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Sun, 21 Jul 2019
The prevailing row between the Government Medical Officers Association and the government has been delayed the recruitment of 350 doctors.
It is the normal practice t
A total of 1,642 people belonging to 419 families had been affected due to the prevailing drought at Kandawalai in Kilinochchi and drinking water was being distributed to them, Divisional Secretary – Kandawalai T. Pirunthakaran said.
One year extension of service has been granted to the Navy Commander Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva by President Maithripala Sirisena.
Appointed as the Navy Command
United National Party (UNP) will have nowhere to turn if it continues to work in the next one and half years as they worked during the last three and half years, UNP MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said.
Colombo City Excise Station (CCES) officials have earned a record sum of Rs.1.7 million as revenue to the government from fines imposed on raids and detection carried out during the first six months of the year.
A demonstration organised by Ape Janabala Party to protest against Dr. Shafi Shihabdeen, who is now under the remand custody over sterilization and several other issues, was held yesterday opposite the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital. Colombo District
The 28th commemoration of the death of Army Soldier Hasalaka Gamini Kularathne, who sacrificed his life in the attempt to halt the advancement of an LTTE bulldozer fully laden with explosives intruding the Elephant Pass Army Camp in 1991, was held ye
Indika Bamunusinghe, a prison inmate on death row received his Master’s Degree at the Kelaniya University Convocation held at the BMICH yesterday.
He is the first in Sri Lanka and fifth in the world to obtain a Master’s Degree during the period
The wife of Pradeep Udaya Kumara (39) who was killed by a soldier on duty at the Akmeemana Upananda school grounds had been offered employment and his three children admitted to different schools as decided by
Under the arrangement of obtaining fuel on credit, Sri Lankan Airlines owes the Petroleum Corporation a sum amounting to Rs.35 billion, which, if not settled before September, would compel the corporation to stop supplying fuel. This scenario was int
TNA MP E. Saravanapavan yesterday said his party cannot trust the present government, but at the same time cannot allow the forming of another Rajapaksa government.
Mr. Saravanapavan said this during the debate on the no-confidence motion brought
The Sri Lanka Navy yesterday seized a fishing vessel which was carrying 60 kg of heroin in the seas off Galle and arrested nine suspects in it.
Navy Spokesman Lt. Commander Isuru Suriyabandara said the fishing vessel was sailing without a flag sta
A total of 910 vehicles had been issued with prohibition or repair orders during an awareness programme which launched on Wednesday evening to identify unroadworthy vehicles by the police last evening, the Police said.
The Department of Motor Traf
National Housing Development Authority (NHDA) has not followed proper tender procedure in certain matters and it had allowed officials to exploit the situation, Counsel who led the evidence at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) to investig
UPFA MP Kumara Welgama is seen greeting former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a special commemorative event held yesterday at the BMICH to mark the 60th anniversary in politics of Sri Lanka Communist Party General-Secretary D.E.W. Gunasekara.
The Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) and the police jointly launched a special awareness programme to identify unroadworthy vehicles in the Western Province and to issue prohibition or repair orders, DMT Commissioner-General A.H.K. Jagath Chandrasi
The judiciary has confirmed there was no warning on impending attacks by IS prior to Easter Sunday, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella said yesterday.
Speaking during the debate on the
US President Donald Trump has reiterated his commitment that the US would stand with Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terror attacks and expand counter-terrorism, maritime, and border security cooperation with the
There was heavy rainfall with ice experienced yesterday (9) in the Welikanda area and the surrounding areas bringing to an end the dry weather conditions that prevailed during the drought in the Polonnaruwa a
The administration of the University of Ruhuna had taken steps to close down the university indefinitely over a clash that broke out between the students and non-academic staff of the university.
The opposition said yesterday it was mulling to submit a parliamentary proposal making it compulsory to present bilateral agreements such as Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) in Parliament prior to them being inked.
Addressing a news briefing h
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is scheduled to inform the Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court today (11) of its stand on whether they would be pursuing its case against Dr. Shafi Sahabdeen, who had been arrested under Prevention of Terrorism
After consulting the Attorney General (AG), Lands and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Gayantha Karunatilaka will include amendments proposed by President Maithripala Sirisena to State Lands Special Provisions Bill during the committee stage, a stateme
It was very hard to find a minister or a Member of Parliament, who had not been accused of any kind of offence, Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera said on Sunday.
“It is like looking for a mustard see
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said it would intervene in the Supreme Court if attempts were made to postpone the presidential election which is scheduled to be held at the end of the year.
Parliamentarians should not undermine the supremacy of the legislature, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament yesterday.
Mr. Kiriella said this in response to an argument raised by opposition MPs that there is sub judice to consider
The emergence of non-traditional threats in the region is a major concern and collective efforts should be made for greater maritime partnerships, State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene said.
The state minister expressed t
The World Health Organisation yesterday announced that Sri Lanka has eliminated measles, interrupting transmission of the indigenous virus that causes the killer childhood disease.
“Sri Lanka’s achievement comes at a time when measles cases are
The prevailing atmospheric conditions mean that showers or thunder-showers would be experienced in most parts of the island, the Department of Meteorology said yesterday.
It said showers or thunder-showers would occur in the Sabaragamuwa, Central,
The cabinet gave the nod this week to a Cabinet memo submitted by President Maithripala Sirisena to make it mandatory for all drug addicts to undergo a rehabilitation programme.
The Drug Dependant Persons (Treatment and Rehabilitation) Act No. 54 o
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