Day: September 8, 2018

Vijayakala’s pro-LTTE statement AG instructs IGP to file suit

The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to take legal action against former State Minister of Children and Women’s Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran for allegedly making statements to the effect that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam should be re-established and thereby allegedly causing disharmony amongst the ethnic communities.

Sri Lanka on track to be landmine free by 2020

The Sri Lankan government on Friday said the country was on track in achieving its target of being free from landmines by 2020.

Laws to give stern punishments for ragging will be implemented – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the laws to give stern punishments will be implemented in the future against the people who engage in ragging incidents while properly implementing the Prohibition of Ragging Act.

Teplitz is new U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka

The United States Senate has approved the appointment of Alaina B. Teplitz as new US ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.