Monday Dec 2
India assisted project to set up English language labs in all provinces of Sri Lanka commences
Dec 02, Gampaha: A project to set up nine language laboratories in the nine provinces of Sri Lanka with the assistance of India got off to a start today with the opening of the first lab in the Gampaha district.
Sri Lanka cabinet expands with swearing-in of another minister
Nov 23, Colombo: Deputy Economic Development Minister S.M. Chandrasena took oath as Cabinet Minister for Special Projects before President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Anuradhapura this morning, the President's Media Division said.
Budgetary allocations to Sri Lanka's health sector increased to enhance the service
Nov 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena says the government has taken steps to enhance the country's health sector by increasing budgetary allocations to the sector every year.
Cultural Information Center opened for Sri Lanka's nomadic community
Nov 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka has opened a new Cultural Information Center for the country's nomad population as a measure to preserve their unique culture.
Sri Lankan van driver lodges complaint against Channel-4 video team
Nov 14, Colombo: A van driver in Sri Lanka has lodged a complaint in police against Britain's Channel - 4 team in the country saying that the journalists hadn't paid his charges for hire.
Outcry over Sri Lanka clouds Commonwealth summit
British Foreign Secretary William Hague attends the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meeting on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
Tamils stopped from entering Colombo
More than 100 Tamils whose family members disappeared during or after Sri Lanka's civil war have been prevented from entering Colombo as the city hosts a Commonwealth summit.
Protesting Sri Lankans halt train carrying Britain's Channel 4 director
Nov 13, Anuradhapura: Nearly a thousand of Sri Lankans this morning gathered at the Anuradhapura train station in the North Central province to protest the visit of the controversial director of Britain's Channel 4 Callum Macrae.