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Families struggle as heavy rain, more floods expected in Sudan

Thousands of people continue to live under the threat of incoming heavy rain and further flooding in parts of Sudan, mon

8 hours ago

Venus is a Russian planet -- say the Russians

No longer confined to territories here on Earth, Russia has now staked its claim on Venus, saying it is a ’’Russian plan

9 hours ago

JVP holds nationwide conferences against the 20th amendment

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has decided to hold a series of conferences to educate the public on the 20th Amendm

19 Sep 2020

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night.

19 Sep 2020

TikTok and WeChat: US to ban app downloads in 48 hours

TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores from Sunday, unless President Donald Trump agrees to a last-minute d

19 Sep 2020

The Water level in reservoirs in the up country rises - Landslide warning issued for 04 districts

Due to the heavy rainfall falling on the western slopes of the up country, the water level in the reservoirs in those ar

19 Sep 2020

SriLankan Airlines Prosecuted For Protecting A Sexual Abusing Manager In New Delhi

A secondary case filed against SriLankan Airlines, sees the national carrier being prosecuted for protecting its former

19 Sep 2020

Election of new COPE Chairman due on September 22

The first meeting of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) of the Ninth Parliament is scheduled to be held on the 2

19 Sep 2020

Two officers arrested for releasing illegal tumeric containers from customs

Two customs officers have been arrested in the Bloemendhal area in Colombo on charges of assisting in the release of a c

19 Sep 2020

Students will not be paid Suraksha insurance benefits from January to July 30, 2020 - Stalin

The Ceylon Teachers’ Union (CTU) has revealed that after the transfer of the security insurance scheme by the new govern

19 Sep 2020

Easter Commission: What State intelligence did was political spying - Hemasiri Fernando testifies

Former Secretary of Defense Hemasiri Fernando testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Easter At

19 Sep 2020

Malwana house case adjourned. Mudith Jayakody is suffering mentally and physically!

The case filed against Basil Rajapaksa under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act regarding the construction of a huge

19 Sep 2020

If middlemen hide stocks of rice, 100,000 tons of rice will be imported - Bandula

Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena says that he will take action even if he is reluctant to import 100,000 metric tons o

19 Sep 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

Easter Commission: What State intelligence did was political spying - Hemasiri Fernando testifies

Former Secretary of Defense Hemasiri Fernando testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Easter At

19 Sep 2020

If middlemen hide stocks of rice, 100,000 tons of rice will be imported - Bandula

Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena says that he will take action even if he is reluctant to import 100,000 metric tons o

19 Sep 2020

Chinese will also come to our parliament after the 20th amendment, this is becoming a Chinese colony - Ven. Gnanasara Thero

The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera says that the Chinese will soon obtain dual ci

18 Sep 2020

People cannot be given short term relief regarding the price of goods - Bandula

Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena has stated that there is no possibility of providing any short term relief to the peo

18 Sep 2020

Change in Traffic Rules. Two lanes opened for motorcyclists

Although a new traffic system has been introduced on four main roads entering Colombo city since last Monday, motorcycli

17 Sep 2020

Warrant issued over alleged financial fraud Jaliya Wickramasuriya to be recalled?

A request was made to recall the warrant issued over Jaliya Wickramasuriya, former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United S

17 Sep 2020

BUSINESS

Dialog Axiata Reinvigorates the Entertainment Industry by Powering Dream Music Fest

Dialog Axiata Reinvigorates the Entertainment Industry by Powering Dream Music Fest

17 Sep 2020

Dialog Axiata Deploys LANKAQR to Enable a Cashless Sri Lanka

eZ Cash Sri Lanka’s Largest Mobile Money Platform Launches LANKAQR Merchant Acquisition and Adoption Drive from Matale

17 Sep 2020

Nivard nudges biz community to invest

State Minister of Money and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabraal yesterday nudged local inve

16 Sep 2020

SLT fibre to power 10 apartment complexes in Colombo, under SLT - Homelands partnership

SLT recently signed an agreement with Homelands Skyline, the premier real estate company in Sri Lanka.

12 Sep 2020

FEATURED

Jackfruit: the ’vegan sensation’ that saved Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans began planting jackfruit trees to gain food self-sufficiency during British rule, and they’ve since helped i

17 Sep 2020

Trump Hosts Israel, U.A.E. and Bahrain at White House Signing Ceremony

Proclaiming that “there’s going to be peace in the Middle East,” President Trump hosted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah

16 Sep 2020

An adequate discussion should be held on the 20th Amendment before its passing in, says Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne was invited to speak and elaborate on the 20th amendment to the constitution of Sri Lanka.

11 Sep 2020

South Asia must find ways to keep up

South Asia hosts more than a fifth of the world’s population and contributes more than 15% of global economic growth. It

11 Sep 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

Families struggle as heavy rain, more floods expected in Sudan

Thousands of people continue to live under the threat of incoming heavy rain and further flooding in parts of Sudan, mon

8 hours ago

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night.

19 Sep 2020

TikTok and WeChat: US to ban app downloads in 48 hours

TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores from Sunday, unless President Donald Trump agrees to a last-minute d

19 Sep 2020

India’s Covid crisis sees rise in child marriage and trafficking

India’s coronavirus lockdown has had an adverse impact on children, pushing up incidents of child marriage and child lab

18 Sep 2020

Environment

Cabinet paper approving Chena Cultivation in forest conservation lands to be tabled

A Cabinet paper is to be tabled in the Cabinet meeting today (09) approving Chena Cultivation in lands protected by the

09 Sep 2020

Massive mystery holes appear in Siberian tundra — and could be linked to climate change

A Russian TV crew flying over the Siberian tundra this summer spotted a massive crater 30 meters (100 feet) deep and 20

06 Sep 2020

Danger faced by UNESCO World Heritage Property - Sinharaja Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka

Former Minister Mangala Samaraweera has written to Audrey Azoulay, Director General, United Nations Educational, Scienti

05 Sep 2020

Second earth-tremor follows in Kandy. Cause unknown!

A similar convulsion had occurred on August 29, 2020 in Haragama, Kandy, whereas authorities failed to divulge the cause

02 Sep 2020

GOSSIP

Clash of SLPP theorists draws media mayhem!

Social media has taken its ride through an opinion storm, as certain theorists backing Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna the R

27 Aug 2020

Internal objection over Vajira Abeywardena - Called ’Germ’ within UNP!

Strong objections over former MP Vajira Abeywardena are on the rise within the United National Party (UNP) alleging that

10 Aug 2020

Shani’s arrest: Defence Secretary visits AG in a hurry?

Mr. Dilith Jayaweera, owner of Derana Media Network, paid a visit to ex CID Director SSP Shani Abeysekara, who is curren

06 Aug 2020

ART

Reawakening of Sri Lankan Queer Culture – Meet GaaPiNk

GaaPiNk is a Sri Lankan queer artist and an activist outspeaking for the rights of the LGBTIQ community. They break the ..

18 Sep 2020

Diana Rigg: Bond, Avengers and Game Of Thrones star dies aged 82

Tributes are being paid to ’’icon’’ Dame Diana Rigg, a Bond actress and star of The Avengers and Game Of Thrones, who ha..

11 Sep 2020