Boris Johnson will return to Downing Street with a big majority after the Conservatives swept aside Labour in its traditional heartlands.
The UK Conservatives are set to win an overall majority of 86 in the general election, according to an exit poll for the BBC, ITV
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva says a decision has been reached to relocate the Welikada Prison away from the Colombo city limits.
Sri Lanka has secured 40 gold medals at the 2019 South Asia Games in Nepal.
The travel ban imposed on the employee attached to the Switzerland Embassy in Colombo, has been extended till Thursday.
According to the gazette notification signed by the President, the fourth session of the 8th Parliament will commence on January 3rd.
The eighth Parliament has been prorogued until January 2020.
The recent decision by the government to remove all levies imposed in the IT industry will be enforced from today.
A new Cabinet of Ministers has been sworn in. The swearing in ceremony was held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.
Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the country’s new Prime Minister today before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.