Big gap between productivity levels of public, private sectors: Prez

President Maithripala Sirisena said that there was a definite gap in the levels of efficie...


PC Elections- Political parties to disclose stance by Oct.31

Political parties have reportedly agreed to inform the Election Commission prior to Octobe...


LIOC-CPC to develop Trinco oil tank farm: Arjuna

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and the Lanka Indian Oil Company (LIOC) will jointl...


New CJ sworn in



As a Buddhist I feel sad for Duminda: Hirunika

Referring to the Supreme Court’s confirmation of the death sentence imposed on Dumin...


'Ford Mustang' back to owner



Justice Nalin Perera sworn in as Chief Justice

Justice Nalin Perera has been appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, before Pre...


FCID returns Ford Mustang imported by Namal to owner

The controversial Ford Mustang which was reportedly imported by MP Namal Rajapaksa, was to...


CAA imposes maximum retail price on sugar

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) today imposed maximum retail prices for non-packeted ...


I nominated the most senior and experienced SC Judge: MS

For the first time in Sri Lanka's judicial history I have nominated the most senior an...


Russia is interested in closer ties with SL: Putin

Russia, which maintains traditionally friendly relations with Sri Lanka, is inte...


81 injured in Lunugamwehera bus accident

At least 81 passengers were injured when an SLTB and a private bus collided head on at Lun...


Only Musaeus did it well: President

President Maithripala Sirisena today said he was very disappointed by the level of trainin...


CC approves President’s nominee as Chief Justice

The Constitutional Council (CC) has approved the President’s nominee as the new Chie...


Sri Lanka-Bangladesh FTA soon: Minister

Bangladesh expects to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka during the tenure o...


“The Indian Ocean-Defining our future”



SL rejects US claims, says no Chinese military base at H’tota

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has rejected US' claim that China might set up a &...


Post of CJ: Prez nominates SC Judge Nalin Perera

President Maithripala Sirisena has nominated Supreme Court Judge Nalin Perera to the post ...


Coalition government: MR says only a proposal on the table

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said at present there was only a proposal on ...


Govt. presents Chemical Weapons Convention Amendment Bill

The government yesterday presented the Chemical Weapons Convention Amendment Bill in ...


Over 200,000 nabbed with drugs from 2010

It was revealed today that 202,777 locals and 230 foreigners have been taken into custody ...


Ronnie Leitch bids adieu



Explore ways to reduce fuel prices: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had requested the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and ...


Qatar Visa Centre opened in Colombo



Court refuses to release PTL's Rs.1bn funds

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today refused to release Rs.1 billion belonging to...


Govt. to present Commissions of Inquiry Amendment Bill

The government is expected to present the Commissions of Inquiry Amendment Bill in the nea...


Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Malaysia's Cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty and halt pending executions...


Affirmed...



Anandan accuses Sampanthan

TNA MP Sivasakthi Anandan today accused Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan of violating his f...


Ten sentenced to death for killing six of same family

Ten accused who were found guilty of killing six members from the same family at Angunakol...


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