A shooting incident has been reported near a fuel station located at IDH Junction in Gothatuwa, a short while ago. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (8:05 PM)
Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka says that the government did not point guns or deploy the army to resolve the waste management issue and that they managed to remove all the piled up garbage in the city of Colombo within three days. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (7:56 PM)
Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop announced a major Australian assistance to combat dengue fever in Sri Lanka, the President s Media Division (PMD) said. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (6:24 PM)
Giving India its second Dalit president, former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind today won the presidential election with a comfortable margin against Opposition nominee Meira Kumar. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (6:18 PM)
National Organizer of the National Freedom Front (NFF), Piyasiri Wijenayaka stated that no Sri Lankan citizen had asked UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson or anyone else to probe into the "dark, closed chapter of the terror-stricken of LTTE." MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (5:46 PM)
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today charged that the proposed new Inland Revenue Act has been prepared according to the needs of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and that therefore it should be defeated. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (5:21 PM)
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced a 19 hour water cut from 11.00pm on Friday (21) to 6.00pm on Saturday to several parts of Colombo. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (3:23 PM)
Seven individuals have been arrested in connection with yesterday s (19) discovery of a cocaine haul estimated to be worth around Rs. 3.2 billion, Police said. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (3:23 PM)
The Colombo Chief Magistrate s Court today imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on former Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardena for failure to declare assets during the two years he served as the Chairman of the National Lotteries Board. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (2:08 PM)
Sri Lankan national Divyan alias Dinesh alias Pulikesi, 30, who landed in Bengaluru police custody on Friday, happens to be Tamil Nadu s most-wanted bank card fraudster who had been on the run for five years. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (1:49 PM)
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the order prohibiting the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) from disposing garbage at Muthurajawela till July 25. MORE..
20 Jul 2017 (12:35 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena announced that a special programme would be launched in order to encourage and render due recognition to officers responsible for drug-related arrests. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (11:54 AM)
Two vessels under the command of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are expected to arrive at the Colombo Harbour today (20), for a three-day goodwill visit. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (11:20 AM)
Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena stated that the Joint Opposition (JO) had not yet made a decision as to whether or not they would leave the Constitutional Assembly. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (11:04 AM)
Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, who is currently in Sri Lanka on a two-day state visit, is scheduled to meet with President Maithripala Sirisena today (20). MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (10:50 AM)
Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga stated that the deposition of the present government was merely a fantasy. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (10:32 AM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed private hospitals and private laboratories to expedite the issuing of dengue antigen test reports. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (10:22 AM)
Two male Indian nationals have been apprehended by Airport Customs at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) whilst attempting to smuggle gold out of the country. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (10:04 AM)
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) stated that they would take strict decisions if the Government attempted to provide fake solutions to the SAITM issue. MORE...
20 Jul 2017 (9:45 AM)
The Government has taken a decision to implement a pilot programme under the "Let s Protect Children" national programme, to facilitate convenient and secure transport for students. MORE...
19 Jul 2017 (11:36 PM)