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State appointments should not serve relations or friends

By L.B.Senaratne Governor Lalith B.Gamage made a warning remark to 329 newly appointed Government employees, that they should not think of friends, relations, or act...

IS it UNESCO Proper talking on Sinharaja ?

News s been flashed around that the UNESCO has confirmed that there is no forest destruction in the USECO heritage sites . The source quoted...

Sabhan rememberd

A simple but dignified ceremony was held at the original memorial for regular Police Constable Tuan Sabhan and Special Constable Geroge Van Haught...

Police will check tire

Police has decided to launch a three-day operation to inspect the road worthiness of vehicles from today. Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said officers...

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Foreign diplomats to be given COVID19 vaccines in Sri Lanka

Foreign diplomats serving in Sri Lanka, under which various diplomatic Missions in Sri Lanka have also been included in...
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Sri Lanka Cricket in the Sky

Several Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officials visited Sooriyawewa yesterday in a special chartered flight to witness the Sri Lanka vs West Indies...

Suraj Randiv drives a bus in Australia for survival, but hopes to continue Cricketing career

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Suraj Randiv, who represented his nation in ICC 2011 World Cup, is currently working as a bus driver in Australia...

SL beat West Indies in a repetition of the ‘David and Goliath’ story

It was a ‘David and Goliath’ story in the second T20 encounter where Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 43 runs with pint-sized Akila...

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Radiographers lock up Nursers

A radiographer attached to the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama has been arrested by the Maharagama Police yesterday for locking two nurses inside the radiology...

The Best tea is community Tea

A Sri Lankan organic tea exporter, English Tea Shop, says it has got a new slice of the market by getting the...

State of the Art Testing Spice Lab

Sri Lanka’s Industrial Development Board (IDB) is set up a modern laboratory which will reduce export costs of spices, a United Nations...

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Korean awards ceremony for Taekwondo Championship

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with Taekwondo Federation in Sri Lanka hosted the Awards’ ceremony...

SriLankan Airlines: Website relaunched with new look

March 04, 2021, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines relaunched its website, www.srilankan.com, with a modern look and feel with improved functionality...

Japanese Embassy: Rs 12 million grant for water project in N’Eliya

The Government of Japan provided a grant of US$ 63,197 (approx. Rs. 12 million) through the Grant Assistance for...

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau: promotional campaign by SL Tourism

MICE (Meetings, Incentive, Conference, Exhibitions) tourism constitutes a key segment of the tourist industry globally, expected to be valued...

United Nations: UN in Sri Lanka calls for more women in leadership

Colombo, 8th March 2021: Sri Lanka is making progress towards an equal future with equal opportunities for women in...

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Ex-French President sentenced to jail for corruption

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to bribe...
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Tamil National Alliance responds foreign Minister’s statement to UN Human Rights Council

The Tamil National Alliance responding to the statement of Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena to the United Nations Human Rights Council has declared that Sri...

Another human smuggling racket busted off north western Sri Lanka

Another racket of illegally trafficking persons via sea routes to foreign countries has been busted by the Sri Lanka Navy based in Kalpitiya. This time...

Kotmale Hill Climb

By Sene Etulgama The Kotmale Hill Climb will commence after a twenty-year lapse on 1st and 2nd May 2021 made a spectacular launch for the...

GMOA calls for a ban on cinnamon cigarettes

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has called on the Health Ministry to ban all promotions of cinnamon-based cigarette that was recently launched in...

Rohana Beddage as the new Sri Lankan ambassador to the Maldives

The Government proposal to appoint veteran singer Rohana Beddage as the new Sri Lankan ambassador to the Maldives was approved by the...

Norfund to Invest up to 9.99% in National Development Bank PLC

The National Development Bank and the Norwegian Development Finance Institution, Norfund, have reached an agreement for Norfund to invest up to 9.99% in National...

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Many who voted for government now oppose

Sri Lanka People’s Front MP Wijayadasa Rajapaksa who was sidelined now says it is an insult to be a minister in the Gotabaya Rajapaksa...

