Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has withdrawn the Gazette issued on lifting the ban on women buying alcohol or working in places that sell or manufacture liquor and also the Gazette extending the opening hours for bars and pubs. MORE..
18 Jan 2018 (1:33 PM)
(UPDATE) Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya says that the decisions on further action on the recommendations of the Bond Commission report and the debate on the report will be taken during the party leaders meeting on January 22. MORE..
17 Jan 2018 (1:04 PM)
A Sri Lankan maid, who stole her employer s gold necklace and was caught after she posted a photo on Facebook that showed her wearing it, has been jailed for six months in UAE. MORE..
18 Jan 2018 (10:05 AM)