(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Around 300 members of the Army, together with fellow-sailors and airmen are currentlyengaged in flood relief emergencies in worst-affected Galle, Kalutara, Matara, Ratnapura and Puttalam Districts as of yesterday (22th) noon."1000 More Army Personnel Ready for any Emergencies"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Hundreds of Army troops on the directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake have rushed to island-wide vulnerable areas to provide relief and engage in rescue operations, if necessary in the wake of worsening weather conditions due to heavy rains in the past 48 hours."Island-wide Army troops ready to provide flood emergencies – Army"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – As India on Monday paid tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, the investigation in the assassination of the former Prime Minister is still on, 27 years after his ghastly killing, The Millennium Post reported."Investigations into LTTE murder of Rajiv Gandhi still not complete"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Johann Peiris has successfully summited Mount Everest this morning in his second attempt and becomes the second Sri Lankan to summit the world’s highest mountain."Sri Lanka’s Johann Peiris successfully summits Mount Everest"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Two days after the royal wedding, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (AKA the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex) have released their official portraits from the big day. They were shot by Alexi Lubomriski, who photographed the couple’s engagement portraits at Frogmore House last December as well."Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Official Wedding Portraits Are Here and They’re Flawless"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The most sacred relics of Lord Buddha from Taxila were taken back to Pakistan today after conclusion of a three-week long exposition at various locations in Sri Lanka."Lord Buddha’s Holy Relics returned back to Pakistan"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Nightingale Commemoration Ceremony to mark International Nurses Day was held at Temple Trees today under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and with the participation of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the chief guest."Sri Lanka Premier hails nurses for their service to improve the health of the nation"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The American actress Meghan Markle has confirmed that her father, Thomas Markle, will not attend her wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry on Saturday."Meghan Markle confirms her father won’t attend royal wedding"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The new Heads of State Electronic media who were appointed by the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera received their letters of appointment from the Minister at the Media Ministry yesterday(16)."New heads of state electronic media received appointment letters"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Ministry of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure & Foreign Employment signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft in Sri Lanka to drive the country’s digital transformation."Sri Lanka Telecommunication Ministry signs MoU with Microsoft Sri Lanka to drive digital transformation"