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Ratifying 27 int’l conventions the criteria for GSP+: EU

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 12:28

The European Union (EU) said today the ratification and implementation of 27 international conventions signed by the Sri Lankan Government was the only criteria to be considered when assessing Sri Lanka's application to re-gain the GSP+ facility. &n..

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PHU protest opposite FCID

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 21:20
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Cartoon of the day

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 06:44
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JO lodges complaints with BC and CID

Thursday, 19 January 2017 02:06
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The Joint Opposition yesterday lodged a complaint with the Bribery Commission and the CID against Public Enterprise Deve...


GMOA wants Rajitha to intervene in implementing directives

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 23:07
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today urged Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne to intervene in ...


Unitary character and devolution: Decision upto Parliament: Kiriella

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 22:33
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While stating that no decision had been made in the constitutional process regarding the unitary character or devolution...


Regulatory authority for three-wheelers and school vans

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 21:24
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In order to upgrade the service quality of the passenger transportation in three-wheelers and student transportation in ...


Gov.t to amend Firearms Ordinance for security reasons

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 20:49
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The government has decided to amend the Firearms Ordinance on account of the timely requirement and for security reasons...


M.P.H. Manatunga appointed Police Commission Chairman

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 18:59
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M.P.H. Manatunga has been appointed as the Chairman of the Police Commission by President Maithripala Sirisena today, Pr...


New leasing scheme comes into effect

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 18:25
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New leasing scheme for vehicles based on loan to value ratio, which was proposed in the 2017 budget, came into effect fr...


Croatian national dies while boarding ship off Galle

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:13
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The Galle Police launched an investigation into the death of a 48-year-old Croatian national who had died when he attemp...


Undergrad assaulted for anti-ragging stance

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 15:52
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A 21-year-old undergraduate, who is a son of a High Court Judge, had been allegedly assaulted by a group of second-year ...


Govt. to take over land leased out for VOA

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 14:21
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The Government has decided to terminate the agreement with the American Embassy and take over the block of land which wa...


Man returning from Homagama court shot dead

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 13:59
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A 34-year-old man who was on his way back from the Homagama Magistrate’s Court was shot dead at Pitipana in Homaga...


Man killed in shootout at Wasgamuwa National Park

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 11:42
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A 38-year-old man was killed at the Wasgamuwa National Park during a shootout between wildlife officers and a group of h...


No grouses with majority community against Tamils: SF

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 10:05
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Highlighting the changes taking place in Sri Lanka between the majority and Tamils, Field Marshal turned politician Sara...


Sri Lanka agrees to follow KSA recruitment system

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:56
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A Sri Lankan labor delegation has agreed to follow Saudi Arabia’s Musaned online recruitment system following a me...


SL will integrate trade in Asian region: PM

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 07:57
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Sri Lanka is slated to play a significant role in integrating trade in the Asian region through a number of trade ties w...


Cabinet rejects moves to decriminalize homosexuality

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 06:32
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The Cabinet is reported to have rejected surreptitious attempts buy some to decriminalize homosexuality. ...


Omanthai army camp, checkpoint removed: Vavuniya GA

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 22:15
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Vavuniya Government Agent M.B.R. Pushpakumara said today the Omanthai Army Camp and Checkpoint on the A-9 Road had been ...


GSP+: We rejected certain EU requests: Lakshman Yapa

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 21:25
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The European Union (EU) had made certain requests to be met, which Sri Lanka could not agree under any circumstances-suc...


Underworld figure shot dead in Athurugiriya

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 20:35
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A 34-year-old underworld figure, Tranil Bandara Dharmasiri known as Banda, was shot dead in Athurugiriya town a short wh...


Board of directors of Lanka Coal Company sacked

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:48
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The Board of directors of the Lanka Coal Company including its Chairman Maithri Gunaratna was removed by Power and Renew...


Rs.1.2 Bn profit by SAITM by devious means: JVP

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:39
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Monetary rewards and politics had resulted in the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) earning an il...


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