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Tuesday - 19th June, 2018
LOSSES AT SRILANKAN 51% ACCUMULATED INTEREST
Public Enterprise Development Minister Lakshman Kiriella said yesterday the bank interest accumulate...
Monday - 18th June, 2018
A THREE MILLION CONTRACT
The former chief ‘Kapu Mahaththaya’ of the Mahasen Devalaya in Kiriwehera had been given the con...
Saturday - 16th June, 2018
Wild elephant electrocuted
Friday - 15th June, 2018
VEN. GNANASARA THERA SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS RI
Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera was yesterday sentenced ...
Thursday - 14th June, 2018
CRIME OF THE CENTURY; 152 MILLION CHILD LABOURERS
World spiritual leaders have warned us that those who abuse children or indulge in child labour woul...
Wednesday - 13th June, 2018
KIRIWEHERA CHIEF INCUMBENT SHOT LAST NIGHT
Kiriwehera Temple Chief Incumbent Venerable Kobawaka Damminda Thera and another monk were injured wh...
Tuesday - 12th June, 2018
ITS TIME THAT UNESCO INTERVENED
When Knuckles conservation forest, along with Sri Pada peak wilderness area and Horton plains, was d...
Monday - 11th June, 2018
TWO ASSOCIATES OF MADUSH AND ANGODA LOKKA SHOT DEAD
Two underworld figures, Rumalsha Irosh Madushanka alias ‘Baila’ and Polwattage Upali were killed...
Saturday - 9th June, 2018
“STOP DESTROYING ME”
Listen to the Ocean, echoes of a million seashells. Forever it’s in motion, moving to a rhythmic, ...
Friday - 8th June, 2018
SOCIAL MEDIA PUT ON RED ALERT
Social media users in the island are once again under pressure with the Government of Sri Lanka (GOS...
Thursday - 7th June, 2018
PM says ICT sector catalyst for realising export targets
The Sri Lankan rupee touched the lowest level since last week on Wednesday, as importer dollar deman...
Wednesday - 6th June, 2018
Fitch says more M&AS likely in Lankan insurance sector
Fitch Ratings sees further consolidation by way of mergers and acquisitions (M&AS) in Sri La...
Tuesday - 5th June, 2018
START DOING GREEN DEEDS TODAY TO BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION
In socio-economic, religious or other dimensions, today marks one of the world’s most important da...
Monday - 4th June, 2018
THE MIDDLE EAST IN CHAOS AND THE PIVOT TO ASIA
In the aftermath of World War II, the weakened colonial powers were forced by circumstances to give ...
Saturday - 2nd June, 2018
IMPORTANT NOT TO DILUTE HARD-WON RTI VICTORIES
Some weeks ago, a group of Mannar based activists petitioned the Right to Information (RTI) Commissi...
Friday - 1st June, 2018
TURN TO AYURVEDA TO STRENGTHEN YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
With heavy rains, landslides and strong winds continuing in most parts of the country, another probl...
Thursday - 31st May, 2018
FAMILY’S ROLE IN BUILDING A CARING SOCIETY
June begins tomorrow and for whatever reason it is traditionally regarded as the month of brides. In...
Wednesday - 30th May, 2018
HAS SL GIVEN UP ITS BATTLE AGAINST PLASTIC?
While we Sri Lankans still continue to postpone the date of the plastic ban, the National Geographic...
Tuesday - 29th May, 2018
PTL’S RS.1 MN SOILS DAYASIRI’S HANDS
Former sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara has run into a storm of controversy after it was revealed...
Monday - 28th May, 2018
Sri Lanka stands mostly at risk among frontier markets from a persistent rupee depreciation against ...
Saturday - 26th May, 2018
JVP’S 20TH AMENDMENT; A TEST FOR MAJOR PARTIES
In significant move, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayaka, in parliam...
Friday - 25th May, 2018
Walt & Row and W.M. & Mendis issued cash cheques to third parties The investigation ...
Thursday - 24th May, 2018
25 YEARS OF BIO DIVERSITY; LET’S PRESERVE OUR SILVER
Bio- Diversity may be a strange or uncommon word for those concerned mainly about their selfish inte...
Wednesday - 23rd May, 2018
Mangala says 49, 000 new tax files opened in April
voluntarily to pay their due taxes,” he added. Meanwhile, Minister Samaraweera vowed to i...
