Sri Lankan security forces and intelligence agencies have intensified surveillance and threats against families of victims of enforced disappearance and activists supporting them since Gotabaya Rajapaksa became president in November 2019, Human Rights Watch said today.
A visiting US Congressional delegation, comprising Ami Bera, MD, Chairman, House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Non-Proliferation and Representative George E.
The preliminary report of the four member Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) was handed over to the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday, Presidential Media Division said.
The inaugural meeting of the newly formed Sri Lanka Nidahas Podujana Sandanaya (SLNPS) will take place at Temple Trees today (18) under the patronage of SLNPS Leader, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The Inland Revenue Department has called a meeting of associations representing bakery owners and hotel owners today (18) for a discussion on passing the benefits of reduced VAT and NBT tax concessions onto consumers.
Sri Lanka's Former Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, was ordered further remanded in custody yesterday till February 26 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court.
The SLFP and SLPP have registeted under Sri Lanka Nidahas Podujana Sandanaya .
A Sri Lankan fishing vessel which sailed from Kiramam Thalaimannar on Saturday morning was arrested by the Tamilnadu Police , officials said.
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has decided to extend the suspension of business and activities of the Primary Dealer Unit of Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC (PABC) for a period of six months with effect from 10 am on February 15 in order to continue the investigations being conducted by the Central Bank.
The Hambantota International Port (HIP), with the coronavirus epidemic becoming a serious cause for concern, has put in place several measures to ensure the safety of its staff, environment, and the general public.
Sri Lanka Sunday lodged a formal protest with the US Government over its decision to impose travel restrictions on Lt.
The Navy apprehended three Indian nationals attempting to illegally migrate to Sri Lanka by a dinghy, along with two other suspects on yesterday (14).