(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Digamadulla district UPFA MP Sriyani Wijewickrama was sworn in as the State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (15)."Sriyani Wijewickrama sworn in as State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The United National Party (UNP) is seeking the people’s mandate to back the Local Government authorities with the governments’ strength,” Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said yesterday."People’s mandate sought to strengthen LG authorities – Mangala"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Two G.C.E. Ordinary Level candidates who forged their identities by swapping index numbers were arrested by the Police, earlier today."Two O/L students arrested for forging identities"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – On the 24 and 25 November, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) in Sri Lanka celebrated International Volunteer Day 2017 under the theme “Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere,” recognizing volunteers as first responders in times of crises."UN Volunteers in Sri Lanka celebrate International Volunteer Day 2017"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said the United National Party would be fully committed to ensure a free and fair election."UNP COMMITTED TO ENSURE FREE AND FAIR ELECTION: SAGALA ASSURES"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The first batch of nominations for 93 Local Government bodies for the year 2018 ended at 12 noon, today."Nominations for 93 Local Government bodies ended"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to a Science Channel promo, scientific analysis shows that rocks on a sandbar call- Adam’s Bridge- situated between southern Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka is not a myth but reality, reported The Times of India newspaper yesterday."Scientists claim Adam’s Bridge is not myth but a reality"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A discussion was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena regarding the issues faced by the gem businessmen and gem mining industry, at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (13)."President pays attention regarding issues faced by gem businessmen & gem mining industry"