(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Department of Examinations says that the admission forms for this year’s GCE Advanced Level examination have been sent via post."Examination Department’s Special Announcement for A/L Private Candidates"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A Russian warship that sank 113 years ago has been found off the coast of a South Korean island, salvagers say."Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi ‘found off South Korea’"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The second stage of Sri Lanka’s first fully fledged free pre-hospital care ambulance service will be launched nationwide on Saturday, July 21st in Jaffna."Second stage of Suvaseriya Ambulance Service to be launched nationwide in Jaffna on 21st"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Government yesterday in Parliament, presented a Bill to provide for the establishment of an Aesthetic and Research Centre called the ‘Amaradeva Aesthetic and Research Centre’ in gratitude to the legendary musician late Pandit W.D Amaradeva.Chief Government Whip and Minister Gayantha Karunatilleka presented the Bill for First Reading."Aesthetic Research Centre to honour Pandit Amaradeva"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Roses and champagne have been given to passengers on the first commercial flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years."Ethiopian Airlines makes historic flight to Eritrea"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy Dilip Wedaarachchi says the plans are afoot to strengthen fish exports to earn an annual income of US$ 1.5 billion and a number of projects are to be launched for this purpose."Fisheries Ministry aims to increase annual earnings from fish exports to US$ 1.5 billion"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The man who holds more Guinness World Records than anyone, Ashrita Furman, proved once again he’s a cut above the competition."Man Slices Watermelon on Stomach to Set New Guinness World Record"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In response to a question on the restoration of Capital Punishment for drug dealers at a press conference last week, while reiterating my opposition to Capital Punishment, I said that certain individuals connected to the drug trade try to cover their sins by being benefactors of society, holding high positions in various organizations or as philanthropists in religious organizations. Inadvertently, I also mentioned Rotarians and Lions Clubs, which I deeply regret."Press Release by Minister of Finance and Media"