A Private Members Bill is being presented to Parliament to ban private tuition classes being held on Poya days and Sundays until 3.pm.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered that compensation be paid to those whose properties were damaged during a clash between two groups in Negombo last night.
Thousands of army officers and other ranks fanned across the country after Parliament passed emergency regulations conferring police powers to the Armed Forces.
Several hundred people staged a silent protest calling for the freedom of worship in Sri Lanka near the Methodist Church in Colpetty in Colombo this afternoon.
The Methodist Church is calling for a silent protest over attacks on its church in Anuradhapura
The Methodist Church in Sri Lanka is accusing a SLPP Member of the Anuradhapura Municipal Council of leading repeated attacks on one of their worship centers.