Sri Lankan Rupee plunges to Rs.170

The value of Sri Lankan rupee dropped to a new record low of 170 against the US Dolla...


Parliament suspends Wimal, Prasanna

Parliament today passed two motions to suspend MP Wimal Weerawansa from Parliament for two...


SC upholds ruling on registering SAITM medical students

The Supreme Court today upheld a Court of Appeal ruling which directed the Sri Lanka Medic...


Soldier found dead in Ambepussa Army Camp

A 21-year-old soldier was found stabbed to death in one of the guard posts at the Ambepuss...


Eight members of 16 group removed from SLFP organiser posts

The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to remove electora...


SL remains vulnerable to money laundering, terrorist financing: US

Sri Lanka remained vulnerable to money laundering and terrorist financing although it is n...


The govt. we formed treated me like a terrorist: Ravi

Former minister and UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake said yesterday false allegations had been lev...


Mangala warns of further depreciation of rupee

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday warned of a tendency of a further rupee dep...


SLFP rebels want President to take over Law and Order Ministry

Three SLFP rebel group frontliners, MPs S.B. Dissanayaka, Dilan Perera and Thilanga Sumath...


Lankan arrested in Milan was an SLBFE official: Bureau

The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) yesterday said the former diplomat who ...


Ministry mulls holding O/L, A/L exams in December

The Education Ministry said discussions are underway to hold the G.C.E. Ordinary Level and...


Ban on transporting, selling wild boar meat to be lifted

The Government had decided to lift the ban imposed on transporting and selling wild boar a...


Lt. Colonel Erantha Peiris arrested over Eknaligoda disappearance

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today arrested Lieutenant Colonel Erantha Peir...


'Our Trumps' should also manage SL rupee: Susil

Just like US President Donald Trump is properly managing US economy, ‘Our Trumps&rsq...


30% cess removed on imported sanitary pads

The newly imposed 30 per cent cess on imported sanitary pads was removed with effect from ...


CBK, first Sri Lankan to receive France’s Highest National Order

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga became the first Sri Lankan to be awar...


Commandos carry out hostage rescue operations



Gnanasara Thera appeals to SC

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera has filed a spe...


I am still capable and ready to return: Dilshan

While stressing that he is still capable and fit enough to play cricket, Sri Lanka's l...


SL holiday scandal: British MP Paisley retains seat

British MP Ian Paisley, who was suspended from the House of Commons over the holiday scand...


Traffic congestion on Katunayake Expressway

Traffic congestion was reported on the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway because of the ongoin...


US MCC to improve Colombo road network and bus system

The proposed compact Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), would improve road networks a...


World Bank warns SL to take actions over climate change

Rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns pose a threat to Sri Lanka and could re...


Ministerial inquiry against IGP, no one asked him to resign: Dy. Min.

A Ministerial inquiry would be conducted against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith ...


Sri Lankan Rupee depreciates further against US Dollar

The Sri Lankan Rupee depreciated further against the US Dollar today. ...


DIG Nalaka de Silva has LTTE connections: NFF

Former in charge of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Nalaka de Silva, agains...


Rs. 20mn dud cheque case: Court bails three Janayugaya directors

Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne ordered yesterday to release the three directors of now de...


Chinese calligraphy exhibition



Twist in CID probe as Namal changes tune

The arrested Police informant Namal Kumara has contradicted the statement he made on the a...


Govt. analyst to submit report on voice recordings

Colombo Fort Magistrate M/s. Lanka Jayarathne today ordered the government analyst to subm...


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