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Struggle against Kothalawala Act continues despite Government repression (PHOTOS)

2021-07-12 19:48:00

Protests against the Kothalawala University Act staged by political parties, student movements, civil movements and trade unions happen to continue despite the government’s repression...

Police raid into demonstration over Kothalawala Act - 31 arrested (PHOTOS)

2021-07-08 13:30:00

The protest staged by ’Student-People’s Movement for Free Education’ against the passage of the Kotelawala Defence University Bill was held at Polduwa Junction near the Parliament Complex today (08)...

Letter to the Director General of Information on Sexual Violence Against Women in Mass Media

2021-06-27 20:13:00

The Sri Lanka Young Journalists Association has divulged information on sexual harassment faced by women in the filed of journalism in a letter addressed to the Director General of Information of the Department of Government Information...

No confidence motion against Gammanpila signed by MPs (PHOTOS)

2021-06-16 19:20:00

No confidence motion against Gammanpila signed by MPs (PHOTOS)..

Herd of Wild Elephants in China captivates millions (PHOTOS)

2021-06-09 13:13:00

A herd of elephants living in a wildlife reserve in Yunnan Province, China, hit the spotlight in a matter of hours, making headlines all over the the world...

Sinking Cargo Vessel X-Press Pearl: Updates (PHOTOS)

2021-06-07 13:15:00

The cargo vessel X-Press Pearl which took on fire in the sea near the Colombo Port is sinking down the ocean and the ship’s latest condition has been revealed in photographs released by Sri Lanka Air Force...

Australian Government makes donation to Army for anti-pandemic operations

2021-06-03 18:14:00

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka David Holly met with Army Commander General Shavendra Silva at Army Headquarters in Battaramulla yesterday (02)...

The sinking X-Press Pearl (PHOTOS)

2021-06-02 15:53:00

Dragging the Cargo Vessel X-Press Pearl which took on fire in the sea near the Colombo Port down into the deep sea to avoid the environmental damage was initiated this morning. However, the attempts were not successful as the ship was already being sunken...

Government takes prompt action to clear debris from sea caused by accident at Cargo Vessel X-Press Pearl

2021-05-27 22:04:00

The relevant Local Government Institutions jointly launched an operation to remove chemical and non-chemical contaminants added from the blaze took over the Cargo Vessel...

SJB stages protest against Port City Bill near Parliament (PHOTOS)

2021-05-20 11:31:00

SJB stages protest against Port City Bill near Parliament..

Special raid by Instant Placement Unit at joint operation by SLAF Special Forces and Police STF (PHOTOS)

2021-05-19 17:30:00

A special raid was carried out by the Instant Placement Unit at a joint operation by Sri Lanka Air Force Special Forces and Sri Lanka Police Special Task Force at several illegal sand mining sites yesterday (18)...

Army-Improvised Biggest Emergency Facility for COVID-19 Infectees Ready (PHOTOS)

2021-05-19 14:49:00

HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the invitation of General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army inspected the Army-improvised new ICC cum Hospital with 1200 beds for COVID-19 infectees this afternoon (18)...

JVP stages protest against Port City Economic Commission Bill near Parliament (PHOTOS)

2021-05-19 13:35:00

The Parliamentary debate on the proposed Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill commenced today (19). The debate will continue for tomorrow and a voting on the bill would follow in the afternoon...

There Goes Online Classroom (PHOTOS)

2021-05-19 09:23:00

The below photographs show an online classroom of a school student belonging to the district border of Colombo and sitting for this year’s GCE Advanced Levels examination. She lives in Udagma, Padukka and belongs to Ratnapura District, nearly 50 kilometres away from the country’s capital...

Head, NOCPCO Supervises Final Touches at Army-improvised Biggest COVID-19 Hospital

2021-05-08 18:33:00

In order to find whether the country’s biggest Army-improvised COVID-19 Hospital in Seeduwa, now receiving final touches needs any more fine-tuning, General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO together with several Senior Officers of relevance to the project undertook an inspection tour this morning (8)...

Commemoration of Easter Sunday Massacre victims marking second anniversary

2021-04-21 16:55:00

Commemoration of Easter Sunday massacre victims marking second anniversary..

SRI LANKA: Rule By Gazettes Leads to Impoverishment and Insecurity

2021-04-16 20:28:00

It is not for fun that the Government established processes for taking decisions and implementing them. It is the age old wisdom gained through various experiences throughout history that led to the establishment of these processes before making decisions and also for implementing and following up on them...

‘Underwater Gallery Nilwella’ - PHOTOS

2021-04-16 19:43:00

It is no secret that the destruction of the marine ecosystem due to natural and human activities deals a deadly blow to the fishing industry, tourism and ornamental fish industry making an adverse impact on the country’s economy. As a result of illegal fishing practices, use of explosives and discharge of harmful pollutants into the marine environment by certain individuals, the coral reefs and natural marine environment required for fish breedin..

738 drunk drivers arrested during the festive season - 30 deaths in two days

2021-04-16 17:12:00

738 drunk drivers have been arrested since April 14...

Literaturists search for Bhagya Abeyratne at Rakwana!

2021-03-25 14:10:00

Bhagya Abeyratne, the 19-year old who woke up the entire country to the devastation at Sinharaja World Heritage, was visited by many foremost poets of Sri Lanka at her home in Rambuka, Rakwana yesterday (24) to wish her strength...

Ceylon by The Avenue has opened doors to its customers

2021-03-17 14:32:00

Ceylon by The Avenue is here! Ceylon by The Avenue has opened doors to its customers on the 16th of March, following the concept of “Farm-to-table’’...

Free Women Movement joins protest coincided with International Women’s Day

2021-03-08 20:22:00

Coincided with the International Women’s Day, the Free Women Movement has joined a march and a protest in Colombo this (08) afternoon. The march forwarded from the Technical Junction to the Presidential Secretariat...

Silent protest on Black Sunday (PHOTOS)

2021-03-07 19:46:00

The Catholics around the country joined in hands at a silent protest today (07) demanding the enforcement of law against those who are responsible for the Easter Sunday Massacre, which killed over 250 people on April 21, 2019...

SJB initiates Green Political Movement

2021-03-03 19:17:00

Coincided with the World Wildlife Day (March 03), Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has publicised itself as a Green Political Movement, in the objective of protecting the environment...

ICC Sri Lanka awards most successful business bodies of 2020

2021-02-11 16:15:00

The most admired companies of Sri Lanka 2020 awards ceremony organised by International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Sri Lanka was held yesterday (10) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) premises, in compliance with the health directives...

15th Commemoration of slain Journalist Sugirtharajan

2021-01-25 15:30:00

The 15th commemoration of slain Journalist Subramaniam Sugirtharajan was held at East Journalists Association, Batticaloa yesterday (24)...

Protect Freedom of Speech! - SJB stages protest at Independence Square (PHOTOS)

2021-01-13 19:52:00

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has staged a protest demanding the protection for Freedom of Speech at the Independence Square today (13)...

SJB stages protest demanding immediate repatriation of SL migrant workers (PHOTOS)

2021-01-07 19:40:00

SJB staged a protest in front of the Foreign Employment Bureau of Sri Lanka demanding the immediate repatriation of Sri Lankan migrant workers who are stranded in foreign countries amid the prevailing situation...

Best captions of the year (PHOTOS)

2020-12-31 15:19:00

The best photo captions of 2020 have been released by Reuters...

Opposition Leader looks into hassles faced by people of Badulla (PHOTOS)

2020-12-21 16:34:00

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa has been to Badulla in learning the hassles faced by the people living in the area. His close encounter with the people of the grassroot-level was quite evident on every occasion...