Sep 25
A fire broke out in Monaragala Kumbukkana Galwala Forest Reserve last evening (24).... Read More

Special program to identify reckless drivers

The Police headquarters said that they launched a special program yesterday (23rd Sept.) in the Colombo to identify drivers who


UN ready to support SL to build as an exemplary nation -UNSG

He also emphasized that the UN will continually provide support to Sri Lanka while strengthening the ties between the UN and Sri Lanka.


Netherland Ambassador meets Defence Secretary

During the meeting a cordial discussion was held between the Secretary and the Ambassador on matters of bilateral importance and mutual relevance.


A train traveling to Colombo derailed in Polgahawela - PHOTO

A train traveling from Kurunegala to Colombo derailed in near the


A suspect arrested for stealing a ATM card

It is reported that the suspect was arrested using the CCTV scene on the 20th of this month.


Indian assistance to empower estate youth

Accordingly, the agreement to grant Rs 199 million for TVTC Institute which is under the ministry was signed at the Indian High Commission recently.


’Saru Diviyata Krushi Saviya’ agricultural exhibition from September 25

Parallel to the exhibition, the new auditorium, which was built at a cost of Rs. 48 million, will be opened by President Maithripala Sirisena on 27th September.


Inquiries into Guinness World Records with School Children

It was yesterday (21) that a group of schoolchildren had been used to seize the bride’s saree in a wedding ceremony in Gannoruwa, Kandy.


Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya will resign

The Local Government Amendment Bill was passed in parliament recently. And also the Provincial Council Election Amendment Bill was passed by a two-thirds


GMOA battle with Health Ministry for NFTH

Secretary to the GMOA, Dr. Haritha Aluthge, in a letter addressed to the Attorney General alleged that public funds had been transferred in spite of the hospital not


Suspects nabbed with foreign currency notes

The suspects are residents of Vaddukoddai, aged 35 and 41 and are due to be produced before the court today.


Severe action against people disturbing school education

In the event outsiders enter the school premises without permission the principal is held responsible and if the Principal cannot control the situation they can get the support of the Police.


Two Chinese nationals arrested with foreign cigarettes

The suspects are aged between 25 and 36 and are due to be produced before the


Doctors at Vavuniya Hospital today on strike -PHOTO

The patients who had come to seek medical treatment had been inconvenienced due to the strike and


