Breaking away from the tradition followed at the ceremonial sittings to welcome new judges to the Superior Court, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka or the unofficial bar has not been invited to participate at today’s ceremonial sitting held to welcome newly appointed Supreme Court Judge Rohini Marasinghe.
India continues to view Pakistan as the ‘real threat’ even though it is adjusting its Military strategy to include the possibility of a limited two-front war with both Pakistan and China, the first Blue Book on India published by a Chinese think tank said.
Sources close to the government informed that elections to the Central and Wayamba provincial councils are likely to be postponed
While stating that he would not respond to the challenge posed by Ven. Galagodaatte Gnasara Thera of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) against him, Minister Wimal Weerawansa yesterday charged that the BBS should challenge Dilantha Vithanage of the BBS and the Norwegian Embassy in Colombo
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) is to table a bill within next two weeks to repeal the 13th amendment to the Constitution
The Health Ministry’s Food Advisory Committee decided to test more samples of milk powder imported from New Zealand to check whether any harmful chemicals were in it, informed sources said
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said that 85 percent of foreign loans to the country were spent on developing the North and resettling people displaced by the war.
All Ceylon Federation of Lanka Private Bus Association (ACFLPBOA) said its members would launch a countrywide bus strike on May 19 midnight
Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF is on a goodwill visit to the Trincomalee port from 14-17 May 2013, Pakistan High Commission in Colombo said. This visit signifies the strong diplomatic, cultural and military ties between Sri Lanka and Pakistan
Beetles, caterpillars and wasps could supplement diets around the world as an environmentally friendly food source if only Western consumers could get over their "disgust", the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Monday
The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has informed that all Dansalas within the Colombo Municipal limits should obtain prior permission from the Divisional Medical Officer, CMC’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pradeep Kariyawasam said
A Fundamental Rights petition was filed in the Supreme Court today challenging the proposed electricity tariff hike
Buddhist Affairs Commissioner Chandraprema Gamage has asked those who orgainise dansalas to use a yellow flag for the purpose of inviting the people for meals during the Vesak festival
Twelve passengers including nine women were hospitalised after a private bus plunged into a precipice at Getamanna in Ratnapura this morning, Police said
Two persons including a child were killed when a van collided with a train at an unprotected railway crossing at Arukwatta in Padukka this morning, police said
The Tamil political parties, both within the fold of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and outside, have decided to agree to a common policy on the political solution to the national question, informed sources said yesterday
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has telephoned and congratulated Nawaz Sharif over his victory at Pakistan's Parliamentary election, the President's Spokesman said
The Department of Animal Production and Health had decided not to import food consignments from countries that had been identified as being prone to the spread of bird flu, Director General Dr. W.K. De Silva said yesterday ►►►
The Atomic Energy Authority (AEA) yesterday said it would continue the radiation tests on imported milk foods, milk powder and imported fish and canned fish
The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) today warned of landslides risks in Ratnapura, Matale, Galle, Kalutara, Kurunegala, Kegalle, Nuwara Eliya and Badulla districts if rains continued in the next 24 hours, the Disaster Management Centre said
In addition to the immense losses already incurred by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), it would incur an additional loss of a staggering Rs.7.6 billion annually after the Sampur Coal Power Plant is fully operational, the Coalition against Corruption said today
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