(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – In order to retain billions of Rupees that we spent annually to import milk powder and to create a healthy young generation it is imperative to empower and strengthen local dairy farmers, President Maithripala Sirisena said."President inaugurates ‘Kiren Sapiri Dayak’ national programme"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The revision application filed by Attorney General Dappula de Livera PC in the Colombo High Court challenging the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s order to grant bail on IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks was today fixed for August 1."AG’s revision application against Pujitha’s, Hemasiri’s bail order fixed for support"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says he refuses allegations leveled against his administration by some sections three months after Easter Sunday attack."Sri Lanka President rejects all allegations leveled against his administration over Easter Sunday attack"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, senior prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in Sri Lanka, is continuing to press for the Government to appoint an independent commission of inquiry to investigate the Easter Sunday terror attacks."Cardinal presses for independent probe on Easter attack"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena said that in the fields of science, technology and research the priority should be given for innovations with the aim of the betterment of human beings but not the destruction of the society."Priority should be given for innovations for the betterment of human beings – President"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Veteran radio announcer, lyricist and dubbing artist Kusum Peiris has passed away last night."Veteran radio announcer Kusum Peiris passes away at 71"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered to inquire into whether the increase in the price of a kilogram of wheat flour by eight rupees was due to a delay by the Cost of Living Committee and report to him immediately."PM calls for report on wheat flour price increase"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that Sri Lanka, as a country ready to meet the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, must lead in the world market with new technology."Premier says tax incentives will be given to innovative companies"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer said the World Bank will increase assistance to Sri Lanka under three of its new operations."World Bank assures continuous assistance to Sri Lanka"