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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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More than 200 inquiries about missing persons

The horrific incident where headless body was found packed in bag has brought a startling revelation that there are...
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SL legends record another victory at Road Safety World Series T20

Sri Lanka legends led by Tilakaratne Dilshan beat South Africa Legends by 9 wickets today, in the Road Safety World Series T20, at the...

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...

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...

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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...

Press Release

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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From where were the flag brought ?

By Sene Etulgama Second of March , is considered as the day when the Kandyan Convention was signed, but it is not so. This document...

Rice Price to Increase?

The competitive buying of paddy by large scale merchants and the government will result in further increases of rice prices said the small scale...

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...

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...

Diplomat makes a prominent Buddhist priest speechless

The venerable Kotapitiye Rahula Anunayaka thero Said that the comments made by the US ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz who came to see him made...

Navy and Air Force combine with Indian Navy to conduct air observer training

Sri Lanka Navy partnered with the Indian Navy and Sri Lanka Air Force to take part in an air observer training exercise on a...

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Catholic Church calls for ‘Black Sunday’ protest over Easter Sunday Commission report

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has called for a ‘Black Sunday’ next week to mark their protests over the findings in the Easter...

Foreign Ministry to open Consular service regional office in Trinco

Residents of the Eastern province will be able to obtain Consular Services provided from the Foreign Ministry at a regional office to be set...

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...

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...

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Trilateral Secretariat for national security on Maritime security between India, SL and Maldives set up

A Secretariat for Trilateral National Security Advisors on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, Maldives and Sri Lanka inaugurated in Colombo on March 1. This was...

Samsung S20 Is Available on Pre Order

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider and the first and only network to offer Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi or WiFi...

No more plastic garlands at Kataragama Maha Devale

No more plastic garlands will allowed to be offered for God at the Kataragama Maha devale, Minister of Environment Mahinda Aamaraweera has decided. He said...

Sri Lanka’s polls chief condemns arrest of Myanmar Election staff

The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has expressed shock over the arrest of Myanmar election officials and called for their release. “We are shocked by...

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...

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...
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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...

Emirates flight held up for 45 mts until Namal gets passport cleared

Passengers on board on an Emirates flight from Colombo to Dubai on Sunday were held up for 45 minutes as a cabinet minister had...

Catholics take part in ‘Black Sunday’ protest demanding justice

Catholics took part in protest campaigns outside churches in many parts of the country in what they called a ‘Black Sunday’ protest demanding that...

Former MP Hirunika nearly gets arrested

Former Member of Parliament Hirunika Premachandra was nearly arrested after she got delayed to attend a High Court hearing where she charged for the...

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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...

Women’s Day

By L.B.Senaratne Parliamentarian Rohini Kaviratne said at the "Women's Day" event held at Kandy that she intends to bring a Bill in parliament to given...

Diplomat makes a prominent Buddhist priest speechless

The venerable Kotapitiye Rahula Anunayaka thero Said that the comments made by the US ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz who came to see him made...
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Diplomat makes a prominent Buddhist priest speechless

The venerable Kotapitiye Rahula Anunayaka thero Said that the comments made by the US ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz who came to see him made...

No kings and Maharajas here

Will eliminate poverty by improving the income of the villages. Participating in the "Gama Samaga Pilisandara programme" in Yombuwelthenna in Walapane, he said the government...

Philanthropist donates holiday bungalow in Nuwara Eliya for Army

A philanthropist has donated a 180.2 perch land and bungalow in Nuwara Eliya to be used as a holiday bungalow for the Army. Mr Don...

Sri Lanka’s polls chief condemns arrest of Myanmar Election staff

The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has expressed shock over the arrest of Myanmar election officials and called for their release. “We are shocked by...

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Ven Gnanasara calls for joint statement from Mahanayakes on Easter Sunday attack report

General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena Organization, Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara has called the Mahanayaka theras to issue a joint statement on the alleged...

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...

W.D Amaradeva’s wife passes away

Ms Wimala Amaradeva, the widow of veteran musician and singer W. D. Amaradeva passed away at the National Hospital on Monday evening. She was...

Foreign Ministry to open Consular service regional office in Trinco

Residents of the Eastern province will be able to obtain Consular Services provided from the Foreign Ministry at a regional office to be set...