June 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) will continue to support the operation of the Valaichchenai Paper Mill in Batticaloa to bring it back to its former glory according to the governmentâs initiative, Navy Spokesman Lieutenant Commander Isuru Sooriyabandara said.
June 24, Colombo: Although the fuel prices in the world market may go up in the future, the price of fuel in the country will not be increased until the end of this year, said the Minister of Passenger Transport Management, Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera.
June 24, Colombo: Sri Lankaâs COVID-19 cases rose to 2001 today with 10 more persons testing positive for the coronavirus, the Health Ministry said.
June 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has given one yearâs time to Lanka Salt Limited which runs at a loss since 2018 to earn profit
June 24, Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has approved loans amounting to Rs 28 billion at a concessionary rate of 4 percent to over 13,000 businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
June 24, Colombo: The Attorney General has informed the Colombo Magistrateâs Court that former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and former OIC Welikada Police Sudath Asmadala will be indicted over the Rajagiriya accident case.
June 24, Colombo: Following the success of the Integrity Icon campaigns in 2018 and 2019, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) announced that nominations are now being accepted for Integrity Icon Sri Lanka 2020 to âname & fameâ honest public officials.
June 24, Colombo: The Constitutional Council which met this evening has approved the President Gotabaya Rajapaksaâs nominees for the two vacancies in the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lankaâs (CBSL).
June 24, Colombo: During a search operation in the Magazine Remand Prison in Colombo, 14 mobile phones found in the possession of the inmates were seized.
June 24, Colombo: The Committee of experts appointed to review the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement handed over its final report to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees this afternoon.