(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A special train service from Colombo Fort to Badulla will function from today to accommodate high passenger traffic during the New Year and Christmas season, Additional Railway General Manager Wijeya Samarasinghe said."Special train service to function for the festive season"
(JERUSALEM, LANKAPUVATH) –The UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."Jerusalem: UN resolution rejects Trump’s declaration"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Board of Directors of the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) reselected Sri Lanka for its grant programme at its meeting on December 19. This will enable MCC to continue developing its compact programme with the government of Sri Lanka for which Sri Lanka was selected a year ago, in December 2016."U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Reselects Sri Lanka to Continue Grant Programme"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –G.C.E. Advance Level Examination results of the 2017 batch will be released on December 28, the Examinations Department said."A/L examination results to be released on Dec. 28"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army addressing the Mali-bound Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army at the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda yesterday (20th Dec.) remarked that the opportunity Sri Lanka Army had got in Mali would testify to the world that ours is a globally-recognized organization, dedicated for world peace."“UN assignment in Mali endorses SL Army’s international professional capabilities” – Army Commander"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Sri Lanka Police will take maximum efforts to ensure a free and fair election, under instructions from the Chairman of the Elections Commission, Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said."Stern action against those stirring up communal hatred seeking political mileage during Polls – Sagala"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Sri Lankan government has decided to implement several measures to curb the rising cost of living and provide relief to the people affected by the inclement weather and drought."Series of measures to provide relief to people affected by floods, droughts and high cost of living"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that construction of the best tourism region in South Asia will commence in March next year in the South."Sri Lanka PM reveals plans to set up best tourism region in South Asia in the South"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Sri Lankan government has decided to set up a new television channel for the Tamil-speaking community in the North and the East with the aim of fostering reconciliation."Sri Lankan government to construct a television studio complex in Northern Province for ‘Channel of Reconciliation’"