The Appeal Court has postponed considering of the revision petition filed by former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, requesting that eight defendants including himself be acquitted from the Avant Garde case, until May 31. MORE..
25 May 2018 (5:44 PM)
State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe expressed his displeasure over his State Ministerial portfolio saying that he has not been provided the opportunity to serve the country.MORE...
25 May 2018 (5:32 PM)
Army troops rescued 123 people of 36 families who remained stranded at the flood-affected Thabbowa village in Puttalam following the opening of all spill gates of the Thabbowa Reservoir. MORE..
25 May 2018 (4:59 PM)
Aranayaka Police has raided a workshop manufacturing illicit firearms and apprehended its main suspect along with weapon parts and live ammunition. MORE..
25 May 2018 (4:48 PM)
A police officer has been reported missing after being swept away by flood water during an attempt to rescue three persons who were being carried away by floods in Metihena, Madampe. MORE..
25 May 2018 (4:29 PM)
A woman has been arrested near the SLTB bus stand in Vavuniya for the possession of Kerala Cannabis. MORE..
25 May 2018 (4:17 PM)
The power supply to several areas in Kollupitiya and suburbs has been suspended due to a breakdown at the Kollupitiya grid substation. MORE..
25 May 2018 (3:32 PM)
President Donald Trump has nominated career foreign service officer Alaina B Teplitz as the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka. MORE..
25 May 2018 (3:11 PM)
The Attorney General s Department informed the Colombo Fort Magistrate s Court that former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, an accused in the bond scam case, is in Singapore. MORE..
25 May 2018 (3:07 PM)
The death toll due to the adverse weather condition in the country has risen to 16 while one person has been reported missing, according to the Disaster Management Center (DMC). MORE..
25 May 2018 (1:38 PM)
JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has handed over the 20th Amendment to the Constitution to the Secretary General of Parliament as a private member s bill. MORE..
25 May 2018 (1:35 PM)
Hatton-Colombo Main road has been temporarily closed off due to a landslide, said the Ginigathhena Police. MORE..
25 May 2018 (1:14 PM)
The risen water levels of several main rivers in the country have gradually receded, according to the Disaster Management Center (DMC). MORE..
25 May 2018 (12:51 PM)
Prevailing rainy condition in the south-western part of the island is expected to continue with showers or thundershowers expected to occur at times in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces. MORE..
25 May 2018 (10:20 AM)
The Bridge connecting Kaduwela and Biyagama will remain closed until 8.00am today as bad weather has delayed repairs, the Road Development Authority (RDA) said. MORE..
25 May 2018 (9:14 AM)
A member of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council, who is also the father of Sri Lankan cricket Dhananjaya de Silva, has been killed in a shooting incident at Ratmalana last night. MORE..
25 May 2018 (9:12 AM)
Twenty spill gates of the Thabbowa Reservoir in Puttalam have been opened this morning (25) due to heavy rainfall, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said. MORE..
25 May 2018 (7:47 AM)
President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, he announced in a letter to Kim released by the White House Thursday morning, scrapping plans for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit. MORE..
24 May 2018 (10:01 PM)
Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera has appointed Mr. Ranel Tissa Wijesingha as the new Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) with effect from today (24). MORE..
24 May 2018 (8:18 PM)
The bridge connecting Kaduwela and Biyagama will be closed from 10.00pm tonight to 5.00am tomorrow (25) as a precautionary measure, Police said. MORE..
24 May 2018 (7:11 PM)