FOR FILING INCOME TAX RETURNS AN EXTRA WEEK

Extra week to file income tax returns   An additional week has been granted from November 30 to file income tax returns. Finance State Minister Shehan Semasinghe said this in response to a question raised by MP J.C. Alawathuwala. The State Minister further said that no fine will be charged during this period. Question –…

GRANT ASSISTANCE FROM JAPAN FOR DEMINING PROCESS

Japan extends grant assistance for demining   The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of US$ 648,148 (approx. Rs. 232 million) to the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) for humanitarian demining activities in the North and East Sri Lanka. The grant contract was signed on the 30th of November 2022 between His Excellency Mr.…

FEMALE RUSSIAN DIES AMONG TWO IN TRISHAW TRAIN COLLISION

Two including foreigner dies in trishaw – train collision   A Sri Lankan and a Russian died after a three-wheeler collided with a train in Galle on Thursday (01) morning. The three-wheeler had collided with the Rajarata Rejini train plying from Beliatta, at the Maharamba Railway Crossing in Unawatuna. According to reports, the driver as…

THIRD SCHOOL TERM TO BE HELD IN THREE PHASES

3rd school term to be held in 3 phases   The Ministry of Education says December 02 (Friday) will be a holiday for all government and government-approved private schools in the country after the second term of schools drew to an end today (01). The third term is scheduled to commence next Monday (Dec. 05).…

TWO FATALITIES ON COVID-19 RELATED CONFIRMED BY DGHS AS ON THE 30th NOVEMBER

TWO more COVID-19 deaths   2 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday (30) by the Director-General of Health Services. Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll is at 16,805.  

PRESIDENT TO ACT ON GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN PARLIAMENT

Act on Gender Equality & Women Empowerment in Parliament soon – President President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that a bill on gender equality and women’s empowerment will be submitted to Parliament soon and he has instructed the women’s parliamentarians’ forum to prepare the bill. The President emphasized that women’s representation should be increased not only in…

TUITION TEACHER REMANDED OVER ABUSING TEENAGER SEXUALLY

Tuition teacher remanded over sexually abusing teen   A 24-year old science tuitor was remanded for sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl from Pannala. The Pannala Police have arrested the suspect who runs a tutorial institute in Dankotuwa, Wennapura and Makandura areas. Police said the suspect has alleged to have been sexually abusing the child for…

AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE WOMEN MP’S TURNS ORANGE

Women MPs  turns orange against Gender-Based Violence   A number of activities were held in Parliament today (01) under the leadership of the Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus in support of the Sixteen Days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV). Women Parliamentarians and women staff officers were dressed in orange to support the programme. Accordingly, a…













THIRD SCHOOL TERM TO BE HELD IN THREE PHASES

TUITION TEACHER REMANDED OVER ABUSING TEENAGER SEXUALLY

Tuition teacher remanded over sexually abusing teen   A 24-year old science tuitor was remanded…

OVER 231,000 O/L CANDIDATES ELEGIBLE FOR ADVANCED LEVEL

More than 231,000 O/L exam candidates qualify for Advanced Level   A total of 231,982…

FOR FILING INCOME TAX RETURNS AN EXTRA WEEK

FATALITIES NONE ON COVID-19 RELATED AS ON THE 28th CONFIRMED BY DGHS

No COVID-19 deaths yesterday   No COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed yesterday (28) by the…

MAN ARRESTED FOR ATM FRAUD

ATM fraud : Man arrested for withdrawing over Rs 400,000   A 36-year-old man who…




FOR FILING INCOME TAX RETURNS AN EXTRA WEEK

Extra week to file income tax returns   An additional week has been granted from…

GRANT ASSISTANCE FROM JAPAN FOR DEMINING PROCESS

Japan extends grant assistance for demining   The Government of Japan has provided a total…

FEMALE RUSSIAN DIES AMONG TWO IN TRISHAW TRAIN COLLISION

Two including foreigner dies in trishaw – train collision   A Sri Lankan and a…

THIRD SCHOOL TERM TO BE HELD IN THREE PHASES

3rd school term to be held in 3 phases   The Ministry of Education says…

TWO FATALITIES ON COVID-19 RELATED CONFIRMED BY DGHS AS ON THE 30th NOVEMBER

TWO more COVID-19 deaths   2 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday (30) by the Director-General…

PRESIDENT TO ACT ON GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN PARLIAMENT

Act on Gender Equality & Women Empowerment in Parliament soon – President President Ranil Wickremesinghe…

TUITION TEACHER REMANDED OVER ABUSING TEENAGER SEXUALLY

Tuition teacher remanded over sexually abusing teen   A 24-year old science tuitor was remanded…

AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE WOMEN MP’S TURNS ORANGE

Women MPs  turns orange against Gender-Based Violence   A number of activities were held in…

SOLITARY FATALITY CONFIRMED BY DGHS AS ON THE 29th ULTIMO ON COVID– 19 RELATED

One more COVID-19 death   One more COVID-19 death was confirmed yesterday (29) by the…

THILINI-JANAKI FURTHER REMANDED

Thilini – Janaki further remanded ; Sirisumana Thero – Isuru, bailed   Colombo Fort Magistrate…

APPROVAL FOR ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKES IN TWO STAGES BY CABINET

Cabinet approves electricity tariff hikes under 2 steps!   Although the electricity tariff has been…

DRESS CODE OF STAFF GRADE OFFICERS’ REVOKED

Circulars on staff grade officers’ dress code, revoked   The Secretary of the Ministry of…