ICC initiate investigation in alleged corruption in Sri Lanka cricket
 Sep 24
Wickramasinghe, a former selector, had alleged that there was foul play during the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe, which Sri Lanka lost on Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Read More
English Cricket salutes Sangakkara after his final innings for Surrey
 Sep 23
“End for Sanga at The Oval. Madly, out before scoring winning runs. Maybe this way is better: every fielder shakes his hand,standing ovation” wrote Tim. Read More
SANGAKKARA DOMINATES END OF SEASON AWARDS
 Sep 22
Presented the awards by a number of the club’s hierarchy in front of a standing ovation from members in the Jardine Suite at the Kia Oval, Sangakkara celebrated a campaign that has seen him score eight first-class centuries so far. Read More
Finale of National Sports Festival begins today
 Sep 22
The biggest sporting event of the Island, the National Sports Festival features 29 sporting disciplines with finals of 23 sports already completed at the time of Read More
Sri Lanka secure World Cup berth after Windies defeat
 Sep 20
West Indies, two-times champions in 1975 and 1979, must now compete in a 10-team qualifier in 2018, where they will be joined by the bottom three sides in the ICC team rankings - Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Ireland - as well as the top four Read More
The cricket selection committee approved by the sports minister
 Sep 19
Gurusinha is the only selector to remain from the previous committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya. He will continue to function in his dual role as Cricket Manager cum Selector. Read More
Rio Ferdinand set to announce plans for pro boxing career
 Sep 19
Ferdinand retired from football in 2015 after a career which brought six Premier League titles, a Champions League and 81 England caps. Read More
Match Fixing inquiry against Panadura CC and Kalutara PCC
 Sep 19
Therefore Executive Committee of SLC at an ExCo meeting that ended, has unanimously decided to Read More
Sri Lanka inflation up 7.9-pct in August 2017
 Sep 22
However, when compared to month on month changes, NCPI in August 2017 has decreased to 122.3 from 122.4 reported in July 2017. Read More
Economy grew by four percent in 2017 Second Quarter
 Sep 20
The DCS in a communiqué stated that the GDP growth rate for the second quarter of 2017 has been estimated as 4.0 percent. The GDP at constant (2010) price Read More
Sri Lanka’s President attends UN Economic & Social Council sessions
 Sep 19
The High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will call on the President to discuss about progress in human rights in Sri Lanka under the National Unity Government. Read More
Sri Lankan delegation visits Vietnam for trade opportunities
 Sep 16
Initiated by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board, representatives from Tos Lanka Co., Lanka Harness Co., Noratel International, Hitech Solutions, Sierra Cables, St. Theresa Industries and Kelani Cables PLC were part of the delegation. Read More
Sri Lanka’s export problem is not concentration but composition: Verité
 Sep 13
“Exports to Japan however, demonstrate that Sri Lankan exports have faced challenges in Asia, even when there is a large market for the country’s key export products.” Read More
German elections: Polls open as Merkel seeks fourth term
 Sep 24
Germans are going to the polls today in a national election which could deliver Angela Merkel a fourth term as Chancellor. The 63-year-old German leader and her CDU party have led in the Bundestag for more than a decade. Read More
Mother found guilty in beating death of 4-year-old son
 Sep 23
Valdez was enrolled in special education classes throughout school, her father, Thomas Valdez, testified Thursday. She dropped out because she became pregnant by the man who would go on to father all four of her children. Read More
Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared
 Sep 23
Officials said 1,360 of the island’s 1,600 cell-phone towers had been downed, and 85 percent of above-ground and underground phone and internet cables were knocked out. With roads blocked and phones dead, officials said, the situation may be worse than they know. Read More
China launches the world’s fastest bullet train
 Sep 22
The trains will service the route from China’s capital Beijing to Shanghai, making the 1,250-kilometre (777-mile) journey in under four hours and 30 minutes. Read More
India girl ’raped by teachers’ critical after abortion
 Sep 22
A teenager in India who was allegedly raped by two school staff over a three-month period is in critical condition after being forced to have an abortion. Read More
Trump signs new order to expand North Korea sanctions
 Sep 22
Latest measure bans foreign banks and businesses doing any trade with Pyongyang to curb its nuclear missile programme. Read More
Meghan Markle attends Invictus Games opening but does not sit with Prince Harry
 Sep 24
Prince Harry’s girlfriend, Meghan Markle, appeared at the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games but did not sit with the Prince. Read More
Leonardo DiCaprio pledges $20m to tackle climate change
 Sep 22
The grants cover six areas: climate change, wildlife and landscape conservation, marine life and ocean conservation, innovative solutions, indigenous rights and the California climate change program. Read More
The ceremony to felicitate award winning documentary film directors
 Sep 19
In addition, it was also an occasion to digitalize documentary films done by Government Film Unit and hand it over to the National Archives Department for Read More
Japanese Film Festival 2017
 Sep 19
The festival will be presented by the embassy of Japan and the Japan Foundation, in collaboration with the National Youth Services Council, the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka and Ship for World Youth Alumni Association. Read More
69th Primetime Emmy Awards
 Sep 18
Channelwise, the freshman HBO science fiction western drama Westworld and NBC sketch comedy Saturday Night Live were the most nominated programs, each with 22 nominations. Read More
Jaffna International Cinema Festival
 Sep 16
Over the course of five days, more than 45 feature films will be screened at the festival. Apart from Tamil films, you will also have the opportunity to watch 22 award-winning and critically acclaimed European films. With films from nearly Read More