Two admitted to IDH with coronavirus symptoms

44 mins ago

Two females suspected to have contracted the coronavirus, have been admitted to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases.

30 Lankans in virus hit-Wuhan at present

3 hours ago

The Embassy of SL in Beijing says it is providing advice to Lankans in Wuhan to protect them from infection of the coronavirus.

Govt. aiming to increase foreign investments

3 hours ago

State Minister Rambukwella says foreign investors are scheduled to sign investments worth USD 1 billion within the next 2 months.

Center for children with disabilities declared open

3 hours ago

Ayati Center, the country's first ever national center for children with disabilities has been declared open.

‘Requirements of temples will be fulfilled promptly’

3 hours ago

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says steps will be taken promptly to identify and fulfil the requirements of temples island wide.

High risk of coronavirus spreading to SL -Manusha

4 hours ago

MP Manusha Nanayakkara called on the government to take prompt action to prevent the coronavirus from entering Sri Lanka.

79 year old dies in a fire in Wellawatte

4 hours ago

A 79 year old has died in a fire at a two storey house down 57th Lane, Rudra Mawatha, Wellawatte.

Estate workers to be paid based on productivity

5 hours ago

A proposal which allows plantation workers to receive a daily wage of Rs.1,000 has been presented to the government.

‘Govt cannot influence the Attorney General’

6 hours ago

MP Chandima Weerakkody says attempts to prove the judiciary is not independent, is an act against the country.

Won’t join hands with racist parties -Govt.

7 hours ago

State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara says political parties with racist ideologies will not be allowed to join the government.

Committee to study matters related to the judiciary

7 hours ago

The BASL has appointed a committee to study significant matters related to the judiciary being discussed at present.

Will engage in political activism – Rathnapriya

8 hours ago

Saman Rathnapriya says he will continue to function as a civil activist, as both politics and civil activism ho hand in hand.

‘Govt. prioritises public concerns – not controversies’

9 hours ago

Minister Johnston Fernando says the incumbent government continues to prioritise public concerns.

Govt. clarifies the President’s statements

9 hours ago

Govt. clarifies a statement by the President during recent talks held with UN Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer.

Rs.2.5 mn Gold theft: 3 suspects remanded

10 hours ago

03 suspects remanded on charges of breaking and entering and theft of up to Rs.2.5 million worth of gold items from residencies.

‘Forensic audit into bond transactions questionable’

11 hours ago

State Min. Amunugama questions the transparency of the forensic audit report compiled over the Central Bank bond scam.

Illegal gem mining: 8 arrested

11 hours ago

8 suspects arrested on charges of illegal gem mining without a permit in the Bogawantalawa police division.

Several SP’s handed transfers

12 hours ago

A senior Superintendent of Police, two SP's and 11 Assistant SP's have been issued transfers.