Day: October 4, 2017

US 2019 Diversity Visa Lottery opens for Sri Lankans

The US Embassy in Colombo announced the start of the 2019 Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also known as the “Green Card” Lottery.

Local and International community lauds govt actions to protect Rohingya refugees

Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe stated that the government has been praised by local and international bodies for the manner in which it responded to the mistreatment of the Rohingya refugees by radical groups in the nation.

Alleged misappropriation of Rs. 21 million of Brian Shaddick

The indictments filed against Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader MP Udaya Gammanpila and another accused for allegedly misappropriating Rs. 21 million following their alleged fraudulent share transaction that took place in 2000 were read out at the Colombo High Court yesterday.