Two people have been killed and more than 30 are still trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, officials say. MORE..
The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for high waves and coastal inundation for the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena has said that all respondents in the Central Bank bond scam case have been identified, the President’s Media Division stated. MORE..
Four youngsters have fallen into the sea while taking selfies at Roomassala in Unawatuna, Police Media stated. MORE..
China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, known as Sinopec Corp, said on Monday it has set up a fuel oil company in Sri Lanka as it looks to supply fuel to ships along a major maritime route. MORE..
The Gazette notification pertaining to extending the official term of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing fraud and corruption at state institutions from 2015 to 2018 has been issued. MORE..
A suspect has been apprehended in Mannar for illegally harvesting conch shells yesterday (15). MORE..
Three faculties of the University of Ruhuna located at the Wellamadama complex are to be reopened tomorrow (17), says Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Sujeewa Amarasena. MORE..
Ocean waves have swashed in nearly 1 kilometre into the land along the Galle road from Kahawa, Ambalangoda to Godagama area. MORE..
Chairman of the Special Parliamentary Select Committee and Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ananda Kumarasiri assures that the identity of the intelligence officers would not be revealed at the committee meetings. MORE..
Showery and windy conditions are likely to enhance particularly over South-western parts of the island from 16th to 19th July 2019, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
The death penalty should not be implemented although it continues to exist as a punishment, says the Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
Four persons have been arrested while in possession of 290 electric detonators at Hedigama, Piliyandala, says the Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara. MORE..
The European Union (EU), under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, has presented a support package for Sri Lanka, which will notably focus on law enforcement, rehabilitation and disengagement, counter-narratives and online radicalisation. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena has said the people will have the opportunity to elect a new government within the next five months and that he expects them to use their franchise wisely to select honest individuals who love the country. MORE..
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that the Commander of the Army has publicly acknowledged that former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen had not influenced him. MORE..
The officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Panadura North Police Station has been interdicted on the National Police Commission’s covering approval after two T-56 assault rifles went missing from his police station. MORE..
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called for a clarification from State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake regarding his recent controversial comment on the Buddhist clergy residing in temples, says the Prime Minister’s Office. MORE..
Police said that vehicular movement will be restricted along a section of the Kaduwela-Kollupitiya Road for a period of 03 hours tonight due to the annual Esala Perahera of the Sankapitti Temple in Kaduwela. MORE..
Regardless of the party, a leader who cares about the country needs to assume power, says Uruwaride Wannila Aththo. MORE..
There is no issue in holding a Provincial Council (PC) election before the presidential election, says the Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya. MORE..
Sri Lanka’s Muslim parliamentarians have decided to handover a proposal to Minister of Justice Thalatha Athukorale today (15) regarding the amendments required to be made to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act. MORE..
Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen stated that the decision to reassume the ministerial posts will be taken according to the ruling of the party. MORE..
A Sri Lankan passenger who had smuggled in a stock of Dubai-manufactured cigarettes has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). MORE..
A 45-year-old father and 11-year-old daughter died today (15) after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a Colombo Fort-bound train on the Wadurawa level crossing in Veyangoda police division. MORE..
The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is keen on enhancing connectivity with Indian ports using ferry services to facilitate easier trade and tourism, its chairman Kavan Ratnayake said. MORE..
The Department of Meteorology says the prevailing showery condition is expected to enhance to some extent over most parts of the island, particularly in south-western part during next few days. MORE..
England won the men’s World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand following a dramatic sudden-death super over in one of the most thrilling matches in cricket history. MORE..
Police say the new amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act could revoke a driver’s license for a lifetime for two offenses under drunk driving. MORE..
‘Car-Free Zone’, a pilot project launched by the Colombo Municipal Council and the Netherlands Embassy in Colombo, was launched this morning (14) in Colombo. MORE..
State Intelligence Officers including the Head of the State Intelligence Service should not be revealed through media, says the Leader of the opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
The proposal with the recommendations to amend the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act will be presented to the Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Atukorale tomorrow (15), stated MP A. H. M. Fowzie. MORE..
A suspect, who had given a false tip-off to the Police Emergency service (119) over an alleged attack on the Parliament, has been arrested at Ella area, says the Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara. MORE..
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike and her clan in the UNP will not be allowed to destroy the identity of the party, says Minister Ravi Karunanayake. MORE..
The Enterprise Sri Lanka Exhibition organized by the Ministry of Finance will be held in Anuradhapura Walisinghe Harischandra Playground from the 24th to the 27th of July from 10 am to 10 pm, stated the Ministry of Finance issuing a press release. MORE..