Sri Lanka on Wednesday signed an agreement with a subsidiary of U.S. firm Schlumberger for a $50 million seismic study off the country’s east coast to evaluate any prospective oil resources, a senior government official said.
The Railway Department has registered a complaint with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) that the railway workers on strike have caused damages train engines and compartments, Additional General Manager (Operations) Vijaya Samarasinghe said.
It seems that are many individuals who had benefitted from the Bond Scam. Former Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera is the latest name to become embroiled in this incident after details came to light regarding a bank cheque
Although a batch of flu vaccines is on the way, the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Galle is still under-equipped and underfunded to deal with the current flu epidemic, GMOA Co-Secretary Kanchika Samararatne said on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Center (DMC) on Tuesday said the tri forces along with the police and relief teams had begun a massive clean-up campaign in several districts affected by the monsoonal rains as water levels receded.
Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara who admitted he had received a sum of Rs.1 million from a company affiliated to Arjun Allosius’s Perpetual Treasuries yesterday said 118 other Parliamentarians has taken a sum totaling Rs.1.3 billion for electioneering from the businessman.
Sri Lanka’s top cricket administrators say it is difficult to believe allegations of pitch-fixing in a 2016 test match against Australia which have triggered a probe by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had informed the State Film Corporation Chairman to get the cinema hall owners to provide three dimensional spectacles to viewers who come to watch movies made using high technology.
As the month of June approaches, we realise that the incumbent President now has only 18 full months in office before the last date by which a presidential election should be held and a new president declared elected.