A five-member ministerial committee headed by Minister Sarath Amunugama has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to look into the grievances of the protesting railway employees, Presidential Secretariat said.
Three top leaders of National Freedom Front including Deputy leader Weerakumara Dissanayake, NFF National Organizer Piyasiri Wijeynayake and its member of North-Central Provincial Council P.
Lord Naseby has hit back at the British High Commission in Colombo that tried to circumvent the evidence emanating from the despatches of its own Defence Attache' that rejected the highly inflated figures of civilian deaths in the last months of the anti-LTTE war.
Sri Lanka on Monday received the second consignment of 1,000 tons of rice from China, to be distributed to the drought struck victims in the island country, Xinhua reported.
President Maithripala Sirisena requested all train drivers and other railway staff who are on strike to report for duty taking into consideration the difficulties faced by school children who sit for exam and the general public.
Twenty-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters early today, an official said.
A Sri Lankan maid in Sharjah who allegedly stole her employer's gold necklace was caught after she posted a photo on Facebook showed her wearing it, a Sharjah court has heard.
A recent study carried out to assess doctors' knowledge of diagnostic features and co-morbidities of childhood autism in a tertiary care hospital has found that around 50% of Sri Lankan doctors were unaware of some of the signs and symptoms of it, News Medical LifeSciences reported.
Eight railway unions which were on strike have decided to report back to work.
Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during a meeting in Colombo yesterday.
TI Cycles of India, one of the leading bicycle manufacturers in India and part of the Murugappa Group, has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Sri Lankan bicycle maker Creative Cycles (Pvt) Ltd and Great Cycles (Pvt) Ltd.