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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...


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa celebrates his 71st Birthday

2020-06-20 10:20:00

Today (20) is President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s 71st birthday...


SJB Youth Wing ’Samagi Tharuna Balawegaya’ assembled

2020-06-15 21:55:00

Samagi Tharuna Balawegaya, the youth wing of Sajith-led Samagi Jana Balawegaya has been assembled today (15) under the patronage of Mr. Sajith Premadasa...


Time flies and some friendships last forever..!

2020-06-15 10:19:00

Former minister Mangala Samaraweera had arrived in the Horagolla Banglow in meeting former president Chandrika Bandaranaike yesterday (14). Below is a picture taken during their encounter...


Free Women’s Movement launches Campaign against discrimination on Sri Lankans stranded in Middle East (PHOTOS)

2020-06-03 23:03:00

The Free Women’s Movement has launched a poster campaign against the discrimination targeted on Sri Lankans stranded in the Middle East amidst the Covid 19 crisis...


Public and Private Sectors reopened after Seven Weeks of Silence (PHOTOS)

2020-05-11 17:45:00

The Private and the Public Sector institutions that were shut down in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak since March 20 have been reopened today (11)...


Locked-down Atalugama a standstill (PHOTOS)

2020-03-28 21:53:00

A group of residents in locked down village Atalugama in Kalutara has been referred to quarantine procedure in the threat of coronavirus pandemic...


Holy Grounds abandoned amid Corona virus

2020-03-24 09:11:00

The god’s advocates and the holy men of Devala temples have abandoned the holy grounds, while science is taking over the responsibility of protecting people amid the corona pandemic...


Opening of the Main Office Building of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya

2020-03-09 18:35:00

The head office of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya led by former opposition leader Sajith Premadasa was opened this (09) morning...


New BOC GM Sudath Gunasekara assumes duties

2020-03-05 12:50:00

Mr. Sudath Gunasekara who was appointed as the new General Manager of the Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has assumed duties today (05)...


Marine Drive Book Launch and Discussion (PHOTOS)

2020-03-03 15:57:00

The launch of book Marine Drive, a series of short stories, by veteran writer Anurasiri Hettige was taken place in N.M. Perera Centre, Borella on February 29...


Special screening of the movie Thattu Dheke Iskole (PHOTOS)

2020-02-20 14:24:00

The movie produced by Dr. Nishantha Prageeth Rodrigo is based on school children...


Godage Script Competition - Awarding Ceremony 2020 (PHOTOS)

2020-02-17 17:05:00

Awards were presented to the Best Novel, the Best Short Novel, the Best Poetry and the Best Young Novel published in 2019...


Teachers and Principals protest over salary anomalies (PHOTOS)

2020-02-14 14:42:00

The protest in a march was taken from Colombo Fort Railway Station to the Presidential Secretariat...


Ranjan further remanded (PHOTOS)

2020-02-12 21:27:00

The Nugegoda Magistrate has ordered to further remand Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake till February 26 as the charges leveled against him on the controversial voice recordings were taken up for hearing today (12)...


Kala Pola 2020 Sri Lanka’s largest art fair on Feb 23

2020-02-12 13:32:00

The event will be held from 8 am to 8 pm organized by George Kit Foundation sponsored by John Keels Group...


Pensioners join in hands against pension cuts

2020-02-06 16:00:00

The protest was organized by Wishramikayange Himikam Surekeeme Jathika Sanwidhanaya movement...


72nd National Independence Day Festival

2020-02-04 16:41:00

The 72nd National Independence Day Festival was held in Colombo Independence Square this morning (04) under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa...


Politics in present context (PHOTOS)

2020-01-30 14:13:00

It is up to you to decide......


Black January celebrated at Lipton Circle (Photos)

2020-01-28 23:03:00

A seminar and a commemoration of disappeared and slain journalists were organized by the collective of media institutions in Colombo this evening (28)...