Day: October 9, 2018

Lanka Hospitals officially opened by President Sirisena

Four months since it started its operations in Seychelles, Lanka Hospitals, the first overseas branch of the Sri Lankan based medical and specialised centre, was officially opened by President Maithripala Sirisena of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in a brief ceremony yesterday afternoon as part of the activities on his three-day state visit.



Sri Lanka Government slow to return land: HRW

The Sri Lankan government has yet to fully restore civilian ownership of land and property nearly a decade since the end of the civil war in 2009, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today.



SRI LANKAN RUPEE DROPS TO NEW LOW

Sri Lankan Rupee has depreciated further against the US Dollar, informed the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).



Sri Lankan arrested South Korea for oil storage tank fire

The police have arrested a Sri Lankan national in its probe of a recent explosion at a local oil storage facility, police officials said Monday.



President will not allow the return of state terror – Sajith

President Maithripala Sirisena, who risked his own life to save the country from despotism, will never betray the people’s mandate and allow the return of state terror and dictatorship, Housing and Construction Minister Sajith Premadasa said.



Sri Lanka entering a dark era of long queues for food and basic goods: Cabraal

Woeful mismanagement of the economy coupled with the resultant steep fall in foreign reserves and the unjustifiable depreciation of the rupee will leave the government with serious cashflow problems in the future and the general public will have to stand in queues across the country…