In one of the most stunning run chases you will ever see, Sri Lanka have beaten the Proteas by one wicket in the first Test at Kingsmead. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (8:29 PM)
Naval personnel attached to the Southern Naval Command in coordination with Police STF-Katharagama, apprehended 14 Sri Lankans, who were secretly staying at a lodge in Thissamaharama preparing for an illegal migration attempt to Reunion Island by boat. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (7:53 PM)
A 23-year-old suspect has been arrested by customs officers in connection with a package of ecstasy tablets worth over Rs 2 million discovered at the Central Mail Exchange in Colombo. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (7:11 PM)
Sri Lanka s Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa says that no development activities will take place in the country when there is no agreement between the President and the Prime Minister. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (5:55 PM)
Three schoolboys have been taken into police custody today (16) for consuming alcohol inside a tuition class at a Buddhist temple in Hatton. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (4:44 PM)
The results of the radiocarbon dating tests carried out by a lab in the U.S. on the bone samples recovered from the mass grave in Mannar were received early this morning (16), according to Dr Saminda Rajapaksa, the Judicial Medical Officer who is in charge of the excavations. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (3:15 PM)
The World Bank Vice President for South Asia, Hartwig Schafer called on President Maithripala Sirisena at President s Official Residence in Colombo. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (2:43 PM)
Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the recent shooting incident in Thanamalwila, which claimed the life of one person and wounded another. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (1:14 PM)
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (12:52 PM)
The European Union (EU) has reiterated its opposition to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances and encouraged Sri Lanka to maintain its moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (10:38 AM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said it was the time for the Sri Lankan communities to forget the past history and move ahead. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (10:14 AM)
The World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer concluded his three-day visit to Sri Lanka on Friday with a commitment to work with public and private sectors to create the space for women to access work and remain at work. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (9:55 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says that the possibility for evening thundershowers is high over the island today and tomorrow (17). MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (9:39 AM)
Eight persons, who were among the group of illegal immigrants deported from the Reunion Island yesterday (14), have been remanded as per the order of the Negombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
16 Feb 2019 (12:50 AM)
Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), issuing a statement today (15) said a number of regulatory actions, as temporary measures, would be taken on The Finance Company PLC (TFC). MORE..
15 Feb 2019 (11:57 PM)
Singer Amal Perera and his son Nadeemal Perera have been remanded until 28th of February. MORE..
15 Feb 2019 (10:18 PM)
Pakistan s Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and Sri Lanka s Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne Thursday held a meeting in Islamabad on and discussed maritime security dynamics. MORE..
15 Feb 2019 (8:58 PM)
UPFA Parliamentarian D.V. Chanaka today expressed his views in response to State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake s recent remarks alleging that there are some politicians and athletes in Sri Lanka who consume cocaine. MORE..
15 Feb 2019 (6:12 PM)
The two young men, who were arrested for taking photographs while standing on a stupa at Mihintale Raja Maha Viharaya and releasing them to social media, have been ordered to be remanded until 21st of February. MORE..
15 Feb 2019 (6:10 PM)
Fifty-four students of the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Sabaragamuwa have been temporarily suspended over a ragging incident. MORE..
15 Feb 2019 (5:18 PM)