Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today made a statement to Parliament on the state of the economy during which he said that it was time for the country to rise above personal opinions and different political affiliations and come together to take our country forward.
Sri Lanka said Thursday it will reduce its foreign debt by $1 billion by selling off former strongman president Mahinda Rajapakse's vanity projects.
The Norwegian vessel SS Sørlandet, the world's oldest full-rigged ship, is currently in Sri Lanka as part of its two-year circumnavigation of the globe.
The Value Added Tax (VAT) and the Nation Building Tax (NBT) will be effective from November 1, the Ministry of Finance announed today.
A suspect identified as the individual who allegedly attacked and injured a policeman in Kilinochchi with a broken bottle, has been taken into custody.
The low pressure system that is presently situated in the Bay of Bengal has resulted in significant rains falling on the Northern Province after a period of six months.
Three Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy with 2 kilograms of heroin in the seas off Arippu in Silawathura, Mannar.
A fire has broken out at a building along Duplication Road in Bambalapitiya.
Major General Ubaya Medawela has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army.