The All Ceylon Bakery Owners’ Association (ACBOA) yesterday rejected claims that bread prices would be soon increased in the light of the recent electricity tariff hike.
Tamil Nadu has no right to demand Kachchatheevu, for it is Sri Lanka’s as per an agreement, Sri Lanka’s Traditional Industries and Small Enterprises Development Minister Douglas Devananda has said.
The Government extended a fresh invitation to the main opposition United National Party (UNP) to join the proposed Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) to evolve a political solution to the national question.
A woman has been pulled alive from the ruins of a building that collapsed in a suburb of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, 17 days ago.
Former Colombo Deputy Mayor Azath Salley has been released from CID custody after President Mahinda Rajapaksa revoked the detention order against him, Mr. Salley’s lawyer told Daily Mirror.
Prince Harry, who is currently on a visit to the US has said Sri Lanka is among the countries where landmines can be eradicated in the next five years, if funding is sustained, UK based Express News Agency said.
Alleged billion-rupee fraudster Sakvithi Ranasinghe has been released on bail by the Nugegoda Magistrate this morning. The financial fraudster Sakvithi Ranasinghe and his wife were arrested on 10, August 2010
A 12-hour water cut will be imposed between 8.00 am to 8.00 pm tomorrow to facilitate the laying of new pipe lines under the Kaluganga Programme, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced today
Two Sri Lankan asylum seekers have been charged with indecent assaults on two women and a girl at a Ricky Martin event in Sydney last night
Democratic National Alliance Leader Sarath Fonseka said today that the recent flash floods in Colombo and Gampaha was due to the incorrectly-built jogging tracks and parks
Sri Lanka’s Central Bank reduced policy rates by 50 basis points to stimulate growth. Accordingly the repurchase rate will be placed at 7 percent and the reverse repurchase rate at 9 percent
Kochi and other ports in the State are attracting Sri Lankan refugees trying to make their way to Australia. Agents bring refugees from Tamil Nadu and send them abroad on large vessels from Munambam or ports near Thiruvananthapuram or Kozhikode
A female politicians who had gone into retirement and now dreams of entering politics again did not have the backbone to go ahead with the Norochcholai power plant in 1999, said Power and Energy Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi yesterday
Despite the general public reeling under the rising living costs, Cabinet endorsed a proposal yesterday to allow former provincial council members, who had served for more than two and half years, but were not elected this time, to import duty free vehicles, Daily Mirror learns
Amid protests against the admission of foreign students to local universities, Cabinet yesterday approved a memorandum submitted by the Ministry of Higher Education to expand the scholarship scheme to such students from ten more countries, Daily Mirror learns
National Freedom Front (NFF) MP and Minister Wimal Weerawansa said today that the United States was making its way into the region and India had become powerless in this backdrop
A lion gifted to Sri Lanka by the Seoul Zoo arrived at the Dehiwala Zoological Gardens early this morning
A Sri Lankan visa applicant has been arrested today for using deception and a false identity to apply for a UK visa, the British High Commission in Colombo said.
Akurana Pradeshiya Sabha Deputy Chairman A. Indrakumara (UPFA) was arrested today for allegedly attacking a PS member at the monthly General Meeting held on May 7
The UNP said today that 70 per cent of the youth in Sri Lanka were anxious to leave Sri Lanka because they were frustrated with the UPFA government.
Air Arabia, the only international carrier that flew to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA), is believed to have either cancelled or temporarily suspended its flights to the newly built second international airport in southern Sri Lanka
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