The Colombo Fort Magistrate today issued an open warrant for the arrest of former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga.
Police have closed Galle Road for vehicular traffic from Kollupitiya Junction towards Galle Face due to a protest march being conducted by employees of the Survey Department.
The names of members elected to Local Government bodies at the February 10 Local Government (LG) Election have been gazetted.
President Maithripala Sirisena placed a floral tribute at a memorial to those who lost their lives during the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack during World War II.
About 250 demonstrators including Sri Lankans gathered outside the UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday in a protest organised by The Association of Sri Lankan Muslims in North America (Tasmina), which asked the UN to intervene and hold the Sri Lankan government responsible for the recent Digana incident and to bring rioters to justice, the Gulf Times reported.
Water supply to the Galle Municipality area has been stopped temporarily due to a fire at the water purification plant in Wakwella, the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB) announced.
The Sri Lanka Airforce battled a fire for more than two hours in the Tissamaharamaya area with the assistance of the villagers to bring it under control yesterday.
Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA), the voice of the shipping industry, has welcomed an initiative by the Ministry of Ports and Shipping and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) to ensure that terminals work in collaboration with each other to improve overall efficiency of the Colombo Port.
The government will be closely examining the working hours of women in the workplace with prospects of reforms, State Minister for Finance Eran Wickramaratne said today.
Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today issued an arrest warrant on former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran.
President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Telecommunications Regulartory Commission (TRC) to remove the temporary ban on Facebook with immediate effect.