The Court of Appeal has reserved the order on whether to take up for hearing the writ application filed by the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) seeking to prevent the imposing of power cuts during the 2022 GCE Advanced Level examination to 10 February.
A 19-year-old suspect has been apprehended in Galle after he had attempting to evade arrest by jumping into the sea. MORE..
Several teams of military personnel have been deployed within the Colombo Fort area, to help control the prevailing situation in the wake of various groups taking to the streets this morning (08 Feb.) to stage protest marches and rallies. MORE..
Families in southern Turkey and Syria spent a second night in the freezing cold on Wednesday as overwhelmed rescuers raced to pull people from the rubble two days after a massive earthquake that killed more than 9,600 people. MORE..
New Zealand authorities have recovered 3.2 tonnes of cocaine, worth more than $300 million, found floating in the Pacific Ocean and believed to be bound for Australia. MORE..
President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policy, has instructed the Treasury Secretary to provide provisions only for essential government services. MORE..
The Attorney General (AG) has informed the Court of Appeal that the Cabinet of Ministers has decided not to implement the recommendations of the Political Victimisation Commission, which was chaired by former Justice Upali Abeyratne. MORE..
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will make his first visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday since the Russian invasion of his country, Downing Street said. MORE..
A circular has been issued on non-cash benefits including vehicle, fuel allowances, housing, communication and other benefits provided to employees. MOE..
Two individuals including Ven. Balangoda Kassapa Thero were arrested today (Feb. 08) during a Satyagraha campaign that was blocking the entry road to parliament. MORE..
A heated situation arose earlier today (08 Feb.), when the Police intervened in a protest staged by a group of Buddhist monks against the full implementation of the 13th Amendment. MORE..
President Joe Biden challenged Republicans to lift the U.S. debt ceiling and support tax policies that were friendlier to middle class Americans on Tuesday in a State of the Union speech that served as a blueprint for his 2024 re-election campaign. MORE..
President Ranil Wickremesinghe, delivering the governmentís policy statement in parliament today, said he is ready to make politically unpopular decisions, such as introducing new tax policies, to put the country back on track. MORE..
The police have arrested a 14-year-old on suspicion of attacking his elder brother to death with a sharp weapon in the Palathota area of Thekka Watta, Kalutara yesterday (Feb. 08). MORE..
President Ranil Wickremesinghe began delivering the Government Policy Statement a short while ago (08 Feb.). MORE..
President Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived in parliament a short while ago for the inauguration of the Fourth Session of the Ninth Parliament at 10.00 a.m. MORE..
A newborn girl has been saved by rescuers from beneath the rubble of a building in north-west Syria that was destroyed by an earthquake on Monday. MORE..
The Fourth Session of the Ninth Parliament is scheduled to be declared open today (Feb. 08). MORE..
Rescuers in Turkey and Syria battled bitter cold Tuesday in a race against time to find survivors under buildings flattened by an earthquake that killed more than 7,800 people. MORE..
The Meteorology Department says several spells of showers will occur in Eastern, Uva and North-Central provinces and in Hambantota, Matale and Mullaitivu districts. MORE...
A Host Country Agreement was signed between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) progressing Sri Lankaís climate action and further deepening Sri Lankaís green growth development. MORE..