Sri Lanka can learn a lot from TÃ¼rkiye about accommodating diverse people and cultures, according to a senior politician from the South Asian nation.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses on Saturday suffered by her party.
Due to the high demand during the festive season and the delay in the arrival of the ordered gas shipments to Sri Lanka, limited LP gas stocks will be released to the market until next Wednesday (November 30), The Litro Gas Company said.The post Litro Gas to release limited gas stocks to market until Wednesday appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Although the maximum number of inmates that can be held in the prisons across Sri Lanka is about 13,200, the entire prison system holds more than 26,000 inmates and among them, 16,000 are suspects, the Department of Prisons said.The post Sri Lanka’s prisons overloaded and exceeded capacity by 300% appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Minister of Education, Susil Premajayantha says that the G.C.E Ordinary Level examination for the academic year 2022 will be held at the end of April or the beginning of May, the next year.
An event of the Supreme Lanka Coalition (Uttara Lanka Sabhagaya) had reportedly been organized to be held today (Nov. 27), at the Hanguranketha Cultural Centre.
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has approved power cuts of two hours and 20 minutes on November 28 and November 29.
A young woman has drowned in the Divul Wewa reservoir at the Hindogama area in Anuradhapura.
The Litro Gas Company says that limited LP gas stocks will be released to the market until next Wednesday (Nov. 30).
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The Food Policy Committee that met on November 24 has recommended to reduce the Special Commodity Tax (SCL) rate.
The Department of Prisons says that the number of inmates who are incarcerated for various charges has steadily increased since the beginning of 2022, in every prison of the island, according to the statistical data of the department.
The Food Policy Committee that met on the 24th has recommended to reduce the the Special Commodity Tax (SCL) rate.
Police Special Task Force (STF) personnel have arrested a main associate of notorious organized criminal gang leader known as ÂGanemulla SanjeewaÂ along with a live grenade and 16.2 grams of heroin.
At least 12 students have been injured and hospitalised following a clash between two groups of students of the Ruhunu National College of Education, the Police said.
Chairman of the Public Finance Committee Dr. Harsha De Silva has instructed the officials of the Ministries of Finance and Trade to calculate and give the proper price at which an egg can be sold in consideration of the regulations under the Import and Export (Control) Act No. 1 of 1969 related to the import of poultry feed into Sri Lanka.
A son has attacked his father to death with a club in the Wewaswatta area of Badulla.
Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa says all sectors of the country have collapsed at present while individuals responsible for the present crisis are attempting to rise again.The post Samagi Jana Balawegaya prepared to take to the streets – Sajith appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Serbia’s football association after its team hung a controversial flag depicting Kosovo in their dressing room prior to their World Cup defeat by Brazil. The flag showed an outline of Kosovo filled with the Serbia flag, with the words ‘no surrender’. Tensions are running high between ethnic Serbs and the Albanian-led […]
Protests against Covid restrictions in China appear to have intensified following a fire which killed 10 people in an apartment block in Urumqi. In the city of Shanghai, videos posted on social media by foreign journalists show thousands of people taking to the streets to remember the victims and to protest against Covid restrictions. Hundreds […]
The Parliament committee on High Posts has approved the appointment of new Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane. Wijewardane has already assumed duties at the Foreign Ministry as the new Foreign Secretary. Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said the appointment of four Secretaries to Ministries, a Chairman to a State institution and an Ambassador have been approved […]
Pakistan’s former premier Imran Khan says he could have created a situation like Sri Lanka, but he didn’t. Khan said Saturday his party was quitting the country’s regional and national assemblies, as he made his first public appearance since being wounded in a gun attack earlier this month. Khan, a former cricket star turned politician, […]
Minister of Health, Keheliya Rambukwella states that there is a possibility to provide some remedy for the shortage of medicines within the country, before the end of December.
The Department of Posts says that an increase in the number of postal items sent from Sri Lanka to foreign countries, through the postal department has been observed.
Fame and Flashdance singer Irene Cara has died at the age of 63. The American singer and actress was best known for her title track in the 1980 film Fame, as well as co-writing and singing the smash hit Flashdance… What a Feeling, for which she won an Oscar and a Grammy. She later starred […]
Sri Lanka s Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera on Saturday said that he will take all possible measures to ensure uninterrupted power supply by January next year.
The Department of Meteorology says several spells of light showers will occur in the Northern Province within today.
The Government has enforced a ban on passengers wearing gold jewellery over 22 carats when arriving in Sri Lanka. The move is part of attempts to crackdown on gold being smuggled into the country. State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that passengers arriving with gold jewellery valued over 22 carats must have prior approval […]
A ship carrying 9,000 metric tons of diesel donated by China arrived in Sri Lanka today. The oil tanker “Super Eastern” carrying 10.6 million liters of diesel donated by China to Sri Lanka to be used by farmers and fishermen arrived at the Colombo Port, the Chinese Embassy said. The Embassy said that the unloading […]
Dr. Locana Gunaratna leads drafting of international policy paper on subject Urbanization refers here to rural-urban migration taking place in the Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). The growth of urban population has been a subject of serious discussion in recent years at international level. In 2015, UN member states adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals […]