Sri Lanka s Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris says that the experts committee appointed by the Prime Minister to formulate a new constitution has finalized the draft of the new constitution. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (1:45 AM)
The outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Hussein El Saharty called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (18). MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (1:15 AM)
The Cabinet of Ministers have granted approval to import Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer for 900,000 hectares, according to Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage. MORE...
18 Oct 2021 (11:45 PM)
The Health Ministry says that another 103 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 increasing the daily count of new cases to 570. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (10:35 PM)
Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state and top military officer, died on Monday at the age of 84 due to complications from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated, his family said in a statement on Facebook. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (8:52 PM)
The Ministry of Health has reported another 467 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (8:26 PM)
The Road Development Authority (RDA) says that a decision has been taken to restrict vehicular movement at the Kohuwala Junction on the Horana-Colombo road excluding public transport buses. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (6:28 PM)
Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith and Venerable Elle Gunawansa Thero have filed a fundamental rights petition before the Supreme Court against the transfer of shares of the Yugadanavi LNG Power Plant in Kerawalapitiya. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (6:02 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has rejected the request made by 11 allied parties of the government for a discussion on the agreement reached between the Sri Lankan government and US-based New Fortress Energy for latter s investment in West Coast Power Limited (WCP) - the owner of 310 MW Yugadanavi Power Plant in Kerawalapitiya. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (4:46 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry said that another 354 coronavirus patients have recovered and have been discharged from hospital within the last 24 hours. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (4:14 PM)
The first batch of the Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer ordered from India is to arrive in the country via air freight tomorrow (19). MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (3:41 PM)
The Tamil Nadu police have issued an alert on the possibility of an attack on fishermen crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) for fishing in Sri Lankan waters, The Hindu reported. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (2:54 PM)
The Teachers-Principals Trade Union Alliance has informed principals and teachers to report for duty at schools on October 25, and not on October 21 and 22 when the primary sections of schools with less than 200 students reopen. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (1:22 PM)
The software engineer of Epic Lanka Technologies, who was arrested in connection with the deletion of National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) data, has been further remanded until October 25 by the Colombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (12:44 PM)
Sri Lanka s first Test cricket captain Bandula Warnapura has passed away at the age of 68. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (12:10 PM)
Two persons were killed while another had sustained critical injuries following a traffic collision involving a tipper truck and a car at Ambalangoda on the Colombo-Galle main road. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (11:42 AM)
Sri Lanka s Minister for Youth and Sports Namal Rajapaksa and hundred plus members of the Buddhist clergy will be in Uttar Pradesh s Kushinagar at the inauguration of its international airport. MORE...
18 Oct 2021 (11:29 AM)
Sri Lanka today received another consignment of the US-manufactured Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (10:28 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (10:11 AM)
The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has decided to bring forth a motion of no confidence against Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage. MORE..
18 Oct 2021 (1:24 AM)