(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka has been found not guilty of sexual intercourse without consent following an accusation of “stealthing” involving a Tinder date in Sydney."Danushka Gunathilaka found not guilty of sexual assault"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Mrs. Diana Gamage, the Minister of State for Tourism announced plans to launch promotional campaigns aimed at attracting 1.5 million foreign tourists to Sri Lanka by the year’s end. She emphasized the government’s commitment to ensuring the safety of tourists and mentioned initiatives such as establishing taxi associations to enhance the visitor experience."Campaigns to attract 1.5 million tourists to Sri Lanka, Proposal to create cities that never sleep"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his address at the 2023 Commercial Mediation Symposium at Colombo’s Hilton Hotel, emphasized the need for a cultural shift towards efficient dispute resolution in Sri Lanka. He acknowledged the long-standing reliance on trial courts and stressed the importance of embracing alternate dispute resolution methods."New legislation being formulated to transform the Port City to ‘Colombo Financial Zone’, President reveals"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has left the island on a four-day official visit to Germany, the President’s Media Division said."President Wickremesinghe leaves for Germany on an official visit"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lankan-born Tamil Vijay Thanigasalam has been appointed as an Associate Minister in Ontario, Canada."Lankan-born Tamil appointed Associate Minister in Ontario"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said India, while advancing as an economic power, is playing a crucial role in promoting developmental and humanitarian goals around the world. Speaking at the 77th Independence Anniversary celebrations organized by the India Sri Lanka Society in Colombo on Saturday (September 23), he said that in this Century of Asia, in the councils of the world, India is synonymous with economic development."India is playing a crucial role in promoting developmental and humanitarian goals around the world – Prime Minister"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The fifth Asia Pacific Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities, the largest regional environmental event in the Asia Pacific region will convene in Colombo from October 3rd to October 6th. This forum is jointly organized by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)."Largest Asia Pacific Environmental Forum kicks off in Colombo from 3rd to 6th October"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – If any incident of theft or illegal activity takes place at any retail establishment including supermarkets, the public is advised to manage the situation through the involvement of security officers at the establishment and then to inform the police, Police said."Police issue special notice to supermarkets"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –A special discussion between President Ranil Wickremesinghe and the representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is scheduled to be held tomorrow (26), it is learnt."Crucial discussion between President & IMF tomorrow"