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President is closing stable door after horse has bolted: JVP

Monday, 23 January 2017 12:46

President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to appoint a Special Presidential Commission (SPC) of Inquiry to probe the Central Bank bond scam is only similar to closing the stable doors after the horse has bolted, JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said tod..

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Abolish SAITM!

Monday, 23 January 2017 15:45
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Cartoon of the day

Monday, 23 January 2017 10:04
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Dasa Sil Matha on hunger strike, hospitalised

Monday, 23 January 2017 22:15
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The Dasa Sil Matha who began a hunger strike on Sunday (22) was admitted to the Kandy General Hospital this evening due ...


President will enact Sampanthan Constitution: Keheliya

Monday, 23 January 2017 19:30
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President Maithripala Sirisena is attempting to enact a ‘Sampanthan Constitution’ by cancelling the first th...


Mahendran acts as advisor to Fin Min: ACF

Monday, 23 January 2017 18:14
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The Anti-Corruption Front (ACF) led by Ven. Ulapone Sumangala Thera wrote to President Maithripala Sirisena today demand...


Google Loon delay: Govt. seeks AG's advice

Monday, 23 January 2017 17:06
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The Government has sought the advice of the Attorney General on the action it should take on the delay by the Internatio...


€50mn to improve Colombo water network

Monday, 23 January 2017 16:19
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The European Investment Bank (EIB) today said it will provide EUR 50 million to support improvement and expansion of sew...


Three youths drown in Muttur Sea

Monday, 23 January 2017 15:01
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Three youths drowned while bathing in the sea off Muttur in Trincomalee this afternoon, Police said. ...


Students protest causes traffic in Fort

Monday, 23 January 2017 13:47
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Heavy traffic was reported around Ceramic Junction in Colombo Fort because of a protest carried out by the Inter Medical...


Chandimal SL captain for 3rd T-20 with SA

Monday, 23 January 2017 13:26
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Dinesh Chandimal will captain the Sri Lankan team for the third T-20 match against South Africa on Wednesday (25) as Ang...


Update: Mathews to return this week

Monday, 23 January 2017 11:07
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Injured captain Angelo Mathews is expected to return to Sri Lanka from South Africa this week. Issuing a statement, the ...


Some ministers call officials 'Booruwa' -- Asoka Peiris

Monday, 23 January 2017 10:01
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Asoka Peiris, the former chairman of the Delimitation Review Committee said some ministers believed that government offi...


Two killed, 33 injured in head-on collision in Nittambuwa

Monday, 23 January 2017 09:22
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Two passengers were killed and another thirty-three were injured when a container and a bus collided head-on at Bataliya...


CB Bond issue: MS to appoint Presidential Commission

Monday, 23 January 2017 08:53
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President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to appoint a Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry, this week, to invest...


New locos, compartments to be purchased: Minister

Sunday, 22 January 2017 23:20
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Measures had been taken to purchase 160 new railway compartments and 20 locomotive engines for the Sri Lanka Railways (S...


Dasa Sil Matha on hunger strike against new Constitution

Sunday, 22 January 2017 22:14
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A Dasa Sil Matha is seen sitting in front of the historic Dalada Maligawa in Kandy where she has embarked on a non-stop ...


Sri Lanka square T20 series with three-wicket win

Sunday, 22 January 2017 21:37
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Sri Lanka beat South Africa by three wickets in the T20 played in Johannesburg today. Chasing 114 to win Sri Lanka reach...


JVP: Will topple the Govt. if there is an opportunity

Sunday, 22 January 2017 21:06
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) was ready to topple the incumbent Government even before 2020 if there was an opport...


Expect rains next few days, says weatherman

Sunday, 22 January 2017 19:20
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Signs that suggest that the drought, which was prevailing in the country had begun to end, have appeared with several ar...


PM back in SL

Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:40
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe returned to the island a short while ago after attending the World Economic Forum (W...


Rs.5.7 mn stolen from ATM in Moneragala

Sunday, 22 January 2017 17:13
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A large amount of money amounting to Rs.5.7 million had been stolen by two unidentified persons that had broken into an ...


Range Bandara on Rathana Thera

Sunday, 22 January 2017 15:22
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Venerable Rathana Thera did not achieve anything by coming into Parliament but he would be able to achieve much for the ...


MR –CM talks end without agreement

Sunday, 22 January 2017 12:34
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Discussions between the Chief Ministers and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa had been concluded without any agreement ...


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