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Construction of three highways by January: Minister

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 19:41

Construction work on three highways would be commenced by January 2017 by connecting the whole island, Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella said. Issuing a statement today, Minister Kiriella said Colombo-Kandy (Stage II), Colombo-Ratnapura..

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Breaking the record for an ODI score

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 07:30
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Cartoon of the day

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 05:36
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Moon here today

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 07:59
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At the invitation of the Government, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by Mrs Ban Soo...


Ranil to Singapore for conference

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 06:32
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for Singapore today to participate in the Indian Ocean Conference organis...


President, CBK to grace UNP anniversary celebrations

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 04:54
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President Maithripala Sirisena and Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga are slated to grace the United National Party&...


England breaks SL’s record for highest score in ODI

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 23:03
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England smashed a world record-breaking 444-3 against Pakistan in their third one-day international on Tuesday, after op...


Shrine room vandalised in Mankulam

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 22:23
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A Buddhist shrine room erected within the premises of Special Task Force camp in Kanagarayankulam, Mankulam in the North...


SLTB case: Susil Premajayantha and Anura Priyadarshana Yapa released

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 22:06
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The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) today moved the Colombo Commercial High Court to release the two respondents Susil ...


Hacker wanted President to resign

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 20:38
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The 17-year-old student, who was arrested and remanded on charges of hacking into the official website of President Mait...


SL-Aussie 4th ODI: Tickets sold out

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 20:06
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The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today announced that all tickets for tomorrow’s 4th ODI between Sri Lanka and Australi...


MR to visit Malaysia

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:08
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A delegation of the Joint Opposition led by former president and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to visit Malaysia fro...


Rs. 5 mn worth party pills seized at mail exchange

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 15:29
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The Customs officers at the Central Mail Exchange (CME) today took into custody a parcel of 1000 tablets valued at Rs.5 ...


Hackers remanded

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 14:22
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The two suspects who were arrested on charges of hacking President Maithripala Sirisena’s official website were re...


Athurugiriya shooting: Weapon found

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 13:30
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The weapon which was used to shoot the Lieutenant Colonel Pradeep Kumara Nettasinghe’s wife was found in Diyawanna...


SLFP appoints two new electoral organisers

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 12:59
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Deputy Minister Anuradha Jayaratne was appointed as Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Ududumbara Organiser while Central Pr...


Army Colonel arrested over wife’s gun attack

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 12:14
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Army Lieutenant Colonel Pradeep Kumara Nettasinghe was arrested today in connection with the incident where his wife was...


HC permits Dhammaloka Thera to travel to UK

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 11:01
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The Colombo High Court today permitted Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera to travel abroad. ...


Another suspect arrested over hacking Prez Website

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 10:06
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The CID today arrested a 26-year-old man in Moratuwa on charges of hacking the official website of President Maithripala...


MR too old at 70 to form new party: Rajitha

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 08:24
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Taking a swipe at moves by the joint opposition to from a new party headed by ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, Health Min...


Govt. to discuss Peace-Building-Fund with UNSG

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 07:16
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The Government will discuss the setting up of a Multi-Million Dollar ‘Peace Building Fund’ (PBF) for Sri Lan...


Volkswagen car plant: Proposal handed over to company

Monday, 29 August 2016 21:59
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State Enterprise Development Deputy Minister Eran Wickramaratne said today that the process of setting up a Volkswagen c...


ECT joint venture terms changed: JVP

Monday, 29 August 2016 20:11
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The conditions pertaining to the proposed joint venture to administer the Eastern Container Terminal at the Colombo Port...


RDA warns of traffic in Rajagiriya

Monday, 29 August 2016 18:02
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Due to the impending construction of a four-lane fly over spanning 533 metres in Welikada Rajagiriya, the Road Developme...


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