Sri Lanka’s electricity tariffs to increase by 75%

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) today granted permission to increase the electricity tariff by 75% from tomorrow (August 10), PUCSL Chairman Janaka Rathnayake said.

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UNFPA appeals for US $ 10.7 Million to meet urgent needs of Lankan women and girls affected by economic crisis

In an effort to deliver life-saving healthcare to more than two million women and girls in Sri Lanka over the next six months, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched an appeal for US $ 10.7 million to cater to the vulnerable groups.

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Cabinet nod to revise water and sewerage tariffs

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to revise the tariffs for water and sewerage in Sri Lanka.

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Cabinet approves cost-based pricing formula for domestic LP Gas

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved to implement a cost-based price formula for domestic LP Gas (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) and revise it each month.

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Price of rice packet and cup of plain tea reduced

The All Ceylon Restaurant Owners’ Association has reduced the price of a rice packet by 10 percent.

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Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe needs to end crackdown – Human Rights Watch

Sri Lanka’s new president, Ranil Wickremesinghe, should ensure that his administration adopts measures to protect the basic rights of all Sri Lankans, Human Rights Watch said in a letter published today

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JVP withdraws from the discussion with the President on all-party Government

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says that it will not participate in the discussion scheduled to be held today (August 09) with President Ranil Wickremesinghe regarding an all-party Government.

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Litro Gas prices reduced

Litro Gas has reduced the price of domestic LP gas cylinders with effect from midnight today (August 08), Litro Chairman Muditha Peiris said.

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Permission granted to build 50 more Lanka IOC fuel stations in Sri Lanka

The Lanka IOC Company has informed the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) that it has received permission to build 50 more fuel stations in Sri Lanka.

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Joseph Stalin granted bail

General Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers’ Union (CTU) Joseph Stalin has been granted bail by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court.

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Sri Lanka Investigates regarding death of a leopard in Hatton

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Wildlife Mahinda Amaraweera has instructed the Secretary to the Ministry to conduct a probe over the death of a leopard in the Summer Hill section of the Hatton Wanaraja Estate.

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Nethmi Ahinsa returns to Sri Lanka with the bronze medal

Nethmi Ahinsa Fernando Poruthotage who won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham has arrived in Sri Lanka.

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Ten Sri Lankans vanish from Commonwealth Games

Ten members of Sri Lanka’s Commonwealth Games contingent in Birmingham have disappeared in a suspected attempt to remain in Britain, a top sports official from the island nation told AFP on Sunday.

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Chinese embassy seeks urgent meeting with Sri Lankan authorities

China’s embassy has sought an urgent meeting with senior Sri Lankan authorities after Colombo sought a deferment of the planned docking of a high-tech Chinese research vessel at the strategic Hambantota port over which India raised concerns, sources said.

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Sri Lanka asks China to defer arrival of ship after India objects

Sri Lanka has asked China to defer the planned visit of a Chinese survey ship to the island country after an objection from India, a government source told Reuters on Sunday.

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3,899 MT gas shipment to reach Sri Lanka tomorrow (August 08)

The Litro Gas Company says that another ship carrying 3800 metric tons of gas is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow (August 08).

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