CID team leaves MR’s residence: Records statement for 3 hours

CID detectives have left the official residence of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa afte...


Sri Lankan leaders pay tributes to Vajpayee

Sri Lankan cabinet minister and Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella will attend former P...


Bus strike continues

All Ceylon Private Bus Workers Association (ACPBWA) said that the ongoing private bus stri...


India monsoon floods 'kill 106' in Kerala

More than 100 people are thought to have died in devastating monsoon floods in India's...


73rd Indonesian Independence Day commemorated



CID team at Rajapaksa’s residence

A special CID team arrived at the official residence of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa...


Earth slips block Colombo - Hatton main road



Nine planes grounded by bomb threats in South America

Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their routes within Chilean, Argentin...


Minister gave 800 tickets free of charge: SLC incurs Rs.4 mn loss: JO

Sports Minister Faiszer Mustapha distributed some 800 tickets free of charge among his clo...


Govt. gazettes new revenue proposals

The government has gazetted a series of amendments to the Finance Act to give effect to se...


FTA to be amended if expert committee recommends

The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Sri Lanka and Singapore will be amended if the expe...


Boyzone performs in SL



A/L exam timetable in a muddle

Several candidates have lost the opportunity to sit for two subject papers with the allege...


We thank MR for saving Keith Noyar: Ajith P. Perera

We must be thankful to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his intervention to prevent ...


Vehicles not meeting standards to be re-exported at importers’ cost

Vehicles imported on Letters of Credit (LCs) opened after July 13, 2018, should undergo a ...


PC Polls in January only if all laws are enacted: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed the party leaders in Parliament that the ...


Extension of Southern railway



Three-wheeler driving liscence -- Minimum age of 35

Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said today his ministry had decided to impose a...


PC polls in Jan. if delimitation report is approved

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today that elections to six provinci...


Fake news on social media

The Education Ministry today complained to the CID about reports circulating in the social...


IGP tells police intelligence unit to investigate death threats on Dilantha

IGP Pujith Jayasundara has instructed the Police Intelligence Unit to probe the alleged de...


First Kumbal Perahera parades streets



Train services on Talaimannar railway line suspended for 3 months

The train services between Talaimannar and Medawachchiya would be suspended for three mont...


Fmr. Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Indian prime minister and BJP stalwart, passed away on Thursd...


SLMC wants Prof. Gunaratne to clarify his statement

The Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) has called for an explanation from its former chairma...


Special police unit to be set up in prisons department

Justice Minister Thalatha Athukorala said today a special police unit attached to the Pris...


UK Govt. to provide US$ 1.3 Mn for resettlement in SL

The Government of the United Kingdom in partnership with the United Nations Development Pr...


Bus strike -- Failure says minister, a success says ACPBWA

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Door still open for Malinga, insists Hathurusingha

Sri Lanka’s National Coach Chandika Hathurusingha yesterday reiterated that there wa...


Strong gusty winds to continue

Strong gusty winds up to 70 kmph could be expected over the island today particularly, in ...


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