Tuesday - 22nd May, 2018
INDIAN DOCTOR’S WIFE REMANDED FOR ILLTREATING GIRL
The wife of an Indian doctor was yesterday ordered to be remanded till May 28 for allegedly ill-trea...
Monday - 21st May, 2018
MONSOON WREAKS HAVOC CLAIMS SIX MISSING FOUR LIVES,
The South West monsoon has wreaked havoc in many parts of the country already claiming four lives wh...
Saturday - 19th May, 2018
WHAT IT WOULD BE WITHOUT BEES
Many people especially those not too concerned about environmental issues and the vital need to main...
Friday - 18th May, 2018
SLFP TO APPOINT NEW OFFICE-BEARERS ON JUNE 3
The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) that met yesterday (17) decided to appoi...
Thursday - 17th May, 2018
State Counsel Udara Karunatilake appearing on behalf of the Attorney General (AG) yesterday informed...
Wednesday - 16th May, 2018
RTI, PEOPLE’S POWER AND INDEPENDENT OVERSIGHT
The idea of independent oversight bodies to remedy the ugly party politicization of State institutio...
Tuesday - 15th May, 2018
MINIMUM BUS FARE TO GO UP BY Rs.2
The National Transport Commission (NTC) will permit the minimum bus fare to be increased by Rs.2 to ...
Monday - 14th May, 2018
FCID HEAD WAIDYALANKARA ALLOWED TO RETIRE ON HIS OWN
The National Police Commission (NPC) has turned down a recommendation by Inspector General of Police...
Saturday - 12th May, 2018
MOTHER’S DAY, THE BOTTLE VS THE BREAST
Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and the aim is to pay tribute both to the miracle of birth and to the spe...
Friday - 11th May, 2018
FUEL PRICES TO BE REVISED EVERY TWO MONTHS
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday said the prices of fuel will be revised every two mon...
Thursday - 10th May, 2018
CABINET ENDORSES PRICING FORMULA FOR FUEL
The Cabinet yesterday endorsed the implementation of a new pricing formula for fuel in the local mar...
Wednesday - 9th May, 2018
GOVT’S ACTIONS, OPPOSITION’S DUTIES SHOULD CHANGE
The manner in which the Opposition and the allies of the national government are acting, should take...
Tuesday - 8th May, 2018
PRESIDENT SAYING IT TO RETAIN THOSE LEFT WITH HIM
Responding to President Maithripala Sirisena’s statement that he won’t retire in 2020, former Pr...
Monday - 7th May, 2018
MINORITIES IN THE SAARC REGION
In December this year SAARC -South Asia Association for Regional Co-operationwhich includes Afghanis...
Saturday - 5th May, 2018
TOP OFFICIALS ARRESTED; GOOD GOVERNANCE AT LAST
The yahapalana government has often been widely criticised for going slow if not having back door de...
Friday - 4th May, 2018
DEFEATED SLFP LG CANDIDATE ASSAULTS SCHOOL CRICKETER
A video footage of a Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) candidate who had unsuccessfully contested the l...
Thursday - 3rd May, 2018
GLYPHOSATE BAN LIFTED FOR TEA, RUBBER INDUSTRIES
The ban on the Glyphosate weedicide has been lifted for tea and rubber industries with effect from y...
Wednesday - 2nd May, 2018
RESHUFFLED 18 MINISTERS SWORN IN BY PRESIDENT
Eighteen Ministers were sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday at the Presidential Sec...
Tuesday - 1st May, 2018
MAIN RALLIES ON MAY 7
Labour or Workers Day 2018 is being marked by some political parties and trade unions celebrating it...
Monday - 30th April, 2018
PEACE IN KOREAS REALITY OR PIPE DREAM?
On Friday, April 27, at the ‘Truce Village’ of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone, the two Kore...
Saturday - 28th April, 2018
GAS PRICE INCREASED
The factory employee had fallen into the ammonia tank during a cleaning operation The Horan...
Friday - 27th April, 2018
The CID informed Court yesterday that legal preparations are underway in relation with the extraditi...
Thursday - 26th April, 2018
UNP POLITBURO NAMES AKILA GENERAL SECRETARY, KABIR CHAIRMAN
The United National Party (UNP) politburo yesterday named Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam...
Wednesday - 25th April, 2018
TAKE A CUE FROM MODI
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not be the best democrat or one to assure a greater freedom ...
