The Sri Lankan Consulate in Dubai has appealed to community members and other philanthropists to support two sisters who survived a family suicide pact in Sharjah. MORE..
19 Sep 2017 (8:21 PM)
The new SLC selection committee chaired by former cricketer Graeme Labrooy has been approved by the Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (6:37 PM)
Leader of the SLFP Youth Front Shantha Bandara stated that several parties are attempting to hinder the development plan formulated by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (6:22 PM)
PUCSL says that shortcoming of implementation of the Least cost longterm generation expansion plans (LCLTGEP) has resulted in cost overruns, load shedding, and unplanned power procurement in the past few years and these consequences are expected to be continued in the next few years..... MORE.
19 Sep 2017 (6:15 PM)
Minister of Highways and Higher Education Lakshman Kiriella stated that anti-government activists are jealous of the fact that the current government has been able to accomplish an unprecedented surge of development greater than that of the Mahinda or Chandrika regimes that lasted for a period of 20 years. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (6:06 PM)
MP Bandula Gunawardane stated that the Budget for 2017 has to be drafted to satisfy the ambitions of the international market, regardless of the wishes of the Ministry of Finance. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (5:18 PM)
Railway Trade Union members have announced that train drivers, Stationmasters, railway guards and controllers will go on strike from midnight tomorrow (20). MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (5:02 PM)
The Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms stated that a program will be introduced to grant supervised home visits to prison inmates in the near future. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (4:38 PM)
UPFA MP Arundika Fernando crossed over and sat with the opposition in Parliament, a short while ago. MORE..
19 Sep 2017 (4:06 PM)
The Ministry of Rural Economy stated that Rs.600 million has been allocated by the government for the development of rural economies across the island. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (3:46 PM)
A suspect detained at the Pitigala Police station has died earlier today (19), under unconfirmed circumstances, sources reveal. MORE..
19 Sep 2017 (3:08 PM)
During parliamentary sessions today (19), the Speaker of Parliament informed the House that the Supreme Court had found several clauses of the proposed 20th amendment to the constitution to be inconsistent with the constitution and that a referendum will be required to legally establish the proposed Bill. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (2:55 PM)
Minister of Regional Development Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka stated that he was not able to obtain a VISA to travel with President Maithripala Sirisena to attend the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations, due to war crimes committed by several Sri Lankan Military officials. MORE..
19 Sep 2017 (2:12 PM)
The Joint Field Training Exercise (FTX), Exercise Cormorant Strike VII - 2017 organized by the Sri Lanka Army for the 8th year will be conducted within the Mattala Airport premises at 4.30pm today (19). MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (1:50 PM)
CEB Trade Union members stated that the present dwindling number of electrical engineers and CEB employees who are attempting to keep the power grid afloat will not be able to prevent a nationwide power loss should the main power generation unit malfunction.
19 Sep 2017 (1:25 PM)
The 20th Amendment to the Constitution, to hold elections for all Provincial Councils in the same day, has been passed in the Central Provincial Council with amendments. MORE..
19 Sep 2017 (1:17 PM)
A considerable amount of data has been missing from the two mobile phones handed over by former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry, probing the controversial treasury bond scam. MORE..
19 Sep 2017 (12:59 PM)
The Ministry of Education has taken steps to launch a pilot project to enable students who failed their GCE Ordinary Level Examinations, to gain entry to the GCE Advanced Level Examination that is scheduled to commence in October. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (12:11 PM)
Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development Mahinda Amaraweera stated that the Uma-oya project which has morphed into a misfortune that has plagued the residents of the Uva region will be transformed into a viable resource for the public. MORE...
19 Sep 2017 (11:58 AM)
The Customs Narcotic Control unit of the Bandaranaike International Airport was able to apprehend a 51 year old Sri Lankan who was attempting to smuggle several high value precious metals into the country earlier today (19).
19 Sep 2017 (11:35 AM)