Month: November 2022

APPROVAL FOR ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKES IN TWO STAGES BY CABINET

Cabinet approves electricity tariff hikes under 2 steps!   Although the electricity tariff has been increased in the past, it is not sufficient to cover the loss of the electricity board and thus, the request to increase the electricity bill has received cabinet approval. The aforesaid was disclosed at the Sub Committee on Identifying the […]

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DRESS CODE OF STAFF GRADE OFFICERS’ REVOKED

Circulars on staff grade officers’ dress code, revoked   The Secretary of the Ministry of Public Administration has announced that the circulars on the official attire of staff grade officers in the Public services issued on June 26, 2019, and September 27, 2022, have been revoked. Accordingly, ministry secretary M.M.P.K. Mayadunne said the circular (8/89) […]

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FEMALE REFEREES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A MEN’S MATCH

    An all-female on-field refereeing team will take charge of a men’s World Cup game for the first time in Thursday’s group-stage game between Costa Rica and Germany. Stephanie Frappart will be the first woman to referee at a men’s World Cup. The Frenchwoman became the first female official at the tournament when she […]

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PRICES OF FOUR ESSENTIAL FOOD ITEMS AT SATHOSA SLASHED

Sathosa slashes prices of 4 essential food items   Lanka Sathosa says it has decided to reduce the prices of four essential food items with effect from tomorrow (Dec.01). The revised prices are as follows; A Kilo of Red Raw Rice has been reduced by Rs. 06 to Rs. 199 A Kilo of Keeri Samba […]

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ASALANKA AND WELLALAGE HELP WITH SEVENTH WICKET PATNERSHIP IN MASSIVE 314 RUN CHASE

Sri Lanka level series 1-1 after Asalanka, Wellalage help ace 314 chase Ibrahim Zadran’s 162 and Rashid Khan’s four-for in vain as hosts get over the line by four wicket Charith Asalanka and Dunith Wellalage added 65 runs for the seventh wicket  •  SLC Sri Lanka 314 for 6 (Asalanka 83*, Mendis 67, Rashid 4-37, Nabi 2-56) beat Afghanistan 313 […]

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CHANDANI SENEVIRATNE :A BUBBLY CRUISE ON STAGE ,TELEDRAMA, FILMS FOR OVER THREE DECADES AT PEAK OF CELEBRITY

Chandani Seneviratne: A bubbly cruise on stage, teledrama and films for over three decades at peak of celebrity    Chandani Seneviratne one of the most eminent artists in Sinhala cinema, stage and teledramas.Chandani  has received significant applause, praise from all quarters having received awards at almost  every award festival in Sri Lanka for several dramatic roles […]

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DRAMADASA WALPOLA PEDESA NAME BOARD TO BE REERECTED

DHARMADASA WALPOLA RASIKA SAMAJAYA’ TO FELICITATE DHARMADASA WALPOLA  ON HIS 39th DEATH ANNIVERSARY   It is a pity that even many reputed artistes in native Sri Lanka, after their demise had not been felicitated or saluted by our numerous governments having a responsible Cultural Ministry too. Dharmadasa Walpola is one such example having expired at the age […]

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“CHRISTMAS CARRAIGE OF HOPE” LAUNCHED AT KINGSBURY COLOMBO

Kingsbury Colombo launches a “Christmas Carriage of Hope” The Kingsbury Colombo launched their “Christmas Carriage of Hope”, a festive icon that represents the hotel’s CSR initiative this festive season with the presence of Mohan Pandithage, Chairman & Chief Executive for Hayleys PLC and Rohan Karr, Managing Director for Hayleys Leisure. The carriage has been designed […]

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CBSL ANNOUNCERS LATEST EXCHANGE RATES

Today’s CBSL exchange rates

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NO POLITICAL LINKS TO CHINESE ASSISTANCE TO SRI LANKA-MFA

No political strings attached to Chinese assistance to SL – MFA spokesman   China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman – Mr. Zhao Lijian has said that assistance to Sri Lanka is never attached with any political strings. Responding to media during the regular press conference in Beijing yesterday (28), he said, “I would like to reiterate that […]

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