The prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene will be reduced with effect from midnight today.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:14
The prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene will be reduced with effect from midnight today. President Mahinda Rajapaksa made this announcement short while ago, during the official bi-lateral discussions held with the visiting Chinese President.
A memorandum of understanding was signed between Sri Jayawardenapura University and Science Academy in China.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:12
A memorandum of understanding was signed between Sri Jayawardenapura University and Science Academy in China. Vice Chancellor of the Sri Jayawardenapura University Dr. N.L.A. Karunarathne says accordingly, the students who are following post graduate courses in the Jayawardenapura University will be able to complete their degree in Sri Lanka or in China.
SLBC has produced a CD to mark the Sri Lankan visit of the His Holiness Pope Francis.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 18:35
Arch Bishop Rt. Rev. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith says it is commendable that Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation has produced a CD titled "Saul of Christ Sangeeth Sandwani" to mark the proposed visit of the His Holiness Pope Francis to Sri Lanka. The Arch Bishop says this visit is a very important event for the Catholics in the country.
The President warmly receives the delegation headed by the Chinese President at the airport.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 13:33
President of People's China Xi Jinping has arrived in Sri Lanka. President Mahinda Rajapakse warmly received the delegation headed by the Chinese President at the Katunayake international airport. It is only after 28 years that a Chinese head of state engaging in a tour in Sri Lanka. President Jinping has arrived in the country on an invitation extended by President Mahinda Rajapakse. Bilateral discussions between the Sri Lankan and Chinese Presidents are scheduled to take place shortly.
The visiting Chinese President was warmly welcomed at the President's Secretariat.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 18:37
The visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese delegation were warmly received at the President's Secretariat this evening. President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Madam Shiranthi Rajapaksa were also present at this occasion. 21 gun salutes was also offered in respect of the Chinese leader.
UNP candidate of Uva provincial council election Vishwanatha Kulathunga has resigned from the post of UNP organizer in Bandarawela electorate.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 18:33
UNP organizer for Bandarawela electorate and the provincial council candidate for Badulla district Vishwanatha Kulathunga says the UNP's election campaign is centered on increasing preferential votes for individual candidates instead of campaigning together for victory of the party.
Propaganda activities of the Uva provincial council poll ends at midnight tomorrow.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 13:32
Propaganda activities pertaining to the Uva provincial council poll ends at midnight tonight. Election commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that the permitted election offices set up on the electorate level are able to conduct activities till midnight on next Thursday. He reiterates that however these offices are not able to conduct propaganda activities after midnight tomorrow. The commissioner further points out that display of propaganda posters, banners or decorations is totally prohibited at media offices, district offices of candidates or at the residences of candidates from midnight tomorrow.