Two women have been admitted to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) on suspicion of being infected with the coronavirus.
A suspect has been arrested over the shooting incident in Karandugala area which killed one woman and injured two others. MORE..
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara, who is currently in remand custody, has left the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Easter Sunday terror attacks, after giving his testimony. MORE..
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declared open Sri Lanka’s first “National Centre for Children with Disabilities”, which is named Ayati Centre. MORE..
Necessary investigations will be conducted to uncover the fate of those who had disappeared during the country’s three decade-long war before issuing death certificates, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said. MORE..
A total of 2,394 suspects have been placed under arrest in a special island-wide operation, the police said. MORE..
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing is closely monitoring the evolving situation of the deadly coronavirus infection in China. MORE..
The primary function of state institutions is not profit generation, but rendering a stellar service to the people, says President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..
Health officials in China say a coronavirus has killed 15 more people in the province of Hubei, where the outbreak first started. MORE..
European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Sri Lanka today (24) published its final report and recommendations, offering a comprehensive assessment of all aspects of the 16 November 2019 presidential election. MORE..
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..
The Constitutional Council (CC) on Friday approved the recommendation to appoint President’s Counsel (PC) Yasantha Kodagoda as a Supreme Court justice. MORE..
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..
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..
UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake has not handed over any recordings of the telephone conversations to the Parliament. MORE..
A woman has been killed in a shooting incident at Karandugala area which took place at around 8.30 pm last night (23). MORE..
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..
A five-member committee has been appointed to study the abstracts on the investigation on High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitya. MORE..
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..
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..
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..
The State Ministry of Agriculture has been shifted from the controversial building in Rajagiriya to the ‘Govijana Mandiraya’ in Battaramulla. MORE..
Sri Lanka remains stagnant in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), compiled by Transparency International (TI), the global coalition against corruption, says TISL, the Sri Lankan subsidiary of the Berlin-based organization. MORE..
Two youths and a 15-year-old have been apprehended at the Bandaranaike International Airport for attempting to smuggle out gold biscuits and jewellery worth nearly Rs. 50 million. MORE..
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake has, reportedly, not tabled any recordings of his phone conversations at the parliament as of yet. MORE..
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a minimum guaranteed price of Rs. 50 per 1kg of paddy, with a recommended moisture level, from the harvest of Maha season. MORE..
The reason behind the murder of the female medical student in Jaffna has been revealed to be a family dispute, stated the Police. MORE..
The fast-unto-death launched by the workers at the graphite mine in Kahatagaha, Dodamgaslandais continuing for the third consecutive day. MORE..
The forensic audit report on the Central Bank (CBSL) Bond Scam was tabled at the parliament yesterday (22). MORE..
Former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) SSP Shani Abeysekara has arrived at the CID to give a statement with regard to the probes carried out on Swiss Embassy staffer Garnia Bannister Francis, says Ada Derana reporter. MORE..