A Cabinet reshuffle is likely to occur over the next few days, political sources claim. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (7:27 PM)
A desperate bid is underway to save an eight-year-old boy who has been trapped inside a well for more than 16 hours. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (6:57 PM)
Donald Trump s real estate company was convicted on Tuesday of carrying out a 15-year-long criminal scheme to defraud tax authorities, adding to the legal woes facing the former U.S. president as he campaigns for the office again in 2024. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (6:04 PM)
The depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal (500km east of Trincomalee) has concentrated into a deep depression and located near latitude 8.7N and longitude 85.7E today morning, the Department of Meteorology said in an advisory issued earlier. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (5:59 PM)
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has been directed to issue paperless bills and receipts to all customers with effect from January 2023, Minister of Power Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (5:01 PM)
China has rolled back its most severe Covid policies - including forcing people into quarantine camps - just a week after landmark protests against the strict controls. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (3:15 PM)
Sri Lankan human rights activist Sandya Ekenligoda has been listed in BBC s 100 Women 2022, a list of 100 of the most inspiring and influential women form around the world. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (2:29 PM)
A court in Argentina has sentenced Vice-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to six years in jail for corruption in a case that has shaken the country. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (1:38 PM)
The mandatory requirement to produce a COVID-19 vaccination certificate upon entry into Sri Lanka has been lifted, with effect from today (07 Dec). MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (12:59 PM)
The Committee on High Posts approved the appointment of Chairmen to four institutions and an ambassador on Monday (Dec. 05). MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (10:33 AM)
Earnings from merchandise exports declined in October 2022 - on a year-on-year basis - for the first time since March 2022 due to lower earnings from garments exports, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) says. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (10:21 AM)
The depression located over the southeast Bay of Bengal (320km northeast of Trincomalee) is likely to move west-northwestwards, and intensify further gradually into a cyclonic storm this evening (Dec. 07), the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (9:34 AM)
Probes in progress to uncover if any other police officers are involved in the organ trafficking racket at the private hospital in Borella exposed by Ada Derana "Ukussa" investigative program, Senior Deputy Solicitor General Dilipa Peiris told the court today. MORE..
7 Dec 2022 (1:29 AM)
A consignment of medicines and medical supplies worth LKR 2 billion, donated by China to Sri Lanka, reached the Colombo Port today (Dec. 06). MORE..
6 Dec 2022 (11:05 PM)
In the midst of Sri Lanka s medicinal shortage, it has been revealed that the Medical Supplies Division (MSD) of the Health Ministry is currently short of a staggering total of 151 drugs. MORE..
6 Dec 2022 (9:01 PM)
Two Indian fishing trawlers carrying eight Indian nationals and over 4,000 kilograms of Kendu (ebony) leaves have been intercepted by the Sri Lanka Navy. MORE..
6 Dec 2022 (8:32 PM)
The Cabinet has agreed to sign an affiliated agreement to implement the Australian Volunteer Corporation Programme for a further five years. MORE..
6 Dec 2022 (7:52 PM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has exchanged views on bilateral development cooperation with several foreign envoys in Sri Lanka. MORE..
6 Dec 2022 (7:19 PM)
The Department of Meteorology today (Dec. 06) issued an advisory for strong winds and rough seas for deep and shallow sea areas from Mannar to Pottuvil via Kankasanturai, Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Southeast and Southwest Bay of Bengal. MORE..
6 Dec 2022 (7:01 PM)
Nearly three in ten households consume insufficient levels of food, a report by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) has revealed. MORE..
6 Dec 2022 (6:33 PM)