Egypt s former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, state TV says. MORE..
18 Jun 2019 (12:04 AM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to expedite the legal process required to pronounce Poson Poya Day as an annual national festival and to provide state patronage for the Poson Perahera of Mihintale Raja Maha Viharaya. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (11:55 PM)
Leading Sri Lankan internet service providers have planned to establish 89 Wi-Fi zones at 53 railway stations across the country, the Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister s Office said. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (10:34 PM)
Sri Lanka s health authorities have said the country has successfully eliminated the transmission of HIV and Syphilis from mother to child and may soon achieve certification from the World Health Organization (WHO), local media reported on Monday. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (8:34 PM)
Sri Lanka s Tourism industry is exploring the possibility of inviting global celebrities to a mega event in the island country this year to promote Sri Lanka as a safe tourist destination following the April 21 terror attacks, the government information department said in a statement here Monday. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (8:14 PM)
A Pakistani politician suffered a major catastrophe when his press conference was live-streamed on social media, reports foreign media. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (7:45 PM)
Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne says that he will not retain in a Cabinet which acts to import foreign cigarettes. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (7:14 PM)
The two commuter trains on Chilaw-Colombo railway line, which were cancelled this morning (17), are back on track, the Railway Control Room said. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (6:38 PM)
The first ever Sri Lankan satellite, RAAVANA-1, designed and developed by two young Sri Lankan engineers, has been launched into orbit from the International Space Station today (17). MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (6:06 PM)
It is high time that the organized activities by certain people, which are meant to cause unrest among people in the country, are brought to a halt, says Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (5:19 PM)
The Supreme Court has decided to take up the petition filed by Sathya Gaveshakayo organization requesting that Provincial Council polls be held on the 9th of September, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (4:35 PM)
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after US President Donald Trump. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (3:44 PM)
UNP Parliamentarian Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka claims that no one has heeded to the comments he had made with regard to the national security. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (3:17 PM)
An investigation has been launched on a case of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen transferring state land to other parties through fake deeds. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (3:12 PM)
Former Minister A.H.M. Haleem states that he should be given an opportunity to testify on the accusations laid against him, at the Special Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to inquire about the Easter Sunday attacks. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (2:15 PM)
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr Rajitha Senaratne says he will not allow the import of foreign cigarettes to Sri Lanka as long as he is in office as the health minister. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (1:43 PM)
The Special Parliament Select Committee appointed to probe the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday summoned former Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hizbullah on June 13th to record his testimony. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (1:08 PM)
The sixth round of talks between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) which was set to be held today (17) has been canceled. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (12:09 PM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (11:07 AM)
The Muslim parliamentarians, who resigned from their respective ministerial portfolios posts, will be assigned back-bench seats during tomorrow s parliamentary session, says the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Parliament, Mr Narendra Fernando. MORE..
17 Jun 2019 (10:54 AM)