Sri Lanka has launched an updated map of the island incorporating the development projects, including the USD 1.4 billion Colombo port city being developed with massive loans from China, the state media reported on Sunday. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (11:14 PM)
Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith says that the Easter bombings were a series of attacks to destabilize the country for the interests of the international community. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (9:04 PM)
The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (8:03 PM)
A person has suffered injuries in an attack by an elephant when he was attempting to flee from police arrest. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (6:49 PM)
Three persons who had illegally the Udawalawa National Park with firearms have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF). MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (5:37 PM)
The final report of the Special Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to inquire into the Easter Sunday bombings is set to be released within the first two weeks of August. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (3:56 PM)
The four suspects remanded in connection with attack on a van by a group of VIP bodyguards at Kalagedihena will be produced at an identification parade tomorrow (July 22). MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (3:02 PM)
Postal workers will engage in sick-leave trade union action for 24 hours from midnight today (21), according to postal trade unions. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (1:32 PM)
A person who has been shot at near the junction towards the Kekilla Mandiya in Rathgama has been admitted to the Karapitiya Hospital over critical injuries. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (12:40 PM)
The United National Party (UNP) has made a decision to arrive at an alliance with several other political parties to challenge the upcoming presidential elections. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (11:33 AM)
At least eight people were killed and over 700 houses damaged due to heavy rainfall in central and southern regions in the country on Saturday, according to officials. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (11:27 AM)
Prevailing strong windy condition over the country is expected to further reduce to some extent in the next few days, stated the Meteorology Department. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (9:21 AM)
The Sri Lankan Government says that compensation amounting 265 million Rupees in total has been paid so far to the victims and their families in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terror attacks. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (1:32 AM)
One person has reportedly been killed after police opened fire at suspected members of the Awa group who attempted to attack several police officers at Manipai, Jaffna. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (12:24 AM)
Seven persons were injured and hospitalized after an out of control lorry collided with another lorry and 6 three wheelers on Central Road near Gas Works Junction, Colombo. MORE..
21 Jul 2019 (12:12 AM)
The four suspects arrested in connection with attack on a van by a group of VIP bodyguards at Kalagedihena, have been remanded until July 22. MORE..
20 Jul 2019 (9:41 PM)
Hayleys Free Zone Limited (HFZ) today denied that the company has any involvement with a shipment said to be containing garbage that is lying at the Port of Colombo. MORE..
20 Jul 2019 (7:20 PM)
Naval personnel have apprehended a man and a woman for the possession of several bottles of illicit liquor, during a search carried out in Putukkadu area in Jaffna. MORE..
20 Jul 2019 (6:51 PM)
Power supply from Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka would happen only through overhead cables and not through cables laid along the seabed, said state power minister P Thangamani in Tamil Nadu assembly on Friday. MORE..
20 Jul 2019 (6:29 PM)
The Department of Meteorology says that windy conditions are likely to continue in the North-western, Western, South-western and Southern sea areas of the island until tomorrow (21) morning. MORE..
20 Jul 2019 (5:40 PM)