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The Education Ministry is set to initiate appropriate disciplinary action against the individual involved in recording a video that caused discomfort to a small child in a school classroom.
Contradicting the statement by the Energy Minister that electricity tariffs can be reduced by 18 per cent, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has informed the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) that the tarrif can be reducded by an aver
Police have launched an investigation into Police Inspector Duminda Jayathilaka, the Officer In-Charge of the Organized Crime Division at the Colombo Crimes Division, who has left the country due to death threats from members of underworld gangs, tar
The Colombo Fort Magistrate granted anticipatory bail yesterday, preventing Actress Damitha Abeyratne and her husband from being arrested until March 6. This comes following an alleged complaint accusing them of cheating Rs.3 million by promising to
Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna ( SLPP) will decide on its presidential candidate when former Minister Basil Rajapaksa arrives in Sri Lanka shortly, Chief Government Whip Prasanna Ranatunga said today.
A fire erupted at a storage facility where water pumps were stored at Bandarawatte in Biyagama this afternoon, Police said.
All necessary arrangements have been made to extend benefits in the second phase of the ’’Aswasuma’’ programme to 2.4 million family units, starting from June 2024, Finance State Minister Shehan Semasinghe said.
National People’s Power (NPP) MP Harini Amarasuriya should bring in a private member’s motion to repeal the Vagrants Ordinance of 1841 under which prostitution is banned in Sri Lanka, former MP Hirunika Premachandra said today.
The Court of Appeal today issued an interim order preventing Hatton National Bank PLC from auctioning the property relating to New Nawaloka Medical Centre (Private) Limited.
Sri Lanka have retained largely the same T20 squad, that beat Afghanistan in their three-match T20I series, for next month’s tour of Bangladesh, with Jfferey Vandersay and Avishka Fernando the only additions.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Sri Lanka announced the opening ceremony of the One Stop Centre (OSC) at the District General Hospital in Kilinochchi today (28).
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to support the proposed no-confidence motion against Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardhane.
Many members of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) will abandon their party and join President Ranil Wickremesinghe when he kicks off his campaign for presidency on March 10 this year, UNP General Secretary Palitha Range Bandara said today.
The right front wheel of a Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) bus dislodged while the vehicle was on the move, resulting in a collision that damaged a nearby shop yesterday, the police said.
South Korea’s fertility rate, already the world’s lowest, continued its dramatic decline in 2023, as women concerned about their career advancement and the financial cost of raising children decided to delay childbirth or to not have babies.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Sri Lanka welcomed Pio Smith, the UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Director, who arrived in the country for a formal visit.
National People’s Power (NPP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake will travel to Canada next month to address Sri Lankans living there and to meet with some Canadian politicians, the Daily Mirror learns.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ali Sabry urged the members of the UN Human Rights Council not to allow short-term political gains or “domestic vote bank politics” to overtake the work of the Council, when addressing the High-Level segment of the 55
In response to soaring atmospheric temperatures, the Education Ministry has issued a directive to all school authorities urging them to suspend strenuous outdoor activities for students till Friday (March 01).
Santhan alias T Suthendiraraja, a Sri Lankan national who was one of the six convicts released in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, died on Wednesday morning at the Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital (RGGH) in Chennai.
Puttalam District SLPP Parliamentarian Chinthaka Mayadunna is accused of being involved in land grabbing in Kalpitiya to distribute amongst the Muslim and Tamil communities, eyeing their votes at the upcoming elections.
According to a survey, Michelle Obama, the former first lady of the United States, is the front-runner to succeed President Joe Biden as the Democratic party’s presidential nominee.
The Court of Appeal today issued an interim order preventing the authorities from proceeding with the divestiture process of the Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC, until March 12.
An ex-army soldier, who was wanted for the killing of a meat shop owner in Mahabage and several other crimes, died in a confrontation with the Police Special Task Force in the Suriyawewa area.
Sales of cakes breads and buns in the local market have dropped by around 50% due to the high manufacturing costs, the All Ceylon Bakery Owners’ Association (ACBOA) said.
Businesses struggling to repay loans can now let out a sigh of relief as a Cabinet decision has been announced that prevents banks from opting for aggressive recovery measures.
The Education Ministry has made arrangements to launch new educational publications compiled to provide sex education from the pre-childhood development stage to the adult community, the Parliamentary Caucus for Children said.
Ronnie de Mel who was instrumental in introducing the open economy in Sri Lanka in 1978, passed away at the age of 99 today.
Several players of the Sri Lankan cricket team met Sports Minister Harin Fernando today to discuss issues and challenges faced by the Sri Lankan cricketers.
The legality of the no confidence motion which is being brought against Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene is questionable, Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said today.
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