The report compiled by the team of Japanese experts on the reasons for the Meethotamulla tragedy and proposals on how to avoid a similar disaster in future was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday.
One fisherman has been killed and four others injured after a gas tank onboard a fishing trawler exploded at the Hambantota Fisheries Harbour.
Fifteen persons were injured due to a collision between a lorry and a private bus at Bentota along the Colombo-Galle Road this morning.
Shareholders at Browns Beach Hotels PLC, part of the Harry Jayawardena-controlled Aitken Spence Group, on Monday defeated a resolution to issue 53 million new issues to raise over a billion rupees in debt financing.
A meeting regarding the ongoing release of land in the North and East occupied by the armed forces was held at the Ministry today, defence Ministry said.
Six local fishermen who were engaging in illegal fishing practices using dynamite in the sea area off Kuchchaveli arrested by Navy personnel yesterday, Navy said.
Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake speaking at the U.
Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Hharsha De Silva is to testify before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the controversial Central Bank bond issue on April 26, Commission sources said.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for India tomorrow for an official visit, Prime Minister office said.