Retired doctor found murdered in Kotahena

13 mins ago

A retired doctor has been found murdered at a house in Bloemendhal, Kotahena.

Allowances for Tri-Forces increased

2 hours ago

Government increases ration and other allowances paid to all ranks of the Tri –Forces with effect from July.

Mangala calls for travel advisories to be lifted

2 hours ago

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera has called on countries to lift travel advisories issued on Sri Lanka.

PM requests Bathiudeen report in 2 weeks

2 hours ago

PM Speaker to hand over the report by the Committee probing allegations against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen within two weeks.

Vatican envoy inspects aftermath of Easter attacks

2 hours ago

One of the Vatican's top officials has made an unheralded visit to Sri Lanka to show solidarity with Catholics.

Case against MR’s Fmr. CoS postponed

3 hours ago

The case against former President Rajapaksa’s former Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath has been postponed to the 3rd of June.

Story in Pakistani newspaper on PAK-SL trade proven false

4 hours ago

Sri Lankan HC in Islamabad confirms news report published in a Pakistan Newspaper on trade with SL is fake news.

Special HC to hear case against Gotabaya on 19th June

4 hours ago

The Permanent High Court-at-Bar has decided to hear the museum case filed against Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the 19th of June.

‘Media must be careful with their words’

5 hours ago

Sri Lanka Press Council Chairman calls for the media to exercise caution in using language that may incite racial tensions.

Madumadawa Aravinda to file a FR

6 hours ago

Singer Madumadawa Aravinda has decided to file a FR before the Supreme Court today calling for the prevention of his arrest.

No doubt over defeat of NCM against govt – Wijepala

6 hours ago

UNP MP Hettiarachchi stresses the No-Confidence motion against the government will surely be defeated.

2 arrested in Medawachchiya with Kerala Marijuana

7 hours ago

Two persons have been arrested in Medawachchiya in possession of 142gs of Kerala Marijuana.

Opposition must assist the government-Sagala

7 hours ago

Minister Sagala Ratnayake says in order for the country to move forward, the Opposition must assist the government.

‘Army must investigate charges against Bathiudeen’

7 hours ago

UNP MP Harshana Rajakaruna has called for investigations into allegations against Minister Bathiudeen to be handed over to the Army.

Galagodaththe Gnanasara thera to be released today

8 hours ago

The BBS organisation says Galagodaththe Gnanasara thera will be released from prison today under general Presidential pardon.

Special party leaders meeting to be held today

8 hours ago

A special party leaders meeting is scheduled to be held today.

10 Senior Brigadiers promoted to Major General

9 hours ago

President Maithripala Sirisena has promoted ten more Senior Brigadiers of the Army to the rank of Major General.

Constable killed in shootout in Akuressa

18 hours ago

A Police Constable has been killed in a shootout with a suspect in Urumuththa, Akuressa.

Sri Lanka and Nicaragua establish diplomatic relations

6 days ago

Sri Lanka and Nicaragua have decided to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries with effect from 15h May 2019.

2 associates of Zahran to be detained for 72 hours

6 days ago

The Police say the two suspects who were arrested over close ties to Zahran Hashim have been detained for 72 hours.

Bodi Pooja instead of Vesak Zone

6 days ago

The annual Vesak Zone adjacent to the Temple Trees will not be held this year owing to the prevailing security situation in the country.

1 killed in Lunugamvehera shooting

6 days ago

An individual has died and two others sustained injuries in a shooting reported in Lunugamvehera.

Sri Lanka’s economy remains vulnerable- IMF

6 days ago

The International Monetary Fund says Sri Lanka's economy remains vulnerable to adverse shocks.

Gnanasara Thera not listed for Presidential Pardon

6 days ago

The Department of Prisons says Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thera is not among the 762 inmates scheduled to receive Presidential Pardon.

Vehicle prices record drastic decrease

6 days ago

The price of vehicles has drastically decreased owing to the prevailing situation of the country.

10th National War Heroes Day marked on Sunday

6 days ago

Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake says this year’s National War Heroes Day will be ceremoniously commemorated.

Bathiudeen urged to respond to accusations

6 days ago

UNP MP Bandula Lal Bandarigoda says Minister Rishard Bathiudeen should provide an explanation over accusations levelled against him.