Following an investigation launched into a video posted on social media websites showing a man feeding what appears to be an alcoholic beverage to an infant, police have arrested four suspects including the infant s father. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (5:59 PM)
A woman has been stabbed to death using a sharp object near Gal Wanguwa area in Narammala. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (5:24 PM)
Chilaw Police says that necessary steps will be taken to remove the businesses and the signage advertising businesses on the pavement as a solution for the traffic congestion and motor accidents in the Chilaw town. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (5:20 PM)
Employees of approximately 11 safety matches manufacturing companies have launched a protest this morning (17) in front of the Kandy Clock Tower. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (4:24 PM)
The Colombo high Court imposed the death penalty on three persons found guilty over a murder committed at Pannipitiya in 1996. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (3:28 PM)
The Chairman of the Embilipitiya Pradeshiya Sabha M.K. Amil has been sentenced to 3 months imprisonment by the Embilipitiya Magistrate s Court for assaulting a police officer. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (3:03 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to take stern actions to curb the drug trade in the country, says Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (2:59 PM)
Minister Vijith Vijayamuni Soysa states that only if an individual is imposed a punishment without any proper legal procedure is it a human rights violation and an uncivilized action. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (2:50 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Georgia to attend the 5th Session of the Open Government Partnership this morning. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (1:11 PM)
The Engineering Faculty of the University of Peradeniya has been closed until further notice from 6 a.m. this morning (17), said Prof. Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of the university. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (1:05 PM)
Four Indian nationals have been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy with 36.1 kg of Kerala cannabis in the sea area west of Analathivu island. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (12:57 PM)
The Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has signed the National Audit Act, which was recently passed in parliament, thereby officially making it a legal act. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (12:33 PM)
The Tissamaharama-Kataragama main road has been blocked by protestors at Bogahapelessa demanding drinking water, Ada Derana Reporter said. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (11:59 AM)
Sri Lanka s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has issued a sincere apology for the recent comments he had made with regard to drug dealers and those connected to the drug trade holding high positions in various organizations or as philanthropists in religious organizations. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (10:26 AM)
Sri Lanka remains a priority country in the United Kingdom s Annual Human Rights Report 2017. Sri Lanka is one of 30 Human Rights Priority Countries (HRPCs); countries where the UK has serious human rights concerns and hopes to engage positively to develop human rights performance. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (10:01 AM)
The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) has launched a systematic effort in close cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs to improve the primary government websites of Divisional and District Secretariats, the government said. MORE..
17 Jul 2018 (9:40 AM)
President Donald Trump said Monday he holds both the United States and Russia responsible for the breakdown in the relationship -- adding Russia to the mix after he said earlier Monday that US policies and the special counsel s investigation were responsible. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (11:44 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena said that forests provide many socio-economic benefits, including food, energy and shelter, which are basic human needs and to sustain the products and services that help meet these and other needs, forests must be sustainably managed. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (10:52 PM)
The water supply will be suspended in several areas in Matale for 48 hours, says the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB). MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (9:21 PM)
A new uniform will be introduced for the bus drivers and conductors of Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) starting from next year, says the Minister of Civil Aviation and Transport Nimal Siripala de Silva. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (9:12 PM)