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Former president not signing the no-confidence motion against PM

Former president and joint opposition parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa is not signing the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Harassment of women on public transport, lack of childcare contribute to declining female labor force in Sri Lanka - World Bank

17 - March - 2018

Harassment of women on public transport in Sri Lanka and lack of high quality child care services and marketable skills contribute to the declining female

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Island wide tea factories will be investigated

17 - March - 2018

The Sri Lankan Tea Board has commenced investigation on function of the tea factories in island-wide to continuous maintain the highest image of Ceylon Tea

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Way cleared for Interpol Notice on Mahendran

16 - March - 2018

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will soon make an application to Interpol, seeking a red notice on former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendra

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Lasantha murder: Ex-DIG involved in concealing evidence

16 - March - 2018

Former Senior DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara who is currently in custody, had been involved in concealing evidence and displacement of the diary of journalist La

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Govt. will soon correct itself and deliver goods: PM

16 - March - 2018

The government will soon correct itself speedily and deliver what the people need just after the Sinhala and Hindu New Year, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremes

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Sinister motive prevents govt. from solving university problem – FUTA

16 - March - 2018

There was no need for university lecturers to join the strike launched by the non-academic staff because the university system had already come to a stands

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SL becomes ‘socially’ democratic again!

16 - March - 2018

After days of intense pressure to lift restrictions on social media, President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday issued instructions to unblock Facebook, effe

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Hotels Association of Sri Lanka vehemently condemns recent spate of violence

16 - March - 2018

Sanath Ukwatte, the President of the Tourist Hotels Association of Sri Lanka which was one of the largest beneficiaries of peace returning to the country i

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Private Co. grabs Muturajawela land for housing scheme

15 - March - 2018

Environmentalists are perturbed about a private company alienating 406 acres from the Muthurajawela sanctuary to construct a housing scheme. Environmentali

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Facebook expresses concern over Sri Lanka ban

15 - March - 2018

Facebook said Wednesday it was responding to Sri Lanka's concerns over incendiary material shared on its platform and hoped internet restrictions impo

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New USAID Mission Head assumes duties More than Rs 4.5B in projects earmarked

15 - March - 2018

The new Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Reed J. Aeschliman, assumed dut

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Uni non-academic staff still not working

15 - March - 2018

The University Trade Union Joint Committee (UTUJC) today said that the work stoppage by the non-academic staff of state universities would continue in the

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Japan extends Rs. 15.6 b for health and medical service improvement project

15 - March - 2018

On the occasion of the President’s visit to Japan, an Exchange of Notes for the Health and Medical Service Improvement Project (Yen Loan) amounting up to

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Over 22,000 applicants for Korean language proficiency testing in 2018

14 - March - 2018

The Korean Language Proficiency Test under the point system for the year 2018 for Sri Lankan youth who are seeking jobs in the construction and manufacturi

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Fury and fisticuffs as Bangladesh win ugly

17 - March - 2018

Mahmudullah, sublimely poised while chaos roiled around him, hoisted an Isuru Udana ball over the square leg boundary when six runs were required off the l.. Read more

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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Nidahas Trophy 6th T20I, today

16 - March - 2018

Hosts Sri Lanka and Bangladesh would expect their batsmen to rise to the occasion when they face each other in a virtual semi-final of the Nidahas Twenty20.. Read more

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Dayasiri invites Kohli for holiday in SL

16 - March - 2018

"I am not inviting Kohli to play here, but I want him to spend a few days with his wife Anushka Sharma. After marriage, he has not visited this countr.. Read more

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Percy Abeysekera official website launched

16 - March - 2018

World famous cricket cheerleader Percy Abeysekera is now online with his dedicated personal website desigend by Tekgeeks, with the assistance of Percy’s .. Read more

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Lankan lasses record second whitewash

15 - March - 2018

Sri Lankan Junior Fed Cup team registered their second clean sweep victory in the Asia/Oceania Pre-qualifiers when the beat Vietnam in a convincing fashion.. Read more

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Rohit and Sundar carry India into final

15 - March - 2018

Powered for the first time in the tournament by Rohit Sharma's runs, India bided their time, kept wickets in hand, and blasted 79 off six overs toward.. Read more

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Nidahas Trophy: India chase final berth against upbeat Bangladesh

14 - March - 2018

India’s road to the final of the 2018 Nidahas Trophy is straightforward: beat Bangladesh in game five of the tri-series on Wednesday, and they will reach.. Read more

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Colombo District Basketball ; Colombo Super League 2017 ends with success

13 - March - 2018

The 16th edition of the Colombo Super League (CSL), conducted by the Colombo District Basketball Association and sponsored yet again by Leisure World Water.. Read more

