Sri Lanka's proposal for an additional two-year period to implement the human rights resolutions adopted in 2015, was approved at the 40th UNHRC session in Geneva a short while ago.
The Presidential Secretariat has dismissed claims that the Singaporean government had not been notified on the extradition of former Central bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran.
President Maithripala Sirisena has claimed that politicians and racketeers were responsible for destroying forest cover in countries where wars were not being fought.
Headline inflation in Sri Lanka as measured by the year-on-year change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI, 2013=100)1 increased to 2.
Sri Lanka will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese government for a USD 1 billion (Rs 178 billion) loan from the Chinese Exim Bank for the construction of the first phase of the Central Expressway project tomorrow (Mar 22).
An unfortunate mix-up took place in India recently where a couple mourning the death of their son in Saudi Arabia received the mortal remains a Sri Lankan woman.
An 18-year old boy who collapsed while playing soccer at Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa , died on admission to hospital today (Mar 21).
A former works superintendent of the Kalutara Urban Council (KMC) was sentenced to four years of rigorous imprisonment for soliciting a bribe from an insurance company official while obtaining an insurance cover for a vehicle belonging to the KMC.
A special dengue eradication campaign will take place in the Western Province and the Kalmunai area tomorrow (Mar 21), the Health Ministry said.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has commenced an extensive investigation into a massive racket involving the re-export of pepper, Minister of Primary Industries and Social Empowerment Daya Gamage stated today.
The foundation laying ceremony for a Rs 1.
A special discussion on the proposed 20th amendment is set to take place between the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tomorrow (Mar 21).