Major General (Reitred) Nanda Mallawaarachchi has been appointed as the Director General of the government s Multipurpose Development Task Force, says the President s Media Division (PMD). MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (7:14 PM)
The Constitutional Council (CC) on Friday approved the recommendation to appoint President s Counsel (PC) Yasantha Kodagoda as a Supreme Court justice. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (6:02 PM)
The Colombo High Court today (24) remanded Major (Retired) Ajith Prasanna until the 7th of February over contempt of court charges, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (5:21 PM)
SriLankan Airlines has implemented a series of precautionary measures to mitigate the risks from the current coronavirus epidemic in the Far East, with the safety and well-being of its valued passengers and staff being of paramount importance. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (4:48 PM)
An extraordinary gazette notification has been issued pertaining to a census of population and housing that is scheduled to be conducted in 2021. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (3:14 PM)
It is possible for Sri Lanka to improve its rank on the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2019, says the Manager of Research and Policy at Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) Maheshi Herat. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (2:24 PM)
UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake has not handed over any recordings of the telephone conversations to the Parliament. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (1:02 PM)
An individual who is linked to a notorious underworld figure has been arrested while in possession of drugs. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (12:18 PM)
A motorcyclist has died after being hit by a train near the level-crossing near Poorwarama Temple in Aluthgama. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (11:18 AM)
A woman has been killed in a shooting incident at Karandugala area which took place at around 8.30 pm last night (23). MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (9:16 AM)
Several spells of showers will occur in Uva, Eastern and North-central provinces and in Matale and Hambantota districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (8:24 AM)
Parliamentary Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake, on the orders of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, informed the Central Bank governor, Prof. W. D. Lakshman in writing, that the five forensic audit reports issued on Central Bank bonds are incomplete without the relevant annexes and exhibits. MORE..
24 Jan 2020 (1:40 AM)
A five-member committee has been appointed to study the abstracts on the investigation on High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitya. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (11:28 PM)
There will be no hike in the local prices of fuel despite the increase in crude oil prices in the world market stated Minister of Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (10:10 PM)
The Attorney General has instructed the Director of the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) to obtain a warrant and arrest interdicted High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya and to produce him before court. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (7:18 PM)
The former Zonal Education Director of Nikaweratiya has been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by the Colombo High Court after she was found guilty of soliciting a bribe of Rs 200,000. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (6:21 PM)
A second Chinese city - Huanggang - will go into lockdown in an effort to control the spread of a new virus which has left 17 dead in the country. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (6:19 PM)
Former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) SSP Shani Abeysekara has left the CID after recording a statement for over 5 hours. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (6:12 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has given its approval to implement the projects agreed to be funded by the government of India for solar power generation with the loan grant of USD 100 million as a precaution to face the shortage of electricity in the country. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (4:21 PM)
The State Ministry of Agriculture has been shifted from the controversial building in Rajagiriya to the Govijana Mandiraya in Battaramulla. MORE..
23 Jan 2020 (3:59 PM)