(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday urged the government to go for a General Election in order to establish a strong government."MR calls for General Election"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Iran and Sri Lanka have signed documents to expand cooperation in various areas, including trade and economy."Iran, Sri Lanka agree to expand mutual cooperation"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sixty two candidates had been arrested by the police so far while several of them are liable to lose their seat, even if they win, in the event they are found guilty. Further they could lose their voting rights for up to seven years, according to the police, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said."Sixty two candidates arrested for violating election laws"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Navy has arrested seven Indian fishermen and seized their trawler today for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Sri Lankan waters."Sri Lanka Navy arrests 7 Indian fishermen for poaching in territorial waters"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The former Government has systematically window dressed fiscal data for over a decade to understate the national debt, Auditor General Gamini Wijesinghe said."‘Debt-management crisis due to 10 years of mismanagement’"
(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"