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.
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)
Media has a huge responsibility with regard to educating the future generations regarding the history of the country, says the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (6:53 PM)
US President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday that he hopes their two countries can have an "extraordinary relationship" going forward, just hours after he blamed US policy -- not Putin -- for the dismal state of relations between the two countries. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (6:48 PM)
Dinesh Chandimal, Chandika Hathurusinghe and Asanka Gurusinha each receive eight suspension points. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (6:31 PM)
Formats of the examination papers are leaked as a result of the liaisons between certain individuals involved in preparing examination papers at the Ministry of Education and private tuition class instructors, claims former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumarathunga. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (6:27 PM)
One spill gate of the Kotmale reservoir has been opened as heavy rain pounded on the western slopes of the Central Province this morning (16). MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (5:49 PM)
Former Senior DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara and former Sub-Inspector (SI) Tissa Sugathapala who were arrested and remanded over the murder of Lasantha Wickrematunge, have been granted bail by the Mount Lavinia Magistrate s Court. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (4:38 PM)
The Delegation of the European Union (EU) has issued a statement regarding the implementation of the death penalty in Sri Lanka, in agreement with the EU Heads of Missions, the High Commissioner of Canada, and the Ambassador of Norway resident in Colombo, Sri Lanka. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (3:52 PM)
The Colombo High Court has granted former minister Basil Rajapaksa permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. MORE..
16 Jul 2018 (2:51 PM)