athavaneng.com
athavaneng.com
chrome

Sri Lanka News

In Latest Stories
August 5, 2018 3:50 am gmt |
0 Comments
1086
Two people who had fallen in ill during the party held at wadduwa Beach Hotel passed away. Two more people are still under the treatment at the Panadura Hospital...
In Latest Stories
August 5, 2018 3:37 am gmt |
0 Comments
1040
The Grade 5 scholarship examination will be held at 3,050 centres island wide today (Sunday). 355,326 candidates will sit for the exam. Examinations Commissioner Genral Sanath Pujitha requested students to arrive at the examination centres at 9 am. Meanwhile, 123 students and parents were injured aft...
In Latest Stories
August 4, 2018 3:40 am gmt |
0 Comments
1040
President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will never permit any salary increases to ministers and MPs, Deputy Environment Minister Ajith Mannaperuma told a media briefing yesterday (Friday). “I am telling you with responsibility that neither the President nor the Prime Mi...
In Latest Stories
August 4, 2018 3:31 am gmt |
0 Comments
1038
Pro Food/Pro Pack and Agbiz 2018 Trade Exhibition organized by the Sri Lanka Food Processors Association, was launched yesterday (Friday) at the BMICH. The exhibition which is the Sri Lanka’s largest food, packaging and agriculture expo will continue until tomorrow (Sunday)....
In Latest Stories
August 3, 2018 3:25 am gmt |
0 Comments
1044
After introducing of a new formula to calculate the import taxes on vehicles based on their engine capacity, importing of motor vehicles less than 1000cc was becoming a Tsunami to the country, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. The new tax structure on vehicles was introduced under the Budget...
In Latest Stories
August 3, 2018 3:17 am gmt |
0 Comments
1051
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa warned foreign countries not to accept any asset offered by the Sri Lankan government saying he would ‘pay attention’ to these agreements when they come to power. Addressing the ‘Jana Bala Sena’ protest rally organised by the Joint Opposition at the Vihara Maha Devi...
In Latest Stories
August 2, 2018 3:41 am gmt |
0 Comments
1038
The Cabinet approved a proposal by President Maithripala Sirisena to declare the Holy Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu in Mannar as a sacred area yesterday (Wednesday). The Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu is a much respected and venerated shrine to Catholics and for more than 400 years, Catholics and non-Cath...
In Latest Stories
August 2, 2018 3:34 am gmt |
0 Comments
1042
Salaries of ministers, deputy ministers, state ministers and all parliamentarians are likely to be increased by approximately 215 per cent to be on par with the recent salary increase given to judges, parliament sources said yesterday(Wednesday). The need to increase salaries had come up for discussi...
In Latest Stories
August 1, 2018 3:39 am gmt |
0 Comments
1053
Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday (Tuesday) prices of 25 essential drugs including 10 highly priced cancer drugs would be reduced with immediate effect. Speaking at the felicitation ceremony to mark his appointment as a Vice President of the World Health Org...
In Latest Stories
August 1, 2018 3:23 am gmt |
0 Comments
1045
The world’s second largest cargo aircraft, Antonov An-124 Ruslan, landed at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) yesterday (Tuesday), Airport Manager Upali Kalansuriya said. Kalansuriya said the cargo aircraft was being refuelled and that its crew was resting. “It is iconic to have the ...
In Latest Stories
July 31, 2018 9:16 am gmt |
0 Comments
1036
The university protests carried out by the university students were politically funded, Higher Education & Cultural Affairs Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said yesterday. Addressing a news briefing, he said it had become an issue to maintain the discipline at the university education due to t...
In Latest Stories
July 31, 2018 9:15 am gmt |
0 Comments
1065
Sri Lanka and India are to merge into a Private Public Partnership (PPP) to develop the Sooriyawewa Cricket Stadium, informed government said yesterday (Thursday). This will come following the PPP between India and Sri Lanka to develop the International Airport in Mattala. Sources said several hotels...
In Srilanka
July 31, 2018 9:15 am gmt |
0 Comments
1056
President Maithripala Sirisena opened the J.R.Jayewardene Meditation Centre at the National Namal Uyana in Dambulla renovated by the Central Cultural Fund yesterday(Thursday). Ven.Vanavasi Rahula thera, Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and Air Force Commander Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy look on. ...
In Latest Stories
July 26, 2018 4:01 am gmt |
0 Comments
1060
Searching operation to find the 10 years old child in Samanalawatta, Balangoda has been concluded. How ever the child is still missing. Four police stations have been npow collaborated to conduct a joint investigation and continue the search for the child’s whereabouts. The searching was abando...
In Latest Stories
July 26, 2018 3:41 am gmt |
0 Comments
1050
The US Army’s Pacific Region Head Gen.Robert B.Brown who is in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit on the invitation of Army Commander Lt.Gen. Mahesh Sananayake, called on President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (Wednesday). The meeting took place at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday evening. The Pre...