Congratulating the newly elected Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, President Maithripala Sirisena expressed his willingness to work closely with the new Indian President to further develop and strengthen excellent bilateral relations and cooperation which exists between the two countries. MORE..
26 Jul 2017 (6:22 PM)
The court said that EU had not produced any evidence to show that there was a risk of the LTTE carrying out attacks after its military defeat in 2009. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (5:21 PM)
Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya resorted to postponing the Parliamentary session owing to a heated situation that arose during the session. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (4:35 PM)
A group of CPC employees have been arrested for unruly behavior outside the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminal in Kolonnawa. MORE..
26 Jul 2017 (4:04 PM)
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) trade unions engaged in the strike action have agreed to carry out essential services until 6.30pm today, when discussions are expected to be held with relevant authorities. MORE..
26 Jul 2017 (3:49 PM)
The Presidential Task Force states that the public s active cooperation is required in order to eradicate dengue by means fumigation. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (3:31 PM)
Fifteen bowsers loaded with fuel left the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminal in Kolonnawa, a short while ago. MORE..
26 Jul 2017 (3:25 PM)
Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa stated that the leaders of the Joint Opposition (JO) were in the process of hosting discussions in order to file a motion of no confidence against Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (3:14 PM)
19 individuals have been injured following a traffic accident along the Ampara - Sammanthurai main road, Police reported. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (2:32 PM)
The Dematagoda - Kolonnawa road is blocked for traffic in front of the Kolonnawa petroleum storage complex due to a protest being staged by CPC employees. MORE..
26 Jul 2017 (2:25 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to amend the provisions of the Constitution and Provincial Councils Act, in order to enable the conductionof elections of all Provincial Councils on the same day. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (2:21 PM)
Customs officials of the departure terminal at the Katunayake airport have seized 60kg of Walla Patta worth Rs. 10 million. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (2:05 PM)
The station master and two railway employees at the Chilaw railway station have been remanded for allegedly assaulting a passenger. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (1:51 PM)
Minister Ravi Karunanayake has informed the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Central Bank bond scam, through his attorneys, that he will be unable to appear before the commission until next Wednesday due to a busy schedule. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (12:53 PM)
The domesticated elephant protection association has requested the Court to release all licensed elephants for the religious processions. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (11:23 AM)
The Ministry of Health has made the decision to launch a three-day dengue prevention programme within the Western Province, starting tomorrow (27). MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (10:05 AM)
The All Ceylon Port General Workers Union announced that they would conduct a demonstration tomorrow (27), opposing the transfer of ownership of the Hambantota Port to private companies. MORE...
26 Jul 2017 (9:51 AM)
The President s Media Division announced that President Maithripala Sirisena had requested CPC workers to report to duty by being considerate of the inconvenience caused to the public as a result of the strike.
26 Jul 2017 (8:51 AM)
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate and Inquire into the Issuance of Treasury Bonds has re-issued summons on former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake. MORE..
26 Jul 2017 (12:44 AM)
The Foreign Exchange Bill was passed in Parliament with amendments, a short while ago. MORE..
25 Jul 2017 (8:57 PM)