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Is the workplace more stressful than it was? Do employees feel more under pressure than before? Are staff feeling burdened by work emails around the clock? Recent data and surveys suggest there is an increasing problem.

Read more: public sector employers should identify staff at higher risk of stress

Several religious denominations, professionals and public interest activists jumped on the bandwagon of litigation banging on the impugned decision to implement death penalty.

Read more: Religious leaders file FR petitions against death penalty

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday he could not rule out a scenario in which oil prices could fall to $30 per barrel if the global oil deal was not extended.

Read more: Oil price could fall to $30 if global deal not extended: Novak

Here's what Sangakkara said after it. Thought I'd share this with those who haven't read it.

Read more: Remember the darkest day in cricket history, the 2009 attacks?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured that he will give his complete support to improve the health service of Sri Lanka, according to Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne.

Read more: Modi assures Rajitha of his support to improve Lankan health service

Five soldiers were killed while two others injured when an Army bowser truck collided with the Yal Devi Train at Kilinochchi this afternoon, the Army Spokesperson said.

Read more: Five soldiers killed in train-bowser truck accident

Sri Lanka Tourism and the National Carrier Sri Lankan Airlines unveiled an attractive, four- month promotional campaign to stimulate tourists from Sri Lanka’s largest source market, India.

Read more: Sri Lanka Unveils Special Promotional Campaign to Woo Tourists from India

Three ex-LTTE members indicted over killing 26 Army, Navy personnel

The Attorney General (AG) indicted three former LTTE members at the Vavuniya High Court over the killing of 26 Sri Lanka Army and Navy personnel who were kept as prisoners during the last phase of the war.

Read more: Three ex-LTTE members indicted over killing 26 Army, Navy personnel

The development of the country is being hindered and irrigational, agricultural, educational and industrial revolutions suppressed due to ulterior motives of fulfilling one’s own political objectives by some political leaders, President Maithripala Sirisena has said.

Read more: Cannot allow personal political agendas to suppress country’s development - President

Reacting to the growing abuse of power by law enforcement authorities, the Supreme Court, in a landmark ruling, has issued 20 guidelines to be followed by law enforcement authorities for the secure and advancing the rights of the public.

Read more: SC issues 20 strict guidelines for law enforcement

Measures will be taken to create the necessary legal provision to suspend the formation of political parties based on race or religion, stated United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary MP Mahinda Amaraweera.

Read more: One ministry for all religions; no political parties based on religion - Amaraweera

After the successful and pioneering training for Sri Lanka’s bamboo craftsmen in early 2019, the second phase of the program will take-off in Colombo on Saturday 15 June. The project, pioneered in early 2019 by UNIDO, introduces international bamboo craft expertise for local craftsmen for the first time. Launched by the United Nations industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), it is also guided by URAVU (Indigenous Science & Technology Study Centre) of India.

Read more: Sri Lanka pioneers bamboo crafts training with UNIDO

The Attorney General today received the approval of the Chief Justice to hear the case against the accused in the Central Bank treasury bond scam, including former CBSL Governor Arjuna Mahendran, before the Permanent High Court-at-Bar in the Western Province.

Read more: CJ grants approval to file indictments over ‘bond scam’ at Special HC

According to the latest monthly LMD-Nielsen Business Confidence index (BCI) survey more than two-thirds of respondents consulted by Nielsen, for LMD’s publisher Media Services, anticipates that the economy will worsen over the next 12 months.

Read more: Economic Outlook Hangs In the Balance as Concern over the Country Situation Mounts: Survey
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