The Norwegian embassy in Colombo will close permanently on 31 July.
Police and a certain group had disrupted the functions in Colombo to mark the 40th anniversary of the Black July of 1983, said organizers.
The Presidential Secretariat will no longer pay the utility bills of the official residences of former presidents.
A strong regulatory body is required to ensure financial discipline, said Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Eran Wickramaratne.
Police in Mt. Lavinia have arrested a four-member gang who had intimidated and extorted money from men with homosexual tendencies.
Ex-president Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his wife were notable participants at the annual higher ordination ceremony of Sri Kalyani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha of Kotte.
An academic claims a government plan to raise the debt ceiling of the state by Rs. 8,000 billion.
The government has decided to introduce a new law to bring back and forfeit black money held in offshore accounts by politicians and criminals.
The candidate who gets the support of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will be the winner at the next presidential election, said government minister Prasanna Ranatunga.