IRD income deficit in 2018 is Rs.1.3 trillion-COPA

8 hours ago

Chairman of the COPA Prof. Tissa Vitharana says the 2018 income deficit of the Inland Revenue Department is Rs.1.3 trillion.

Defence Ministry expenditure heads passed

9 hours ago

The expenditure heads of the Ministry of Defence was passed in Parliament today with amendments following a vote.

350 test positive; COVID-19 cases up to 25,760

9 hours ago

350 COVID-19 positive cases have been identified in Sri Lanka thus far today.

A/Level Exam results to be issued in 4 months

10 hours ago

Exams Commissioner General Sanath Pujitha says the results of the 2020 A/Level Examination will be released in four months.

‘Prisoner’s right to life must be protected’

10 hours ago

Minister Wimal Weerawansa says the video footage released of the Mahara Prison shows inmates mentally unstable.

Govt. must solve issues of war veterans-Fonseka

10 hours ago

Field Marshal MP Sarath Fonseka urged the government to solve the concerns of disabled soldiers free of politicisation.

Independent commission members approved

10 hours ago

The Parliamentary Council today approved the appointment of members to four independent commissions recommended by the President.

‘Adopt international measures to fight crime’

11 hours ago

Former President Parliamentarian Maithripala Sirisena says the crime rate and imprisonments are on the rise in the country.

22 COVID cases reported from Ginigathhena

11 hours ago

15 COVID-19 positive cases have been identified in Upper Blackwater State of Ginigathhena.

Daljith to seek legal action over dismissal

12 hours ago

Former Mayor of Matale Daljith Aluwihare says he will seek legal action challenging the move to remove him from the post of Mayor.

Special discussion today over reopening airports

13 hours ago

Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says COVID-19 guidelines have been formulated according to plans to open airports for tourists.

COVID-19 recoveries increase to 19,032

13 hours ago

The number of coronavirus recoveries in Sri Lanka today surpassed 19,000.

Cyclone ‘Burevi’: One missing & 4 injured

13 hours ago

An individual is reported missing and four persons have sustained injuries in the ‘Burevi’ cyclone.

PHI officers hesitant to work in Atulugama-Sec.

14 hours ago

The PHI Union says officers are hesitant to report to work in Atulugama owing to the disregard shown by area residents.

Govt to increase allowances for Police

14 hours ago

Minister Sarath Weerasekera says the allowances for Police officers will be increased and a food allowance will be introduced.

Oman arivals forced to pay quarantine fee -SJB

14 hours ago

MP Marikkar charges 28 passengers who arrived from Oman, are being forced to pay a fee to be quarantined.

Govt & opposition clash over ‘killing culture’

14 hours ago

The Opposition Leader says the emergence of a killing culture should not be allowed in the country in any manner.

O/Level Exam to be held before March 2021

15 hours ago

Education Minister says the O/Level Exam that was postponed to next year will be held before the end of March.