Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga says that the best solution to manipulate the fuel prices is to establish a new refinery system. MORE..
23 May 2018 (12:58 AM)
Upon the Cabinet approval granted, the bus fare has been increased from 12.5% and the minimum bus fare will be Rs. 12 with effect from midnight today (May 22). Click for Full List of Fares...
22 May 2018 (10:11 PM)
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has raised the wages of national players by 34-pct for the period of 2018'19, following strong results achieved during the concluded financial year. MORE..
22 May 2018 (9:25 PM)
A train derailment at Kottawa has disrupted train service to Avissawella on the Kelani Valley line, the Railway Control Room said.
22 May 2018 (6:58 PM)
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed to take prompt action to provide relief to flood affected school students to return to their educational activities. MORE..
22 May 2018 (6:53 PM)
Maldivian opposition leader, former President Mohamed Nasheed has met with Mayor of Colombo Rosy Senanayake on Tuesday. MORE..
22 May 2018 (6:49 PM)
Inspector of Police (IP) Neomal Rangajeewa and Prisons Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who were arrested over the Welikada Prison clashes in 2012, has been further remanded until June 05. MORE..
22 May 2018 (6:33 PM)
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has instructed the Treasury officials to release sufficient funds to provide relief to flood victims immediately. MORE..
22 May 2018 (5:32 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly recommended the name of SLFP Jaffna District MP Angajan Ramanathan to the position of Deputy Speaker of Parliament, which is presently vacant. MORE..
22 May 2018 (5:30 PM)
Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries Daya Gamage has requested for information on the elderly and the disabled who are affected and displaced by the floods, according to the Ministry. MORE..
22 May 2018 (4:43 PM)
The vehicular movement on the Hatton-Colombo main road, which was disrupted by landslips and fallen mounds of earth, has now been restored and traffic has been restricted to a single lane. MORE..
22 May 2018 (3:43 PM)
One spill gate of the Upper Kotmale Reservoir has been opened this morning (22). MORE..
22 May 2018 (3:33 PM)
Minister Rajitha Senaratne says that a country cannot be developed with racism and religionism. MORE..
22 May 2018 (3:28 PM)
The Department of Meteorology says that heavy rainfall, about 150 mm, can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central, North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts. MORE..
22 May 2018 (3:13 PM)
Tangalle Crimes Investigation Unit has arrested 3 persons at Kambussawala area in Beliatta for robbing a fuel station in Walasmulla. MORE..
22 May 2018 (3:01 PM)
Certain deaths have occurred due to the failure to follow the instructions given by the Meteorological Department and disaster management centers as 2 persons have dies due to lightning strikes while working in a paddy field, says State Minister Palitha Range Bandara. MORE..
22 May 2018 (2:44 PM)
Cabinet approval has been granted to increase bus fares by 12.5% and to increase the minimum fare up to Rs 12 with effect from midnight today (22), Deputy Minister of Transport Ashoka Abeysinghe said. MORE..
22 May 2018 (1:38 PM)
President s former Chief of Staff I. H. K. Mahanama and State Timber Corporation (STC) Chairman P. Dissanayaka, who were arrested on bribery charges, were further remanded until June 5 by the Colombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
22 May 2018 (1:26 PM)
Several water purification plants have been shut down due to the adverse weather, said Rauf Hakeem, Minister of City Planning and Water Supply. MORE..
22 May 2018 (1:17 PM)
The Joint Opposition has requested the Speaker of Parliament to hold a special debate, on the current disaster situation in the country and the rising cost of living. MORE..
22 May 2018 (12:57 PM)