(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Authorities have been directed to provide the opportunity for orphaned children living in the Government-registered children’s homes, to be admitted to National Schools in the closest vicinity to their respective facilities."Children at Govt-registered homes to be enrolled to nearest National Schools"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Water supplies will be low and interrupted for the following areas for 16 hours from 6:00pm today to 10 am tomorrow due to suddenly break dawn in main transmission line of Ambathale intake pump house, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said."16-hour water cut in Colombo"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Police have arrested three persons suspected to be members of the ‘Aava Gang’ last evening over a clash with the police at Manipai in Jaffna, police said."Three ‘Ava Gang’ members arrested for Manipai clash with police"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi said since the Department of Meteorology had issued a warning that inclement weather will continue until the 24th, steps have been taken to issue a set of guidelines for all the fishermen in the fisheries industry to follow from today."Emergency guidelines issued for all fishermen as the bad weather continues"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – We have seen a flood of biopics in Bolllywood based on lives of various sportspersons. But now, Indian moviegoers are likely to see a biopic made on a legendary sportsperson from a different country."Vijay Sethupathi to play Muttiah Muralitharan in Sri Lankan legend’s biopic: Report"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Addressing the Plenary of the Second Ministerial for Advancing Religious Freedom hosted by the US State Department on 18 July 2019 in Washington D.C., Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States, Rodney Perera, while thanking delegations present for their expression of sympathy, solidarity and support, mentioned that the people of Sri Lanka have lived side by side amicably irrespective of ethnic and religious differences for centuries, and that they continue to do…"Sri Lanka Ambassador appeals to international audience to help improve business confidence as US leaders and other country delegates express their solidarity and support"
(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) – Veteran radio announcer, lyricist and dubbing artist Kusum Peiris has passed away last night."Veteran radio announcer Kusum Peiris passes away at 71"