Senior lawyer Kaushalya Navaratne assumed duties today (25 March) as the 27th President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) for the year 2023'24. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (11:49 PM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Roshan Ranasinghe, to establish an expert committee to assess the development of Sri Lanka s sports sector and its future strategies. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (11:41 PM)
A suspected associate of infamous drug-lord Salindu Malshika, alias Kudu Salindu , was arrested in the Panadura area last night (24 March), while transporting over 10 kilograms of Kerala cannabis. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (10:57 PM)
Senior Advisor to the President on National Security and Chief of the Presidential Staff, Sagala Ratnayake, has assured that the Government has no intention of dissolving the Civil Service Department (CSD). MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (9:42 PM)
TV Derana bagged many top awards at the 2022 Raigam Tele es today (March 25), anchoring its position as the most trusted news and entertainment channel in the country. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (9:02 PM)
Police have seized eight motorcycles with high engine capacity in the Rattanapitiya area in Boralesgamuwa. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (8:07 PM)
Train services were delayed on the Colombo-Batticaloa line today (March 25) after a group of villagers staged a protest blocking the tracks at the Swiss Village in Batticaloa. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (7:00 PM)
The Supreme Court has summoned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), C. D. Wickremaratna, before the court on 03 April. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (5:42 PM)
Five individuals have been arrested for attempting to sell three elephant tusk pearls (Gaja Muthu ) to a Chinese national for Rs. 12 million. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (5:18 PM)
State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has assured that measures are underway to pay the salaries, pensions and benefits including the Samurdhi allowances of public servants for the next month before 10 April. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (3:44 PM)
The Association of Health Entomologists has observed a continued increase in the number of dengue patients being reported. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (3:20 PM)
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has raised concerns about the reports of arbitrary arrests and detention of anti-government protesters, trade unionists, Tamils and Muslims without fundamental legal safeguards. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (2:18 PM)
The service period of Inspector General of Police (IGP) C. D. Wickremaratna has reportedly been extended for a further three months. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (2:03 PM)
A long-awaited loan agreement between Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be signed once a few remaining points, including a proposed fuel pricing scheme, are settled, an IMF official said on Friday. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (1:16 PM)
Sri Lanka is keen to expand ties with the Yunnan province in China which shares many similarities with Sri Lanka, especially in the areas of trade, economy, and tourism, says State Minister of Foreign Affairs Tharaka Balasuriya. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (12:36 PM)
Sustainable economic development goals cannot be accomplished without taking steps to mitigate climate change, says Sagala Ratnayake, the President s Senior Adviser on National Security and Chief of Presidential Staff. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (11:29 AM)
The water supply for parts of Colombo and its suburbs will be interrupted for 10 hours today (March 25). MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (10:05 AM)
Showers or thundershowers are expected in parts of Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, North Central and North-Western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Mannar, Galle and Matara districts in the afternoon or at night, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (9:04 AM)
High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda met with Indian Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari, in order to discuss opportunities for bilateral cooperation in the transport sector. MORE..
25 Mar 2023 (12:00 AM)
The Supreme Court is due to deliver the verdict on the petitions filed against the Central Bank (Amendment) Bill confidentially to the Speaker of the Parliament. MORE..
24 Mar 2023 (11:20 PM)