The Cabinet has approved a proposal presented by Transport & Civil Aviation Minister, Nimal Siripala de Silva to purchase 50 electric buses for the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) in order to improve urban public passenger transport service.
Petitioners of a case filed in Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Wednesday challenging a decision to revoke an order to allow women to be employed in places of the production and sale of alcohol, were scrambling together on Thursday to prepare a revised petition.
United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Ranjith Zoysa has been removed as the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Chief Organizer for the Rakwana Electorate in the Ratnapura District.
The Ceylon Electricity Board Joint Trade Union launched a protest opposite the CEB headquarters.
The Colombo Additional Magistrate today issued an arrest warrant for Malaka Silva, son of former Minister Mervyn Silva.
The Secretary to the Bond Commission that inquired into the Issuance of Treasury Bonds, forwarded the Soft Copy of its Final Report, to the President.
President Maithripala Sirisena says that he has instructed the Attorney General, the Director General of the Bribery Commission and other relevant officials to proceed with legal action based on the final report of the Bond Commission.
Two shops at Moraya in Lindula were gutted by fire this morning.
A 39-year-old man was shot and killed by two unidentified gunmen at Sewanagala in Embilipitiya this morning (18).
A group of female rights activists cum veteran professionals on Wednesday petitioned Sri Lanka's Supreme Court challenging a controversial Government decision to revoke an order to allow women to be employed in places of the production and sale of alcohol.
Free Postage Facilities for Members of Parliament (MP) s and Members of Provincial Councils have been increased with effect from this month.