The Disaster Management Center (DMC) requests the public to contact the hotline 117 in the case of any emergency due to the prevailing adverse weather condition affecting parts of the country or to get information on disaster situations. MORE>.
17 Aug 2018 (1:09 AM)
Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted to the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi for the past few weeks, died on Thursday. He was 93. MORE...
16 Aug 2018 (7:36 PM)
SriLankan Airlines has temporarily suspended flights to and from the South Indian city of Kochi until 26th August, following the closure of Cochin Airport due to flooding in the region. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (7:08 PM)
Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has expressed his gratitude to all private bus owners, drivers and conductors who did not support the bus strike and provided transport services considering the students sitting for the Advanced Level examination. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (6:49 PM)
The end date of the second term for Muslim schools has been amended, stated the Ministry of Education. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (6:45 PM)
The rumor spread on the internet that teachers salaries for holiday months will be annulled is false, says the Ministry of Education. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (6:30 PM)
The Department of Railways said that train services from Colombo to Talaimannar will be limited to Medawachchiya for a period of 3 months starting from tomorrow (17) due to renovations being carried out on a bridge. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (6:21 PM)
MP Dilan Perera said that if the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa can contest at the upcoming Presidential Election, he will support him without an argument. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (5:53 PM)
China s possession of a Sri Lankan port as Colombo struggled with a spiraling debt crisis meant asset seizures could not be ruled out, Tonga s Prime Minister Akilisi P #333;hiva said on Thursday. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (4:21 PM)
The new fine sheet introduced to reduce motor accident s will not be revoked under any circumstances, says Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (4:09 PM)
Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Athukorale says that a dedicated police unit will be set up within the Prisons Department. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (3:42 PM)
Even if all in Joint Opposition becomes independent in the parliament, they will not receive the post of the Opposition Leader, says JVP MP Nalinda Jayatissa. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (3:10 PM)
If the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) contains any clauses harmful for the country, they can be amended, stated Minister Mahinda Samrasinghe. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (2:54 PM)
Twenty-five boats used for sand mining activities in the Mahaweli River have been torched and destroyed by a certain group of individuals at Manampitiya, Polonnaruwa. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (2:24 PM)
Sri Lanka s foreign ministry said that during the Integrated Consular Mobile Service (ICMS) held in Mannar this week, over 240 applications for citizenship were received from individuals who had returned to the country after seeking refuge overseas during the war. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (2:01 PM)
As there is a total of 80% water capacity in the reservoirs owned by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), they will continue to provide the power supply at a concessionary rates said the Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (1:55 PM)
Although weapons are being discovered in some places of North, there won t be a war again, say Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (1:21 PM)
Sri Lankan deputy minister of national integration, reconciliation and official languages Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana on Wednesday appealed to Sri Lankan Tamils, who left the island nation during the three-decade-long ethic war, to return to the country as peace prevails there now. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (1:16 PM)
A diplomatic intervention should be taken regarding the washing up of Indian clinical waste in Sri Lankan coast, says Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (12:20 PM)
A person has been arrested at Pattiya Junction in Peliyagoda for the possession of heroin. MORE..
16 Aug 2018 (11:42 AM)