Sri Lanka’s railway trade unions have decided to end their strike action after talks held today with the ministerial committee chaired by Minister Sarath Amunugama. MORE..
- Railway strike called off
- Former Navy Spokesman further remanded
- Suspect arrested with 200 Tramadol tablets
- Mahanayake Theras responsible for defeating new constitution - Amarasekara
- LG polls: acceptance of deposits ends
- Petition against Ambagamuwa delimitation postponed
- Minimum qualifications for medical education
- Geminids Meteor shower visible to Sri Lankans tonight
- Chinese national arrested with 155 cigarette cartons
A Chinese national was apprehended by the Customs Anti Narcotic Division at the Arrival lounge of Bandaranayke International Airport while trying to smuggle in 155 Chinese cigarette cartons. MORE...
The annually occurring meteor shower named Geminids Meteor shower will be visible in Sri Lanka tonight (13). MORE...
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal prescribing the minimum qualifications for medical education in Sri Lanka. MORE..
The time period for making deposits for 93 Local Government (LG) institutions for the upcoming LG polls terminated at noon today (13) ,the Election Commission announced. MORE...
The Supreme Court today postponed until Friday (Dec. 15) to consider the fundamental rights (FR) petition filed against the delimitation of the Ambagamuwa local government area in the Nuwara-Eliya District. MORE..
The Maha Sangha of the country including the Mahanayake Theras of the three Chapters should take the responsibility of defeating the proposed new Constitution, says the Collective of National Organizations. MORE..
Former Navy Media Spokesman Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake and 6 others have been further remanded until December 22 by Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court. MORE..
A suspect who was found in possession of 200 Tramadol tablets was arrested in Kadawatha,Siyambalape Junction by the Organized Crimes Prevention Division (OCPD) today (13). MORE...
The hunger strike launched by the trade unions of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) will continue for the third day today (13). More...
The strike action launched by several railway trade unions continued for the seventh day despite President Maithripala Sirisena requesting all striking railway employees to report back to work. MORE..
There are issues pertaining to the failure to enforce the law against the corrupt politicians of the previous regime, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said. MORE..
Facebook has responded to a former executive who said the social network, and other services like it, was “ripping society apart”. MORE..
The Governments of Sri Lanka and the United States launched a two-year HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership to fast track government efforts to end AIDS by 2025. MORE..
The Malaysian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka was given a new assignment prior to the visit of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to the country. MORE..
The “Tell the President” programme implemented by the Presidential Secretariat to submit any complaints, suggestions, ideas and grievances directly to the president by the public was recently awarded with e-Swabhimani gold award. MORE...
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Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera has won the toss and the visitors have elected to bowl in the second ODI at IS Bindra-PCA Stadium in Mohali on Wednesday. MORE..
The draw for the last 16 of the Champions League was made in Nyon. For the first time in the competition’s history, five representatives from the same nation will compete in the knock-out stages with all of the Premier League sides having progressed. MORE...
Sri Lanka secured a dominant victory over India after surpassing the meager total of 112 runs in 20.4 overs and 7 wickets to spare. MORE...
India were bowled out for 112 runs after a brilliant bowling display by the Sri Lankan bowlers. MORE...
Thisara Perera began his stint as captain by winning the toss and electing to field first at the first ODI against India played at Dharmasala today (10). MORE...
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Anushka Sharma married (finally) her boyfriend Virat Kohli in Italy on Monday and the Internet has exhaled. Twitter is flooded with wishes for the newlyweds, with several messages being posted by the 29-year-old actress’ friends MORE...
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