Western Provincial Council’s Industries Minister Uadaya Gammanpila said Sri Lanka’s per capita income had tripled during the last year resulting in an expanded middle class.
The number of dead in the conflict in Gaza reached more than 200, agency reports said quoting a Palestinian official said on Wednesday, as cross-border attacks continued with rockets from militants in the Gaza Strip and airstrikes from the Israeli military.
Sri Lanka’s new High Commissioner to India, Prof Sudharshan Seneviratne said that there was a need to redefine diplomacy to include shared histories, culture and heritage of countries, in addition to economic and political ties. Rather than trying to resolve issues by using a “drab, dry language of diplomacy,” it was important to look at Read More
The 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group celebrated the Centenary celebrations with a Guinness World-Record by creating the world largest neckerchief and the world largest woggle.
The Election Department will receive nominations for Uva Provincial Council polls from July 30 to August 6. The government dissolved the Uva PC on July 11. The Election Department spokesperson said: “Deposits will be accepted from the date of notice of nomination until, 1200 noon on 05.08.2014, the day before the last date of nominations. Read More
An agreement was reached to establish a gunpowder factory in 25 acre plot of land in the site where Deyata Kirula 2012 had been held at Oyamaduwa in Anuradhapura during a meeting presided by North Central Province (NCP) Chief Minister S.M.Ranjith Samarakoon today (16).
Rear Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has been promoted to the rank of Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy with effect from July 07, 2014 by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.