The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) of the United Kingdom in its annual Human Rights Report for 2016 released on Tuesday said it rcognises and welcomes improvements in the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, but emphasized the need for further progress.
A protest is currently ongoing outside the United Nations (UN) Head Office in Colombo.
The Walana Anti-Vice Squad has busted an illegal vehicle assembly racket in Dambokka, Pothuhera.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday congratulated the Sri Lankan Government for setting up an Office of Missing Persons (OMP), “an important step for all Sri Lankans who are still looking for the truth about their loved ones.
The Cabinet of Ministers this week approved a proposal on the preparation of a suitable method to conduct practical examinations for issuing of driving licenses in a more qualitative and productive manner.
A new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka.
The Supporting Opportunities in Livelihoods Development (SOLID) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is helping hundreds of rural dairy farmers across the country.
Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) vessels arrived at the Colombo Harbour today on a good will visit, Navy said.
A top level meeting headed by Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando was held with the Operations Committee on Dengue Prevention at the Presidential Secretariat.
Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop today announced a major Australian assistance to combat dengue fever in Sri Lanka.
Two suspects arrested with possession of illegal drugs, during a joint raid operation carried out by Navy and police at Batuwatta are in Negombo, Navy said.