Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has directed school principals and Zonal Directors of Education to decide whether or not to open schools in disaster prone areas. MORE..
21 May 2018 (10:16 AM)
Amnesty International (AI) has commended Sri Lanka for its welcome progress on the issue of disappearances with the criminalization of enforced disappearances in March 2018, giving partial effect to the International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance and operationalizing the Office of Missing Persons.MORE...
20 May 2018 (9:46 PM)
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) states that the water levels of the main rivers have reached spill levels in certain areas due to the heavy rainfall. MORE..
21 May 2018 (12:10 PM)