Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is arriving in New Delhi this evening (18) on a three-day visit to India. He will hold wide-ranging talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his stay. MORE..
18 Oct 2018 (11:51 AM)
Minister of Higher Education Mr. Wijedasa Rajapakshe says that the law will be implemented against who destroy archaeological sites without any regard to their status. MORE..
18 Oct 2018 (11:30 AM)
UPDATE- Former DIG Nalaka de Silva has arrived at the CID to give a statement on the inquiry into alleged assassination plot on President and former Defense Secretary. MORE..
18 Oct 2018 (11:07 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to "categorically" reject media reports about him alluding to the involvement of India in an alleged plot to assassinate the president and a former defence secretary, the Indian Prime Minister s Office (PMO) said. MORE..
18 Oct 2018 (10:17 AM)
A suspect has been arrested in the Padukka area while in possession of 1.1 kg of heroin valued at around Rs 13 million, police said. MORE..
18 Oct 2018 (10:03 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says that the enhancement of afternoon thundershowers to some extent over the Island is expected to continue further, particularly during October 20th and 21st. MORE..
18 Oct 2018 (9:53 AM)
The petition filed by former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, seeking an injunction halting his arrest over the case against him for the alleged misappropriation of state funds to establish the D.A. Rajapaksa Memorial Museum, will be taken up again on November 02. MORE..
18 Oct 2018 (12:25 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to dissolve the boards of directors of the People s Bank, the Bank of Ceylon and the Board of Investments (BOI). MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (11:36 PM)
Police Sergeant Sanath Gunawardena holding Police ID number 4925 was a topic of controversy due to an incident of arresting a lorry which illegally transported sand. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (9:00 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephone conversation this evening (Oct 17), stated President s Media Division. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (8:40 PM)
The Sri Lankan Government today denied media reports alleging a heated argument between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at yesterday s Cabinet meeting, over a proposal to handover the East Terminal of the Colombo Port to India. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (7:13 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena asks all the engineers to contribute their knowledge and skills for the nation towards facing the challenges while achieving sustainable development goals. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (6:19 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has not mentioned any involvement of an Indian intelligence service or the government of India in the alleged plot to assassinate him, the President s Media Division (PMD) said today. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (6:08 PM)
Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga say that the unused oil tanks in the Trincomalee Oil Tank Complex will be sold off. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (6:00 PM)
A special discussion, chaired by the Jaffna District Secretary Nagalingam Vedanayagam, has been held regarding the release of the land used by the Jaffna security forces back to their rightful owners. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (4:28 PM)
One person has died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a wild elephant near the Gnanikkulama Bridge on the Kandy-Jaffna (A9) Road. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (4:06 PM)
A special discussion between President Maithripala Sirisena representatives of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is to be held at the parliamentary premises this evening (17). MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (3:43 PM)
The report compiled by the National Aquatic Resource Research Development Agency (NARA) regarding the oil spillage from the pipeline carrying oil to the Muthurajawela Oil Refinery Complex has been submitted to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (3:03 PM)
Hatton Police have found a body of a male near a shed in the Upper Darawala Estate in Dick Oya at around 10 pm last night (16). MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (2:47 PM)
UPDATE- (4.35 p.m.) - The National Police Commission (NPC) has approved the recommendation of the Ministry of Law and Order to interdict DIG Nalaka de Silva. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (2:11 PM)