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Friday, 18 August 2017 - 17:12
A computer system failure at the Colombo Port has caused delays to customs clearance activities. The president of container operators' association, Sanath... Read More

 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 16:41
Department of Meteorology predicts fairly strong winds, showers or thunder showers can be expected at times in many parts of the country tonight and tomorrow.The... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 16:14
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the estimated value of the destruction caused by recent floods and landslides was 109 billion rupees.He said already... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 16:12
A heavy traffic congestion is reported from the Town Hall area. Our reporter said it is caused due to a demonstration organized by the Joint Opposition. Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 15:33
Police say four persons sustained injuries when a three-wheeler veered off the road and fell into a precipice in Hemmathagama this afternoon. Our reporter... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 15:13
Undergraduates of the University of Sabaragamuwa staged a protest in front the main gate of the university this afternoon. They urged the authorities... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 14:37
A 19-year-old youth riding a motorcycle died in Kosgoda this morning after collided head-on with a bus. The bus was transporting staff of a garment factory... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 14:07
Foreign minister PC Thilak Marapana expressed disappointment over the circumstances that led to appoint him as the minister of foreign affairs.He said... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 14:33
Deputy minister Nishantha Muthuhettigama says if a no confidence motion is brought in against justice minister Dr. Wijedasa Rajapaksha, the Sri Lanka Freedom... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 13:42
Tamil Nadu is making a fresh effort to re-establish sea links with Sri Lanka, six years after ferry service between Tuticorin and Colombo was suspended. The... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 12:13
The convener of the Medical Faculty Students Activists Committee Ryan Jayalath was remanded until 23rd of August when he surrendered to Maligakanda... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 12:34
Government is planning to table the new local government draft bill with amendments in parliament on 24th of August. The leader of the House, minister... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 11:04
A gazette notification has been issued assigning National Lotteries Board and Development Lotteries Board back to the finance ministry. Those entities... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 10:48
A 16-year-old girl who came to Dodangoda to attend a music class, had been abducted by three youths and molested her. Police said they had abducted the... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 9:53
Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah has been appointed as the new commander of Sri Lanka Navy. President's Media Division confirmed this a short while ago. He... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 10:10
Former Senior DIG Bodhi Liyanage passed away this morning while being treated at the Kandy Hospital. He was hospitalized two days ago after he had fallen... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 9:51
President Maithripala Sirisena says he has decided to set up a National Economic Council to streamline the management of the country's economy. He said... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 8:57
Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka says the prices of motorcycles importing from India will not come down despite the latest tax reduction announced... Read More
 Friday, 18 August 2017 - 7:11
An officer attached to the military intelligence was arrested in the Bandaranaike International Airport last night with 2kg of gold concealed in his knee... Read More
 Thursday, 17 August 2017 - 21:48
Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne to be appointed as chief of defence staff.Sources said that Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah will succeed... Read More
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