(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – US President Joseph R. Biden, in a warmly worded letter of felicitation, conveyed his best wishes to President Ranil Wickremesinghe and the people of Sri Lanka on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Sri Lankan Independence."US President extends warm wishes to Sri Lanka on its 75th Anniversary of Independence"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – India has reiterated its commitment to further strengthen its cooperation with Sri Lanka, which is recovering from its worst economic crisis in many decades."India reiterates commitment to further strengthen its cooperation with Sri Lanka"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Postal voting for the 2023 Local Government election will be held on 22, 23 and 24 February, the Elections Commission says."Dates for postal voting of 2023 LG election announced"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Former Archbishop of Colombo, Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis was called to eternal rest early this morning (Feb 03)."Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis called to eternal rest"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka concluded its 4th Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) during the 42nd Session of the UPR Working Group on Wednesday, 1st February in Geneva. Sri Lanka’s National"Sri Lanka concludes Fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council, UPR Working Group, Geneva"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Power cuts will not be imposed until the contempt of court case filed by the Human Rights Commission (HRCSL) is taken up for support tomorrow (Feb. 03), the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said today giving an undertaking to the Supreme Court."CEB gives undertaking before Supreme Court on power cuts"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A comprehensive discussion was held yesterday (01) with a delegation of the European Union (Sri Lanka and Maldives region) with the aim of identifying areas to upgrade the social security system in Sri Lanka."18 million euros from the European Union for the program to improve the social security system in Sri Lanka"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Wasantha Mudalige, the convener of the Inter-University Student federation, who has been remanded under the Prevention of Terrorism Act was acquitted of the charges filed under the PTA and released yesterday (Jan 31)."IUSF convener Wasantha Mudalige who was remanded under the PTA released"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The pilot project of starting nursing courses aimed at foreign employment at the Provincial Council level was started recently by the North Central Provincial Council."Courses aimed at foreign employment commenced at the Provincial Council level"