The Government said today Japanese Peace envoy Yashushi Akashi will arrive in Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Thirty seven passengers were injured this afternoon in a head-on collision between a SLTB bus and a private bus on the Nittambuwa-Katunayake road near 1st mile post, police said.
Britain said that it would continue to discuss on the situation in Sri Lanka, including human rights issues with a range of other EU, Commonwealth and international partners over the coming months.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa described late Nelson Mandela as an iconic figure who has left an indelible mark globally. In a condolence message, President Rajapaksa as Chair in Office of the Commonwealth
Police said today the law would be strictly enforced if a person’s death was caused by another’s negligence or carelessness. Senior DIG Gamini Navaratne has instructed every police station
Twenty three Sri Lankan health officers will leave for Philippines today to treat victims of the Haiyan cyclone, the Health Ministry said today. They met President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday. The health officers were deployed on a request made by the President
UNP Badulla District Parliamentarian Harin Fernando said today 52% of the budget was allocated to three Ministers of the same family while the balance 48% was allocated to the rest