Many shops in the north were crowded today as people went about doing last minute shopping for the Deepavali festival which falls tomorrow.
Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) today tabled in Parliament the final report of the Central Bank (CB) Treasury Bonds probe which concluded that former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran was directly responsible for the questionable bond transaction and recommended that legal action be taken against him and other CB officials involved in it.
A consignment of frozen mackerel fish of Norwegian origin imported from Singapore has been seized by the officers of the Central Investigation Bureau of Sri Lanka Customs.
The Finance Ministry in a statement released a list of goods and services the VAT will not be imposed on.
Former Army Intelligence officer, Prem Anada Udalagama, who was remanded for the alleged invelovement in the killing of Lasantha Wickremetunga, former Editor of the Sunday Leader, was released on bail.
he burial slab that many Christians believe once held the body of Jesus Christ has been uncovered by scientists for the first time in centuries.
The COPE report on the Central Bank bond issue was presented to Parliament by the Chairman of the Committee On Public Enterprises (COPE) MP Sunil Handunnetti, a short while ago.
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.