Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith left the Presidential Commission investigating into Easter Sunday attacks, a short while ago, after giving a nearly 4-hour statement.
6 Dec 2019 (7:58 PM)
The Australian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Mr. David Holly called on President Goatabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (06). MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (7:02 PM)
Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan has rubbished reports claiming that he was offered the position of Governor of the Northern Province. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (6:22 PM)
An urgent water cut has been imposed in Colombo 10 and 12 until 8.00 a.m. tomorrow (07), says the National Water Board Drainage Board. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (6:02 PM)
The Parliament has informed the Election Commission of a vacancy in the House due to the passing away of Ratnapura District Parliamentarian Ranjith De Zoysa. MORE
6 Dec 2019 (4:44 PM)
UPDATE (02-27 PM)- Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith has arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating the Easter Sunday terror attacks. The evidence recording is taking place at the Commission s office located at BMICH premises.
6 Dec 2019 (3:20 PM)
The former accountant of a private company in Colombo has been sentenced to 367 years rigorous imprisonment by the Colombo High Court, after he was found guilty of defrauding over Rs 2 million from the company by presenting forged documents. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (3:20 PM)
Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid, calling on his Sri Lankan counterpart Minister Dinesh Gunawardena yesterday (05), conveyed his country s appreciation for Sri Lanka s longstanding partnership in socio-economic development with the Maldives. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (2:25 PM)
A Gazette notification has been issued prohibiting the re-export of key spices and allies products from Sri Lanka, with immediate effect. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (1:33 PM)
Sri Lankan athletes have secured four more gold medals at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in Nepal, setting a SAG record of 39.14 seconds in Men s 100x4 relay event. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (1:13 PM)
Sri Lanka Army has undertaken an operation to facilitate the GCE Ordinary Level candidates in Kilinochchi who were worst-affected by the torrential rains on Thursday night. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (12:15 PM)
Prevailing showery condition in Northern, Eastern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces is expected to continue, says the Meteorology Department. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (10:18 AM)
The four accused in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad was killed by the police when they made an alleged escape bid in the early hours of Friday. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (9:55 AM)
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (05) has had an audience with Middle Eastern ambassadors in Sri Lanka MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (1:36 AM)
Leader of All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen today (05) appealed to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint a Presidential Commission to investigate the allegations levelled against him for the destruction of Wilpattu National Forest and having links to the Easter Sunday bombings. MORE..
6 Dec 2019 (1:21 AM)
The Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon (05), the President s Media Division (PMD) said. MORE..
5 Dec 2019 (10:50 PM)
The United National Party (UNP) today directed a letter to Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya requesting the appointment of MP Sajith Premadasa as the Opposition Leader. MORE..
5 Dec 2019 (9:14 PM)
Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Police arrested 15 persons this morning (05) for attempting to illegally migrate to Australia by boat. MORE..
5 Dec 2019 (7:36 PM)
The Government of Sri Lanka today said it believes the incident involving a staff member of the Swiss Embassy in Colombo is an attempt to "bring Sri Lanka to disrepute" and assured that a "very impartial investigation" will be carried out if the alleged victim comes forward. MORE..
5 Dec 2019 (6:33 PM)
United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa has been nominated as the new Leader of the Opposition. MORE..
5 Dec 2019 (5:50 PM)