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Singapore remains world’s most expensive city in 2018

16 - March - 2018

The results of this year’s Worldwide Cost of Living survey reveal that Singapore is the most expensive city in the world for the fifth consecutive year. .. Read more

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SLTDA downsizes January 2018 arrivals by near 8K YoY growth down from 12.6% to 8.9%

15 - March - 2018

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) revising its arrivals figure for January this year, reducing the number of arrivals by 8,000 and said t.. Read more

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Business confidence intact in February

14 - March - 2018

The LMD-Nielsen Business Confidence Index (BCI) increased by a single basis point to 128 in February, the latest edition of business magazine LMD reports. .. Read more

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12 - March - 2018

Sri Lanka will be looking at a new business model for growth in the apparel sector which is expected to surpass the US $ 5 billion mark in exports this yea.. Read more

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Thailand Week Trade Fair opens investment and development opportunities for Sri Lanka

10 - March - 2018

The Thailand Week Trade Fair kicked off yesterday, opening many investment and development opportunities for Sri Lanka. The second edition is taking place .. Read more

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CSE rings bell for gender equality

08 - March - 2018

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) together with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, yesterday rang the opening bell for trading to commemorate Internatio.. Read more

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New Sri Lankan factory to reuse and recycle electric vehicle batteries

07 - March - 2018

While electric vehicle batteries when they are worn out are reused and recycled, in Sri Lanka this facility is not available for the electric vehicle owner.. Read more

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Former FBI deputy head Andrew McCabe sacked

17 - March - 2018

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has fired FBI official Andrew McCabe, who had been accused of political bias by President Donald Trump. In January Mr McC.. Read more

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'We're going to be tough until Putin CHANGES' Furious US hits Russia with sanctions

16 - March - 2018

The US has hit Russia with sanctions, targeting Vladimir Putin’s intelligence services after Donald Trump's fovernment found Moscow responsible for .. Read more

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US 'stands in solidarity' with UK on Russia

15 - March - 2018

The White House says it "stands in solidarity" with "its closest ally" the UK and supports its decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats. .. Read more

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Russia warns Trump it will ATTACK American troops if US strikes Damascus

14 - March - 2018

RUSSIA has issued a chilling warning to US President Donald Trump as the Syrian conflict threatens to spiral out of control as the Kremlin warned “Attack.. Read more

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13 - March - 2018

“It has been very easy to wake up and recall all antisemitic demons in Poland,” Israeli Ambassador to Poland Anna Azari said in the speech. .. Read more

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Russia says it has successfully test-launched a hypersonic missile

12 - March - 2018

Russia says it has successfully test-launched a hypersonic missile, one of a range of nuclear-capable weapons announced by President Vladimir Putin earlier.. Read more

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Kurds say Syrian city of Afrin is being 'ethnically cleansed' by Turkish military

10 - March - 2018

Syrian Kurds living in the northern city of Afrin have accused Turkey of waging a campaign of ethnic cleansing. Sky News was the first British broadcaster .. Read more

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Argentina’s farm of horrors: Latest shocking animal mutation discovered

10 - March - 2018

A PIGLET born with a human-like face is the latest shocking mutation to be discovered in Argentina where such deformities are believed to be caused by pest.. Read more

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Journey of Edna sugathapala - She passed away

15 - March - 2018

She is known for her acting, particularly during a time when film as is known here and today bloomed throughout two decades. She has her associations, her .. Read more

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Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

14 - March - 2018

Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking died Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, according to a spokesperson for the family. "He was a g.. Read more

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The “Freedom Principle” demonstrated in Colombo

10 - March - 2018

In confluence with the 70th anniversary of Ceylon’s Independence from British rule, was the marking of seven decades of diplomatic relations betwixt Wash.. Read more

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Frances McDormand's Oscar stolen!

09 - March - 2018

A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar after the awards ceremony on Sunday. Los Angeles Police have confirmed Terr.. Read more

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Carnatic and Hindi film music at Indian Cultural Centre

07 - March - 2018

The Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo will be presenting a Carnatic Vocal recital by the Dharshani Arulanandam of Sri Lanka at 6.00 pm on Wednesday, 14 March.. Read more

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The 2018 Oscar Winners: Full List

05 - March - 2018

The 90th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, have begun. So far, the Oscars have rewarded the portrayal of a violent cop, the world of postwar L.. Read more

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To Sridevi, A Final Farewell From Aishwarya, Deepika, Kajol And Others : PHOTO

28 - February - 2018

Sridevi's colleagues and members of the film fraternity said a final farewell to the actress at the Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala, Mumbai on .. Read more

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