An Extraordinary Gazette notification has been issued confirming that the election for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha will take place on October 11, 2019.The gazette has been issued by the Returning Officer of Galle District, Somarathna Vidhanapathirana. The notice amends the...
The Department of Registration of Persons will declare open its district office in Galle on September 29, Internal and Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena said. He explained that the office would be constructed at a cost of Rs 450 million and is...
UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said today the party, together with its allies, would decide on its presidential candidate next week. “Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed me that the decision will be taken next week. However, he elaborated on...
India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health. An executive order had been approved banning vaping products because of their impact on young people, Finance Minister...
Priority will be given to Jaffna products in duty free shop stalls in Palali airport, Petroleum Resources and Civil Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunge said in Jaffna.Minister Ranatunge made a visit to the Palali airport with a team of 80...
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) P.G Kumarasinghe Sirisena has tendered his resignation with effect from yesterday (6th January). Kumarasinghe Sirisena was appointed to the above position on 23 January 2015. He is the younger brother...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told the Parliament today that the Attorney General has informed him not to disclose the Forensics Audit Report on the Central Bank bond scam to all MPs. Speaker of Parliament announced today (07) that the Forensic Audit...
A recording of a controversial telephone conversation between MP Ranjan Ramanayake and former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Shani Abeysekara has been released to the media. This conversation is transpired to be a conspiracy to remove the former...
The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) today decided to conduct a full-scale investigation on the alleged misappropriation of government funds on the Lotus Tower project. COPE Chairman JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti today told COPE that he would summon all institutions...
Former Parliamentarian Sarana Gunawardena, who was sentenced to three years in prison for causing losses to the government, has been granted bail after he filed an appeal before the Colombo High Court. Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne ordered the defendant...