Rs. 95 million through excise raids in 2019

1 hour ago

The Excise Department has acquired a total of Rs. 95 mn through fines imposed on various perpetrators during the past 6 months.

All Easter Attack victims to be compensated soon

3 hours ago

The Government has announced that it will complete the process of paying compensation to Easter attack victims, promptly.

Leftist alliance to field Presidential candidate

3 hours ago

MP Nalinda Jayatissa says a common candidate for the upcoming Presidential election will be fielded through a leftist alliance headed by the JVP.

One arrested over Police assault in Dodangoda

4 hours ago

One suspect has been arrested in connection to the assault on Police personnel engaging in a raid in Bombuwala, Dodangoda.

Case against Chief of Defence Staff postponed

4 hours ago

The hearing of the case filed against Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has been postponed to October 9th.

Loaf of bread up by Rs.5 from midnight

5 hours ago

The All Ceylon Bakery Owners' Association has decided to increase the price of a 450g loaf of bread by Rs.5 from midnight today.

3,493 drunk drivers arrested within 12 days

5 hours ago

3,493 motorists have been arrested over the past 12 days, for driving while under the influence.

Anticipatory bail for NPC Secretary denied

5 hours ago

Anticipatory bail application filed by the NPC Secretary to issue an order preventing his arrest over the Avant Garde case denied.

UN Special Rappoteur to arrive in SL tomorrow

6 hours ago

UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule is due to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow.

Several Ruhuna Uni faculties reopen today

6 hours ago

Several faculties of the University of Ruhuna in the Wellamadama region to reopen for academic activity today.

Postal Unions threaten to strike indefinitely

6 hours ago

The Joint Postal Trade Unions Front has threatened to launch all-island indefinite strike action next week if their demands are not resolved promptly.

50%+1 votes needed to become President

7 hours ago

Attorney Lal Wijenayake asserts that a Candidate must obtain more than one half of the valid votes to win the Presidential Polls.

‘Death penalty is unconventional in modern world’

7 hours ago

MP Dilan Perera says imposing the death penalty is not a conventional method in the modern world.

Reservoir water levels show drastic drop

8 hours ago

The Ministry of Power and Energy says the water level of reservoirs have reduced significantly owing to the lack of rain in catchment areas.

Court to consider NPC Secretary’s anticipatory bail

8 hours ago

Court will today deliver the verdict on NPC Secretary Saman Dissanayake's anticipatory bail application, over the Avant Garde case.

Ranjan to call on PM to explain controversial statement

8 hours ago

State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake says he will call on the Premier and explain charges levelled against him pertaining to criticising the Maha Sangha.

Verdict on hearing petition against death penalty today

8 hours ago

The Appeal Court is set to deliver its verdict on the hearing of the petition filed against the President's decision to reinstate the death penalty,

‘Easter Sunday attackers must be sentenced to death’

9 hours ago

President Maithripala Sirisena says all perpetrators of the Easter Sunday attacks should be sentenced to death.