The Court of Appeal has extended the interim order issued suspending the inclusion of doctors and specialist doctors in the gazette notification on the compulsory retirement of government sector employees.
Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India, Milinda Moragoda met with the External Affairs Minister of India Dr. S. Jaishankar today (31) at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi to review the current status of the relations between Sri Lanka and India. The External Affairs Minister of India and the High Commissioner of Sri […]
China’s efforts to gain the space it lost in Sri Lanka to India have hit yet another stumbling block after it vehemently opposed the invitation to Tibetan Buddhist spiritual guru Dalai Lama. Sri Lanka is a Buddhist-majority country and China’s record of treatment of religious minorities especially Tibetan Buddhists has not been good. China’s image […]
A businessman was murdered in Mount Lavinia late this evening. The Police said the victim was stabbed to death along De Seram Road in Mount Lavinia. The Police said that the murder had taken place over a private dispute involving a close relative. Police investigations over the murder have been launched. (Colombo Gazette)
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) noted that Sri Lanka is still in talks with its official bilateral creditors to secure financial assurances. Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, the Economic Counsellor and the Director of Research of the IMF said that once the assurances are secured, access to IMF financing will be unlocked. “We can confirm that India has […]
The Public Utilities Commission (PUCSL) has unanimously decided not to implement an interim tariff revision with a retrospective effect, PUCSL chairman Janaka Ratnayake said today. The PUCSL has already commenced public consultations on the revised electricity tariff structure proposed by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB). Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekara had said this […]
Sri Lanka’s envoy to the United Nations in Geneva, Himalee Arunatilaka will lead a delegation in Geneva when Sri Lanka’s National Report comes up for consideration at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The Foreign Ministry said that Sri Lanka’s National Report under the 4th Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) comes up for consideration […]
The Catholic Church today rejected the apology extended by former President Maithripala Sirisena over the Easter Sunday attacks. Sirisena had extended an apology to the victims of the Easter Sunday attacks. He expressed regret that the attacks took place when he was President. Sirisena was President at the time of the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks […]
The members of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) have unanimously decided not to implement an interim electricity tariff revision with a retrospective effect.The post PUCSL decides not to implement interim tariff revision with retrospective effect appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
The Government today asserted that it will not scrap the Independence Day celebrations to be staged in Sri Lanka. Cabinet Spokesman Bandula Gunawardena said that despite the economic issues faced by the country, Independence Day celebrations will go ahead. There have been wide calls for the Independence Day celebrations to be cancelled this year owing […]
In a note to the Cabinet, President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policies, stated that the Government revenue at present (January 2023) is far below the monthly expenditure for the month of January 2023.
Voters who suffer from either partial or full visual impairment, or any other physical disability, will be allowed to be accompanied by another to the polling station to assist them when casting their vote at the upcoming Local Government (LG) election.
Brazil s former President Jair Bolsonaro has applied for a six-month tourist visa to remain in the United States, his lawyer said, as the far-right politician faces an investigation at home into accusations he helped incite this month s riot in the Brazilian capital.
The Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) inflation based on the Colombo Consumer Price Index (CCPI) decreased to 54.2% in January 2023 from 57.2% seen in December 2022, the Department of Census and Statistics reported.
Father Jude Chryshatha, the National Director for Social Communication, has asserted the Catholic Church s refusal of former President Maithripala Sirisena s recent apology for the Easter Sunday terror attacks of 2019.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved loans of $4.7 billion to Bangladesh for disbursal starting immediately, making it the first to secure such funds out of three South Asian countries that applied last year amid economic trouble.
Former Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he would contest the next presidential election with the support of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).The post Maithripala Sirisena says he will contest next Presidential Election appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed all public officers to refrain from obtaining goods and services on credit basis.The post President instructs public officers to refrain from using credit services appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.