The police fired tear gas and water cannons at a group of protesters at the parliament entry road near Diyatha Uyana this afternoon (July 06). MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (4:13 PM)
Bloomberg - India is seeking payment in advance for supply of fuel to Sri Lanka after credit lines were exhausted, according to people with knowledge of the matter. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (3:19 PM)
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has temporarily resigned from his ministerial portfolios until an investigation carried out on the President s directive regarding the accusation made by the Opposition Leader. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (2:27 PM)
In two separate search operations carried out in beach areas of Trincomalee and Mannar last night (July 05), Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 53 persons who were attempting to illegally migrate from the country via sea routes. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (2:10 PM)
Former MP Hirunika Premachandra and eight others have been arrested by police while protesting in front of the President s House in Colombo Fort. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (1:53 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe should step down from his Finance Minister portfolio, Minister Dhammika Perera says. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (1:24 PM)
The police have arrested 13 people in total for their unruly conduct at a filling station in Wellawaya town. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (12:28 PM)
Zimbabwe s central bank said it would start selling gold coins this month as a store of value to tame runaway inflation, which has considerably weakened the local currency. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (10:51 AM)
Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (9:49 AM)
Sri Lanka Railways says multiple train journeys scheduled for today (July 06) were cancelled as the employees have not reported for duty. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (8:48 AM)
Britain s finance and health ministers resigned on Tuesday in what could spell the end for Prime Minister Boris Johnson s premiership after he had tried to apologise for the latest scandal to blight his administration. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (1:20 AM)
In an interview with Al Jazeera, Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said he is confident he can turn the economy around - but cautioned it will take 18 months before stability returns. MORE..
6 Jul 2022 (12:50 AM)
The Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and Member of Parliament (Prof) Charitha Herath said that the Parliament will focus on taking special measures against officials who do not implement the recommendations and decisions made by COPE. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (11:04 PM)
Embilipitiya Police has arrested a racketeer who had illegally earned money through the sale of counterfeit gemstones to buyers. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (10:37 PM)
The issuing of vehicle revenue licenses in the North-Western Province will only be carried out on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from today until further notice, the Government Information Department said. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (9:45 PM)
Education Minister Susil Premajayantha today announced the dates for the 2022 G.C.E. Advanced Level examination, the G.C.E. Ordinary level examination and the Grade 05 Scholarship exam. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (7:56 PM)
Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage has relieved the officer involved in the incident at Yakgahapitiya Petrol Station of all his duties with immediate effect until the 5-member Court of Inquiry s recommendations are received. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (6:55 PM)
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) says it has approved power cuts of 03 hours per day from July 06 to July 08. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (6:43 PM)
The post-mortem examination has revealed the cause of death of the inmate who had died under suspicious circumstances at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre last week. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (6:14 PM)
The husband of the slain administrative officer of the Polonnaruwa, Lankapura Divisional Secretariat has been arrested on suspicion over her murder, police said today. MORE..
5 Jul 2022 (5:59 PM)