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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 15:07
The interim budget has proposed to reduce the price of 12.5 kg gas cylinder by Rs. 300.Accordingly, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake stated that the price of domestic gas cylinder will be Rs. 1,596.In addition, it was proposed to...
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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 13:58
An EU delegation is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka to assess the steps taken by the country to lift the EU ban on Sri Lankan fisheries products.Visiting Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera who met...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 13:29
The reformed Interim Budget 2015 is due to be presented before the parliament by Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake shortly.In this interim Budget special economic relief to be introduced in the Parliament...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 13:58
US Deputy Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Nisha Biswal, will arrive in Colombo next week, to hold discussions with the new government of President Maithripala Sirisena.Biswal will be the...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 12:09
The Cabinet yesterday sanctioned legislation to make it obligatory for cigarette companies to cover the 80% of outer surface of cigarette packets with pictographic or visual warnings against the danger...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 10:14
It is reported that former president Mahinda Rajapakse’s sons Yositha and Rohitha Rajapakse are to be removed from the skipper of the Navy and Army Rugby teams respectively.Accordingly, the relevant...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 10:02
The Minister of Housing and Samurdhi Sajith Premadasa stated that the current Government is fully dedicated to public service.He emphasized that people cornered by poverty, social injustice and misery...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 9:49
The Deputy Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage Board Dunesh Gankanda said that the previous regime under the pretext of developing aesthetics of Colombo and suburb areas has engaged...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 8:34
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Lebanon's Hezbollah it will pay the "full price" after missiles killed two Israeli soldiers yesterday in an attack that raised fears of another all-out war.A Spanish...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 8:25
The Mathara anti vice squad arrested a person yesterday for swindling 15 million rupees by operating a bogus financial institution.It is reported that the financial institution was established as a private...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 8:09
President Maitripala Sirisena says that on behalf of the country and the people every step will be taken for national security by further consolidation of the democratic foundation contained in the constitution.The...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 8:10
Wildlife officers recovered yesterday an elephant calf kept at a Buddhist Temple at Polhengoda in Kirulapone without permit.A senior Wildlife Department spokesman told our news team that the raid had been...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 20:30
Steve Smith capped a remarkable season by sweeping the main awards at the annual Allan Border Medal ceremony,...
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If the dropping of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard...
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 8:16
Former cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara accuses that...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:02

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Injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke, nursing...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 18:17
Shane Watson has said Steven Smith's rich summer with...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:38
Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong believes the time is...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 7:51
Daniel Vettori, who played his 280th ODI yesterday...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 20:48
Former Test wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist and former...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 11:19
Saeed Ajmal, who underwent official ICC retesting on...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 7:53
Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir could return...
Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 15:09
Sri Lanka once again made a mockery of a good start...
Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 11:09
New Zealand once again crossed the 300 run mark conveniently...
Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 8:19
Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 8:10
Wildlife officers recovered yesterday an elephant calf kept at a Buddhist Temple at Polhengoda in Kirulapone without permit.A senior Wildlife Department...
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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 19:31
The Emigration and Immigration authorities have questioned Frontline Socialist Party politburo member Kumar Gunaratnam as to how he is engaged in political...
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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 19:31
The All Island Inter district school transport service association stated that it has decided to reduce its charges by 5%.The Association General Secretary...
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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 19:28
Sri Lanka's new president Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday reinstated the country's former chief justice after she was debatably impeached by the previous Rakapkse regime.Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) warmly welcomed Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake with bouquets of flowers when she walked into the Supreme Court complex in Colombo after she was informed.Yet there are rumors spreading around that she...
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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 12:38
It is reported, that four suspects have been taken into custody in the Koswatte area while hijacking a luxury bus earlier today.The suspects has used a three-wheeler to stop the bus by blocking the road...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 20:27
US Treasury Secretary said that Washington was ready to increase sanctions on Russia over its actions in war-torn Ukraine.His comments during a visit to Kiev came one day after EU heads of state threatened...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 11:43
Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Development Dr. Harsha De Silva yesterday lodged a complaint with the Bribery Commission to investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption with regard...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 19:31
The Emigration and Immigration authorities have questioned Frontline Socialist Party politburo member Kumar Gunaratnam as to how he is engaged in political activities while visiting the county on tourist...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 19:31
The All Island Inter district school transport service association stated that it has decided to reduce its charges by 5%.The Association General Secretary Kithsiri Amarasinghe told our news team the decision...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 16:03
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said that the Election Commission has taken the decision to grant the voting rights to former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka.

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 15:21
43rd Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake has resumed duties in the office of Chief Justice as there had been no constitutional removal of her from the post of CJ, Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) President...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 13:57
U.S. President Barack Obama has stated that new hopes for democracy have emerged in Sri Lanka.President Obama has mentioned about Sri Lanka during his statement made before leaving India after a 3 day...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:38
Sri Lanka's central bank held policy interest rates at 6.5 and 8.0 percent taking in to the consideration of remaining low inflation in the island Central...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 13:45
Our news team received reports that there is a shortage of certain varieties of fuel in some parts of the country including Colombo.Petroleum Trade Unions...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 11:15
General Secretary of the Joint Apparel Association Forum states that Sri Lanka’s apparel industry has shown continuous growth over the years.Exports...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 7:52
The euro has fallen sharply against the dollar after the anti-austerity Syriza party won the Greek general election.The euro fell as low as 1.1098 dollars...
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Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 15:03
A top European trade delegation has arrived in Sri Lanka to formulate a trade-related capacity building project, which will enhance the overall performance...
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Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 20:54
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook received compensation valued at $9.22 million last year, more than double his pay in 2013, as optimism for new products...
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Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 14:01
Different views were expressed on the removal of Mohan Peries from the post of Chief Justice at several media conferences held this morning.NFF politburo member Piyasiri Wijenayake said in a media conference organized by his ...
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