Heavy rains of about 150 mm will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-western, Central, and Southern provinces within the next 24 hours, states the Disaster Management Center (DMC). MORE..
Landslide early warnings have been issued on Ratnapura, Nuwaraeliya, Kegalle, and Kalutara districts, stated the Disaster Management Center (DMC). MORE..
The Armour-Baber junction in Kotahena has been flooded due to the prevailing heavy rains, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. MORE..
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the allegations of corruption and financial misappropriations of state institutions, a short while ago. MORE..
Two suspects allegedly involved in last night’s shooting at Hanwella, which claimed the life one persons and wounded another, have been arrested. MORE..
Oil prices surged more than 15 percent to their highest level in nearly four months after an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that knocked out more than five percent of global oil supply. MORE..
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left the Presidential Commission of Inquiry a short while ago, after recording a statement with the Commission. MORE..
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will be contesting for the upcoming presidential election under a different symbol that the usual ‘Bell’ sign, says JVP political bureau member K. D. Lalkantha. MORE..
The 06 suspects including Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma arrested over forcible burial of a body in an unauthorized land have been granted bail. MORE..
The Lotus Road in Colombo has been temporarily closed due to a protest march, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has again arrived before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry at the BMICH. MORE..
Minister Sajith Premadasa says he will contest at the presidential election no matter what obstacle is placed before him. MORE..
The water levels of several rivers have risen due to the heavy rainfall prevailing in the country, stated the Department of Irrigation. MORE..
A bus that had been en route to Gampaha from Thalawila has toppled injuring twenty of its passengers last night (14). MORE..
The prevailing showery condition over the island is expected to continue during next few days, according to the Meteorology Department. MORE..
UPDATE: The explosion which occurred in a house in Dematagoda this morning (15) has been caused by a gas leak, stated the Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara. MORE..
United People’s Freedom Alliance member Shantha Bandara’s name has been gazetted to fill the vacant UPFA National List MP seat. MORE..
The Deputy Leader of the United National Party (UNP) Minister Sajith Premadasa says that the discussions held with the party leaders of the United National Front (UNF) were highly successful. MORE..
The son arrested over the murder of the 81-year-old woman named Walliamma Ragei has been remanded until the 23rd of September. MORE..
Parliamentarian A. H. M. Fowzie says that he has not yet been informed of the suspension of his membership of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). MORE..
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera ordered Excise Commissioner General, H.G. Sumanasinghe to conduct an immediate investigation into how liquor licenses have been issued by the Excise Department without getting his approval in 2017 and 2018 and, report him within two weeks. MORE..
Minister Daya Gamage says that if the Ministry of Finance was handed over to him there would be no financial crisis in the country. MORE..
An accident involving 6 vehicles has occurred on the Southern Expressway earlier this evening (15), stated the Road Development Authority (RDA). MORE..
The Road Development Authority (RDA) has urged motorists to limit vehicle speed when traveling on the Expressways. MORE..
Highlighting the importance of tackling climate change and its impact on Sri Lanka, UN Resident Coordinator Hanaa Singer said living standards in Sri Lanka can drop by five to seven percent because of climate-related vulnerabilities. MORE..
A train traveling from Kankesanthurai to Beliatta has derailed near the Mahawa, stated the Railway Control Room. MORE..
UPDATE: One of the persons injured during the shoot out at the Embulgama Junction in Hanwella has succumbed to his injuries. MORE..
SLNS ‘Sindurala’ and SLNS ‘Suranimila’ which left for India on the 5th September to participate in the Sri Lanka India Naval Exercise-2019, have arrived back in the island. MORE..
The body of an 81-year-old woman named Walliamma Ragei, who was allegedly brutally assaulted by her son, daughter-in-law and eldest grandson, has been found dumped inside a well behind the house where she had been living. MORE..
Prevailing showery condition over the island is expected to continue during next few days, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (13) declared the historic Sabaragamuwa Maha Saman Devala Perahera a national event. MORE..
Sri Lanka Navy has declared open two Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants established in Nikaweratiya and Mahawa areas yesterday (13). MORE..
An individual has been arrested along with 30kg 480g of Cannabis at Wellampitiya area. MORE..
The protest staged by disabled war heroes and their families, calling for solutions for salary issues and fulfilment of several other demands, was continued for the fifth consecutive day yesterday (13). MORE..
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani reiterated his confidence in Pakistan hosting Sri Lanka later this month, saying neither he nor his board was looking to shift the series to a neutral venue. MORE..
Presidential Commission probing the allegations of corruption and embezzlement in government institutions has launched an investigation into alleged financial misappropriation of state funds that has taken place while granting permits to duty-free shops at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). MORE..
Drone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, state media say. MORE..
A discussion between UNP’s deputy leader Minister Sajith Premadasa and the representatives of minor political parties is scheduled to take place today (14). MORE..
The membership of five National List Members of Parliament, appointed from Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), will be suspended within the next few days, SLFP General Secretary MP Dayasiri Jayasekara says. MORE..
Minister Sajith Premadasa says patriotism does not mean destroying Islamic, Hindu, Christian, Catholic devotees. MORE..
UPFA Parliamentarian S.B. Dissanayake says he intends to take legal action against his membership being suspended from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. MORE..
Outgoing Ambassador of Qatar in Sri Lanka, Dr. Rashid bin Shafea Al Marri, today (14) called on President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
Prevailing showery condition over the island is expected to continue during the next few days, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
The six suspects in connection with the shooting of two policemen at Akuressa and the two T-56 assault rifles that were stolen from Panadura North police station have been remanded till the 25th of September. MORE..
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday (12) emphasized the greater need to focus on long-term care for elderly women Sri Lanka. MORE..
The General Secretary of United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) says that he informed the Elections Commission that he has suggested Shantha Bandara’s name for the vacant UPFA National List MP seat. MORE..
Southern Provincial Council (SPC) member Manoj Sirisena has been appointed to fill the vacant Parliament seat following the demise of MP Chandrasiri Gajadeera. MORE..
Seven Pakistani nationals including one female, who were convicted of smuggling heroin into Sri Lanka, have been sentenced to life by the Negombo High Court, the Police Media Spokesperson’s office said in a release. MORE..
Minister Sajith Premadasa says the field of education must adapt to the modern development trends. MORE..
The father and brother of notorious underworld figure Kanjipani Imran and four others, who were arrested yesterday (12), have been remanded till September 25th under the orders of Gall Magistrate. MORE..