The United National Party (UNP) said that the former government had not entered into any agreement to sell the East Container Terminal (ECT) or any section of the Colombo Port to India, Japan or any other country.
The government has decided to extend the levy of 25 cents that was imposed on sugar for another three months.
Joe Biden is to be sworn in as US president, taking the helm of a nation wracked by political division, economic anguish and an unrelenting pandemic.
A document tabled by Chief Government Whip Johnston Fernando revealed that 11,998 incidents of rape, 4806 of serious sexual abuse and 5,891 of child abuse were reported from 2010 to 2020.
Inmates who witnessed the massacre of 11 detainees inside the Mahara Prison are being tortured, says a leading prisoner rights group in Sri Lanka.