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New Country by Ajantha! (VIDEO)

She made these sentiments speaking at a press conference held in Colombo today (18).

18 Oct 2019

Carbon tax abolishes in keeping Sajith’s pledge!

Mr. Samaraweera said the measure will be taken in keeping with a promise given by Presidential candidate Sajith Premadas

18 Oct 2019

Sri Lanka Financial Intelligence Unit gets direct access to the INTERPOL

The agreement enables gather intelligence and information which is vital for prevention such offences.

18 Oct 2019

Army Commander’s sentiments featured on Gota’s advert without permission

This was stated by Chairman of Elections Commission, Mr. Mahinda Deshapriya.

18 Oct 2019

Justice for Man and Environment, AKD says (VIDEO)

NPP’s launching of its Environment Policy Statement at Kotawatta Village, Udawalawa.

18 Oct 2019

An island surrounded by Sea imported Rs. 33000 million Fish (VIDEO)

About 106,000 metrictons of fish have been imported and 24,000 metrictons have been exported, according to Mr. Gamage.

18 Oct 2019

Zahran’s former employer says not to vote whom Zahran voted for!

If Wimal too keeps his mouth shut, it would be much benefit for Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

18 Oct 2019

Lebanese take to streets in protest over proposed WhatsApp Levy!

We are not here over the WhatsApp, we are here over everything: over fuel, food, bread, over everything.

18 Oct 2019

Trump hosts G7 Summit in his own property!

White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Trump would not use his personal property to host the Summit for pr

18 Oct 2019

The End of Sri Lankan Democracy?

One of Asia’s oldest democracies may be in jeopardy.

18 Oct 2019

SLPP press conference turns into multiplied political joke, as Wijedasa Rajapaksa appears!

MP Wijedasa Rajapaksa announced that he would support Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

18 Oct 2019

UK Premier Johnson confident lawmakers would vote in favour of Brexit

In doing so, the Brexit deal could be ratified at parliament on Saturday (19), Johnson said.

18 Oct 2019

Pohottu Party at percentage crisis, sought JVP for Second Vote!

He made this revelation speaking to a rally held in Kandy on Wednesday (16).

18 Oct 2019

SPECIAL NEWS

Pohottu Party at percentage crisis, sought JVP for Second Vote!

He made this revelation speaking to a rally held in Kandy on Wednesday (16).

18 Oct 2019

Two key parties contesting in the Polls at severe financial crisis!

This is mainly due to the inability to collect the election funds to the level they were hoping for.

18 Oct 2019

TNA likely to remain independent amidst upcoming Presidential Polls!

TNA is more likely to remain independent without supporting any candidate at the upcoming presidential race.

18 Oct 2019

CBK returns to Island on Saturday, talks between Mangala and SLFP on the go!

She will be playing a critical role this year as well.

17 Oct 2019

Kili Maharaja hires Sri Ranga to pull down Swarnavahini!

Sri Ranga’s intention is to ruin Swarnavahini & bankrupt the organisation. Lyca does not understand this.

17 Oct 2019

SLFP poses an open threat to SLPP activists over booing

That decision was not made for protecting the SLFP, but protecting the country.

17 Oct 2019

BUSINESS

Toyota Introduces New RAV4 Range and the HIACE Van for SL

Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has invigorated the surging SUV market in Sri Lanka by launching a new-generation RAV4 range.

14 Oct 2019

Softlogic Life gains Forbes ‘Asia’s acclaim

Softlogic Life made it to the Forbes ‘Asia’s Best Under A Billion 2019’ list.

14 Oct 2019

“Sri Lanka Week at Carrefour Oman” Ceremonially Opened at Muscat City Centre

“Sri Lanka Week at Carrefour Oman” was ceremonially opened at Carrefour Hypermarket in Muscat City Centre on 2/10/2019.

08 Oct 2019

Toyota Lanka Goes Digital with Toyota Sure and Service App

Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd recently launched a comprehensive website for Toyota Sure certified vehicles which are approved b

06 Oct 2019

FEATURED

The End of Sri Lankan Democracy?

One of Asia’s oldest democracies may be in jeopardy.

18 Oct 2019

Human capital agenda for Sri Lanka

At a political level we had a very powerful human rights argument that education is a fundamental right.

17 Oct 2019

Sajith Premadasa the last hope for the down trodden

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not, but remember that what you have now was once among things only

16 Oct 2019

2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by

15 Oct 2019

FOREIGN

Lebanese take to streets in protest over proposed WhatsApp Levy!

We are not here over the WhatsApp, we are here over everything: over fuel, food, bread, over everything.

18 Oct 2019

Trump hosts G7 Summit in his own property!

White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Trump would not use his personal property to host the Summit for pr

18 Oct 2019

UK Premier Johnson confident lawmakers would vote in favour of Brexit

In doing so, the Brexit deal could be ratified at parliament on Saturday (19), Johnson said.

18 Oct 2019

IDF seize 10 wanted suspects for terror activity!

These suspects are accused of extremist acts, as well as the killing of Israeli security forces and civilians.

17 Oct 2019

Environment

SL hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group

Sri Lanka hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group under the Commonwealth Blue Cha

14 Oct 2019

Sri Lanka wields mangroves, its tsunami shield, against climate change

About 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, lies the coastal town of Koggala, named after

24 Sep 2019

Sri Lanka scales up its domestic campaign to protect sharks with a global push

Decades ago along the beaches of Sri Lanka, fish sellers used bicycles to transport their catch, including sharks. It wa

08 Sep 2019

Dramatic warming projected in world’s major cities by 2050

77 percent of the world’s cities will experience a ’’striking change’’ in climate conditions, while 22 percent will expe

11 Jul 2019

GOSSIP

Plan to present Sarath Weerasekara to split Mahesh Senanayake’s Sinhala votes

Sarath Weerasekera had already obtained the parliamentary certificate required to contest as a candidate a few days ago.

06 Oct 2019

Ranil is too good, JR would have banned JVP!

When it comes to the Easter Sunday attacks, what Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) must actually do is to be self critical

13 Jul 2019

Assaulting lift operator: Investigation against IGP after two years

After Lanka News Web (LNW) on 31st May published an article reminding the IGP Pujith Jayasundara’s assault on Samarakone

02 Jun 2019

People ask me to take it, but if I take it... - Army Commander

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has reportedly said people ask of him to acquire the rule of country

26 May 2019

ART

2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by ..

15 Oct 2019

Rory Peck Awards finalists announced!

This year’s Rory Peck Award sponsored by Google, Sony, AP, announced finalists across three categories...

08 Oct 2019