On the instructions of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday (25), the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing today (26), submitted an application to land a Sri Lankan Airlines aircraft in Wuhan city airport to airlift 32 Sri Lankan students including their family members. MORE..
27 Jan 2020 (12:06 AM)
The report of the special inquiry carried out on the bus accident which took place in Madolsima, Passara on January 06 has determined that lack of proper maintenance and negligent vehicle servicing. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (10:05 PM)
A 22-member National Action Committee has been set up by the Ministry of Health to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Sri Lanka. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (8:21 PM)
Hambegamuwa Police has arrested a person with over 100 kg of dried Cannabis at the Nev Ara area in Unakanda, last night (25). MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (7:12 PM)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa and the president of Maldives for their Indian Republic Day greetings. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (6:37 PM)
Preliminary tests have not confirmed that the four persons hospitalized on suspicion of being infected by the new Coronavirus, stated Dr. Sudath Samaraweera, Chief Epidemiologist of the Ministry of Health. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (5:37 PM)
On the eve of the 71st Republic Day of India, the Government of India has decided to confer Padma Shri Awards on Deshabandu Dr. Vajira Chitrasena and Late Prof. Indra Dassanayake, two women from Sri Lanka for their pioneering contributions in their individual fields of work and for strengthening India-Sri Lanka ties. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (4:32 PM)
Admiral Zafar Mahmood, Chief of the Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) yesterday (25) for an official visit to Sri Lanka. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (3:56 PM)
The Constitutional Council has decided to summon the Attorney General Dappula de Livera before the Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (2:21 PM)
Steps have been taken to bring back the Sri Lankan students from Chengdu in Sichuan Province, China through a special SriLankan charter flight within the next 48 hours. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (2:16 PM)
The total number of suspected Coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka has increased up to four as two more patients have been admitted to Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) on suspicion of being infected by the virus. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (12:31 PM)
A youth has been killed in Polgahawela after being hit by an express train traveling from Colombo to Jaffna. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (10:48 AM)
The first rehearsal of the Independence Day commemoration will take place at around 8.30 am this morning (26). MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (9:21 AM)
Mainly fair weather will prevail over most parts of the island, stated the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (8:58 AM)
Inspector-General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, testifying before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday terror attacks today (25), stated that the politicians exert their influence police matters to push their agendas. MORE..
26 Jan 2020 (1:28 AM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed the Secretary to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and SriLankan Airlines to take necessary steps to repatriate all Sri Lankan students in Wuhan, China, says the President s Media Division. MORE..
25 Jan 2020 (10:35 PM)
Two women have been admitted to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) on suspicion of being infected with the wide-spreading coronavirus. MORE..
25 Jan 2020 (9:44 PM)
A suspect has been arrested over the shooting incident in Karandugala area which killed one woman and injured two others. MORE..
25 Jan 2020 (9:29 PM)
A fire has erupted inside a two-storey house in Wellawatte at around 2.45 pm this afternoon (25). MORE..
25 Jan 2020 (7:21 PM)
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara, who is currently in remand custody, has left the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Easter Sunday terror attacks, after giving his testimony. MORE..
25 Jan 2020 (6:41 PM)