Sri Lanka s Tourism Minister John Amaratunga says that he believes that the state of emergency, which has been in place in the country since the Easter Sunday terror attacks, will finally be lifted next week. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (7:35 PM)
The Sri Lanka Police has decided to seek suggestions from the public on reducing traffic congestion in the city of Colombo. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (7:00 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the government is working towards making Sri Lanka the hub of the Indian Ocean and that the megapolis being planned in the Western Province will be the center of that hub. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (6:43 PM)
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa stated that he had withdrawn from his US citizenship on the 17th of April and has informed the Department of Immigration and Emigration on the matter. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (6:08 PM)
The re-corrected results of G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination 2018 have been released today (22), says the Commissioner General of Examinations. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (5:43 PM)
The President s Media Division today issued a clarification with regard to a media release issued by the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo following the High Commissioner s meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday (20). MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (5:23 PM)
An individual set fire to several vehicles parked near a shop in Periyamulla, Negombo. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (5:17 PM)
The plan is more important to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) more than the Presidential Candidate, states United People s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (4:30 PM)
The fourteen suspects who were arrested for allegedly vandalizing Buddhist statues in Mawanella area have been further remanded till September 5th, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (3:36 PM)
The new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, Kshenuka Senewiratne, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (3:26 PM)
The Elections Commission states that they have taken steps to seek the advice of the Attorney General regarding the nomination for the vacant MP post following the death of MP Salinda Dissanayake. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (3:07 PM)
Ampara Police has arrested a suspected active member of the banned organization Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI), who had allegedly received weapons training in Nuwara Eliya. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (2:51 PM)
An island-wide census has been launched on the drones present in the country, stated the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAA). MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (2:47 PM)
The report on Wasim Thajudeen and Lasantha Wickrematunge murders and four other high profile cases, submitted by the Criminal Investigation Department, has been handed over to the Attorney General by the Acting Inspector General of Police. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (2:27 PM)
It is revealed that Lanka Sathosa has incurred a loss of billions of Rupees by storing a stock of imported rice at the Sri Lanka Customs. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (1:53 PM)
The sea area extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times, the Department of Meteorology said. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (1:31 PM)
Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka says the main responsibility of the succeeding President and the government is to strengthen state finances. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (1:26 PM)
Appointing the Commander of the Army is an internal matter of a country and other parties should not be concerned about the matter, stated Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (1:01 PM)
New Army Chief Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, in his message on assumption of office as the 23rd Commander of the Army, has vowed to protect the country from all threats. MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (12:50 PM)
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) launched a 24-hour token strike from 8.00 am this morning (22). MORE..
22 Aug 2019 (12:21 PM)