President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that he can assure that there will be no obstacles to media freedom in the country during his term in office. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (8:54 PM)
The government has decided to establish a "Multipurpose Development Task Force" as a Government Department with the aim of providing employment opportunities for qualified low income youth. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (8:29 PM)
The Treasury has approved the payment bonus for 2019 for the employees of state-owned statutory bodies and fully state-owned companies, the Ministry of Finance said. MORE...
12 Dec 2019 (6:50 PM)
Sri Lanka Navy held four persons who engaged in illegal catching of sea cucumber at night, during a patrol carried out at the Palleimunai beach area in Mannar today (12). MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (6:20 PM)
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka M. Ashraf Haidari has called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (5:23 PM)
The foreign travel ban on the Swiss Embassy staffer, who allegedly was involved in an abduction case, has been extended further, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (5:01 PM)
Several police officers have been summoned to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating into Easter Sunday attacks, today (12). MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (4:35 PM)
Special security measures have been put in place at several exam centres as the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination 2019 comes to an end this evening (12), the Department of Examinations stated. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (4:34 PM)
Former Army Commander General (Retired) Daya Ratnayake is to be appointed as the new Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, sources told Ada Derana. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (2:50 PM)
A new team, led by an Assistant Superintendant of Police (ASP), has been appointed for investigations on Dr. Mohamed Shafi, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) told the court today (12). MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (2:47 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to introduce a new school-based scientific methodology to determine admission to state universities instead of the current district-based Z-Score system. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (2:22 PM)
Cabinet of Ministers has approved the proposal to increase the number of national schools to 1,000, says Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Dullas Alahapperuma. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (1:27 PM)
Britain goes to the polls today (12) to determine the immediate future of Brexit, in a vote described as the most important in a generation. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (1:10 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to reduce the import levy on wheat flour to reduce its prices. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (12:33 PM)
The case against Dr. Mohamed Shafi is scheduled to be taken up before Kurunegala Magistrate s Court today (12). MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (12:04 PM)
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will present submissions to the Colombo Magistrate s Court on the progress of the investigations carried out on the alleged abduction of a staffer of the Swiss Embassy, today (12). MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (11:13 AM)
The Malaysian Sessions Court has set Monday (Dec 16) to hear the applications for bail filed by two assemblymen and the chief executive officer of a corporation who were charged with supporting the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist group in November last year. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (10:33 AM)
Several spells of showers will occur in Uva and Eastern provinces and in Jaffna district and light showers may occur in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Hambantota districts, says Department of Meteorology. MORE..
12 Dec 2019 (9:40 AM)
India s parliament has approved a controversial citizenship bill that offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three neighboring countries. MORE..
11 Dec 2019 (11:51 PM)
The Constitutional Council is set to meet at 11 am tomorrow (12), chaired by Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya. MORE..
11 Dec 2019 (11:29 PM)