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Sri Lanka jumps nine positions in UN E-Gov

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- Making a significant progress from its preceding ranking, in the 2020 United Nations E-Government Development Index (EGDI), Sri Lanka has advanced its position to the 85th from 9... Read More


Producing prison inmates at courts temporarily suspended

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- Producing prison inmates before courts have been temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, said the Prisons Commissioner General Thushar... Read More


Kandakadu fears baseless - Health DG

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- Rumours being spread that Covid-19 infected persons of the Kandakadu cluster have been reported from various parts of the island are baseless, Director General of Health Services... Read More


Dialog Axiata Pays Homage by Publishing the Directory of Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya Temples

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- The commemoration ceremony of founding Theros of Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya who rendered a noble service for the Sambuddha Sasanaya during the past 217 years, was held under... Read More


Rs. 340 m Japanese Grant Aid for anti-narcotic activities

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- Based on a request of the Government of Sri Lanka, the Government of Japan will provide a Japanese Yen 200 million (approximately Rs.340 million) grant under the Japanese non-pro... Read More


UGC urged to ensure safety of university employees, students

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- The University Executive Officers Association has urged the University Grants Commission (UGC) to take immediate action to ensure the safety of university employees and students.... Read More


Vendors barred from buses

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- Transport Services Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has instructed the National Transport Commission (NTC) and the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) to halt the sale of vari... Read More


Two associates of 'Angoda Lokka' arrested

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- The Western Province (South) Crime Division arrested two close associates of underworld kingpin 'Angoda Lokka' with five grams of heroin during a raid in the Udumulla area in the... Read More


Kanjipani Imran seeks SC remedies

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- Alleged underworld kingpin Mohommad Najim Mohommad Imran alias Kanjipani Imran who is currently serving a six year RI term at Boossa Prison yesterday filed a Fundamental Rights p... Read More


Rajanganaya DS postal votes scheduled for July 28

Sri Lanka, July 14 -- Postal votes in Rajanganaya Divisional Secretariat which was postponed due to the prevailing situation is expected to be held on July 28 if the situation is under control, Distri... Read More