Minister during the Yahapalana administration, Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa said at Nagoda on Monday (October 03).The post Sajith claims Maithripala Sirisena offered him premiership on 71 occasions appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
The Sri Lankan authorities and the international community must fully incorporate human rights into their responses to the country’s economic crisis, Amnesty International said in a new report todayThe post Human rights compliant recovery measures critical to stop spiraling hunger, poverty in Sri Lanka – Amnesty International appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lan...
The distribution of aid to the Piriven in the remote areas of Sri Lanka to enhance their education, under the courtesy of the Sri Lankarama Buddhist Temple in Singapore was symbolically held yeserday,evening (04) at the President's Office. The event was headed by Secretary to the President Saman Ekanayake.
Dissident SLP MP Prof. Channa Jayasumana has said that the government will not be allowed to use the proposed 22 Amendment to introduce anything detrimental to the country. The Anuradhapura District MP said that it would be advisable for the ruling party to refrain from proposing amendments at the committee stage, other than what were authorised […]
Wednesday 5th October, 2022 The Rajapaksa-Wickremesinghe government has proved once again that probity is anathema to it. Its leaders have engineered the exclusion of dissident SLPP MPs Prof. Charitha Herath and Prof. Tissa Vitharana from the COPE (Committee on Public Enterprises), and the COPA (Committee on Public Accounts), respectively. Never do they baulk at anything […]
By Dr. C. S. Weeraratna firstname.lastname@example.org Sri Lanka is a land of villages. There are around 14,000 of them. According to the Dept. of Census and Statistics, around 80% of the Sri Lankan population live in villages and estates. Most of them are farmers who are supposed to be suitable to be kings if the […]
By DR L M K Tillekeratne Chairman of the National Development Committee of the ACBC It is a well-known fact that one the problems faced by Sri Lanka today is caused mainly by shortage of electricity for domestic purposes and industries. Three decades ago, only 20 % of houses had electricity for lighting. But, today […]
Dr Parakrama Waidyanatha In an article titled ‘Throw more light on green foods’ that appeared in the Island of the 20th instant, Mr Gamini Peiris reports about an eminent doctor’s warning to his friend, who told the doctor that he regularly ate Katurumuringa or Sesbania grandiflora (Sg) leaves thrice a week, to stop eating it […]
Under 19 Division I Cricket Tharusha Nethsara scored his second century of the tournament and Sithuka Gunawardena and Dasith Senal took three wickets each as Isipatana beat Ananda by 93 runs in the Under 19 Division I limited overs tournament match played at BRC ground on Tuesday. Nethsara faced 146 balls and scored nine fours […]