Udayakantha Waransuirya’s newest movie ‘Madhura Charika’-Joyful Journeys, which has already won international acclaim would be released in local cinemas soon.
Japan’s Emperor Akihito said the longstanding friendship and bilateral ties between Sri Lanka and Japan was further strengthened with the state visit of the President Maithripala Sirisena.
A beleaguered Telecom Minister yesterday sought to bring clarity over the decision to enforce the social media firewall, giving assurances of lifting the ban by Friday with plans to set up a new regulatory body to monitor the platforms to address shortcomings on the Government’s part in handling new media.
The Department of Registration of Persons has decided to issue National Identity Cards (NICs), from April, for the students sitting the GCE Ordinary Level examination in 2018, Commissioner General of Registration of Persons Viyani Gunatilake stated.
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof.G. L.Pieris said the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption should prioritise investigations into accounts of a distillery company owned by Perpetual Treasuries Limited.
The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) had recovered several office equipments and propaganda materials, which were used in propagating hate speech, from a office at Naththaranpotha in Kundasale last morning following the information received during the interrogation of the head of ‘Mahason Balakaya’
Sri Lanka captain Thisara Perera whilst praising the type of wickets prepared for the Hero Nidahas T20 tri-series blamed poor execution of his batsmen for their six-wicket defeat at the hands of India in the return match played at the R Premadasa Stadium on Monday.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday addressed an investment forum to drum up stronger business ties with Japan during his ongoing visit to the country and met with government agencies to encourage more assistance for public-centric development projects.