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Cabinet approves declaration of Thripitakaya as national heritage

The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday gave approval to declare Thripitakaya, which includes ...


Minister recommends DIG Nalaka Silva to be sent on compulsory leave

Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara recommended the National Police Commission ...


Bus fare increased again by 4%

The Cabinet has approved a 4 per cent fare increase to bus tickets with effect from midnig...


Rs.1.7mn robbed from a finance company in Jaffna

A man wearing a full face helmet had robbed Rs.1.7 million worth cash from a finance compa...


Thailand says FTA with Sri Lanka to be finalised by 2020

Negotiation on a Sri Lanka-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) would be concluded by 2020,...


SL stops import of Iranian oil ahead of sanctions

Sri Lanka has stopped crude imports from Iran and is actively switching to other crude gra...


Special High Court to hear Gamini Senarath’s case daily from Oct. 29

The Special High Court today fixed the trial of former President’s Chief of Staff Ga...


CDS back in the country

Chief of the Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who left for Mexico last week, ...


Alleged assassination attempt: Speaker summons IGP

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament yesterday that he summoned IGP Pujith Jayasund...


Govt. will not hand over Palaly airport to India: Nimal Siripala

The government had not taken any decision to hand over the Palaly domestic airport to Indi...


We request that the IGP be removed - State Minister Sriyani

State Minister Sriyani Abeywickrame said yesterday TID's DIG Nalaka Silva should be in...


Ready to provide security to Gota if he requests: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government would provide police security to f...


Lorry goes for a swim



Uproar in House over assassination plot

Parliament erupted in heated arguments today over the alleged plot revealed by anti-corrup...


Price of gas up by Rs.195, milk powder down by Rs. 25

The Cost of Living Committee, which met this evening, has recommended to increase a 12.5 k...


Seeking justice for Kamer



Depreciation of rupee has increased debt amount by Rs.1,000 bn: JO

The drastic depreciation of the Sri Lankan rupee against the US Dollar has increased the c...


Lankan arrested in Milan was a former diplomat: MFA

A Sri Lankan, who was a former diplomat on contract from 2012-2015, has been arrested in M...


Price of gas increased by Rs.190

The Cabinet had today endorsed a gas price hike of Rs.190 for a 12.5 kg cylinder of gas. ...


Sanga gives key advice to Pakistan players ahead of India clash

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has given some key advice to Pakistan’s rising st...


Shocking and disappointing: Mathews

After the tournament-ending loss to Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2018, Angelo Mathews rued ...


Bribery Commission summons GMOA

Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) Treasurer Dr Nath Wijesuriya has bee...


Sri Lankan rupee hits record low of 166.64

The Sri Lankan rupee today recorded the highest deprecation of Rs.166.64 selling price for...


Jumbo Tragedy



India to develop Palaly airport

State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for d...


Sri Lanka to release 173 Indian boats

The Sri Lankan government has ordered the release of all the 173 Indian trawlers confiscat...


Two cops killed in accident in Galgamuwa

Two police officers aged 29 and 31were killed when their motorcycle collided head on with ...


Three jumbos killed by train collision

Three elephants including a young calf were killed after a herd was hit by the Batticaloa ...


National Elections-UNP will take vital decisions soon: Akila

The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee will soon take vital decisions with rega...


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