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Yala Warden harassed for uncovering exertion of political pressure

Sunday, 26 June 2016 21:34

Warden of the Yala National Park Suranga Rathnayake remains harassed and an unbearable amount of pressure is levelled on him after he revealed to the media how political pressure was exerted on him and Wildlife Conservation Department (WLCD) Director General D..

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Colombo Fashion Week - SWIM

Sunday, 26 June 2016 15:25
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Cartoon of the day

Monday, 27 June 2016 02:23
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Sajin de Vass remanded till July 5

Monday, 27 June 2016 14:56
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Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, who was arrested by the CID today, was remanded till July 5 by Colombo Chief M...


CID arrests Sajin de Vass Gunawardena

Monday, 27 June 2016 13:48
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Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena was arrested by the CID today on charges of forcibly obtaining Rs. 2 million fr...


Protest by mine workers at Kahatagaha

Monday, 27 June 2016 13:11
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Workers of a graphite mine in Kahatagaha have launched a protest inside the mine shaft over several demands including Rs...


Heavy traffic at Galle Face

Monday, 27 June 2016 12:21
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Heavy traffic was reported near Galle Face and the Lake House Roundabout due to a protest by the Ceylon Teachers Service...


Jaffna, NE, Batti lead in excise taxes: President

Monday, 27 June 2016 11:26
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The highest income to the government from the taxes on intoxicants is flowing from Jaffna, Nuwara Eliya and Batticaloa r...


Couldn’t figure out ‘hopper theory’: MR

Monday, 27 June 2016 10:50
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Former president and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that he couldn’t figure out the &lsqu...


All lands not occupied by forces to be released: Defence Secretary

Monday, 27 June 2016 10:02
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All the lands except the ones occupied for the purpose of security in North and East will be released while paying compe...


Uncertain global situation could last two years: CB

Monday, 27 June 2016 09:02
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The uncertain global economic situation triggered by Brexit could last for two years, and Sri Lanka could also be affect...


COPE to examine Central Bank transactions

Monday, 27 June 2016 08:41
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The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) will summon the authorities of the Central Bank on June 29 for an examination...


Cop killed in motorbike-tipper collision

Sunday, 26 June 2016 20:02
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A 48-year-old police officer attached to the Chunnakam Police died in an accident occurred this evening on Sangupiti Bri...


Over 30 dengue deaths, 20,000 cases to date

Sunday, 26 June 2016 16:39
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More than 20,000 dengue cases have been reported from all over the country for the past six months claiming 31 lives, th...


Response to Brexit: SL to turn towards Asia

Sunday, 26 June 2016 15:08
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Sri Lanka will turn towards Asia as uncertainty had gripped Europe with the decision by UK to leave European Union (EU),...


Colour codes on all soft drinks gazetted

Sunday, 26 June 2016 14:25
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All soft drinks will have mandatory colour codes given by the Health Ministry following a gazette notification, with eff...


GMOA to strike if SAITM students granted provisional registration

Sunday, 26 June 2016 13:23
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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today threatened to go on a trade union action once the students who ...


One dead, seven injured in accident

Sunday, 26 June 2016 11:45
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A 39-year-old woman died and seven persons were injured when a jeep collided with a motorcycle and a three wheeler in th...


Veteran cinematographer passes away

Sunday, 26 June 2016 10:34
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Veteran cinematographer, film director and producer M. S. Ananda passed away at the age of 83, late on Friday and his fu...


Ukraine, SL sign agreements on mutual legal assistance in criminal cases

Sunday, 26 June 2016 06:42
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Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Foreign Minister of Sri-Lanka Mangala Samaraweera have signed inter-state ...


CB Governor: PM to reveal behind-the-scene secrets

Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:58
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is to make several disclosures on matters related to Central Bank Governor Arjuna Ma...


Lankan with Interpol red notice for fraud arrested in US

Saturday, 25 June 2016 17:17
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Forty-five foreign fugitives including a Sri Lankan – all subjects of active Interpol notices for individuals want...


Jayalalithaa again writes to Modi on fishermen arrest by SL navy

Saturday, 25 June 2016 16:39
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Terming the recent arrest of five Tamil Nadu fishermen in mid-sea by the Sri Lankan Navy as an “inhumane” ac...


D.V. Upul arrested

Saturday, 25 June 2016 14:01
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Southern Provincial Councillor D.V. Upul was arrested by the Hambantota police today in connection with an alleged assau...


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