Annual Bus fares rise, minimum fare Rs. 40!
The National Transport Commission (NTC) has given permission to increase bus fares by 22 percent with effect from midnight today.
Why a Russian plane is detained in Sri Lanka
The flight, scheduled to depart from Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport to Moscow on June 2 with 191 passengers and 13 crew members, was not allowed to depart due to an enjoining order.
Rare honour for Sri Lanka; Dr. Pethiyagoda wins Linnean Medal (considered to be the Nobel Prize for Naturalists) for Zoology
The Linnean Medal was awarded at a London ceremony to the first Sri Lankan possibly the 2nd Asian in its history: since 1888, the medal has been given annually to a botanist or a zoologist, or to one of each, in the same year.