(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –e-Swabhimani, the Digital Social Impact awards opened calling for applications for year 2018 on 7th June."e-Swabhimani 2018 -Digital Social Impact Awards Call for Applications is open!"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Monday (18) praised Sri Lanka in his last global update to the UN Human Rights Council."Outgoing Human Rights Commissioner commends Sri Lanka at UN Council session"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –It has been noted that sections of Army deserters or those absent without leave (AWOL), some of them still in hiding, are reportedly involved in committing criminal acts, robberies and various anti-social acts in different parts of the island."Harbouring of Army absentees, a punishable offence"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga stated that a new type of petrol will be introduced for three-wheelers and motorcycles. He stated this attending the event for handing over the appointment letters for the newly appointed engineers of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CEYPETCO)."New type of petrol for three-wheelers and motorcycles"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development Minister and Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayaka said Sri Lanka, especially with its strategic location in the Indian Ocean, was the perfect location to run a global programme on maritime crime."Lanka is Perfect Location to Run Global Program me On Maritime Crime"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Sri Lankan Navy will soon release ten Indian fishermen’s boats, which were taken into custody in 2015 and 2016, India Today reported."Sri Lanka to release 10 Tamil Nadu fishermen’s boats"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Supreme Court directed the Attorney General to formulate a rule with contempt of court charges against Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayak for allegedly casting insulting remarks on the reputation of the judiciary and lawyers, today."SC directs AG to formulate a rule against Ranjan"