Day: June 22, 2018

Matara Shooting: One of the injured police officers dies during treatment

One police officer who was injured during the gunfire exchange at Matara this morning, had succumbed to injuries at the Matara General Hospital, police said.

14 individuals linked to LTTE designated by Sri Lankan government

An extraordinary gazette notification was issued against 14 individuals who are close associates of the LTTE, from entering into Sri Lanka.

No room for dictatorship to emerge in the country – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says on January 8, 2015, the people of this country contributed to the change the administration of the country which was increasingly moving towards a dictatorship.

Sri Lanka to increase domestic flights

Sri Lanka on Thursday said it will expand its aviation sector by allowing five new companies to operate domestic flights in the island country.

Sri Lanka thanks PM Modi for grants to run free ambulance service

Sri Lanka on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving a grant of USD 22.8 million for running free emergency ambulance service in the island nation. India had given a grant of USD 22.8 million – USD 7.6 million in first phase in 2016 and in second instalment USD 15.2 million this year – to Sri Lankan government to run free ambulance services.