Bus fares will not be increased -Govt

49 mins ago

State Minister of Bus Transport Services Dilum Amunugama says bus fares will not be increased.

‘Fuel price revision was a collective decision’

1 hour ago

Minister Udaya Gammanpila says the decision to increase fuel prices was taken collectively by the President, Prime Minister and the government.

COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka rise to 188,547

2 hours ago

The number of COVID-19 recoveries recorded in the country has increased to 188,547.

Public opposition against govt intensifying -SJB

2 hours ago

The Samagi Jana Balawegaya says public opposition against the government is intensifying daily.

Highway construction halted in Gampaha

4 hours ago

Construction of the Central Expressway related to the Gampaha District has been temporarily halted.

UNP Leader requests govt. not to politicise GSP+

4 hours ago

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremeisnghe says the GSP+ tax concession that the former government regained, must not be politicised.

Reverse decision on fuel price hike-Sajith

4 hours ago

Leader of the Opposition says fuel prices that were increased arbitrarily, must be brought down immediately.

Gas companies call for increase in prices

4 hours ago

The Ministerial Sub-Committee appointed to evaluate gas prices will convene tomorrow.

Heroin seized in Weligama worth Rs.1.758 billion

4 hours ago

The value of the stock of heroin seized during an operation carried out this morning in Weligama has been estimated at Rs.1.758 billion.

561 COVID cases detected from Gampaha District

6 hours ago

The highest number of 561 coronavirus cases were detected from the Gampaha District yesterday.

‘Organic fertiliser used for Sugarcane harvest’

7 hours ago

State Minister Janaka Wakkumbura says the country’s sugarcane harvest will be developed by the use of organic fertiliser alone.

1,353 nabbed over COVID rule violations

8 hours ago

The highest number of people arrested in a single day for violating quarantine laws have been arrested by Police yesterday.

Daughter of Thel Bala nabbed with drugs

8 hours ago

STF arrest daughter of underworld gang member ‘Thel Bala’  with 50 grams of heroin during a raid in Grandpass, Colombo.

‘Organic fertiliser better in the Long run’

8 hours ago

Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage says the benefit of eliminating chemicals and replacing them with organic fertiliser is immeasurable.

Inmates allowed to meet relatives through Zoom

8 hours ago

State Minister Lohan Ratwatte says the Department of Prisons is connecting inmates with their relatives through Zoom technology.

‘X-Press Pearl disaster could’ve been avoided’

9 hours ago

Trade unions say if necessary steps were taken by responsible persons, the X-Press Pearl disaster could have been averted.

154,640 fully vaccinated with Sinopharm jab

9 hours ago

The Epidemiology Unit says the second dose of Sinopharm vaccine was administered to 154,640 persons yesterday.

Vaccinations of FTZ employees in July-Namal

9 hours ago

Minister Namal Rajapaksa says employees in all Free Trade Zones will be vaccinated during the first week of July.