British Home Secretary James Cleverly arrived in Rwanda on Tuesday to sign a new treaty to send asylum seekers to the African nation after the UK s top court declared the deportation scheme unlawful. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (5:47 PM)
Attorney-at-Law Nagananda Kodituwakku has withdrawn the contempt of court petition filed against the social activist Oshala Herath. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (5:32 PM)
The 24-year-old woman, who was arrested for running a fake educational institute in Bambalapitiya, has been granted bail this afternoon. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (5:26 PM)
Following a milestone in international relations and provenance research, six priceless Kandyan artefacts seized during the Dutch colonial occupation of Sri Lanka have now been returned from the Netherlands. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (4:46 PM)
Under the e-population program, Sri Lanka issued its first-ever digitized national birth certificate with a barcode on Tuesday (Dec.05). MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (4:00 PM)
Police have closed the main access road to the Parliament due to a protest being staged near the Polduwa Junction in Battaramulla, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (4:00 PM)
Police have raided an educational institute which had unlawfully carried out its operations at Lauries Road in Bambalapitiya and arrested a woman who is said to be the Director of the institution. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (3:27 PM)
A Nigerian army drone strike accidentally killed at least 85 civilians on Sunday in a village in northwest Kaduna State, emergency officials said, in one of the country s deadliest military bombing accidents. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (3:19 PM)
The Central Province Civil Appellate High Court has sentenced two individuals to death after they were found guilty of murdering an individual back in 2010. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (3:01 PM)
The Colombo Chief Magistrate s Court has delivered an order against a demonstration planned to be staged by teacher-principal trade unions today (Dec.05) near the access road to the Parliament Complex in Battaramulla. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (2:06 PM)
The Court of Appeal has decided to defer further consideration of the case filed against the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Interim Committee until December 13. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (1:36 PM)
Four students of the University of Kelaniya have been suspended over the alleged incident of assaulting a security officer of the university, the university administration announced today. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (1:16 PM)
The Ministry of Defence has refuted the media reports claiming that an outrageous sum of money has been spent in 2022 for entertaining military heads, who periodically arrive on inspection visits to the Defence Services and Staff College (DSCSC). MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (12:49 PM)
Sri Lanka s State Minister of Defense Premitha Bandara Tennakoon said on Monday that the government is planning to enable women to head the army, navy and air force in the South Asian country. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (12:20 PM)
The Minister of Justice, Prison Affairs Constitutional Reforms, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has unveiled plans to introduce a new legislative framework aimed at regulating microfinance institutions operating within the country. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (11:32 AM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has returned to the island after concluding his official visit to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (11:07 AM)
The UK government has introduced measures it promised would deliver the biggest-ever cut in net migration after levels soared to a record high. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (10:22 AM)
The Severe Cyclonic Storm "MICHAUNG" (pronounced as "MIGJAUM") over West-Central Bay of Bengal was located near latitude 14.5°N and longitude 80.3°E, at 2330hrs of 04 December, about 520km North of Jaffna. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (9:13 AM)
Disclosing the proposed new educational reforms, the Ministry of Education stated that it is intended to reduce the number of school grades from 13 to 12. MORE..
5 Dec 2023 (12:12 AM)
The Attorney General informed the Court of Appeal today that intelligence agencies have uncovered information regarding an alleged conspiracy to assassinate the former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Shani Abeysekera, by intentionally causing an accident while he is traveling. MORE..
4 Dec 2023 (11:41 PM)