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Supreme Court case on burning cargo vessel X-Press Pearl to be heard today

2021-10-25 00:53:00

SUPREME COURT CASE SFRA 184/2021 Tomorrow MONDAY, 25th of OCTOBER , 2021..


Sri Lanka showcased for the first time at the 2021 China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition, Guilin, Guangxi Province

2021-10-24 23:55:00

Sri Lanka showcased for the first time at the 2021 China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition, Guilin, Guangxi Province..


Political Consultations between Sri Lanka and Kingdom Bahrain

2021-10-24 22:08:00

The First Session of Political Consultations between Sri Lanka and Bahrain were held by virtual platform today (21 October 2021). The MOU on Political Consultations was signed between the two countries in 2009 with a view to further developing bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues of common interest...


Collure, who threatened to slash teachers’ salaries, loses Party Chairmanship

2021-10-24 18:41:00

Collure’s comments immediately met backlash as many activists pointed out that it is not suitable for the chairman of a political party that is committed to ensuring the rights of the working-class people to make such a comment against school teachers...


‘Patent Holders’ to motherland knelt down before ship carrying substandard fertiliser: Opposition Leader

2021-10-24 17:06:00

Patent holders to motherland knelt down before ship carrying substandard fertiliser: Opposition Leader..


Easter Massacre: Sri Lankans in Italy stage protest demanding justice.. again!

2021-10-24 16:08:00

Protestors in Velona city commented that organisations representing Sri Lankans in many other countries are preparing to hold protests of the same nature demanding justice for the victims and that ri Lankans living overseas will be pressuring the government as a joint force...


Health Ministry in Rs. 12 billion debt – no plan to repay debt

2021-10-24 15:04:00

Although the previous health secretaries had intervened in solving crises of this nature, the poor management skills of the current Health Secretary are catering to the escalation of such crises in the health sector, he added...


Minor parties in government to directly question President about Kerawalapitiya Deal

2021-10-24 14:09:00

The government MPs are set to hold a meeting with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening (24) at the President’s House. A group of 11 minor party members of the government are preparing to directly question the President regarding the controversial agreement on the Kerawalapitiya Power Plant...


Police officer accused of assaulting two youths in Eravur suspended

2021-10-24 13:06:00

Investigations into the incident in Eravur, Batticaloa where a traffic police officer allegedly assaulted two youths yesterday (23) have been intensified, said Public Security Minister Sarath Weeraseakra...


My intention is to increase the price of paddy up to Rs. 150 per kilo: President (VIDEO)

2021-10-24 13:04:00

Sri Lanka will be able to become the first country in the world to adapt into 100 per cent organic farming by getting rid of chemical fertiliser, said President Gotabaya Rajapaksa following his visit to the Organic Fertiliser Processing Centre and the associated organic farming grounds in Bunnehepola, Udubaddawa...


MP who tested positive for Covid attended Parliament last week!

2021-10-24 12:59:00

All Ceylon Tamil Congress MP Selvarajah Gajendran has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19...


France and Sri Lanka underscore the need to strengthen bilateral relations

2021-10-24 11:57:00

France and Sri Lanka welcomed the multifaceted cooperation and friendship existing between the two countries and underscored the necessity to further strengthen bilateral relations at a meeting between t he Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Eric Lavertu and Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris at the Foreign Ministry...


President to take over the Public Trustee Department?

2021-10-24 11:15:00

It is reported that President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has decided to take over the Public Trustee Department which is functioning under the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa...


SRI LANKA: Beware: The Third Readymade Constitution is Coming Soon

2021-10-24 11:03:00

SRI LANKA: Beware: The Third Readymade Constitution is Coming Soon..


Teachers’ - Principals’ protests to be held islandwide on the 25th

2021-10-24 10:54:00

Although the teachers and principals have decided to report for duty on the 25th after the end of the strike, the Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers Union Joseph Stalin says that the protests will continue...


Chem-Trend celebrates a decade of success in Sri Lanka, expands solutions to diverse industry sectors

2021-10-24 10:16:00

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds, and other ancillary molding products, recently celebrated a decade of outstanding success in Sri Lanka with ambitious plans to expand its solutions portfolio to many other industry sectors driven by sustainability and innovation...


Who is lying about the nano fertilizer scam? Mahindanada, PB or somebody else?

2021-10-24 10:12:00

The transaction of importing 100,000 liters of nano nitrogen liquid fertilizer from India to Sri Lanka has caused a great deal of controversy in the country. Opposition groups have lodged allegations that the deal was corrupt, but various government officials denied the allegations. What really has happened here? Who is lying?..


Veteran actress Visakha Siriwardena passes away

2021-10-24 09:45:00

Popular actress Visakha Siriwardena, known as the tallest actress in Sinhala cinema, has passed away. She was 65 years old at the time of her death...


Government has hastily imported Nano Nitrogen liquids, paving the way for a serious fraud - Opposition Leader

2021-10-24 07:43:00

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa said that the government has hastily imported Nano Nitrogen liquids, paving the way for a serious fraud and that the importation has not been done on a diplomatic basis or through proper procurement methodologies. The Leader of the Opposition also said that the government has taken steps to import Nano liquids using fraudulent means applying 290 million rupees from the taxpayers and innocent people of this count..


‘Sathi Aga Aruna’ Editor-in-chief Mahinda Ileperuma summoned to CID over controversial news headline

2021-10-23 21:18:00

It is already public knowledge that Jayasundara the President’s Secretary and Media Giant Dilith Jayaweera, a close associate of the President, are sharing a feud, as Jayaweera on a recent Facebook remark had stated that Sri Lanka has enough of Jayasundara’s service...


Opposition Leader condemns government’s notorious move on importing nano-nitrogen fertiliser

2021-10-23 18:46:00

Opposition Leader condemns government’s notorious move on importing nano-nitrogen fertiliser..


Enjoining order issued against Chinese Fertiliser Company Qingdao

2021-10-23 17:54:00

Enjoining order issued against Chinese Fertiliser Company Qingdao..


Sarath Weerasekara Police Brutality must be stopped

2021-10-23 17:37:00

Though police brutality happens in most countries USA being one of the worst out of the bad lot...


Covid: PHIs warn of Delta Plus wave

2021-10-23 16:30:00

Covid: PHIs warn of Delta Plus wave..


I’ll be useless if I’m here to just predict the prices of lentils and rice: President

2021-10-23 15:29:00

Accordingly, the President pointed out that his role is more than just predicting the prices of food...


INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION INTERVENES IN BATHIUDEENS CASE

2021-10-23 11:30:00

The IPU in it’s recent official Tweet on 18th had posted the following:..


Son of the businessman involved in the Sathosa garlic scam arrested

2021-10-23 11:14:00

It is reported that the son of the businessman involved in the garlic fraud at Lanka Sathosa has been arrested by the CID...


Jagath Wellawatte appointed as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Italy

2021-10-23 10:47:00

Dr. Jagath Wellawatte, who was nominated for the post of Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Australia, has been appointed as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Italy...


Lawful public uprising: Theory and practice

2021-10-23 09:30:00

It is not only because the two major political parties have the potential to secure presidential power alternately, but also the others which fall into the category of small or minority parties believe that the system would provide them with an opportunity to seize the position directly or indirectly; hence all of them have adopted a policy of defending the system. In spite of their public avowal to rid of the corrupt presidential system, on the..


SJB MP Ashok Abeysinghe says that the majority in the current government are thieves!

2021-10-23 08:25:00

Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Ashok Abeysinghe says that the majority in the current Rajapaksa government are thieves...