(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A Pakistani court has sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison on corruption charges related to four luxury London flats."Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Udaya R. Senaviratne assumed duties as Presidential Secretary this afternoon at the Presidential Secretariat, the President’s Media Division (PMD) tweeted."Udaya R Senaviratne appointed President Secretary"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A former Thai navy diver has died while taking part in efforts to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand."Thailand cave rescue: Ex-navy diver dies on oxygen supply mission"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena says he made an intervention with a commitment to provide solutions for the issues arising regarding the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM), with the aim of not leaving any room for any child of this country to subject to injustice in receiving the education."President emphasizes he will not leave room for injustice to any child of the country in receiving education"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Navy has rescued three Somali fishermen who were stranded in a drifting vessel in the deep sea off the Southern coast."Sri Lanka Navy rescues three Somali fishermen stranded in deep sea"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka’s Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera has proposed a system to fairly distribute the rewards earned by the Customs officers when they made detections."Finance Minister proposes fair distribution of rewards among Sri Lanka Customs employees"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena held a discussion with the industrialists and businessmen in the Gem and Jewelry sector at the President’s office on Thursday on the issues that is affecting the industry."President looks into the issues in Gem and Jewelry sector"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The co-founder and chairman of the giant Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has died in a fall in southern France, while touring the Provence region."Wang Jian: China’s HNA Group boss falls to his death in France"