Tourism sector achieves $4bn revenue for 2018

Sri Lanka earned over $4 billion from tourism in 2018 with a steady increase of revenue by 11.6 percent compared to 2017.

2 killed on a railway crossing in Ja-Ela

Two people have been killed after their motorcycle collided with a train at the Tudella railway crossing in Ja-Ela.

PM plays down division talks

PM says factions are talking about the country being divided when the government hasn’t even formulated a new Constitution.

Kudawella Shooting: One arrested with pistol

A suspect has been arrested over the shooting incident at the Kudawella Fisheries Harbour.

Philippine team to arrive in SL over drugs menace

A team from the Philippines is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka in order to find solutions for the drugs menace.

President ends state visit to the Philippines

President Sirisena has left the Philippines after a five-day state visit - a first for a sitting Sri Lankan head of state in the country.

‘Election candidate is based on suitability’

Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka says suitability must be the deciding factor for the next Presidential Election, and not an individual or a family.

Parliament unrest report to be handed to Speaker

Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri says the report on the unrest in Parliament in November 2018, will be handed over to the Speaker on Tuesday.

Ensure peaceful country for all communities -Ravi

Minister Ravi Karunanayake says a country in which all communities can live in unity must be ensured.

IGP’s voice sample report before Court in 3 weeks

The Government Analyst's Department says the report pertaining to the voice samples of the IGP will be produced before Court within 3 weeks.

‘Presidential Election must be held first’

UPFA MP Kumara Welgama says a Presidential Election must be held prior to other elections.

2nd committee to begin probing prison assault

The 2nd committee appointed to probe the assault on inmates reported within the Angunakolapelessa prison will commence investigations today.