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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...


Leader of Opposition visits Supreme Court premises for observation

2020-12-15 23:52:00

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa has paid an observation visit at the Supreme Court premises where a blaze took over this (15) evening...


Supreme Court premises - present situation (PHOTOS)

2020-12-15 21:57:00

The fire took over the Supreme Court premises at Aluthkade has now been contained completely...


Situation at Mahara Prison post violence (PHOTOS)

2020-12-02 21:37:00

A number of photos were released to media following the escalated violence at Mahara Prison for the first time...


Multi-Skilled Sri Lanka Army Engineers Turn New Leaf Raising its First Division for Nation-building Tasks

2020-11-18 18:03:00

The multi-skilled and multi-faceted Corps of Sri Lanka Army Engineers (SLE) this morning (18) raised its newest first Army Engineers Division, aimed at centralizing coordination, undertaking, distribution, and execution of all Nation-building engineering tasks during a brief ceremony, in which the foundation-stone was also laid for construction of a new Division HQ at SLE Regimental HQ premises in Mattegoda...


NOCPCO Head Inspects Hospital Preparations in Kilinochchi

2020-11-01 18:27:00

In the wake of urgent transmission taking place elsewhere in relation to the spread of COVID – 19 pandemic, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak, Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Army with the intention of inspecting the progress of the proposed emergency hospital in Krishnapuram, Kilinochchi visited it and closely watched all aspects of the ongoing project...


71st Army Anniversary Commemorations Begin Prioritizing Worship of ’Shareerika’ Relics at Sri Dalada Maligawa

2020-09-29 12:33:00

The customary sequence of forthcoming 71st Army anniversary religious ceremonies, precursor to the colourful climax at Galle Face Green on the Army Day (10 October) commenced this morning (28) at Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy, attaching pride of place to inaugural offerings, alms-giving and the flag-blessing observances, graced by the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Chie..


SJB protests against the 20th Amendment

2020-09-22 14:30:00

SJB MPs continued to protest, shouting that the country was being taken back to dictatorship by withdrawing the democratic rights it had gained through the 19th Amendment...


Lane rules program is successful despite heavy rains!

2020-09-22 14:16:00

The bus priority lane law introduced by the traffic police from Monday last week is now being implemented very successfully. This program is being implemented on four main roads entering the city of Colombo...


Blaze spread at Thondaman’s Wewandan Estate (PHOTOS)

2020-08-18 21:25:00

A blaze took over the Wewandan Tea Estate located in Kothmale Police Division belonged to late minister Arumugam Thondaman at 2.30 am this (18) morning, burning down the estate house into ashes, Police revealed...


Revitalizing Bilateral Trade And Investment Between Sri Lanka And Germany (PHOTOS)

2020-08-04 22:36:00

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt am Main organised a Business Forum on 31 July, 2020 on the occasion of the visit of Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to Germany Manori Unambuwe...


Sajith’s Yesterday.. (PHOTOS)

2020-07-16 11:51:00

Leader of Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa took part in public rallies held on Wednesday at Hatton, Walapane, Maskeliya and Hanguranketha for the victory of this party...


Sajith speaks about the sickness of the government at Kegalle

2020-07-15 13:05:00

SJB leader Sajith Premadasa says that at present the telephone and the Samagi Jana Balawega have become the hope of the majority of the people in the country...


Public gathers to pay final respects to Ashoka Wadigamangawa

2020-07-08 23:10:00

Public gathered to Anamaduwa in paying final respects to former MP and SJB contestant Ashoka Wadigamangawa, who passed away in a road accident on Sunday (05)...


Sajith Premadasa meets his supporters in Vavuniya - Photos

2020-07-01 15:22:00

Sajith Premadasa, the Leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya visited his supporters in Vavuniya today. Several key members of the party were also present for the occasion...