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Facilitate swift movement of passengers

Sri Lanka, Jan. 17 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday instructed Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) airport officials to minimise inconvenience and delays caused to arriving and departing... Read More


Visitors allowed to feed animals at Dehiwala Zoo

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Visitors to the National Zoological Gardens of Dehiwala are now allowed to feed the animals with permitted foods, Assistant Director Dinushika Manawadu said.The authorities of th... Read More


Chinese national arrested at BIA with 200 scorpions

Sri Lanka, Jan. 14 -- A Chinese national attempting to smuggle 200 living scorpions from the country was arrested by security personnel at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), yesterday. Cus... Read More


Govt. to monitor foreign study programmes

Sri Lanka, Jan. 13 -- The Government will step in to monitor the sending of local students for higher studies in foreign countries, Information and Communication Technology and Higher Education Minist... Read More


Maize and peanut imports suspended

Sri Lanka, Jan. 6 -- The government has taken steps to suspend the import of maize and peanuts with effect from January 15. Agriculture Director General Dr. W.M.W. Weerakoon said the decision was tak... Read More


Ranjan granted bail

Sri Lanka, Jan. 6 -- Arrested Parliamentarian, former State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake was released on two surety bails of Rs.500,000 each after being produced before the Gangodawila Magistrate yester... Read More


Call for fresh report on leased SriLankan plane

Sri Lanka, Jan. 6 -- Tourism and Aviation Minister Prasanna Ranatunga has instructed Ministry Secretary Marina Mohammad to order a fresh, detailed report from SriLankan Airlines (SLA) with regard to t... Read More


Four dead in Moronthuduwa road collision

Sri Lanka, Jan. 4 -- Four persons died in a tipper truck and three wheeler collision in Moronthuduwa on the Bandaragama -Kaluthara road last evening. A tipper truck had collided with a three-wheeler ... Read More


'Govt. should reveal stance over Rajapakshe's move'

Sri Lanka, Jan. 3 -- Government-supporting Opposition MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe's attempt to reverse the 19th Amendment through the 21st and 22nd Amendments is solely to please the President, JVP Propa... Read More


Rajitha's transfer to prisons hospital suspended

Sri Lanka, Dec. 30 -- Following the recommendation by the Chief Medical Officer of Prisons, remanded Parliamentarian Dr. Rajitha Senaratne was ordered to be transferred to the Welikada Prison hospital... Read More