In response to the strike actions launched by several Railway Trade Unions including drivers and guards today a group of train commuters staged a protest outside the Fort Railway station blocking one lane of the Olcott Mawatha, from 3.00 pm today.
The Court of Appeal will deliver its judgement today (08) regarding the Contempt of Court action filed against Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera over his alleged offensive behaviour inside the Homagama Magistrate’s Court on January 25, 2016.
Sri Lanka today mourned the death of veteran Indian politician M K Karunanidhi. President Maithripala Sirisena tweeted saying he was deeply saddened by the death of Karunanidhi and expressed his condolences to Karunanidhi’s family.
Over 163,000 Chinese tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka from January to July this year, making China the second largest market for Sri Lanka tourism, statistics from the Tourism Ministry showed here on Tuesday.