Government to develop Muthurajawela Wetlands under Ministry of Environment

The government has decided to bring the Muthurajawela Wetlands under the purview of the Ministry of Environment and the Urban Development Authority (UDA).

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100,000 jobs recruited will not be allocated to the Department of Health Services

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says those who have been recruited under the 100,000 employment opportunities programme will not be absorbed into the cadre of  the Department of Health Services.

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Sri Lanka slams resolution on ‘deteriorating’ rights

Sri Lanka on Tuesday (23) urged the UN Human Rights Council to reject a forthcoming resolution voicing “serious concern” over the “deteriorating” rights situation in the country.

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Sri Lanka, Pakistan ink MoUs on Tourism, Investment, Technology and Education

Sri Lanka and Pakistan inked several pacts ranging from tourism, investment, technology to education while reaching a mutual consensus for information as part of an ambitious action plan to curb arms and drug smuggling yesterday during bilateral talks between Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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Pakistan Prime Minister arrives in Sri Lanka

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Sri Lanka a short while ago on a two day-visit.

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Upul Tharanga retires from International Cricket

Senior Sri Lanka cricketer Upul Tharanga has decided to retire from International Cricket.

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Prime Minister instructs to develop Kolonnawa

Minister of Urban Development & Housing, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has advised the Urban Development Authority to take appropriate measures to develop Kolonnawa which has not been properly developed for many years.

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India allows Imran Khan’s aircraft to use its airspace for Sri Lanka tour

The Indian government has allowed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s aircraft to use its airspace for his visit to Sri Lanka, Indian media reported.

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Sri Lanka to receive 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses on Thursday

A consignment of 500,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is expected on Thursday night from Serum Institute of India, Acting Health Minister and Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals State Minister Channa Jayasumana said yesterday.

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Ranjan’s life in danger – Sajith

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday (22), visited Angunakolapelessa Prison, to meet incarcerated SJB MP Ranjan Ramanayake. “Ramanayake’s life is in danger and the Government should take responsibility if anything happens to him,” Premadasa said, after the meeting.

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Man arrested for promoting LTTE leader Prabhakaran on Tik Tok

A 25-year old man was arrested for promoting pictures and videos of terrorism and LTTE Leader Velupillai Prabhakaran on TikTok social media platform.

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Environment Minister opposes arming farmers to fight crop damage caused by wild animals

Arming farmers is not a solution to the problem of crop damage caused by various animals, Environment Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says.

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Sri Lanka confirms 5 more COVID-19 deaths

Five more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported in Sri Lanka, the Department of Government Information confirmed a short while ago.

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Centre to ensure Tamil refugees in Sri Lanka live in peace: Rajnath Singh

Asserting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a “personal relationship” with Tamil Nadu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that the central government is committed to ensuring that Tamil refugees in Sri Lanka live with peace, equality and dignity.

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Sri Lankan Cricketer Lahiru Kumara tests positive for COVID-19

Sri Lanka Fast bowler Lahiru Kumara has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been dropped from the West Indies tour.

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UNP ready to rectify mistakes & return to power

The United National Party says it is committed to serve the party supporters and the public after gaining power once again.

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