The west has been needlessly whipping up tension – if we don't co-operate soon, chaos may take hold, states Sergei Lavrov the foreign minister of Russia who was also an Ambassador in Sri Lanka some time ago, in an article written to "The Guardian".
Visiting Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), Pakistan, General Rashad Mahmood,, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake on Wednesday (9) morning at Army Headquarters.
The government announced that a controlled price for rice will be imposed from midnight today. Accordingly White raw will be Rs. 66 per kg, red raw Rs.60, white nadu Rs. 68, red nadu Rs.66 and samba at Rs. 77 per kg.
The Carlton Pre-School 'New Year Celebration was held on a grand scale under the auspices of Secretary Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa accompanied by the Chairperson of the MOD Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa on Tuesday (8) at the Sports ground at Torrington Place in Colombo.
The 64th Annual Report of the Monetary Board of Sri Lanka was submitted to the President and the Minister of Finance and Planning Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday (8) by the Governor of the Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabraal.
The Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy has decided to organize an all island short film competition under the theme "Soba Chalana Sithuwam" to celebrate the World Environment Day, which is held on 05 June 2014.