Northern Province Governor Suren Raghavan has undertaken an observation visit to the Iranamadu Tank today (18). MORE..
The Colombo Magistrate’s Court has ordered to remand four more suspects, who were arrested in connection with the 231 kg haul of heroin discovered in Beruwala. MORE..
Colombo Municipal Councilor K. G. Kulathissa from Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), who was arrested and remanded over the incident at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) premises during the recent unrest, has been released on bail as per the orders of Colombo Chief Magistrate. MORE..
The first women from Sri Lanka will graduate from the Army School of Ceremonial in Catterick, United Kingdom this week. MORE..
Infrastructure in the fields of health and education should be developed forthwith, says Minister Ravi Karunanayake. MORE..
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Government of Sri Lanka today (18) inked a comprehensive work plan to advance Sri Lanka’s rice self-sufficiency goals through joint research for development projects in the country in the next five years. MORE..
Balangoda Magistrate’s Court has ordered to further remand the suspect, who was arrested from Massenna area in Balangoda over the charges of killing a pet dog by sexually abusing it, until January 31, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
A foreigner has died after he was hit by a train in Mount Lavinia. MORE..
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has assumed duties at the Opposition Leader’s Office in Colombo this morning (18), said Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
Sri Lanka Army is set to release 1,201.88 more acres of Army-used state and private lands in the North during ceremonies in Mullaittivu and the North on Monday (21), presided by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
The United Kingdom, after the Brexit, will have in place a system of tariffs which extends the same preferential tariff rates to countries, which are currently beneficiaries of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) including Sri Lanka, the British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka stated. MORE..
The Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines has stated that the Parliament of the Philippines will certainly agree to all the programmes implemented by the government of Philippines under the guidance of the Philippines President, with the aim of assisting Sri Lanka. MORE..
Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Atukorale has appointed another three-member committee to probe the violent assault on a group of inmates of Agunukolapelessa Prison. MORE..
Any Tamil politician who speaks on transforming the Northern Province into a federal state has no right to live with Sinhalese people in the South, claims former MP Sarath Weerasekara. MORE..
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena signed on Thursday three loan agreements totalling 455 million U.S. dollars with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to fund projects in higher education and transport as well as a technical assistance loan in the urban sector. MORE..
German authorities say they have arrested a suspected member of the Tamil Tigers alleged to have been involved in the 2005 assassination of Sri Lanka’s foreign minister. MORE..
The United National Party will only put forward a candidate who can win the presidential election, says Minister Navin Dissanayake. MORE..
The case against the former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath and three other defendants was taken up before the Colombo High Court today (17). MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate into allegations of corruption and malpractices that had taken place from 15th January 2015 to 31st December 2018. MORE..
After his government vowed last year to “replicate the success” of the Philippines’ drug war, Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena again heaped praises on President Rodrigo Duterte’s top crusade, saying it is an example to the whole world. MORE..
The Elections Commission has called for President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to make the necessary arrangements to hold the Provincial Council elections without delay. MORE..
Former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Permanent High Court-at-Bar this morning (17) for the case pertaining to the construction of the D.A. Rajapaksa museum, Ada Derana reporter stated. MORE..
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government from power, winning a no confidence vote by 325 to 306. MORE...
The best decision the President has taken was appointing Suren Ragawan as the Governor of the Northern Province, stated Ven. Meegahajandure Wimala Thero of Naga Vihara in Jaffna. MORE..
Five Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) were signed between Sri Lankan and the Philippines on educations, tourism, agricultural and economic corporation, stated the President’s Media Division. MORE..
Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne says that President informed him on how a Presidential Committee can be appointed against a Ministry. MORE..
The Supreme Court has ordered to take up the appeal seeking the void of an interim order issued by the Court of Appeal, suspending the former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Cabinet of Ministers from functioning, on February 06. MORE..
Several video clips containing violent assault on a group of inmates at the Agunukolapelessa Prison have been disclosed. MORE..
There are provisions in the constitution allowing Presidential elections to be held at any time if the serving President is contesting, says MP Dinesh Gunawardena. MORE..
The remains of the Filipino couple who drowned in the Maldives were flown to Sri Lanka where they will be embalmed before their final journey home. MORE..