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Will appoint new CB Governor: President

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:05

President Maithripala Sirisena said today that he had decided to appoint a new Governor to the Central Bank within a few hours. He said this at the Kidney disease prevention programme held in Giradurukotte, Badulla this morning.   ..

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Protest against VAT at K’goda

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 15:29
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Cartoon of the day

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 05:11
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Thewarapperuma threatens to leave Govt.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 16:17
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Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Palitha Thewarapperuma said today that he would quit the Yahapalanaya Government, if...


Janasetha Peramuna goes to FCID against CB Governor

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 14:49
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Leader of the Janasetha Peramuna, Battaramulle Seelarathana Thero lodged a complaint at the Police Financial Crimes Inve...


Patali not a suspect in Rajagiriya accident: Court

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 14:33
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Colombo Additional Magistrate Chandana Kalansooriya said today that in the absence of sufficient evidence, Megapolis and...


Cabinet decides to continue with the ACCS

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 13:50
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Cabinet has decided to continue with the Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat (ACCS) until a fully-fledged new institut...


Chinese couple arrested with three antique statues

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:20
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Two 40-year-old Chinese, a husband and wife, were arrested this morning at the Katunayake Airport on charges of being in...


Istanbul attack: No reports of Lankans affected

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:55
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While condemning the three suicide bombs attack in the main international airport in Istanbul which killed about 36 peop...


COPE divided on bond issue

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 09:12
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The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) is divided on the controversial bond issue, informed sources sa...


Ministry transfers Yala Warden to WLCD Head Office

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 08:14
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Suranga Ratnayake, the Warden of Yala National Park has been transferred to the Wildlife Conservation Department's (...


Suicide bombs kill 31, wound close to 150 at Istanbul airport

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 07:18
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Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up in the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday,...


Private/ public partnership for training youth for jobs: PM

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 06:41
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A task force is to be appointed to look into developing public/ private partnerships to train youth to become successful...


Brexit negatively affect SL economy: Harsha

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 02:06
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The British exit from the European Union would negatively affect Sri Lankan economy as fluctuation in the share markets ...


Magistrate reprimands Pavithra for disturbing Court

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 01:32
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UPFA parliamentarian Pavithra Wanniarachchi, who was disturbing court proceedings by repeatedly instructing her attorney...


Eran dismisses reports on being appointed as the CB governor

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 22:34
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The Deputy Minister of Public Enterprise Development Eran Wickramaratne today dismissed reports cited that he would be a...


Gammanpila using politics to cover up his crime: JHU

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 21:33
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya said today that close associates of UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila were attempting to spread rumours ...


Govt. must claim damages from Mahendran’s son-in-law: JVP

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 20:31
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The Government not only needs to remove the Central Bank Governor Arujuna Mahendran from his post but also should claim ...


Future party to be led by Mahinda Rajapaksa: Wimal

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 19:45
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If a new party was to be formed in the future, it would be under the leadership of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, N...


SL ranked No.50 in Human Capital Index

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 18:00
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Sri Lanka is at No.50 in the worldwide Human Capital Index (HCI), which was launched today by the World Economic Forum (...


Govt. using Brexit as excuse to sign ECTA: GL

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 16:38
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The Government is attempting to expedite the signing of the Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ECTA) with In...


UN urges SL to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 15:17
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Witnesses must be protected under an effective transitional justice mechanism that should include international judges, ...


Won’t change decision to replace Gota’s military security: Def. Secy.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 13:48
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Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi said the decision taken by the Government, to replace the military security p...


Protest brings BIA to a standstill

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 13:22
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Flights in and out of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) came to standstill because of an ongoing protest by I...


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