Kerala ganja seized in Negombo

The police Special Task Force (STF) have seized five kilograms of Kerala ganja and nabbed one individual in  Read more...
  | Jul 23, 2014 03:41 pm

Project to investigate public matters

A project has been launched by the Ministry of Public Management Reforms in a bid to investigate public matters and provide appropriate solutions for them. Read more...
  | Jul 23, 2014 03:40 pm

No tuition before exams - Department of Examinations

The Department of Examinations has come forward to ban last minute revision classes, seminars, and lectures five days before major State examinations, including the grade five   Read more...
  | Jul 23, 2014 10:35 am

India accepts Australia’s request to probe 157 boat refugees

India gave Australia a bit of a breather by agreeing to investigate whether some of the 157 boat refugees confined to their boat on Christmas Island are Sri Lankan Tamil   Read more...
  | Jul 23, 2014 10:34 am

Soldier falls to death in Trincomalee

 navy rating who is an attached player to the rugby team of the Trincomalee Naval Base died after he fell-off a four Read more...
  | Jul 22, 2014 04:56 pm

Nilvala Wijesinghe released on Rs 1,500 bail after surrendering to court

UPFA MP Nimal ‘Nilvala’ Wijesinghe, accused of assaulting a Grama Niladhari, has been released on Rs 1,500 cash bail and Rs 100,000 surety bond after he  Read more...
  | Jul 22, 2014 12:01 pm

Chili powder mixed with flour, fabric colouring nabbed

The Consumer Affairs Authority has nabbed 15,000 kilograms of chili powder not suitable for human consumption from a grinding mill in Sedawatta,  Read more...
  | Jul 22, 2014 12:00 pm

Preschool children among 47 hospitalised in wasp attack

At least 47 persons including 28 children were injured and hospitalised following a wasp attack at a preschool, being Read more...
  | Jul 22, 2014 12:00 pm

Man claims top politician assaulted him with ‘cricket bat’

A 69-year-old man, who claims he was brutally assaulted by a group of individuals including a prominent Western  Read more...
  | Jul 22, 2014 10:45 am

Commodity tax on sugar imports increased

The special commodity tax on imported sugar has been increased by Rs. 3 per kilogram with effect from July 16 Read more...
  | Jul 22, 2014 10:45 am

Missing Sri Lankan found in Peshawar police custody

A Sri Lankan national, who was missing for months, was found in police detention in Peshawar on Monday, ARY  Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 05:00 pm

Grade one admission for 2015 from August

The Education Ministry says the selection process for grade one admissions for year 2015 will commence from  Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 04:59 pm

Home-owner murders renter with a rock

A 48-year-old man has died after being hit in the head with a rock allegedly by the owner of his rented home in  Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 04:58 pm

UNP office in Wellawaya attacked

The Monaragala party office of the United National Party (UNP) in Wellawaya, Handapanagala, has come under  Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 01:49 pm

Rajapaksa welcomes new BRICS Bank

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today welcomed the formation of the New Development Bank (NDB) by the five Brics countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and  Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 01:47 pm

Sampanthan calls for formation of Secular National Front

R. Sampanthan has called for the formation of a new secular national political front with participation from majority Sinhalese and minority  Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 09:39 am

Rajapaksa wants world leaders to see Sri Lanka’s ground reality

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday said he wishes to see more foreign leaders visiting Sri Lanka to experience the island’s post conflict progress.  Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 09:39 am

Iran rejects selling oil to Sri Lanka

Mohsen Qamsari, head of international affairs at the National Iranian Oil Company, on Sunday rejected claims  Read more...
  | Jul 20, 2014 04:48 pm

Mt. Lavinia Traffic OIC suspended

The Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Traffic at the Mount Lavinia Police Station has been has been suspended with  Read more...
  | Jul 20, 2014 04:47 pm

Met Department predicts strong winds in central hills

A severe weather advisory issued today by the Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology says  Read more...
  | Jul 20, 2014 04:46 pm

Missing Persons Commission seeks more time

A Sri Lankan commission appointed to investigate reports on people who went missing during the war, has sought  Read more...
  | Jul 20, 2014 04:43 pm
TV Derana picks up 4 awards at State Television Awards
A hartal opposing the series unfortunate incidents which occurred  Read more...
 | Jun 17, 2014 05:07 pm
While coral mining in the sea is illegal in Sri Lanka, our correspondent Read more...
 | May 08, 2014 01:35 pm

Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to 153-run win

Fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel took four wickets each as South Africa dispatched Sri Lanka for 216  Read more...
  | Jul 20, 2014 04:44 pm

South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win

South Africa declared their second innings on 206 for six wickets at tea on the fourth day on Saturday, setting Sri Lanka a target of 370 to win the first test. Read more...
  | Jul 19, 2014 04:22 pm

Sri Lanka bowled out for 292

Pace bowler Dale Steyn grabbed 5 for 54 to help restrict Sri Lanka to 292 in reply to South Africa’s first-innings score of 455 for 9 declared on day four of the first Test. South Africa lead by 163 runs. Read more...
  | Jul 19, 2014 11:49 am

Bevy of Chinese beauties to arrive in Sri Lanka

Preparations have been made to bring 23 contestants who have qualified for the final round of the Chinese Universal Beauty Queen Contest to Sri Lanka as a strategy  Read more...
  | Jul 23, 2014 01:36 pm

Commodity tax on sugar imports increased

The special commodity tax on imported sugar has been increased by Rs. 3 per kilogram with effect from July 16, the Finance Ministry stated. Accordingly the tax per kilogram of  Read more...
  | Jul 22, 2014 10:47 am

Ship to bring back 20 tons of Sri Lanka coins stuck in India

Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Ajith Nivard Cabraal urges Sri Lankan pilgrims to Dambadiva, India not Read more...
  | Jul 21, 2014 01:49 pm
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