(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has proposed to appoint a new subcommittee to recommend relief to the journalists who have been harassed during the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s regime."Cabinet subcommittee appointed to recommend relief to journalists harassed during the previous regime"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In line with the Government’s policy of promoting local and foreign investments for the development of Sri Lanka, it has become necessary to regularize and update the present visa issuing system."Sri Lanka government revises visa issuing procedure"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that creating a strong investment market could eradicate unemployment in this country."Prime Minister says unemployment can be eradicated with a strong investment market"
(CALIFORNIA, LANKAPUVATH) –Emergency services said a number of people are unaccounted for and they expect the death toll to rise."Thirteen dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) and The Hotel Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) says that they appreciated the efforts by Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB) and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to expedite the Digital advertising campaign planned for early 2018 and the Global advertising campaign scheduled for mid of this year."Tour Operators and hotels hail the upcoming promotion plan of Sri Lanka Tourism"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Although Sri Lanka has embarked on digital inclusiveness for its citizens and the public sector, substantial transactions and interactions through traditional channels are still required on a daily basis resulting in significant time and resource constraints for both parties."ICTA to make digital transformation in local authorities"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Two fishermen were killed and two others sustained injuries when a multi-day fishing boat collided with a ship in the seas of Devundara in the South, the Navy sources said."Two fishermen killed in boat-ship collision in southern sea"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says investigations have been launched into corrupt practices said to have taken place in 2008."PM says probe underway on corrupt practices in 2008"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Several United National Party (UNP) activists including Western Provincial Council member, Sunil Lesley Kuruwitaarachchi, former Opposition Leader of Kolonnawa Kotikawatte Pradesheeya Sabha assured their fullest support for the programmes carried out by President Maithripala Sirisena for the betterment of the country."Kolonnawa UNP activists to support the President"