The government announced that a controlled price for rice will be imposed from midnight today. Accordingly White raw will be Rs. 66 per kg, red raw Rs.60, white nadu Rs. 68, red nadu Rs.66 and samba at Rs. 77 per kg.
The Carlton Pre-School 'New Year Celebration was held on a grand scale under the auspices of Secretary Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa accompanied by the Chairperson of the MOD Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa on Tuesday (8) at the Sports ground at Torrington Place in Colombo.
The 64th Annual Report of the Monetary Board of Sri Lanka was submitted to the President and the Minister of Finance and Planning Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday (8) by the Governor of the Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabraal.
Professor Abhaya Induruwa on Tuesday (April 8) joined the elite ranks of notable individuals who have been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for their significant contributions to the advancement of the global Internet. The Internet Hall of Fame inducted Professor Induruwa for pioneering academic and research networking and Internet in Sri Lanka. The induction ceremony was held in Hong Kong Tuesday.
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participating as the Chief Guest at the inaugural ceremony of the "Kithulaka Varuna" exhibition at the "Sudharshi" Hall on last Friday (04) instructed Laksala Chairman Anil Koswatte to purchase "Kithul" based Crafts, Furniture and Other products to Laksala as a measure to guarantee a fair price to those engaged in "Kithul" related products industry.
Drawings for the preliminary round of the State Children’s Art Festival -2014 are being received now. The Festival is organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Panel of Art and Sculpture of the Sri Lanka Arts Council , on the direction of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts.