Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka apprehended 5 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities in the seas of Vedithalathive and Maddalampiddi, Mannar along with 5 canoes (Wallam) yesterday.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today recorded a statement from DIG Traffic and Road Safety, Amarasiri Senaratne in connection with the death of former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen.
Cabinet has approved a proposal to redraft the Inland Revenue Act in order to simplify and modernize it, the Government said today.
An international conference in association with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and featuring Nobel laureate Muhammmad Yunus from Bangladesh will be held on July 11-14 to mark Sri Lanka’s golden jubilee of tourism.
Sri Lanka will soon launch a domestic tourism promotion campaign, it was decided by the Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting on Tuesday.
A Sri Lankan student who molested a woman in a HDB lift was jailed for 10 weeks on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka encourages Chinese investment, especially in new technology, a government official of that country said.
Sri Lanka's new government is carrying out a "mop-up" operation after the last administration left the small Asian country in a "debt-trap," the country's finance minister told CNBC Tuesday.
The Sri Lankan Presidential panel set up to suggest amendments to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act of 1951, is likely to recommend raising the minimum age of marriage for Muslim girls from 12 to either 16 or 18, a member of the panel told Express on condition of anonymity.