N’Eliya abattoirs shut due to foot & mouth disease

17 mins ago

An order has been issued to close all abattoirs in Nuwara-Eliya from tomorrow due to the risk of a spread of foot and mouth diseases.

6 involved in theft to appear at identification parade

23 mins ago

Six suspects arrested over the robbery in Gampaha are set to be produced at an identification parade tomorrow.

Gold prices soar amidst Coronavirus fears

42 mins ago

Gold traders say the price of a pound of Gold in the local market has risen to Rs.80,000.

Diamond Princess: 2 Lankan staff arrive in India

52 mins ago

A special Air India flight carrying people from Sri Lanka and other countries aboard the Diamond Princess lands in India.

‘Govt will grant jobs despite party differences’

2 hours ago

State Minister Duminda Dissanayake says employment will be granted to unemployed graduates based on their qualifications.

New National Hospital in Homagama

4 hours ago

Homagama Base Hospital to be declared a National Hospital.

CCTV cameras at Kelaniya Uni to be reinstalled

4 hours ago

Steps to be taken to reinstall the damaged CCTV security system at the Kelaniya University premises.

‘Private buses trying to destroy SLTB bus service’

4 hours ago

Transport Unions claim the joint schedule system for private and SLTB buses is an attempt to destroy the SLTB bus service.

Navy & Air Force to assist with traffic in HQ vicinity

4 hours ago

Air Force Police & Navy Police personnel to be deployed only to prevent traffic congestion in the vicinity of Air Force & Navy headquarters.

New online service for foreign tourists

4 hours ago

The government has directed attention towards introducing a web portal for foreign tourists to obtain secure transport services.

Drug circulation among children concerning -PM

6 hours ago

The Prime Minister says the circulation of narcotics amongst children is one of the burning issues being faced in the country.

Bakery product prices revised from today

6 hours ago

Revised prices of bakery products are in effect from today.

Steps taken to prevent spread of coronavirus

6 hours ago

Any person who displays symptoms of the novel coronavirus after landing in the country, to be quarantined for 14 days.

Sajith’s alliance calls for candidate applications

6 hours ago

Samagi Jana Balawegaya to commence accepting applications from prospective candidates, to contest the General Election from today.

Report on Sri Lanka to be presented to the UNHRC

6 hours ago

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to present a report on Sri Lanka to the Human Rights Council today.

Heat advisory issued in several districts

6 hours ago

Heat advisories issued in the Western and North-Western Province and in the Mannar, Galle and Matara districts.

JVP claims they opposed UNHRC resolution

18 hours ago

The JVP says his faction had always opposed the co-sponsoring of the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution 30/1 on Sri Lanka.

3,000 road accident deaths predicted in 2020

18 hours ago

The government says the health sector has predicted 3,000 deaths will occur in the country due to road accidents in 2020.