Tuesday - 24th April, 2018
SRI LANKAN ADOPTEES TO SUE DUTCH GOVERNMENT
Inter-country Adoption Racket SEARCHING IS VERY DIFFICULT SWE HAVE TO RELY ON ROOT SEARCHES...
Monday - 23rd April, 2018
THREE PERSONS TO LEAD SIRIKOTHA
United National Party (UNP) Headquarters is to be handed over to three persons who will be holding t...
Saturday - 21st April, 2018
OUR CARE FOR OTHERS IS THE MEASURE OF OUR GREATNESS
Religious leaders have told us that anyone who wishes to be a leader must be ready to be the servant...
Friday - 20th April, 2018
A VITAL WAY TO RESTORE STABILITY AMONG THE PEOPLE
In developing countries especially most social and political scientists believe that major structura...
Thursday - 19th April, 2018
PRESIDENT SAYS SOME ENVOYS SPOKE OUTSIDE THEIR LIMITS
President Maithripala Sirisena said on Tuesday that some foreign envoys spoke outside their limits w...
Wednesday - 18th April, 2018
The Chinese Government has assured that there is no need for certain people to speculate from the mi...
Tuesday - 17th April, 2018
MAHINDANANDA ARRESTED GIVEN BAIL AND REMANDED
UPFA MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage was yesterday arrested by the FCID over allegations of misappropria...
Friday - 13th April, 2018
Thursday - 12th April, 2018
ADB says weather and politics will decide SL’S future growth
Sri Lanka’s future economic growth largely hinges on the prospects in the agriculture and domestic...
Wednesday - 11th April, 2018
WHAT THE SUN IS TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM, THE MOTHER IS TO SOCIETY
As we celebrate the National New Year which marks the new journey of the sun from Pisces to Aries, i...
Tuesday - 10th April, 2018
AMENDMENT OF LG ELECTIONS’ ACT, THE NEED OF THE HOUR
Nobody would contest the view aired by President Maithripala Sirisena on the need to amend the Local...
Monday - 9th April, 2018
IF HEALTH IS PUT IN THE MARKET, THE POOR WILL BE LEFT TO DIE
The World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrated its landmark 70th anniversary on Saturday with World ...
Saturday - 7th April, 2018
RESTORATION OF TRUST VITAL FOR LANKA’S FUTURE
Addressing the first media conference after Wednesday’s no-confidence motion which produced confli...
Friday - 6th April, 2018
UNP TO HAND OVER NO CONFIDENCE MOTIONS AGAINST 6 MINISTERS
The United National Party (UNP) is to bring in no confidence motions against six ministers who had v...
Thursday - 5th April, 2018
PM WINS NO-FAITH MOTION VOTE
Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe survived the no confidence motion yesterday despite even a sectio...
Wednesday - 4th April, 2018
PREZ ALLOWS CONSCIENCE VOTE FOR SLFP MPS
DSays he will reconstitute Cabinet whatever the outcome eepening the political crisis, President Mai...
Tuesday - 3rd April, 2018
MR HOPES PREZ WILL BACK NO-FAITH MOTION AGAINST PM
Former president and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes President Maithripala Sirisena will support the join...
Monday - 2nd April, 2018
NOT ANY MORE FOOL’S DAY BUT HUMANIST’S DAY
The long awaited Positron Emission Tomography (PET) CT scanner which was purchased by public contrib...
Saturday - 31st March, 2018
EASTER ONLY AFTER A GOOD FRIDAY EXPERIENCE
Easter is the most important day for Christians. It is the one major event that Christians, who are ...
Friday - 30th March, 2018
THE WONDER OF OUR WEWA’S
Sri Lanka’s King Parakramabahu the Great, is famous for what he said, “Let not a drop of water f...
Thursday - 29th March, 2018
NDB says capital augmentation plans depend on new govt. levy, changes to accounting standard
NDB Bank PLC’S capital raising activities during the second half of 2018 would depend on the gover...
Wednesday - 28th March, 2018
INTRODUCE AUSTERITY DRIVE FOR MINISTERS
It has been a tradition in many countries to launch austerity drives for government politicians when...
Tuesday - 27th March, 2018
Unpers ON VISIT TO CHINA ASKED TO RETURN BY APR.1
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has requested UNP MPS, currently in China as part of a parliamen...
Monday - 26th March, 2018
A new political movement will be launched if the government fails to fulfill its good governance pro...
Saturday - 24th March, 2018
WOODMAN, SPARE THAT PRECIOUS TREE
This week, the world marked the International Day of Forests with the theme being “Forests and Sus...
