In Local News     Apr 20, 2018        5
The second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) of Sri Lanka Navy, built at the Indian shipbuilding facility - Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL), received its graceful commissioning from the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Eastern...
In Local News     Apr 20, 2018        3
President Maithripala Sirisena, who is in the UK, to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting 2018, will participate in the leaders’ retreat today. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Executive Sessions got underway at Lancaster...
In Local News     Apr 20, 2018        2
In a hard-hitting move Southern Development and Youth Affairs Minister Sagala Ratnayake directed all hotel and restaurant owners in the Southern Province to strictly adhere to the registration process of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (...
In Local News     Apr 20, 2018        2
Petroleum Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunga yesterday said that the decision on increasing prices of fuel marketed by CPC lies in the hands of President and the Prime Minister. “Increasing fuel prices has become the talk of the town these days....
In Local News     Apr 18, 2018        7
President Maithripala Sirisena delivered the key note address at the Commonwealth Business Forum in London today. Addressing the Forum President Sirisena said good business practices a catalyst for good governance, it should uphold rule of law with...
In Local News     Apr 18, 2018        4
Another group of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliamentarians in the National Government are preparing to sit in the opposition at the next session in Parliament, according to political sources.  In the wake of the political crisis which had...
In Local News     Apr 18, 2018        2
State Finance Minister Eran Wickramaratne in a statement has categorically denied claims that the Government is mulling amending the Companies Act to send the details of persons having 25% of shares in public limited companies (PLCs) to the Criminal...
In Local News     Apr 18, 2018        2
Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faizer Mustapha said the government would never hold elections to the provincial councils under the old system or the much criticized PR system, but was ready to introduce amendments to the...
In Local News     Apr 18, 2018        2
Former Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Ministers are demanding the appointment of a new General Secretary for the SLFP. Former Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera said that the SLFP cannot continue under a General Secretary who backs the United...