Sri Lanka main opposition UNP leader proposes Sajith Premadasa as Deputy Leader

Sept 06, Badulla: The leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe today proposed former Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa for the vacant post of Deputy Leader of the party. Addressing a massive crowd gathered at the 68th annual convention of the UNP at Passara this afternoon, the UNP leader announced that Sajith Premadasa has once held the post of deputy … [Read more...]

Spain to open an embassy in Sri Lanka

Sept 07, Colombo: In view of the growing economic and political relationship with Sri Lanka, the government of Spain has decided to open a mission in Colombo, Sri Lanka's External affairs Ministry said Saturday. Minister of External Affairs, Professor G.L. Peiris, who held bilateral discussions with the visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation of Spain José Manuel Gracia, said the … [Read more...]

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Retired differently able War Heroes to receive pay increments

Differently able War Heroes, those who have retired on medical grounds would be allowed for salary increments on par with that of personnel on active service", said Director/Spokesperson of the Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence, Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya. The Brigadier, addressing the weekly media briefing at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Media Centre yesterday (Sep. 3) also mentioned … [Read more...]

Thirty million given for sick in North for treatments

Thirty (30) million rupees has been provided as financial assistance for 600 persons suffering from serious maladies in the North to receive further treatment. This assistance has been given on the instructions of the President. The programme of awarding financial assistance to destitute persons suffering from serious diseases and who are unable to meet the expenses for treatment is being … [Read more...]

Friendship that helps people

Since the establishment of formal diplomatic relations in 1951 following San Francisco Treaty, Sri Lanka's friendship with Japan has been friendly, close and beneficial to both.z Sri Lankan embassy in Japan was established in May 1953. Since 1982, Japan has been the largest aid donor to Sri Lanka for 25 years. Japanese assistance comes to Sri Lanka through two major institutions in Japan: … [Read more...]

Kudu Laalitha shot dead

Laalitha Kaushalya alias Kudu Laalitha was shot dead a short while ago when he attempted to escape from Police Narcotic Bureau personnel during a raid in Athurugiriya. He was previously a resident of Maligawatte but at moved to Nawagamuwa. Police Spokesman Ajith Rohana alleged that Kudu Laalitha was engaged in drug smuggling. He was shot dead near the Oruwala Hospital on the Athurugiriya- … [Read more...]

University entrance cut-off marks released

The University Grants Commission has released the cut-off marks for university entrance for students, those who sat for the GCE A/L Examination in 2013. The UGC said that the cut-off marks can be obtained from websites. … [Read more...]