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Coal Controversy: USD 3mn loss in public funds?

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:01

The controversial Coal Tender process has taken a different turn with the Power and Energy Ministry deciding to continue to purchase coal from Swiss Singapore despite damning observations by the Supreme Court. The issue came to light last year after the Daily..

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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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Signing of OMP Bill without changes, dangerous: JHU

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 17:08
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The endorsement of the Bill to set up the Office of the Missing Persons (OMP) sans submitted amendments was a grave erro...


No Lankan casualties in Italy earthquake

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 16:26
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No Sri Lankans were affected by the 6.2 magnitude earthquake which struck central Italy today, the Foreign Affairs Minis...


Sri Lankan student in UK jailed on fraud charges

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 15:33
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A Sri Lankan student and an Indian shop worker have been jailed after they helped launder almost £200,000 stolen f...


Police seek public help to find abducted businessman

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 14:02
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Police today released a picture of the29-year-old Mohammed Sakeem Sulaiman, a businessman who went missing last Sunday (...


Fmr SDIG Senanayake re-remanded

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 13:27
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Former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake was further remanded till September 07 by Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Pei...


Kalawana SLFP organiser steps down

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 12:06
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UPFA Parliamentarian Janaka Wakkumbura said he would resign from his post as the SLFP organiser for Kalawana, Ratnapura ...


Update: Earthquake leaves at least 21 dead in central Italy

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 10:04
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A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least 21 people dead and many others trapped under rubbl...


Two women, man arrested with 400 cigarette cartons

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 09:07
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Two women and a man were arrested while trying to smuggle in cigarette cartons, valued at Rs.2.8 million, into the count...


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...


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...


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

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 22:37
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Government Spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne said building Buddhist temples, placing Buddha statues under Bo-tree...


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...


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