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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 19:28
A heated argument erupted between Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senarathna and Chief Opposition Anura Kumara Dissanayake in parliament today (23). This... Read More

 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 19:14
Co-Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka says former Justice and Buddha Sasana Minister, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe was removed as he had violated... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 17:35
A 14-year-old school girl died and her father sustained critical injuries when their motorcycle collided with a tipper in Galewela on the Kurunegala-Dambulla... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 17:20
Three persons arriving on a motorcycle had attacked a barber with sharp objects inside a salon in Urumpirai, Jaffna last night. Three assailants had fled... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 16:50
Proposed strike by the Inland Revenue staff against the new Inland Revenue Draft Bill, to be held tomorrow (24), has been suspended temporarily. The decision... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 16:50
A 17-year-old school girl has been murdered in the Ashokapura area in Giribawa, Galgamuwa today (23). Our reporter said that the murder has taken place... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 16:16
Government has set aside 2.34 billion rupees for annual premium to provide free insurance cover for school children.Accordingly, each school child will... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 16:30
President Maithripala Sirisena says the current government’s policy is to build the entire country as a developed and respectful one. He said the... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 14:59
The A/L students who had allegedly leaked three questions in the A/L chemistry paper through a smart phone, has been arrested.The arrest was made by the... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 14:27
Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe says he will accept the President's decision to remove him from the cabinet.However, he says he will stay with the United... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 14:35
Officers of the Bribery Commission have arrested a Forest Beat Officer while accepting a bribe in Vavuniya. He was arrested following a complaint made... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 14:15
Draft Bill on 20th Amendment to the constitution was in parliament this afternoon.The draft bill proposes to conduct provincial council elections on the... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 15:03
The house of the traffic OIC of the Chilaw Police was destroyed in a fire this morning (23). The house is situated in Maikkulam. The family members were... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 13:48
Customs Preventive Division from Tuticorin has seized 24kg of hashish, planning to be smuggled into Sri Lanka.The gang had however escaped in a boat despite... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 14:16
Authorities have decided to close the Science Faculty of the University of Jaffna after one of its undergraduate died of dengue.Nine other undergraduates... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 13:36
Joint Opposition accuses today (23) that the government is planning to postpone the provincial council election as well as the next general election citing... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 13:28
Department of Registration of Persons informs that the size of photographs submitted to obtain a National Identity Card will be revised with effect from... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 13:15
Ryan Jayalath, the Convener of the Medical Faculty Students’ Activists’ Committee was further remanded today (23) until next Friday. He was... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 12:20
Department of Railways is planning to increase fares by 50% for parcels transported on trains.  The fare revision will only affect the goods which... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 12:21
President Maithripala Sirisena has approved the United National Party's Working Committee decision on Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe. The UNP Working... Read More
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