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Mon, 16 Dec 2019
Medal winners at 13th South Asian Games from the Sri Lanka Army were felicitated at a ceremony held yesterday at the Army Headquarters under the patronage of Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. The army team won 85 medals.
The Army Co
The CID yesterday informed Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne that there was no evidence to show any connection to an alleged abduction of the Swiss Embassy employee Garnier Banis
The responsibility for building national unity in a future government under the leadership of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa lies in the hands of the SLFP, former president Maithripala Sirisena said.
The Attorney General yesterday informed the Supreme Court that the new government had not taken any decision to sign the the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact, the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) and the Acquisition and Cross Servicing
Those eyeing the United National Party (UNP) leadership should be patient because they will be able to secure it at the appropriate time, MP Mayantha Dissanayake said yesterday.
The new terrorist threat faced by Sri Lanka has to be contained by whatever means necessary with the fullest cooperation of other countries, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday.
Some 26 United National Party (UNP) MPs yesterday handed over a letter to party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe requesting him to convene a meeting of the working committee to decide on leadership changes.
A series of religious observances will be carried out today at the Gangarama temple in Hunupitiya, to mark the 76th birthday of the Gangarama Temple’s Chief Incumbent and Chief Sanghanayake of the Colombo Nava Korale, the Ven. Galboda Gnanissara Th
While categorically rejecting the allegations levelled by Maharagama Apeksha Hospital Director Dr. Wasantha Disanayake, ‘Fight Cancer Team’ Founder M.S.M. Mohammed said the control and manage
The Foreign Ministry is to begin talks soon with the Swiss Embassy in Colombo, seeking the extradition of Inspector Nishantha Silva, who is believed to have flown to Switzerland without prior notice, a top government source told Daily Mirror yesterda
UNP MP Harin Fernando said yesterday the UK election results proved that nationalism has won over liberalism like in the US, UK, India and even in Sri Lanka.
The government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will not sign the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in the manner that former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe signed the N
The Sectoral Oversight Committee on Education and Human Resources Development has recommended that a song aired from January 1 next year to 2022 should pay a royalty of Rs.30 while songs being telecast on TV should pay Rs.100.
Declining the request made by counsel Upul Kumarapperuma appearing for the Swiss Embassy local staffer to record the remainder of her statement at the Swiss Ambassador’s residence, Colombo Chief
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday assured that media freedom will not be hindered in any form during his tenure and said the opportunity is available for any reasonable criticism.
Kurunegala Magistrate Sampath Hewawasam yesterday allowed the CID to launch a fresh probe into the sterilisation charges against Dr. Mohamed Shafi of the Kurunegala Hospital.
The Singapore government will inform the legal position on the extradition of the prime suspect in the Central Bank bond scam to Sri Lanka in a fortnight and if all chips fall into place, the alleged fugitive Arjuna Mahendran could be produced in a S
In a range of drastic reforms in National Education, the Government would abolish the Z score system for University entrance and increase the number of National Schools to 1,000 from the current 374 giving at least one National School to each Divisio
Referring to the gazette notification issued on Wednesday night outlining the institutions that come under each Ministry, the UNP yesterday alleged that not assigning any institution under any state ministry poses a problem.
Two members of the committee appointed by UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe to look into party reforms had announced their resignation yesterday requesting the party leadership to call for a working committ
Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshi Mitsu arrived in Sri Lanka last night on an official visit.
Former Army Commander Daya Ratnayake has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). He was the 20th commander of the Sri Lanka Army.
The Treasury has approved the payment of bonus for employees of state-owned statutory bodies and fully state-owned companies for 2019, the Finance Ministry
Sri Lanka’s Justice Ministry will soon look at amending laws which will allow to fast track cases against drug offenders, Human Rights and Legal Reforms State Minister Mohan Priyadarshana de Silva told
The Government is mulling towards moving out its offices from private buildings onto State-owned buildings.
Sri Pada Pilgrim Season commenced on the auspicious time last morning with the dawn of the Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day.
The Bastian Mawatha bus terminal in Colombo would be developed into a transport hub with modern facilities, Passenger Transport Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said yesterday.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) should support the government to garner a two-thirds majority at the next general elections, its chairman and former President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday.
While extending gratitude to the army personnel for the service they render for the security of the people, Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said no one should let any force destroy th
An attempt to smuggle gold biscuits worth more than Rs.100 million into the country by an employee of a duty-free shop at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with the help of a passenger who arrived from
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