(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) has named Dr. Mohamed Ismail to fill the seat in Parliament made vacant by the resignation of ACMC member Mohamed Navavi,"ACMC picks Mohamed Ismail to fill vacant Parliament seat"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant authorities to prepare a draft containing a multidisciplinary program to make Sri Lanka self-sufficient in liquid milk production by the year 2025 by strengthening the local dairy industry."President proposes a multidisciplinary program to make Sri Lanka self-sufficient in milk"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka was elected on Wednesday (06) to one of four seats available for the Asia-Pacific, in the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, for the period 2018-2022, at the election that took place in Paris during the 7th General Assembly of UNESCO."Sri Lanka elected to UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –On a Cabinet decision, ‘Health’ will be made a compulsory subject for the GCE (O/L) examination from next year, Cabinet spokesman and Minister, Gayantha Karunatilaka said yesterday."GCE O/L – Health to be made a compulsory subject"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday gave instructions not to apply the 14% withdrawal tax on sales of tele-dramas. Due to misunderstanding of the new tax regime, there have been certain anomalies with regards to the 14% withdrawal tax."President orders: No charge of withholding tax on sale of teledramas"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The U.N. migration agency says 46 migrants drowned, including nine women, and 16 remain missing, presumed dead after their vessel capsized in high waves while crossing the Gulf of Aden."UN migration agency: 46 African migrants drown near Yemen"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, relaunched the legendary Nokia 8110 feature phone earlier this year, reloaded with 4G capabilities."For the Originals: Nokia 8110 offers simple sophistication"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs announced the appointment of Mr. Dehan Seneviratne as Chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) with effect from yesterday (4th June)."New Chairman appointed to Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau"