Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 12 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka announces standard time
Tue, Apr 12, 2011, 12:26 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 11, Colombo: Sri Lankan government announced the country's standard time at midnight Monday and made it mandatory for all electronic media and telecommunication companies to display it as the official time of the country.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday at the Temple Trees inaugurated the website www.sltime.org, displaying the Sri Lanka's standard time.

The Minister of Cooperatives and Internal Trade Johnston Fernando authorized a Special Gazette Notification on the Standard Time.

The President has said that it will be mandatory to display it as the official time of Sri Lanka.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Southern Expressway extension from Matara to Hambanthota to open for public in August
-- [1 hour and 54 minutes ago]
Chairman of Sanasa Bank at Wigoda, Gampaha arrested for misappropriating over Rs. 750 million of funds
-- [2 hours ago]
Foundation laid for 2,126th model village named after cricket legend Kumara Sangakkara
-- [3 hours ago]
Sports Minister clarifies that he has no involvement in team selections
-- [4 hours ago]
Area for leopard sightseeing at Kumana National Park closed off for tourists after worker killed
-- [5 hours ago]
Comprehensive probe into giving wrong bodies to families at Kalutara Hospital
-- [5 hours ago]
PNB recovers over 3 kg of heroin in a garage near Southern expressway entrance
Solar Industries Association seeks immediate approval for small solar power projects to end power crisis
US Navy ships USNS Millinocket and USS Spruance arrive in Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port for CARAT exercise
Two female deminers injured in landmine explosion in northern Sri Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.