Sri Lanka reiterates that it continues to maintain that Brigadier Priyanka Fernando as a diplomat, who was attached to the Sri Lanka High Commission in London, is entitled to diplomatic immunity as per the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (9:46 PM)
An 18-hour water cut is to be imposed for several areas in Colombo today (19), the National Water Supply Drainage Board said. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (6:25 PM)
The Prevention of Corruption in Sports Act will be tabled in the Parliament in November, says Minister of Sports Harin Fernando. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (6:11 PM)
Three persons have been apprehended along with 221.8kg of Kerala Cannabis in Jaffna early this morning (19). MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (4:54 PM)
Presidential hopeful of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he would not undermine the trust that the SLFP has placed on him even after they form a new administration in the future. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (3:52 PM)
The presidential candidate of New Democratic Front Minister Sajith Premadasa says the new administration that they would form following the Presidential Election victory will design its fiscal and monetary policies to ensure that private enterprise is given the maximum amount of opportunity to participate in the wealth creation process. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (2:41 PM)
The final report of the inspection conducted by the Government Analyst on the minor explosion at the Aruwakkalu landfill site has been submitted to the Puttalam Magistrate s Court and the Wanathawilluwa Police. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (2:02 PM)
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the presidential candidate of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Gotabaya Rajapaksa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) a short while ago. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (12:27 PM)
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) says that a decision has not been made to remove Former Chief Minister of Western Province Isura Devapriya from the key posts he holds in the party. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (12:13 PM)
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the presidential candidate of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Gotabaya Rajapaksa is set to be signed this morning (19). MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (10:53 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island particularly after 1.00 p.m. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (10:34 AM)
Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Stef Blok arrived in Sri Lanka on Friday for a two-day official state visit. MORE..
19 Oct 2019 (12:45 AM)
At least 62 people, including children, have been killed after a bomb exploded in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (10:52 PM)
The Organisation for the Protection of Muslim Rights today lodged a complaint with the Police Headquarters calling for the arrest Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader and Minister Rauff Hakeem, over his alleged ties to the ringleader of Easter Sunday terror attacks Zahran Hashim. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (10:01 PM)
President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA) Gemunu Wijeratne says that a majority of the members of his association have agreed to support SLPP Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (9:35 PM)
Former Western Province Chief Minister and the chairman of Central environmental Authority Isura Devapirya has been removed from the posts he has been holding in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, says SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (7:46 PM)
Minister of Primary Industries and Social Empowerment Daya Gamage today recorded his statement with the Presidential Commission of Inquiry over the probes into the alleged loss incurred to the government during the paddy storage at the Mattala International Airport. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (7:06 PM)
An 18-hour water cut is to be imposed for several areas in Colombo tomorrow (19), says the National Water Supply Drainage Board. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (6:46 PM)
UNP Parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara says the dissidents had criticized the nameboard of the Jaffna International Airport without a proper understanding on the Constitution. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (5:21 PM)
Sri Lanka s next president must put human rights at the heart of their policies, Amnesty International said today. MORE..
18 Oct 2019 (4:10 PM)