Daily archives: January 1st, 2018

Drought with no rain

Nearly 300,000 people remain affected by drought in Northern Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said on Monday that as many as 293,764 people remained affected by the drought in five northern districts of the island country.



Fire Fighters

Fire at Meethotamulla garbage dump

A fire broke out at a section of the massive garbage pile at Meethotamulla this morning, the Police said.



Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

President’s message for the New Year

Every passing moment adds to our knowledge and experience and at the same time, each and every moment of the future will judge our capabilities to face new emerging challenges.



Ranil Wickremasinghe

Prime Minister’s message for the New Year

2018 dawns on us as we recall the victory won in restoring political and social values, in realizing a dream long cherished by the people of this country.