Friday - 23rd March, 2018
PREZ STOPS CONSTRUCTIONS AND LAND FILLING
President Mathripala Sirisena yesterday visited Muthurajawela wetland sanctuary and ordered the imme...
Thursday - 22nd March, 2018
NO-FAITH MOTION AGAINST PM HANDED OVER
The Joint Opposition handed over the much-anticipated No-confidence Motion against Prime Minister Ra...
Wednesday - 21st March, 2018
ARIYADASA COORAY REMOVED AS NPC SECRETARY
National Police Commission (NPC) Secretary Ariyadasa Cooray has been removed from the post with effe...
Tuesday - 20th March, 2018
PM TO MEET PRESIDENT
Amid moves by the joint opposition supported by some government members to unseat Prime Minister Ran...
Monday - 19th March, 2018
CONSENSUS AMONG POLITICAL PARTIES TO REVERT TO PR SYSTEM FOR PC POLLS
The political parties have, by and large, agreed to revert to the previous Proportional Representati...
Saturday - 17th March, 2018
LET’S LEARN TO BE CONTENT WITH WHAT WE HAVE
Finland is the world’s happiest country according to the latest annual survey conducted by the Uni...
Friday - 16th March, 2018
ARREST WARRANT ISSUED ON MAHENDRAN
Drawing the consideration based on the sufficient material filed in courts, Fort Magistrate Lanka Ja...
Thursday - 15th March, 2018
LAWS TO CURB SOCIAL MEDIA HATE SPEECH SOON
Sri Lanka would have new laws enacted to control social media and hate speech, in a few weeks’ tim...
Wednesday - 14th March, 2018
Social media platforms, including Facebook, which were blocked last week, would be accessible by Fri...
Tuesday - 13th March, 2018
SLTPB rolls out effective media campaign at ITB 2018
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) conducted a wellcoordinated media campaign at ITB 201...
Monday - 12th March, 2018
NEW KANDY INCIDENTS CREATED INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGES:PM
The recent incidents in Kandy have created new challenges to the government locally and at internati...
Saturday - 10th March, 2018
Motorcycle accident claims life of 19-yr-old
It was yet to be established whether he had been knocked down by a hit and run driver...
Friday - 9th March, 2018
SITUATION IN KANDY IMPROVING MAIN SUSPECTS BROUGHT -POLICE TO COLOMBO
While claiming that the overall situation in the Kandy district was improving with no major incident...
Thursday - 8th March, 2018
CURFEW CONTINUES IN KANDY
The Police curfew that was imposed in the Kandy Administrative District was re-imposed last morning ...
Wednesday - 7th March, 2018
Situation in Teldeniya and Digana peaceful
Although there were no reports of clashes or any other incidents of violence reported throughout yes...
Tuesday - 6th March, 2018
POLICE CURFEW IN KANDY DISTRICT AFTER TENSION IN DIGANA
Police clamped a curfew until 6 a.m. today in the Kandy Police Administrative District in the afterm...
Monday - 5th March, 2018
THE DEMOCRAT – REPUBLIC BATTLE IN SRI LANKA
The best argument against democracy, is a five-minute conversation with the average voter – Winsto...
Saturday - 3rd March, 2018
PREDATORS UNDER THREAT”
Today is an important day for Sri Lanka and the world – it is world Wildlife Day with the 2018 the...
Friday - 2nd March, 2018
OMP; A MAJOR STEP TOWARDS RECONCILIATION
Acrisis ridden Sri Lanka began March on a positive note with the high-powered Office of Missing Pers...
Thursday - 1st March, 2018
Sri Lanka to hold 15% ownership in proposed LNG import terminal
The Sri Lankan government and Sri Lanka Gas Terminal Ltd will hold a 15 percent shareholding in the ...
Wednesday - 28th February, 2018
EGYPTIAN LOVER KILLS LANKAN MAID
A 22-year-old Egyptian driver had been arrested on charges of killing a 54-year-old Sri Lankan maid ...
Tuesday - 27th February, 2018
NO-FAITH MOTION IF UNP LEADERSHIP DOESN’T CHANGE
UNP State Minister Range Bandara yesterday said a no-faith motion would be brought against the party...
Monday - 26th February, 2018
UNP MINISTERS CHANGED
President Maithripala Sirisena made the much anticipated second cabinet reshuffle of the ‘Yahapala...
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