Day: August 20, 2018

US Pentagon’s report mentions China’s motive behind Hambantota

The Pentagon has released its annual report on China’s military capabilities, and it noted several developments that could be of concern for U.S. military planners.

Gazette reducing prices of another 25 drugs in two weeks – Minister

Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said the Gazette Notification announcing the price reduction of another 25 medicines, including 10 cancer drugs will be issued within the next two weeks.


Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not qualified to contest the upcoming Presidential election, Higher Education Minister Wijeyedasa Rajapakshe said yesterday.

Train travel to cost more

Railway fares are to be increased for the first time in over a decade. The fares will go up by 15 per cent with the next month, according to the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation.

Vajpayee helped Sri Lanka in war against LTTE: Wickramasinghe

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayeewas a “true friend” of Sri Lanka and had assisted the country in the civil war against the LTTE, Prime Minister