Day: January 1, 2019

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh fail to secure direct qualification to T20 World Cup Super 12s

Former champions Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have failed to get direct qualification for the men’s T20 World Cup’s Super 12s owing to their low rankings and will have to fight for a place in a group stage competition in 2020.



Three-month police operation to seize illegal firearms

The Inspector General of Police has announced a three-month operation to seize all illegal firearms in the country.



Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena granted bail

Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) owner Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena have been granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.



Chinese projects notified that Sinhala and Tamil sign boards must be put up

Minister of National Integration, Official Languages, Social Progress and Hindu Religious Affairs Mano Ganeshan says that steps will be taken to inform the relevant institutions and diplomatic corps regarding Chinese projects implemented in the country that violate the official language policy.



New Year Messages

New year message by President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena says the dawn of the New Year is an occasion to recollect our achievements and failures as well as gains and losses in the year that ended.