The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission said today the voice-call charges on both fixed and mobile phones would increase by 5% from January next year in keeping with the increase in the telecommunication levy as specified in the 2014 budget
India on Thursday questioned British Prime Minister David Cameron's style of addressing war crime allegations in Sri Lanka and averred that such style is counterproductive.
The Australian Government has successfully returned every one of the 79 Sri Lankans who arrived illegally in Australia by boat Australia on October 10.
The main suspect in the killing of a police constable and his wife was shot dead when caught in a cross fire at Massmulla Kamburupitiya, police said
A submarine-escorted naval fleet set sailed from southern Iran for Mumbai and Colombo on Wednesday
A resolution condemning the statement made by former National Cricket Player Muttiah Muralitharan was unanimously passed at the monthly meeting of the Chavakachcheri Urban Council today
Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has asked the government of Sri Lanka to relax the mandatory export clause for manufacturing, reports CNBC-TV18►►►
The United National Party Leadership Council today decided to stop the ongoing disciplinary inquiries against UNP MPs Palitha Range Bandara and Ashok Abeysinghe, party spokesman Gayantha Karunathilake said.
Joining international demands for a proper inquiry into the alleged human rights violations during the war against the LTTE, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday. said Sri Lankan government must investigate and punish those responsible for them.
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday met Pope Francis in Vatican and invited the Pope to visit Sri Lanka, official said.
A viper was found inside the parliament office of UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe a short while ago, Parliament sources said. The snake was later removed from the premises.
Sri Lanka will aim for more than 7.5 percent annual economic growth in the next three years, President Mahinda Rajapaksa told the parliament on Thursday while presenting the 2014 budget.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa today presented the 2014 Budget in Parliament with an increased focus on boosting infrastructure through development projects, particularly aimed at improving local agriculture, animal husbandry, road connectivity and higher education FULL BUDGET SPEECH
The United National Party (UNP) and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) have decided to boycott today’s budget speech, sources said
National Zoological Gardens Director Anurudda Silva said today a 13-year-old Jaguar had died at the Dehiwala Zoo yesterday. The postmortem report revealed that the animal had died of cancer
DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday said Tamils across the world expected India to demand a fair inquiry into the human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka, as demanded by the U.K. Prime Minister, David Cameron, but it had failed to show any concern for the Tamils
A-60-year-old woman was killed while a 55-year-old woman was severely injured when some unidentified man had stabbed them
The funeral of a Sri Lankan student who was killed in Sheffield as he worked his final shift has taken place in Nawala on Wednesday.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has congratulated the new Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) said today the manner in which the Government acted and reacted to the international community before and during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) had pushed the country closer to a division
Thalangama Police OIC together with the Crime OIC, a sergeant and a police constable were arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) over allegations that they had obtained a bribe of Rs.2 million to obliterate the evidence on the killing of a former police inspector two months ago
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