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Building Buddhist temples, placing statues under Bo-trees: Have negated reconciliation efforts

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 22:37

Government Spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne said building Buddhist temples, placing Buddha statues under Bo-trees and at junctions by the security forces after defeating the LTTE in the North-East had not done any good other than to negate the governme..

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N' Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 06:18
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Cartoon of the day

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:06
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Portable horns, hooters banned at match venues –SLC

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 08:51
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Sri Lanka Cricket has banned spectators from bringing in 'Portable Horns' or ‘Hooters’ to match venu...


Coal Controversy: USD 3 Mil loss in public funds?

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:01
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The controversial Coal Tender process has taken a different turn with the Power and Energy Ministry deciding to continue...


Ministry Sec. denies: Individual vehicle importers barred from Finance Ministry

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 03:09
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The newly formed individual vehicle importers, who were affected due to the recent tax increase said yesterday that they...


SL sailors not apprehended: Consulate

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 01:41
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The eight Sri Lankan crew members of the ship Al Khalidia which was apprehended in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are no...


Govt. docs to update the Mahasangha Sabha on ETCA

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 23:37
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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) said today it would update the Mahasangha Sabha of the Ramanna Nikaya...


One killed by wild elephant, three escape

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 21:32
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A 60-year-old man was killed by a wild elephant in a chena in Sooriyawewa in Embilipitiya this evening, police said. ...


Separate institute to administer Hambantota Port Industry Park

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 20:13
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The Government has decided to set up a separate institute to administer the work of the proposed Hambantota Port Industr...


Kithsiri Ranawaka remanded till Sep. 6

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 19:36
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Former Director of Tourism Development Authority, Kithsiri Ranawaka who was arrested by FCID over allocating Authority&r...


Another top US official in SL

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 17:42
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The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, William E. Todd arrived in Sri Lanka to...


SL backs UN talks to eliminate nuclear weapons

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 17:05
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Sri Lanka would support the convening of a conference next year to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nu...


Money politics still mar democratic elections in SL: election body

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 15:30
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Money politics, weak political parties and violence still mar democratic elections in Asian countries including Sri Lank...


FCID initiates investigation on SLC

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 14:46
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FCID today informed Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court that it had initiated a broad investigation over alleged financ...


Angelo Perera in squad for second ODI

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 14:24
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Sri Lanka have made one change to the squad for tomorrow’s second One Day International against Australia with Ang...


Fmr. JMO’s anticipatory bail application: Court notices respondents

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 12:13
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Considering the anticipatory bail application filed by Former Colombo Chief Judicial Medical Officer Dr. Ananda Samarase...


Lankan sexually assaults 6-yr-old girl in Jerusalem

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:28
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A Sri Lanka expat worker in Jerusalem, Israel has been charged for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in a home he wa...


Speaker signs OMP Bill

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 10:57
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya signed the Bill to set up the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) a short while ago, the Speaker&rsq...


Nine cases filed against Sarana fixed for trial

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 09:58
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Nine cases filed against former Chairman of Development Lotteries Board, Sarana Gunawardena on charges of misappropriati...


Even MR's family members may be removed: WP CM

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 08:52
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President Maithripala Sirisena has taken upon himself the duty of purging the SLFP of destructive elements and in the pr...


Threats will only motivate us: MR

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 03:21
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The threats would only be directed to the formation of new parties, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday. ...


SriLankan pilot's licence suspended

Monday, 22 August 2016 21:57
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The licence of the pilot - who was to operate the SriLankan flight from Frankfurt to Colombo on Friday and caused a dela...


Drug kingpin arrested in Colombo

Monday, 22 August 2016 20:53
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An alleged drug kingpin and one of his accomplices were arrested with 1.5 kilogrammes of heroin at Wellawatte this eveni...


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