At least 17 persons have been hospitalised with injuries after a passenger transport bus caught fire in the early hours this morning at Kahagolla in Diyatalawa, the Police Spokesman said. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (9:18 AM)
The first draft of National Sustainability Dialogue was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Feb 20) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (12:12 AM)
Queensland Police is investigating a racist hoax letter which asks locals to take part in a "multicultural home-sharing scheme" during the upcoming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (12:08 AM)
One person has been injured and hospitalised following a shooting incident near the railway crossing on Cotta Road in Borella, the Police Spokesman said. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (8:43 PM)
The Cabinet has decided to suspend the issuing of Tablets to Advanced Level students and teachers of government schools free of charge, the Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (6:22 PM)
The National Economic Council will launch its rapid economic development programme next week, the President s Media Division said. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (6:01 PM)
The Parliamentary debate on the Bond Commission and PRECIFAC reports has been postponed today (20) due to the non-availability of Tamil and English translations. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (4:43 PM)
The leadership training program being conducted for principals has been cancelled till the completion of inquires into the death of a principal during the training program recently, said the Ministry of Education. MORE...
20 Feb 2018 (4:36 PM)
Sri Lanka gas companies say that they expect to hold discussions with relevant authorities today (20) with regard to increasing the prices of LG gas cylinders. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (2:40 PM)
Minister of National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Mano Ganesan said that he is personally worried over the President seeking the Supreme Court opinion, on appointing a new Prime Minister. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (2:16 PM)
A Sri Lankan national was among two senior executives of a private company arrested for allegedly raping a woman employee of the firm in Andhra Pradesh, an official said. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (2:10 PM)
A fire erupted at a rubber factory last night in Raja Mawatha, Ja Ela. MORE...
20 Feb 2018 (1:20 PM)
Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith says that all leaders should act swiftly to resolve the prevailing political crisis. MORE...
20 Feb 2018 (12:46 PM)
Two persons have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Kehelbaddara, Gampaha. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (12:16 PM)
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the Prime Minister is being protected by the President. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (11:17 AM)
The election commission has made arrangements to the number of female members elected to Local Government bodies from each party will be counted and notified to the respective parties very soon.MORE...
20 Feb 2018 (10:53 AM)
A Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place tomorrow (Feb. 21), which could see several key UNP ministerial portfolios change hands, according to reports. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (10:01 AM)
Venerable Girambe Ananda Thero, Anunayaka of the Ramanna Nikaya, has passed away at the age of 80. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (9:29 AM)
Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka Karu Jayasuriya has expressed deep concern to his Maldivian counterpart with regard to the prevailing situation in the neighboring South Asian island nation, saying that it impacts negatively on the region. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (1:49 AM)
Ever since the Marine Police of the Coastal Security Group arrested Sri Lankan Tamil fisherman A. Mariadoss (37) after he was rescued and brought to the shore by Rameswaram fishermen on December 17, 2017, he has been running from pillar to post to return home. MORE..
20 Feb 2018 (1:16 AM)