(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India is offering scholarships to Sri Lankan nationals to study Hindi at the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Central Institute of Hindi), Agra, for the academic session 2018-2019."Indian government announces scholarships for Sri Lankan students to study Hindi in India"
(AUSTRALIA, LANKAPUVATH) –Barnaby Joyce says he will resign as Australia’s deputy prime minister following a politically damaging saga that began with his affair with a former staffer."Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM to resign"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka has been successful in its efforts to reduce corruption in 2017 albeit slightly as the country improved its ranks by four notches on the 2017 Corruption Perception Index released on Wednesday by Transparency International, the global movement against corruption."Sri Lanka shows only slight improvement in reducing corruption in 2017"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A five member committee has been appointed today by the Army Commander to probe into the explosion which took place in a public transport bus in Kahagolla, Diyatalawa."Five member committee appointed to probe bus explosion"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Government has decided to deposit cash for full market value of fertilizer to the bank accounts of farmers, starting from the next cultivation season, Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake said."Govt. to deposit cash to farmers’ bank accounts for fertilizer"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Central Environment Authority of Sri Lanka says measures have been initiated to provide relief to the biodegradable polythene manufacturers."Government to provide relief to environment friendly polythene products manufacturers"