Two Sri Lankan origin Canadians joined Room author Emma Donoghue were named RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, along with several other artists, academics entrepreneurs and champions of many worthy causes. Presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine and sponsored by RBC, this annual wards program celebrates the achievements of inspiring Canadian immigrants.
Regional Development Minister and Field Marshal, Sarath Fonseka today obtained membership of the United National Party (UNP).
His membership card was handed over by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who also appointed Minister Fonseka as the UNP Organiser for Kelaniya.
The search operations for the missing people in the Aranayake landslide site will be terminated from today, Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, who was in charge of the operations, said. He said this today at the Hathgampola Vidyalaya.
Seven fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested today by Sri Lankan Naval personnel for allegedly fishing in Lankan territorial waters prompting Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps for their release.
The seven, part of groups of fishermen who ventured into the sea from Rameswaram, have been taken to Talaimannar in northern Sri Lanka, Rameswaram Fishermen Association president T Sesuraja said.
The water levels in the Kalu Ganga, Nilwala Ganga and Attanagalu Oya are rising as a result of the heavy rains in several parts of the country, the Disaster Management Centre said (DMC) today.
The Public Service Commission has recommend that Anusha Palpita who was recently appointed as an Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Home Affairs be suspended with immediate effect.
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) strike, which was initiated this morning, was called off this afternoon.
The GMOA claims that irregularities were committed when granting positions in the post-internship appointment register.
பாவனையில் இல்லாத தொலைக்காட்சி அலைவரிசைகள் மற்றும் வானொலி அலைவரிசைகள் என்பன அரசுடைமையாக்கப்படும் என்ற உத்தரவை ஜனாதிபதி மைத்திரிபால சிறிசேன பிறப்பித்துள்ளார் என பிரதி ஊடக அமைச்சர் கருணாரட்ன பரணவிதாரன தெரிவித்தார்.