A group of LTTE supporters are reportedly protesting in front of the venue of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, against the visit of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (9:41 PM)
A 57-year-old bureaucrat replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba on Thursday, launching a new political era as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world s last communist states. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (9:03 PM)
The final decision whether or not to increase the fuel prices will be taken by the President and the Prime Ministers together, says Minister of Petroleum Resources Development, Arjuna Ranatunga. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (8:57 PM)
Horana police have arrested the manager of the rubber factory in Bellapitiya where 5 persons died in the Ammonia tank incident, the Police spokesman said. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (7:22 PM)
Anuradhapura Police, acting on a court order, exhumed the remains of an individual who committed suicide 7 months ago. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (6:56 PM)
The public and bank holiday which had been assigned to May 1, 2018 has been cancelled while May 7 (Monday) has been declared a public and bank holiday instead. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (5:42 PM)
The United National Party (UNP) Reforms Committee is scheduled to meet today (19) for the second time. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (5:35 PM)
The establishment of Local Government institutions which commenced on March 20 will be completed tomorrow (April 20), according to Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (5:32 PM)
The death toll following the accident at a rubber factory in Horana, caused by an employee falling into an ammonia tank, has climbed to five, the police spokesman said. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (3:54 PM)
Nine suspects arrested in connection with the assault on a group of Dutch tourists and the sexual assault of a female tourist at the Mirissa beach on April 8 will be presented for an identification parade, police said. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (3:45 PM)
Appreciating the programme of reconciliation carried out by the government, Lord Naseby has said that the duty done by Sri Lanka in the post war era is in quite a good standard compared to other countries. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (3:04 PM)
Sri Lanka should not obtain GSP concessions at the cost of having to surrender to the conditions put forward by the United States, says Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Sunil Handunnetti. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (2:39 PM)
The report of the committee appointed by the President on the continuation of the National Government will be handed over to the President soon after he returns to the country, says Minister of Special Assignments Dr. Sarath Amunugama. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (2:21 PM)
Minister Mano Ganesan says that there is no use of TNA leader R. Sampanthan holding the post of Opposition Leader, if he is unable to present proposals to the government to formulate a new constitution to resolve the national issue. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (1:13 PM)
Two spill gates of the Angamuwa Reservoir have been opened causing inundation of roads, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (1:00 PM)
The United Kingdom s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox says that their government is ready for direct investments in Sri Lanka, while increasing the investments in the country. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (12:48 PM)
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members who left the national government have decided to recommence their political activities from the 23rd April. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (12:29 PM)
Fifteen people were injured on Wednesday (Apr 18) when a coach carrying tourists from Sri Lanka crashed with two trucks on a Swiss highway, police and media said. MORE..
19 Apr 2018 (9:42 AM)
Speaker of the Iran Parliament Ali Larijani and a delegation arrived in Sri Lanka today (18) on a two-day official visit.MORE...
18 Apr 2018 (10:00 PM)
An import levy of 15 percent on its value has been imposed on gold imports with effect from midnight yesterday (17), the Finance Ministry said. MORE..
18 Apr 2018 (6:12 PM)