US Democrats have made gains in state elections, in what is being seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.
The Ambassador of Afghanistan in Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. M Ashraf Haidari met the Minister of Mass Media and State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, today (05 November).
Advisor to the Minister-Coordinator of Special Services and international mediator at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Jakub Glowaczewsky made a call on the General (Retd) Shantha Kottegoda, WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, at the Ministry, today (05 November).
Several new innovations of the Centre for Research and Development (CRD) of the Ministry of Defence were handed over to the Sri Lanka Army, during a ceremony held at the Ministry, today (05 November).
The Police Narcotics Bureau has deployed two new robots at the Katunayake International Airport for the first time in its history.
A new house built by the Sri Lanka Air Force was presented to a deserving family, recently. According to Air Force media, the new house was presented to the family of a widowed mother of a 9-year-old boy in Kudakachchakkodiya area, Vavuniya as a part of the 41st anniversary of SLAF Base Vavuniya.
A country should always move towards victories, emphasized President Maithripala Sirisena while adding that one must ensure tasks that could not be completed today for the benefit of the should be completed tomorrow.
Two persons were admitted to hospital after an incident in Mawathagama, today (01 November 2019).
Mr. Manuel Amarilla, Security Expert of the European Union Election Monitoring Mission (EU EOM) -2019 met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General (Retd) SHS Kottegoda, WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, for a discussion at the Ministry, today (01 November 2019).
Taking reforestations to new ‘heights’, the Sri Lanka Air Force, in collaboration with Sri Lanka Forest Department, MAS Holdings and the University of Peradeniya launched the second seed bombing programme in the Lahugala forest in Ampara during the beginning of this week.
A group of underprivileged disable civilians living in the Northern region became the beneficiaries of a Sri Lanka Army initiative, to provide artificial limbs to deserving people, during a ceremony held on Thursday (30 October).
Sri Lanka Army’s Mine Detection Dog (MDD) ‘Sammy’ and its handler, Lance Corporal P. G Nishantha Bandara of 5 Field Engineer Regiment have been selected by the Washington-based Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI), as the MLI’s ‘Team of the Year - 2019’.
A 50 kilometre-long (31 mile) wildfire is advancing across Brazil's Pantanal wetlands.
A Drowning Prevention awareness programme for school children was conducted by the Sri Lanka Coastguard, recently.
The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, officially launched the KDU + website of the Kotelawala Defence University, during a ceremony held at the Ministry on Wednesday evening (30 October 2019).
With the rains continuing to lash out over the island, several areas in the country have experienced localized flooding and landslides. People from all walks of life are experiencing difficulties in getting about their day to day lives with the weather showing little sign of improvement.
The Presidential Environmental Awards -2019 ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Nelum Pokuna Theater in Colombo on Tuesday (29 October 2019).
An environment protection initiative to plant Kumbuk trees (Terminalia arjuna) along the banks of the Kaluganga (River) was carriedout by the Sri Lanka Police together with the National Water Supply and Drainage Board, ReForest and a group of undergrad students of the University of Kelaniya, recently.
President Maithripala Sirisena vested several projects with the public, today (29) which were implemented with the aim of preventing the chronic kidney disease and for the welfare of the kidney patients.
With the adverse weather condition presently prevailing over the island bringing in more rains over most parts of the country, the day to day lives of the people have been affected in numerous ways.
The Sri Lanka Navy has taken steps to mobilize relief teams to areas identified as vulnerable due to the prevailing weather conditions as a precautionary measure.
Showing humanitarian concern to the wellbeing of a deserving family, Sri Lanka Army troops of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) provided a modified three-wheeler to an elderly person, on Friday (25).
A delegation of the European Union Election Monitoring Mission (EU EOM) met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General (Retd) SHS Kottegoda, WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, at the Ministry, today (28th October 2019).
A group of disable inmates of the "Abimansala" wellness resort in Kamburupitiya were facilitated with sea transport to visit the Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya, on Saturday (26th October).
Sri Lanka Army troops in Kilinochchi made their voluntary presence to donate much needed blood to replenish stocks at the Kilinochchi Blood Bank, on Saturday (26).