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Five ambassadors to Sri Lanka appointed presenting credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

2020-01-20 18:11:00

Five ambassadors to Sri Lanka have been appointed presenting credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa...


Sri Lanka COSMI Founder President appointed to London’s Peace Institute

2020-01-20 17:32:00

The Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium Industries (COSMI) was formed in 2019, and aims to revive and foster the MSME and industry sectors of Sri Lanka...


Sri Lanka begins promoting tourism in South Asia under new mechanism

2020-01-20 17:07:00

Five nations in the SAARC regional bloc resolved to promote tourism by devising a new institutional mechanism...


Moody’s warns of Sri Lanka government’s debt moratorium for SMEs

2020-01-20 17:01:00

Moody’s has just become the latest global credit rating agency to extend warnings on Sri Lanka’s current economic status following the rating of country’s outlook negatively by Fitch and S&P recently...


Parliamentarian AHM Fowzie’s petition to be heard on 23rd January

2020-01-20 13:04:00

Parliamentarian AHM Fowzie has called a petition for the suspension of SLFP membership..


Due to the Vote on Account of the previous government, no relief can be given - Mahinda Rajapaksa

2020-01-20 12:52:00

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the government has had to limit the expenditure incurred due to the Vote on Account passed by the previous government...


Hemasiri Fernando and Pujith Jayasundara remanded!

2020-01-20 12:48:00

Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundara have been remanded till February 3 by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court today...


Two Honolulu police officers killed in shooting

2020-01-20 12:04:00

Two police officers were shot and killed by a suspect when they responded to a call for a woman who needed help at a home in Waikiki Sunday...


Prince Harry expresses ’great sadness’ following news he and Meghan are no longer working members of royal family

2020-01-20 12:03:00

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, expressed ’’great sadness’’ Sunday evening in his first public statement since Buckingham Palace announced he and his wife, Meghan, would give up their royal titles and would not represent the Queen as working members of the royal family...


Minister C.B. Rathnayake expresses disillusion over certain parties

2020-01-20 10:51:00

State Minister of Railway C.B. Rathnayake said a battle between those who work and those who score is in the go in a tone of disillusion...


Actor Arjuna Kamalanath to contest the General Election from Galle

2020-01-20 10:39:00

He made this announcement speaking at a function held in Ambalangoda yesterday (19)...


SLFP demands one-third nominations from the Alliance

2020-01-20 10:32:00

Mr. Weerakumara Dissanayake made this observations in response to reporters yesterday (19)...


UNP Leadership trident meets today to resolve internal disputes

2020-01-20 10:14:00

MP Ajith Mannapperuma said that the UNP leadership will not interfere or exert pressure in the selection of candidates and the up coming election campaign...


Ajith Prasanna urges President to release LTTE prisoners along with Sunil Rathnayake

2020-01-20 10:08:00

If Karuna Amman and K.P can stay free, so do the 70 other former LTTE members, he said...


Two out of three credit rating agencies let Sri Lanka down, MP Harsha De Silva discloses

2020-01-20 09:09:00

’’Last week the credit rating agency called the Standard and Poor’s (S&P) rated the country’s outlook negatively...


Minister Vasudewa Nanayakkara reiterates on increasing water charges

2020-01-20 08:43:00

The state minister made these observations speaking at a press briefing held yesterday (19)...


Government disbands National Agency for Public-Private Partnership

2020-01-19 22:44:00

The present government has disbanded Sri Lanka’s NAPPP operated as a unit of the Ministry of Finance with World Bank assistance...


Sri Lanka’s all intelligence services empower to safeguard national security

2020-01-19 22:41:00

Sri Lanka’s all intelligence services will be empowered and strengthened to safeguard national security meeting any type of threat whether it is national or international...


The ’fork-tongued’ stance of the UNP on the MCC pact explained by Prime Minister

2020-01-19 22:29:00

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has commented on the United National Party’s stance on the controversial Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact, in a media statement...


Ceylon Electricity Board seeks a bank loan to settle CPC debts

2020-01-19 22:25:00

Cash-strapped CEB is to gain some relief following the CPC decision to rescue the CEB with an enhanced credit limit of up to a thumping Rs. 100 billion for fuel supplies to the Board’s thermal plants...


75 year old Nimal Perera takes the reigns of SLT at the next EGM

2020-01-19 22:18:00

Shareholder approval is to be sought to appoint 75 year old Nimal Perera as the new Director and eventually the Board to elect him as the Chairman...


Former President Maithripala Sirisena comments on the presidential powers.

2020-01-19 18:06:00

Former President Maithripala Sirisena says he will contest the next parliamentary election on the request made to him...


SLFP responds to ongoing harassment from SLPP

2020-01-19 13:38:00

The SLFP is not desperate nor vulnerable to seek support from another party, its senior vice chairman Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa said, warning that they may channel for alternative option if they are being continuously harassed...


Sajith advised not to bale out UNP mainstream

2020-01-19 13:27:00

The leadership crisis erupted in the United National Party by far has not been solved. More to the crisis, the parliamentary group meeting held on January 16th concluded unsuccessfully...


Resolution passed in the UNP General Convention bars dismissal of Ranil Wickremesinghe!

2020-01-19 12:56:00

Despite the Sajith Faction’s efforts to bring Mr. Sajith Premadasa as the leader of the United National Party, a resolution adopted at the last party convention bars the removal of Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe from the party leadership, sources said...


Governing part’y feud with Azzam Ameen continues?

2020-01-19 12:00:00

The voice tape mayhem has once again hit the road after 48-hour break, targeting journalist Azzam Ameen. Ameen has been hated by the SLPP, not just since lately...


MP Namal Rajapaksa debunks visa denial rumour on South Indian Superstar Rajinikanth

2020-01-18 23:35:00

MP Namal Rajapaksa stated that the reports on South Indian Superstar Rajinikanth’s visa to enter Sri Lanka been denied by the government is but a rumour...


Udaya Sri Kariyawasam appointed as Chairman of State Mortgage and Investment Bank

2020-01-18 22:59:00

Dr. Udaya Sri Kariyawasam has been appointed as the chairman of State Mortgage and Investment Bank...


Speaker urges unity within UNP poking Sajith Faction

2020-01-18 21:57:00

This has been expressed by the Speaker in a meeting held with the UNP members including Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa today (18)...


MP Ranjan Ramanayake’s YouTube Channel launched, all voice tapes to be exposed!

2020-01-18 21:11:00

MP Ranjan Ramanayake has decided to expose the original material of all voice tapes in his possession to a brand new YouTube channel he created in the backdrop of edited, distorted and false content being spread across media...