GMOA calls for a ban on cinnamon cigarettes

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has called on the Health Ministry to ban all promotions of cinnamon-based cigarette that was recently launched in...

AstraZeneca is Safe -WHO

The World Health Organization have stood by the AstraZeneca Corona Vaccine and dismissed fears that have prompted countries in Europe and Asia to suspend...

China condemns use of human rights issues to interfere in other countries

China has declared that consistently opposes politicizing and applying double standard on human rights and using so-called human rights issues to interfere in other...

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SAARC Season 2020- Ecosystem Hero of the Year award for Sri Lanka

Nevindaree Premarathne of ICT Agency of Sri Lanka was announced the winner of the SAARC Season 2020 under the Ecosystem Hero of the Year...

China condemns use of human rights issues to interfere in other countries

China has declared that consistently opposes politicizing and applying double standard on human rights and using so-called human rights issues to interfere in other...

Zhejiang Export online fair (SriLanka -Auto part) over Zoom from June 1 -5

“Zhejiang Export Online Fair (Sri Lanka - Auto Part)” conducted over Zoom Online Conference Platform, over a 5-day period from 01st June to 05th...

Thank you India – Prime Minister Mahinda

The Two Sri Lankan crew members of the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship, quarantined in Yokohama, Japan have been evacuated by a charter...

Interest Rates to Remain Low

Despite balance sheet issues, low-interest rates will remain at least for the time being. The central bank’s rate-setting Monetary Board had no other option...

Racket of smuggling Orchids from Sinharaja forest busted

A racket of smuggling out wild orchids from the Sinharaja forest and selling them in markets and possibly smuggling them out of the country...
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An Identification Parade on 9th March

By L.b.Senatne An Identification Parade has been ordered by the Kandy Magistrate over the incident at Katugastota on 23rd February, where a former Laksala Chairman...

AstraZeneca is Safe -WHO

The World Health Organization have stood by the AstraZeneca Corona Vaccine and dismissed fears that have prompted countries in Europe and Asia to suspend...

Thank you India – Prime Minister Mahinda

The Two Sri Lankan crew members of the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship, quarantined in Yokohama, Japan have been evacuated by a charter...

Radical Wahabist Preacher Arrested

Rasheed Akbar in Dematagoda a preacher of Wahhabism and Jihadi has been arrested. Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the 60-year-old Rasheed Akbar is...

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TNA Supports UN Resolution against Sri Lanka

The main Tamil opposition has urged member states to support UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet’s report on Sri Lanka saying that it...

Radiographers lock up Nursers

A radiographer attached to the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama has been arrested by the Maharagama Police yesterday for locking two nurses inside the radiology...

Tamil MP opposes burial of COVID19 victims in Iranativu

A Tamil Parliamentarian has opened the protest against government plans to bury COVID19 victims in the Catholic predominant Iranathivu Island off Mannar. MP C. Shireedharan...
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UBER to do more on safety-New Button

Uber announced new features for a better customer experience . Uber Safety Helpline: The new safety helpline will provide...

Police officers attacked Jaffna

Two police officers have beaten up badly by a group of unruly civilians in Jaffna. The police officers had been to the location of the...

Sanjaya Mohottala Director General of the Board of Investment

Sanjaya Mohottala has been appointed as Director General of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka.The new Director General ...

Work From Home system introduced due to COVID19 for public sector ends

The Work From Home system introduced for the public sector due to the COVID19 outbreak last year has been brought to an end with...

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TNA Supports UN Resolution against Sri Lanka

The main Tamil opposition has urged member states to support UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet’s report on Sri Lanka saying that it...

Sachithra Senanayake’s anticipatory bail application rejected

A bail application filed by former national Cricketers Sachithra Senanayake seeking an order to prevent his arrest was rejected on March 2 by the...

Foreign Secretary Rejects Militarization Accusations

Jayanatha Colombage , the newly appointed Sectary to the foreign ministry is seen as a symbol of the expanding militarization of the Gothabaya Rajapaksha...

Work From Home system introduced due to COVID19 for public sector ends

The Work From Home system introduced for the public sector due to the COVID19 outbreak last year has been brought to an end with...