Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MPs Kumara Welgama and Manusha Nanayakkara have been appointed as members of Parliament's Committee on Public Finance, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena announced in Parliament this morning.
Six suspects who attempted to sell a Walampuri valued at about Rs 20 million to a businessman have been taken into custody by the Special Task Force (STF) in Hambantota.
Stephen Berenger has been nominated by the United National Party (UNP) to fill the Municipal Council seat left vacant by the removal of Matale Mayor Daljith Aluwihare.
A six month grace period to settle electricity bills will be given to domestic, commercial and industrial electricity consumers within areas isolated continuously for more than 14 days, the Cabinet has approved.
A team from the Special Task Force (STF) has recovered 29,000 kilograms of refused tea at a warehouse situated in Kotugoda, Seeduwa, police said.
Six motorbike thefts have been reported in Embilipitiya, Puttalam, Mount Lavinia, Kurunegala, Katugastota and Koswatte police areas during the past 24 hours, police said.
There is no change in interest rates, the Central Bank announced on Tuesday after a meeting of the Monetary Board was held on Monday January 18 where the monthly economic developments were discussed.
No official at the Sri Dalada Maligawa has contracted COVID-19, the Media Unit of the Sri Dalada Maligawa said in a statement.
A 35 year old mother of two children found dead inside her residence in Pooneryn, Kilinochchi yesterday, the police said.
State Minister Piyal Nishantha announced that he has contracted COVID-19 and that he will be following instructions given by health authorities in the next few weeks.
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) received Air Defence equipment and INDRA Mk-II Radar Spares from India under the patronage of Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay, during a ceremony held at the SLAF Base Katunayake on Saturday.
Amnesty International urged the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC), when it meets for its 46th session (22 February – 19 March 2021), to establish an international accountability mechanism to continue to monitor and report on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, and to collect,preserve and assess evidence of gross human rights violations.