Recent political developments in Sri Lanka have triggered uncertainty over reform momentum and fiscal consolidation while prolonged upheaval could undermine investor confidence ahead of large external debt maturities in 2019-22, Fitch Ratings warned in a report on Thursday.
The National Vesak Week has been declared from today till May 2.
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested a former Navy officer over ongoing investigations into the Avant Garde floating armoury, police said.
The most revered Relics from Sarnath, India would be in Sri Lanka for public exposition on the occasion of Vesak, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said.
All liquor shops,slaughter houses,casinos,betting centers and clubs should be closed down on April 29, 30 as both days declared as Vesak days,the Government Information Department said.
The UNP Working Committee today approved all the names proposed for top slots in the party's new Politburo with objections raised by some senior members.
A Sri Lankan origin Canadian citizen was among the 10 victims who passed away due to the van attack on pedestrians that took place in North Toronto on 23rd April 2018 at 1.
Perpetual Treasuries (PT) Owner Arjun Aloysius and PT CEO Kaun Palisena were today further remanded by the Colombo Fort Magistrate until May 10.
President Maithripala Sirisena handed over a letter of appointment to Ms.
The United National Party yesterday decided to appoint Minister Kabir Hashim as the new Chairman of the UNP.