The Colombo Magistrate s Court has permitted the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) to detain and interrogate the nine Iranians, who were arrested on March 24th with over 100kg of heroin. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (4:29 PM)
The Kandy-Colombo road is currently blocked towards Colombo from the Kelaniya University, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (4:08 PM)
Geoffrey Aloysius, the Chairman of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) and father of PTL owner Arjun Aloysius, has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) over the bond scam. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (2:05 PM)
The plaintiffs and respondents in the case against former UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake over fabricated documents have informed the Colombo High Court that they are willing to arrive at an amicable settlement. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (1:17 PM)
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has issued a time table of the scheduled daily power cuts which will be imposed around the island from today (25) onward. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (12:25 PM)
Responding to the adoption today of the draft UN Human Rights Council Resolution 40'L.1, co-sponsored by Sri Lanka, Amnesty International s South Asia Director, Biraj Patnaik, said that the Sri Lankan government is backtracking on accountability. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (11:58 AM)
The Presidential Commission probing corruption and malpractices in public institutions will commence recording witness statements today (25). MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (11:57 AM)
Mainly fair weather will prevail over most parts of the island, the Department of Meteorology stated. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (11:05 AM)
Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank P. Samarasiri and three Directors of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) have been arrested over the bond scam, the police spokesperson said. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (10:07 AM)
Sri Lanka s state-owned Board of Investments (BOI) opened a one-stop service center at the Hambantota International Port, in southern Sri Lanka, on Saturday evening to attract investors from the global port industry to invest in the island s south. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (9:37 AM)
Oman s oil minister Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhy said on Sunday he was excited to be part of a Sri Lanka oil refinery project in a sign that plans for the sultanate s involvement may be back on track. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (9:11 AM)
One person has died while over 50 persons sustained injuries after a bus carrying devotees toppled down a precipice on Walapane-Nuwara Eliya road. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (12:46 AM)
The Negombo-Colombo main road has been temporarily closed off near the Wattala Police station due to a fire, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
24 Mar 2019 (11:20 PM)
If someday, at least 50 of the 225 parliamentarians represented academics and intellectuals building the country would not be a difficult task, says President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
24 Mar 2019 (10:38 PM)
Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana and delegation met with Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Under-Secretary-General in charge of the UN Office in Geneva Michael Moller this week, on the side-lines of the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. MORE
24 Mar 2019 (8:52 PM)
Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa says that the reason behind Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) bringing forward the 20th Constitutional Amendment is Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. MORE..
24 Mar 2019 (8:14 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Hambantota will be made the center of economic development of Ruhuna and that steps will be taken to make special rules for the Ruhunu economic development. MORE..
24 Mar 2019 (6:13 PM)
One person has been killed while 22 persons have suffered injuries in an accident on the Matugama-Aluthgama road in Welipenna. MORE..
24 Mar 2019 (4:21 PM)
The Constitutional Council has unanimously approved the Additional Solicitor General and President s Counsel Yasantha Kodagoda s name as the President of the Court of Appeal.
24 Mar 2019 (2:25 PM)
Nine suspects have been arrested along with over 100 kg of heroin on an Iranian ship on the Southern Sea. MORE..
24 Mar 2019 (1:50 PM)