(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The country’s first biodegradable and compostable food wrapping sheets and bags approved by the Central Environmental Authority manufactured by Plastic Packaging Pte Ltd (PPP) has been introduced to super centers."CEA approved biodegradable wrapping sheets, bags to market"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A special bus service will function from today due to Local Government Elections, the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) said."Special bus services to function due to LG Elections"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The cremation ceremony of late Professor Venerable Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera will be held today at the Sri Jayawardenepura University Grounds."Special traffic plan for funeral of Ven. Bellanwila Thera"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A self-sustaining program that helps provide long-term protection for communities from dengue has been given the official go ahead in Sri Lanka today."Long-lasting dengue prevention method gets go-ahead in Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Department for Registration of Persons has taken steps to expedite the one-day service of issuing National Identity Cards (NICs) due to forthcoming Local Government Election, Commissioner General of the Department, P. Viyani Gunathilaka said."Department for Registration of Persons expedites daily service of issuing NICs"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The team of officials investigating into former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga’s dealings in the fraudulent MiG aircraft deal will leave for Dubai today (07) to finalise his extradition to Sri Lanka, Law, Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said."FCID, CID team leaves for Dubai to finalise Udayanga Weeratunga’s extradition today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat said that the long lasting peace in the region can only prevail through just and fair resolution of Kashmir dispute in consonance with UNSC resolutions and recognition of the basic right of self-determination, enshrined in the UN Charter and universally acknowledged."Pakistan reiterates its firm and continued moral, diplomatic and political support to the people of Kashmir: Pak Envoy"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s upcoming local government election will be monitored by election observers from several countries, the Election Commission said."Foreign election observers to observe Sri Lanka local government election"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals rose 12.6 percent in January this year compared to the same period last year, the data released today by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed."Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 12.6 percent in January 2018"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The final report of the Presidential Committee appointed to inquire into the damage caused to life and property due to the collapse of the Meethotamulla garbage dump, was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena, at the President’s Official Recidance, yesterday (06)."Presidential Committee report on Meethotamulla garbage issue handed over to President"