A final proposal on wages to plantation workers was presented at a meeting on Friday between the Minster of Labour Nimal Siripala de Silva and the Chairmen of all Sri Lankan Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs).
An Agrarian Service Officer who obtained a bribe of Rs 30,000 from a farmer organization in the Nochchiyagama area was sentenced to a 10 year Rigorous Imprisonment by Colombo High Court Judge Adithya Patabendi.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open Ferentino Tire Corporation- PVT Ltd, largest tyre and radial tyre manufacturing factory in South Asia yesterday.
Sri Lanka can commence charter flights from mid-2021, in the post COVID-19 phase, said Regional Manager (Southeast Asia) of the Sri Lankan Airlines, Mohan Meegolla, at a meeting organized by the Foreign Ministry.
Two staff members of the hotel in Galle where the England Cricket Team is currently staying in have tested positive for COVID-19, health authorities confirmed today.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Kosgoda by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) while transporting 18 kilograms of Ice (crystal methamphetamine) inside a luxury bus, police said.
The Department of Labour has initiated Phase 2 of its e-survey on private business ventures in the country that have been impacted by COVID-19.
Fifteen MPs who underwent PCR tests on Wednesday have tested negative for COVID-19, Parliament sources confirmed.
Heavy afternoon showers (about 100 mm) are forecasted at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.
The pandemic relief period provided to pay fines for expired traffic fine receipts at post/sub post offices will end today( 15), Post Master General Ranjith Ariyaratne said.
An England cricket fan who waited 10 months in Sri Lanka to watch his team play was escorted away by police before a ball had been bowled in the first Test on Thursday (14).
The Hindu community in the country celebrated Thai Pongal today (14) under COVID-19 health guidelines.