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Rosy becomes first female Mayor of Colombo

Rosy becomes first female Mayor of Colombo

The first female Mayor of the Colombo Muncipal Council (CMC) Rosy Senanayake and 60 other UNP members elected to the CMC took oaths in the presence of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Minister D.M Swaminathan at Temple Trees yesterday. Several other UNP Ministers and Parliamentarians were also present.…

Sri Lankan among two executives held for raping employee in Andhra Pradesh

Sri Lankan among two executives held for raping employee in Andhra Pradesh

Sri Lankan national was among two senior executives of a private company arrested for allegedly raping a woman employee of the firm, an official said. The accused were identified as Dileep Pinto (55), a Sri Lankan who worked as general manager of the company, and Malla Shyam Sundar…

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

The Queen Elizabeth II of England has sent a congratulatory message to Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on the occasion of the country’s 70th National Independence Day. Her Majesty the Queen sends the following message on the 70th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence: “It gives me great pleasure…

Pakistani Foreign Secretary due today

Pakistani Foreign Secretary due today

Pakistani Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua will visit Sri Lanka for the fifth Foreign Office consultations today, the Foreign Ministry…

Finland Speaker meets PM Wickremesinghe

Finland Speaker meets PM Wickremesinghe

The Speaker of Finland Parliament Maria Lohela said that strengthening the relationship between the Parliaments of Sri Lanka…

Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Shazna Zuhyle, a researcher from Colombo-based LIRNEAsia, a regional policy research body will chair an International Telecommunication Union…

Girls above 10 years to be vaccinated against HPV

Girls above 10 years to be vaccinated against HPV

All Sri Lankan girls aged above 10 will be vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Health Ministry…

UN Youth Envoy meets Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake

UN Youth Envoy meets Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake

The newly appointed UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake met Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake on June 27. While congratulating…

President congratulates Jayathma Wickramanayake

President congratulates Jayathma Wickramanayake

Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, who has been appointed as the new UN Envoy on Youth by United Nations Secretary-General…

Sandya Eknaligoda, recipient of International Women of Courage award

Sandya Eknaligoda, recipient of International Women of Courage award

Missing Journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s wife Sandya Ekneligoda was a recipient of ‘International Women of Courage Award for 2017’…

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