The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) Central Working Committee which met recently has unanimously decided to take legal action if the Higher Education Ministry did not oblige to the demands of the union to shut down the private medical university in Malabe
The Prisons Department is considering a proposal to send a group of prisoners who have been of good behaviour to India on pilgrimage. The pilgrimage to India will be part of the rehabilitation and correctional process according to the Prisons Department
In the midst of protests by railway engine drivers who have refused to return to work owing to the alleged substandard power sets imported from India, the Sri Lanka Railway Department today said that it would not do away with the Indian technology insisting that the power sets are of high quality
Sri Lankan born first Canadian Tamil MP, Rathika Sitsabaiesan, 29, is at the centre of an embarrassing Photoshop controversy after authorities apparently deemed her cleavage too hot to handle, the Mail online reported
The National Trade Union Centre (NTUC) will conduct a series of district level seminars starting tomorrow, September 28 to inform people of the NTUC’s decision to take trade union action if the government does not increase public and private sector salaries
Ernakulam Rural district police chief Harshita Attaluri in a press release stated that the police saved 32 Sri Lankan nationals. They were trying to leave for Australia without proper documents
It has been brought to the notice of the Ministry of External Affairs that an attempt has been made by an agent to deliver summons issued by a New York Court on the Deputy Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka’s Mission to the United Nations in New York Major General Shavendra Silva.
Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) today said that it is going to take legal action against five investors who have allegedly engaged in actions that falls under insider dealings provisions
A powerful typhoon has struck the Philippines, triggering floods, cutting power and halting work in the capital Manila.
A charred body of a soldier was found by the army this morning from the explosion site inside the Weerawila Army Camp where an ammunition dump exploded on Monday evening, Military Spokesman Brigadier Nihal Hapuarchchi said UPDATE
The JVP dissident group yesterday came out in the open for the first time and vowed to carry out its struggle for a national convention of the party so that the membership could get an opportunity to change its present policies and ideology
The Ratmalana airport is to be converted into a city airport which would provide services to foreign private jets and small aircraft, Airport and Aviation Service Chairman Prasanna Wickremesuriya said today
Two army personnel who had allegedly sexually harassed a young woman by touching her in an inappropriate manner were ordered to pay Rs.25,000 as compensation to the victim and plead in oriental fashion and beg pardon from the complainant today before the Colombo Fort Magistrate
An explosion took place in the ammunition dump of the Weerawila Army camp situated near the Weerawila Air Force Base last evening injuring a soldier
Railway engine drivers are to withdraw from operating the recently imported Indian power sets. Talk are underway, the Locomotive Operating Engineers Union said.
A jay walker who crossed the road away from a pedestrian crossing was fined Rs.100 by the Colombo Traffic Court Magistrate today.
The secretary-general of the United Nations yesterday stressed the need for a “credible national accountability process” over actions in the final stages of the civil war in Sri Lanka during a meeting with Mahinda Rajapaksa, the country’s President.
Kerala Police on Monday detained 37 Sri Lankan Tamils under suspicious circumstances from Kothamangalam in the Ernakulam district.
India tested a short-range nuclear-capable missile along its eastern coast on Monday, an official said, as part of the nation's efforts to build up its atomic deterrent.
Officials say country loses more than $50m a year due to illegal poaching by Indian fishermen.
Women in Saudi Arabia are to be given the right to vote and run in future municipal elections, King Abdullah has announced. He said they would also have the right to be appointed to the consultative Shura Council.
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