The political parties representing the Tamil community in the northern and eastern parts of the island have agreed on three preliminary steps to resolve the issues faced by the Tamil community.
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The 81st Madras-Colombo Rowing Regatta came was held today (November 26) at the Colombo Rowing Club.
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Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva has directed relevant authorities to remove all uncleared goods at the port within a period of two months.
The government has decided to enforce the law against the air passengers who smuggle in gold into Sri Lanka, State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says.
The National Council has discussed at length the establishment of a special statutory body to oversee the implementation of its proposals and recommendations.
Admission cards will not be issued for the Grade 05 Scholarship exam this year, the Commissioner-General of Examinations says.
Every government worker should report to work wearing official dress from next week based on the respective institution's policies, the State Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government said.The post Circular on Dress Code for Sri Lankan Government workers from next week appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
The Sri Lankan Government has decided to implement law against people who come to Sri Lanka as air passengers for the purpose of smuggling gold articles unnecessarily, State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said.The post Sri Lanka to implement Law against Gold smugglers appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
A total of 231,982 candidates among those who faced the 2021 G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination have qualified for the G.C.E. Advanced Level examination.
Sri Lanka s Foreign Minister Ali Sabry has called on Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Official Residence in Dhaka on Friday (Nov 25).
A total of 10.6 million litres (9,000 metric tonnes) of diesel donated by China reached Sri Lanka today (Nov. 26), the Embassy of China in Colombo said in a tweet.
The Public Health Inspectors have intercepted a lorry distributing chilli flakes adulterated with salt and wheat flour.
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MP Duminda Dissanayake is expected to be appointed as the new Minister of Power. SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera alleged that Dissanayake had struck a deal with the Government in order to vote in support of the 2023 budget. He said that there is strong speculation the deal includes appointing […]
The tourist arrivals to the country for the first 20 days of November totalled 37,490, resulting in the total number of international visitors entering the country crossing the 600,000 mark.The post Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka cross 600,000 mark appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Although the prevailing high interest rate regime may discourage investments, Central Bank (CB) Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe asserted that curtailing inflation is more critical for the survival of businesses over low interest rates and to avert a Zimbabwe-like scenario.The post Curtailing inflation critical to avert Zimbabwe-like scenario – CBSL Governor appeared first on Sri Lanka News...
The results of the GCE Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination 2021 (held in 2022) was released today (November 25) and the results can be viewed on the Examination Department website www.doenets.lk or www.results.exams.gov.lkThe post 2021 G.C.E. Ordinary Level exam results released appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Members for independent commissions will be appointed after December 08, the Office of Speaker of Parliament says.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Sri Lanka welcomed a contribution of EUR 500,000 (approximately LKR 190 million) from France towards its emergency response for children and families affected by the country s worst economic crisis in decades.
National Sports Council Chairman Arjuna Ranatunga has called for an investigation into claims that a pastor is giving directions to Sri Lanka cricket. Ranatunga alleged that some members of the Sri Lanka Cricket board who are silent on the recent allegations, might be involved in those activities. “This is a virus,” he added, saying it […]
The Colombo Fort Magistrate s Court has granted permission to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to record statements from Thilini Priyamali, who is accused of massive financial fraud.
Squid Game actor O Yeong-su has been charged with sexual misconduct, South Korean judicial officials say. The 78-year-old is accused of touching a woman inappropriately in 2017, officials said. Mr O has denied the allegation, local media report. He became the first South Korean actor to win a Golden Globe award for best supporting actor […]
Some 2,500 naked volunteers have posed in the early morning light on Sydney’s Bondi Beach for an artwork designed to raise awareness of skin cancer. The installation is American photographer Spencer Tunick’s latest project, aimed at encouraging Australians to get regular skin checks. Legislation was changed to allow public nudity on the beach for the […]
Mark Waugh has rubbished rumours of a rift between current and former members of the Australian men’s cricket team, describing the claims as ‘rubbish’. Reports have circulated in recent weeks that a host of Aussie greats are unhappy with the treatment of former coach Justin Langer and not on speaking terms with the current group of players. […]
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Matara, Hambanthota, Ampara and Jaffna districts during the afternoon or night.
By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana The recent climate talks in Egypt have left us with a sobering reality: The window for maintaining global warming to 1.5 degrees is closing fast and what is on the table currently is insufficient to avert some of the worst potential effects of climate change. The Nationally Determined Contribution targets of […]
CEB records Rs 6 billion profit in October By Anuradha Hiripitiyage The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) recorded a profit of six billion rupees in October, Electricity Users Association (EUA) Secretary Sanjeewa Dhammika told the media yesterday.Dhammika said that if the CEB increased the price of electricity again, the EUA would take legal action. “There are […]
Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay on Thursday (24) reiterated their commitment to Sri Lanka’s capacity building endeavours in line with India’s ‘Neighbourhood First Policy’. Baglay emphasized that training engagements between the Armed Forces have instilled a spirit of brotherhood and interoperability amongst the services and form the foundation of their abiding bonds. ...