The Department of Mental Health in Thailand warned on Thursday those who partake in gambling activities during the football World Cup period put themselves at risk of gambling addiction, which may lead to depression and suicide.
The newly opened Sri Lanka Embassy in Bahrain conducted its first Vesak Programme from 15-19 May 2014 with the involvement of the expatriate Sri Lankan community as well as Sri Lankans working in three garment factories in Bahrain.
The Ambassador for Sri Lanka in Ha Noi, continues with a programme of outreach to the social fabric of VietNam through various Buddhist spiritual renaissance activities. One such programme is the inauguration of Dhamma and meditation classes with special emphasis on the youth of Vietnam with collaboration of the Bhikkus and Bhikkunis of local Pagodas and the blessings of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha.
President of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka Ranjith Rodrigo,left the country yesterday (04)to participate at the 64th FIFA Congress and Extra Ordinary AFC Congress to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 9-11.
Sri Lanka Cricket announced that at a Selection Committee meeting, the National Selectors named the following players for the Test Squad of the above tour. The Sports Minister and SLC Ex-Committee has approved the nominations.
The grand Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Show- Mega Tourism Caravan 6, commenced its activities with a Cultural Show followed by a Banquet, fittingly named " Sri Lankan Night" at the Crystal Ballroom of the hotel " Lotte Plaza" in Moscow, on the night of May 29. The event organized under the guidance of Ministry of Economic Development and supported by Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau is meticulously planned and executed under the close supervision of Udayanga Weeratunga, the Ambassador to Russian Federation. The 'Sri Lankan Night' at the Lotte Plaza showcased the 'Beauty and Traditions' of Sri Lanka.
The District Court of Colombo suspended the enjoining order against Football President, Ranjith Rodrigo and all Office Bearers today imposed on them by preventing them from representing FFSL at forthcoming FIFA Annual Congress and AFC Extraordinary Congress. They were represented by President’s Counsels Romesh De Silva, Dinal Philips and Attorney-At-Law Hiran De Alwis instructed by Attorney-At-Law Chandrakumar De Silva.