Sri Lanka has made remarkable progress in controlling malaria by bringing cases down from 203,000 in 2000 to zero locally acquired cases in November 2012, the World Health Organization said
With the temperatures rising significantly, the sun will come directly above Sri Lanka between April 5 and 15 and will be above Colombo and the suburbs on April 7
Health Minister and SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena says that he comes from a staunch UNP family and once almost got hammered by his father for supporting the Communist Party as a student
A Police Inspector attached to the Ministerial Security Division (MSD) of a deputy minister was interdicted following a charge that he had attempted to extort money from a businesswoman by threatening her.
Sri Lanka defeated the West Indies by 27 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method on Thursday to enter the World Twenty20 final in Dhaka Full Match Highlights
Sri Lanka scored 160 for six against West Indies in the first semi-final of the ICC World T20 Championships
The United National Party (UNP) working committee which met today decided to appoint Manjusiri Arangala as the Opposition Leader of Western Provincial Council and Thennekoon Nilame as the Opposition Leader of Southern Provincial Council
Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga won the toss and elected to bat first against defending champions West Indies in the first semi-final of the ICC World T20 Championships at Dhaka
President Mahinda Rajapaksa met the best students who excelled at the GCE O/L examination at Temple Trees a short while ago and shared his happiness by presenting them with gifts, the Government Information Department said.Pictures
K.A. Menushika Jayani Kariyawasam of Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha and Thapodha Harindi Gangodawila of Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo topped the island rankings at the GCE O/L examinations held in 2013
Police advised motorists travelling on the Baseline Road to use alternative routes from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. tomorrow because of repairs to the upper section of the railway crossing near the Dematagoda Railway Station
The United National Party (UNP) said today anti- government votes had been recorded as 46% in the Western Province and 41% in the Southern province and said itwould work with other opposition parties in the twoprovincial councils.
Four suspects, except the former PS Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana, were released on bail today when the inquiry into the killing of Khuram Shaik was taken up for hearing
The Army said it had identified the instructors, who areseen in the video footage as punishing several female army soldiers in an unacceptable manner and that disciplinary action would be taken against them.
Lasith Malinga, who skippered the team in Sri Lanka's last group match against New Zealand, will captain the team at the semi final, media reports said
Twenty-six Sri Lankan Tamils were nabbed by Indian Coast Guard while on an illegal voyage to Australia in a ferry off Andaman coast and deported to their country today.
The factory Managing Director arrested on charges of having printed counterfeit currency notes equivalent to Rs.2.2 million was today granted bail by Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya
Results of the GCE Ordinary Level examination- 2013 have been released by the examinations department a short while ago. The results could be accessed through www.doenets.lk
The Water Board announced that the water supply would be interrupted in some areas in Colombo and its suburbs on Friday and Saturday for essential maintenance work to be carried out
A Naval exercise is currently underway off the Trincomalee seas to enhance the professionalism of the Sri Lanka Naval fleet units and to provide training exposure to the Officer under Trainees at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA)
A 14 year-old schoolboy from a school in Hungamuwa, Bandaragama died after he fell off a 200-ft cliff in Pahala Kadugannawa during a school trip this evening, police said.
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