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Rathana Thera continues to function independently

Monday, 16 January 2017 12:29

Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera said today he is functioning as an independent Member of Parliament. He said he was keen to create awareness among the people for the need to set up a national council with inputs from intellectual politicians and others. The mon..

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Removed Global Park workers protest

Monday, 16 January 2017 15:21
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Cartoon of the day

Monday, 16 January 2017 09:20
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Don't imprison soldiers for GSP: Rathana Thera

Monday, 16 January 2017 17:31
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Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera said today that security forces personnel should not be imprisoned in connection with war ...


MR refused to pawn SL to regain GSP+: GL

Monday, 16 January 2017 16:11
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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa had an opportunity of regaining the GSP+ facility during his tenure if he had agreed ...


Global Park workers on strike over haphazard termination

Monday, 16 January 2017 14:49
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A federation of trade unions today staged a protest opposite the Global Transportation and Logistics (Pvt) Ltd (Global P...


Prices of bakery products likely to increase

Monday, 16 January 2017 13:55
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The All Island Bakers’ Association (AIBA) today warned that prices of all bakery products except for bread would b...


Travel ban imposed on Senadhipathi and Major Gen. Fernando

Monday, 16 January 2017 11:30
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Colombo Chief Magistrate today imposed a travel ban on Avant Garde Chairman, Nissanka Senadhipathi and Major General (Rt...


MP Weerakumara at FCID

Monday, 16 January 2017 10:57
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National Freedom Front MP Weerakumara Dissanayake arrived at the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) this mor...


Turkish Airlines plane crashes into houses

Monday, 16 January 2017 10:38
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A Turkish Airlines cargo plane from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, most of them on the...


Two cops assaulted

Monday, 16 January 2017 10:23
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Two police constables have been hospitalized after they were assaulted at Baththalangunduwa Island in Kalpitiya last nig...


Ranil leaves for Switzerland

Monday, 16 January 2017 09:34
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Switzerland this morning to attend the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Eco...


Naval officer remanded over abductions

Monday, 16 January 2017 09:11
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The executive officer of the Welisara Navy Hospital was remanded till January 26, by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayar...


Unidentified fly spreading across Ratmalana

Monday, 16 January 2017 08:58
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Residents of Ratmalana are worried about an unidentified species of fly spreading fast in home gardens, in the beach and...


GSP: No promises given to the EU, says Ajith

Monday, 16 January 2017 08:05
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Sri Lanka had not agreed to any condition that would be unfavorable to people to gain GSP Plus, a Deputy Minister said y...


Govt. to consider specifying locations for staging protests

Monday, 16 January 2017 07:06
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The government is considering the possibility of specifying locations in Colombo City where people could stage protests ...


Sri Lanka eyes oil imports from Iran

Sunday, 15 January 2017 23:50
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Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha said that Sri Lanka is still interested in purchasing o...


Wijeyadasa doesn’t know what he is talking about: Ravi K

Sunday, 15 January 2017 22:25
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Replying to a statement made by the Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe with regard to the access to temporary res...


Cut use of ACs

Sunday, 15 January 2017 21:40
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President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to issue a circular requiring the government offices to reduce the usage of a...


Archaic Parliamentary Standing Orders should be updated: Thilanga

Sunday, 15 January 2017 20:40
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Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Thilanga Sumathipala said that Parliamentary Standing Orders intr...


Lottery dealers to boycott sales for five days

Sunday, 15 January 2017 18:07
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All Island Lottery Dealers ‘Association (AILDA) would boycott selling lottery tickets for five days from tomorrow ...


Liquor banned for 19 selected holidays in 2017 - Excise Dept.

Sunday, 15 January 2017 15:08
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The Excise Department announced today that sale of liquor will entirely be banned countrywide for 19 selected days in th...


BBQ turns toxic one dies, two hospitalized

Sunday, 15 January 2017 13:02
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One person had died and another two hospitalized following inhaling toxic fumes after cooking chicken on a BBQ, inside a...


Andhra Pradesh CM accorded a state-head’s reception in SL

Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:28
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The Andhra Pradesh government seems to be jubilant with the grand reception accorded to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Nai...


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