The best decision the President has taken was appointing Suren Ragawan as the Governor of the Northern Province, stated Ven. Meegahajandure Wimala Thero of Naga Vihara in Jaffna. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (8:55 PM)
Five Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) were signed between Sri Lankan and the Philippines on educations, tourism, agricultural and economic corporation, stated the President s Media Division. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (8:22 PM)
Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne says that President informed him on how a Presidential Committee can be appointed against a Ministry. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (7:31 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has met with the President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte a short while ago. Bilateral discussions between the two countries are currently underway. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (6:31 PM)
A fraudulent medical clinic has been raided in Weerasooriya Kanda area in Pasyala, at around 12 p.m. yesterday (15). MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (6:25 PM)
The Supreme Court has ordered to take up the appeal seeking the void of an interim order issued by the Court of Appeal, suspending the former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Cabinet of Ministers from functioning, on February 06. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (5:55 PM)
Several video clips containing violent assault on a group of inmates at the Angunukolapelessa Prison have been disclosed. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (4:43 PM)
Former DIG Nalaka de Silva, who was arrested by the CID in connection with an alleged assassination plot targeting the President and former Defence Secretary, has been further remanded until 21st January. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (4:12 PM)
Land reclamation of the Colombo International Financial City (Port City) has been completed as of now, the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development stated. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (3:30 PM)
There are provisions in the constitution allowing Presidential elections to be held at any time if the serving President is contesting, says MP Dinesh Gunawardena. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (3:07 PM)
The remains of the Filipino couple who drowned in the Maldives were flown to Sri Lanka where they will be embalmed before their final journey home. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (2:35 PM)
Cut-off marks for the Advanced Level examination 2018 for university entrance will be released by the end of May, stated the University Grants Commission (UGC). MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (2:06 PM)
Skeletal remains belonging to 300 persons have been unearthed from the mass grave in Mannar as of today (16), says Judicial Medical Officer Dr S. Rajapaksa, who is in charge of the excavations at the site. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (1:21 PM)
Bank of China, the country s fourth-biggest lender by assets, has offered a loan of US$300 million to Sri Lanka which can be raised to US$1 billion, a source in Colombo with direct knowledge of the matter, told Reuters yesterday. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (12:44 PM)
Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera called on Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director and Chairperson of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at Washington, United States of America. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (12:33 PM)
The government has brought forward the new Carbon tax without any scientific basis, stated the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA). MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (11:48 AM)
With just 73 days to go until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, lawmakers Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected by a vote of 432 to 202 the withdrawal deal painstakingly negotiated between Prime Minister Theresa May and her European counterparts. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (11:03 AM)
Windy condition is expected to strengthen to some extent over the island (particularly in Eastern, Uva Western and North-western provinces and in Hambantota and Mannar districts) and surrounding sea areas in next few days, the Department of Meteorology stated. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (10:32 AM)
Bilateral discussions between President Maithripala Sirisena and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte are scheduled to take place today (16). MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (10:11 AM)
Holding the elections is important at the moment, not bringing forth a new Constitution, says the Mahanayake of the Asgiri Chapter Most Venerable Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero. MORE..
16 Jan 2019 (1:37 AM)