The government is vigorously denying that there has been an increase in the price of Wheat Flour and has complained to the Elections Commission against Media outlets that have reported the increase, a statement from the Ministry of Finance says.
The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) reported that the predicted air quality index levels is expected to maintain moderate levels of air pollution in Colombo District from today (8th Nov) to 13th Nov.
Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera said that the in the unlikely event of Gotabaya Rajapaksa winning the presidential election on 16 Nov, Sri Lanka will have a president who is a US citizenship and will have the only other American first lady in the world other Melania Trump.
The extensions of the Southern Expressway will be declared open to the public from tomorrow (08), the Ministry of Highways and Road Development Authority (RDA) said.
The hunger strike carried out against signing of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement has been called off.
The cooking gas shortage should end in a few days and consumers should not panic, the government said today.
State-run Litro Gas Plc has made an emergency purchase of 12,000 metric tonnes of liquefied petroleum gas to meet an ongoing LP shortage.
The Trincomalee port is set to double its capacity with the installation of night navigation
The controversial MCC compact is in the news again, with both Government and Opposition MPs reacting to reports that its signing is imminent.
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) is warning that the Nilwala Ganga is rising and major flooding is possible due to the continuous rain hence people living in close proximity are advised to take precautions.