New curbs on travels to North: foreigners to apply via online or fax

The foreign passport holders who wish to travel to the North can submit their applications through fax or onli Read more...
  | 2014-10-31 02:43

Pension increment from next month

All pensioners will get the Rs.2,500 interim allowance proposed by the 2015 Budget along with their November p Read more...
  | 2014-10-31 02:41

JHU to abstain from voting on Budget 2015

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), a constituent party of the ruling UPFA government, says it has decided to abst Read more...
  | 2014-10-31 02:40

Deduru Oya overflows, public asked to be cautious

Due to the prevailing heavy second inter-monsoon rains Deduru Oya has overflown and three spillway gates of th Read more...
  | 2014-10-31 02:39

India to appeal against Sri Lanka court’s death sentence to five fishermen

The Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi has said that the Indian Government will appeal against the judg Read more...
  | 2014-10-31 02:39

Man bites roommate’s finger during argument

A Sri Lankan worker allegedly bit his roommate’s finger during a heated argument and caused him six per cent p Read more...
  | 2014-10-31 09:56

24-hr water cut in Colombo

The water supply will be suspended for several areas in Colombo for 24-hours from Friday night (31) 9 p.m. to Read more...
  | 2014-10-30 03:16

Eight including five Indian nationals sentenced to death

The Colombo High Court today (30) sentenced to death eight persons including five Indian Nationals for smuggli Read more...
  | 2014-10-30 03:16

1200 persons evacuated from landslide prone areas

With the prevailing extreme weather condition is expected to continue with in next 48-hours, some 1200 persons Read more...
  | 2014-10-30 03:15

India offers help to Sri Lanka to help landslide victims

India today offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by the landslide in Uva provin Read more...
  | 2014-10-30 11:09

President arrives in Koslanda

President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Koslanda, Haldemulla a short while ago to inspect the landslide-affecte Read more...
  | 2014-10-30 11:09

Fishing boats will be recovered: Pon Radhakrishnan

Union minister of state for heavy industries and public enterprises Pon Radhakrishnan has assured steps to sec Read more...
  | 2014-10-29 04:08

China has no military presence in SL

Sri Lankan Navy Chief Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera has assured India that China has no military presence in th Read more...
  | 2014-10-29 01:25

UN delegation to visit Jaffna today

The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) which begins a three-day focused c Read more...
  | 2014-10-28 03:36

Constable accidentally shot by SI during raid

A Police Constable attached to the Neluwa Police Station has been wounded and hospitalised after being acciden Read more...
  | 2014-10-28 12:57

SLC to review women’s cricket sex scandal

A four member committee has been appointed to review on media reports of management and national selectors of Read more...
  | 2014-10-28 12:56

Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in hit-and-run

An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run last night just Read more...
  | 2014-10-28 10:24

Police officer’s body found washed ashore in Wellawatta

The body of a Police Constable attached to the Welelawatta Police Station has been found washed ashore at the Read more...
  | 2014-10-27 05:03

Four DIGs among top cops transferred

Several high-ranking police officers including 4 Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) have been transferred with i Read more...
  | 2014-10-27 05:02

Ports Authority incident: UNP MPs released on bond

Six persons including several UNP Parliamentarians who were issued notice after being charged with trespassing Read more...
  | 2014-10-27 01:04

Dr in New York City is sick with ebola

A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person Read more...
  | 2014-10-24 03:18
TV Derana picks up 4 awards at State Television Awards
JVP today launched an awareness programme and a protest to raise their voice against a Presidential third term Read more...
 | 2014-10-21 05:04
The ‘Yal Devi’ Train arrived in Jaffna today after a period of 24 years while President Mahinda Rajapaksa cere Read more...
 | 2014-10-13 02:42

Rs. 2,500 Budget allowance to Sri Lanka’s pensioners from November

The Finance Ministry has decided to add the interim allowance of Rs. 2,500 to pensioners provided through the Read more...
  | 2014-10-31 02:45

Sri Lanka slips further down in World Bank s Doing Business index

Sri Lanka has slid from its earlier ranking at 85 to the current ranking of 99 in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Busi Read more...
  | 2014-10-30 11:14

EXCLUSIVE: Finance Ministry studying issue of vehicle permits to Sri Lanka’s overseas workers

The Finance Ministry is currently involved in a special study of the procedures to issue duty free vehicle per Read more...
  | 2014-10-28 10:25
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