Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said he was the victim of a "witch hunt" as investigators questioned him for the first time Friday over the abduction of a journalist. MORE..
18 Aug 2018 (1:01 AM)
Minister of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe says that ragging is being carried out mentally, physically as well as sexually within universities. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (8:23 PM)
The Department of Railways says that it has commenced necessary steps to provide compensation to the passengers injured in the train collision in the Panaliya area in Polgahawela. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (8:00 PM)
The Hatton-Colombo main road has been temporarily closed for traffic near the Staden Estate due to the risk of landslides, police said. Motorists are requested to use alternate routes. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (6:33 PM)
The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that the water level of the Kelani River has slightly increased with the prevailing showery weather condition. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (6:26 PM)
The suspect who was arrested for defrauding millions of rupees through a fake human rights organization, was ordered released on a bail bond of Rs. 125,000 by the Marawila Additional District Judge Keminda Perera. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (5:46 PM)
Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50-60kmph can be expected over the island particularly, in Central, North-western, North-central, Eastern and Western provinces and in Hambanthota district, the Meteorology Department said. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (5:24 PM)
A section of the Hatton-Colombo main road in the Shannon Estate area has been cleared after an earth mound collapsed on to the road while vehicular movement has been restricted to only one lane. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (4:46 PM)
The proxy owner and the publicity officer of an event organizing company, who were arrested after the deaths of four youths following a party organised in Wadduwa, have been further remanded by the Panadura Magistrate. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (3:26 PM)
Minister of Transport Nimal Siripala de Silva says that steps will be taken to renovate train compartments within the country. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (2:32 PM)
Hambantota District MP D.V. Chanaka says that the incumbent government is attempting to celebrate its third anniversary by recording a statement from former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (2:02 PM)
(UPDATE) The CID officers have left former President Mahinda Rajapaksa s residence after recording a statement for around 3 hours, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (12:52 PM)
The body of a woman, who had arrived in the country from London, has been found inside a well in Chavakachcheri, Jaffna. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (12:49 PM)
The public is not aware of the services done by the government within the past three years, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (12:40 PM)
A proposal has been submitted to the council with regard to increasing the salary of the members of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) by Rs 25,000, says the Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake. MORE...
17 Aug 2018 (12:30 PM)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka recently entered into a partnership agreement with the Government of the United Kingdom to extend support for Sustainable Resettlement of recently released lands in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (10:18 AM)
The Meteorology Department says that the windy and showery condition is expected to continue over the island. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (9:52 AM)
Sri Lankan leadership took to twitter to put out their first reactions and offering condolences on the passing of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. MORE..
17 Aug 2018 (9:41 AM)
The Disaster Management Center (DMC) requests the public to contact the hotline 117 in the case of any emergency due to the prevailing adverse weather condition affecting parts of the country or to get information on disaster situations. MORE>.
17 Aug 2018 (1:09 AM)
Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted to the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi for the past few weeks, died on Thursday. He was 93. MORE...
16 Aug 2018 (7:36 PM)