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Will increase forest cover to 32%: President

Monday, 16 July 2018 13:02

President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived in Rome to attend the 24th session of the FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO 24), said Sri Lanka was well set to increase its forest cover to 32 percent. “Arrived in the beautiful city of Rome to attend the COFO ..

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Building Brains, Building Futures

Monday, 16 July 2018 14:52
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Cartoon of the day

Monday, 16 July 2018 08:54
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Lasantha murder: Ex-DIG, fmr. Crimes OIC released on bail

Monday, 16 July 2018 14:55
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Former DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara and former Crimes OIC Mount Lavinia Tissa Sugathapala, who were arrested in connection w...


Death penalty: EU writes to President raising concerns

Monday, 16 July 2018 14:19
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The delegation of the European Union in Sri Lanka as well as the diplomatic missions of Canada and Norway have written t...


Basil permitted to travel abroad

Monday, 16 July 2018 11:34
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Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa was granted permission by the Colombo High Court today to travel to the US for medical t...


Development officer hacked to death in Anguruwatota

Monday, 16 July 2018 10:02
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A development officer of the Dodamgoda divisional secretariat was hacked to death by unidentified men at an apartment at...


Two flights diverted to MRIA due to bad weather

Monday, 16 July 2018 09:42
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Two SriLankan flights which were scheduled to land at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake were dive...


Money circulation down: PM

Sunday, 15 July 2018 23:18
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The demand for consumer goods had gone down as a result of money circulation decline in the country, Prime Minister Rani...


France wins 2018 FIFA world cup

Sunday, 15 July 2018 22:32
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France won the 2018 FIFA World Cup by beating Croatia in the final played today at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Ru...


Bus fare hike if Govt. failed to meet demands: ACPBA

Sunday, 15 July 2018 22:12
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The All Ceylon Private Bus Association (ACPBA) said that it would go for a bus fare increase if the Government failed to...


EU says no to Death penalty

Sunday, 15 July 2018 21:04
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The heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union (EU) countries would convey their displeasure to President Maithr...


Heroin worth 17 million found in Serunuwara

Sunday, 15 July 2018 20:22
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Heroin worth 17 million had been recovered at the Seenanveli Beach in Serunuwara today, Police said. ...


Death Sentence: List of 18 submitted to Justice Ministry

Sunday, 15 July 2018 19:15
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A list consisting names of 18 convicts, who were sentenced to death for drug-related crimes, had been submitted to the J...


Beware of strong winds: Met Dept.

Sunday, 15 July 2018 18:05
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Issuing a special weather advisory, the Meteorology Department today warned the public to be vigilant of strong winds an...


HRCSL wants President to revoke death penalty view

Sunday, 15 July 2018 17:29
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The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) in a letter sent to President Maithripala Sirisena had requested to rev...


Education sector to disrupt due to a token strike

Sunday, 15 July 2018 16:02
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Country’s education sector to disrupt due to an islandwide token strike by Education Administrative service office...


SLA will not close camps in North: Army Commander

Sunday, 15 July 2018 14:01
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Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake today said in a media statement that as a responsible Army, SLA would not close down Ar...


Glyphosate ban lifted

Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:49
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The Government has lifted the ban on glyphosate for all crops throughout the country by a gazette issued by the Registra...


Prices of bakery products up by Rs. 5 except bread

Sunday, 15 July 2018 09:25
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All bakery products, except bread, would be increased by Rs. 5 from midnight today (15) because of the recent fuel price...


Fake passport racket helping Lankans fly abroad as Indians busted in TN

Sunday, 15 July 2018 09:10
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Indian Police have busted a fake passport racket in Tamil Nadu, which helped Sri Lankan nationals fly abroad from the ci...


Belgium beat England to finish third

Sunday, 15 July 2018 02:06
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Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match. ...