Hirunews Logo
Local News
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 16:29
Wildlife officials in Nuwara Eliya have started an operation to chase away leopards roaming in and around Rosita Estate in Kotagala.   They are... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 14:25
A fast launched by the trade unions of Ceylon Electricity Board has been held for a 3rd day today (13).   They have launched this citing that only... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 12:40
Former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D. K. P. Dassanayake and 6 others were further remanded till 22nd of December today. They were produced before Fort... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 12:05
A 38-year-old woman was shot and killed in Panikkiyawatte, Medagama in Moneragala, last night (12). Police said that the incident had taken place at... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 11:46
The railway trade unions have decided to suspend their strike after having ended a short while ago, after having discussions with the Cabinet Sub-Committee... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 9:59
Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will arrive in Sri Lanka on Sunday (17) for a 2-day official visit.   The scheduled visit is expected... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 9:47
The Gampaha district excise officials have apprehended a suspect who had in his possession a stock of electronic cigarettes.   This was the first... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 9:41
The Railway Department says that if employees engaging in the strike choose to not report to work by midnight tonight, the Department will consider them... Read More
 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 11:36
A 3-mile (5 km) wide asteroid, named 3200 Phaethon, will come 'close' to Earth this week, bringing with it the stunning Geminids meteor shower. The shower... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 21:21
Railway trade unions say they will meet the Ministerial sub-committee tomorrow (13).They said a decision to be taken whether to continue the strike or... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 19:59
Although the government announced that the railway workers who do not report to work today (12) would be considered to have vacated their posts, the railway... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 18:04
Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau says migration of women for employment has declined by 30 percent.   In a statement, SLFEB said the number of... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 17:38
The 2018 Budget for Northern Provincial Council was presented to the Council today (12).   While presenting the Budget, Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 16:31
The 9 suspects who were arrested for their alleged involvement in the killing of Galgamuwe Dalapoottuwa have been remanded again today (12). The suspects... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 13:51
United National Party's Western Provincial Councillors, Prasanna Sampth and Royce Vijitha Fernando have submitted their resignation letters.   They... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 13:13
The Department of Railways said that the striking employees who do not report to work today (12) will be considered as having vacated their posts.   The... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 13:36
Security has been beefed up at the railway stations and substations nationwide due to the ongoing strike.   The Additional General Manager of Railway,... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 12:57
The Tamil Progressive Front led by Minister Mano Ganesan has decided to contest the forthcoming Local Government polls in several districts under a new... Read More
[1]      «      3   |   4   |   5      »      [1652]
Train services recommence
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 15:46
The week long railway strike ended last morning (13) after a Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama agreed to look into the issues... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments