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Government fostered an exploitation formula instead of Fuel Price Formula?

2020-02-17 09:07:00

The price drop of global crude oil does not benefit Sri Lanka as the present government fostered an exploitation formula instead of the fuel price formula introduced by the previous government, United National Party alleged...




Army Commander’s travel ban: MP Hirunika says now is the perfect moment throw away MCC!

2020-02-17 07:44:00

Premachandra made these observations speaking at the press conference held in the Opposition Leader’s Office yesterday (16)...


Allowing an alliance to adapt an election symbol dismisses the original party’s right to ownership

2020-02-17 07:40:00

Should a political party allow an alliance to adapt its registered election symbol it has to give up its right to ownership to the symbol...


Final decision on SLFP-SLPP coalition on Feb 18

2020-02-17 00:02:00

A special discussion between the SLFP and the SLPP is due on February 18 centering matters related to contesting in the upcoming the general election...


US Ambassador to convey SL’s objections on Army Chief’s travel ban

2020-02-16 22:22:00

In a bid to correct misunderstandings and misinformation regarding present army commander’s conduct during the northeast war period, Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has conveyed Sri Lanka’s objections against the US travel restrictions imposed on him...


AIA launches Suwa Diriya, a new life insurance plan

2020-02-16 22:07:00

As a life insurance provider, AIA said in a media release that it understands the importance of keeping loved ones protected...


India continues assistance for Sri Lanka Housing and Vocational Training

2020-02-16 21:42:00

Indian government continues its assistance in improving vocational training and skill development for the benefit of a large number of Sri Lankan youth to be trained as skilled workers with suitable skills catering to the job market...


Tsing Tao returns to Colombo Racecourse Promenade

2020-02-16 21:34:00

Various new-to-market restaurant companies continue to explore opportunities and make investments in Sri Lanka, a top official in the leisure sector disclosed...


Foreign Relations Minister conveys Sri Lanka’s strong objections on the imposition of travel restrictions on Lt. Gen.Shavendra Silva and immediate family

2020-02-16 17:07:00

Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardenatoday (16 February 2020) formally conveyed to the US Ambassador AlainaTeplitzSri Lanka’s strong objections on the imposition of travel restrictions by the Government of the United States of America on Lt. Gen.Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army and Actg...


SL committee reviews MCC grant for 2 more months

2020-02-16 17:05:00

The MCC Board held its last meeting for the year 2019 on December 9 and reviewed the performance to select and deselect countries for 2020 assistance...


Wimal responds to Handunnetti’s allegation on purchasing a Rs. 600k chair

2020-02-16 16:12:00

In a statement the minister emphasized that Handunnetti has propagated such news on the basis of mudslinging...


Handunnetti serves his client Ranil - Exclusive disclosure by Cabraal (VIDEO)

2020-02-16 15:55:00

The forensic audit report on the CBSL bond transactions began to point fingers at campaigns responding to both political mainstreams...


UNP shall not be led by ’toddlers’, says former Minister Imthiaz Bakeer Markar

2020-02-16 12:13:00

The party majority’s view is firm and standard amidst the situation and therefore should be allowed, he added...


Malwathu Anunayake Thero condemns unilateral decisions by the US (VIDEO)

2020-02-16 12:00:00

The Thero made this observation in response to the travel ban imposed on Sri Lanka’s acting Chief of Defence Staff Army Commander Shavendra Silva by the US...


Viyath Maga should obtain Party Membership before nominations - Minister Tharaka Balasooriya

2020-02-16 11:40:00

The minister made these observations speaking to media in Kegalle yesterday (15)...


Professor Channa Jayasumana says SLFP cannot intimidate SLPP in the Election’s awakening

2020-02-16 11:29:00

SLFP cannot proceed a journey by intimidating the SLPP, Professor Channa Jayasumana emphasized...


If Army Commander is denied VISA, Government should terminate ACSA, JVP urges

2020-02-16 11:12:00

Mr. Samarasighe made these observations speaking at a press conference held in Anuradhapura yesterday (15)...


CID insisted Court not to remand Udayanga Weeratunga?

2020-02-16 10:48:00

This was as Weeratunga was produced before Fort Magistrate Court on Friday (14) evening...


Commission amounting to Rs. 100,000 obtained by doctors for a cancer vaccine, Rajitha discloses

2020-02-16 10:41:00

Dr. Senaratne made these revelations speaking at a YouTube interview...


Doctor-on-leave summoned upon treating Udayanga Weeratunga!

2020-02-16 09:39:00

Udayanga Weeratunga who was remanded on Friday (14) on the allegations of the notorious MIG deal was referred to the prison hospital on sudden illness...


Judiciary shall not hinder my program for people - President!

2020-02-16 09:30:00

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized it is important that the judiciary may not hinder the executive’s actions on behalf of the people...


What is the Truth behind the Corona Virus? Who is lying and who is not?

2020-02-16 09:24:00

China’s data to the world is false, the death rate is not 2.1%, but every day 2.1% of the Chinese population die!..


Sampath Bank launches first ever Investment Plan Product

2020-02-15 23:00:00

Sampath Bank this week announced the launch of ‘Sampath Dream Planner’, a personal investment plan which will serve as a tailor-made savings solution for their discerning customers...


Israel helps Sri Lanka’s digitisation process

2020-02-15 22:30:00

Israel is willing to assist Sri Lanka to digitalise its state sector while strengthening military ties, sharing intelligence and offer more training opportunities for Sri Lanka Police and Tri Forces personnel...


Illegal duty-free goods racket and gold smuggling busted

2020-02-15 21:41:00

Law enforcement authorities busted an illegal duty-free foreign goods racket and gold smuggling attempt today displaying the effectiveness of the surveillance system of Sri Lanka, official sources said...


Sri Lanka strives to expand the economy

2020-02-15 21:37:00

Sri Lanka is now striving to expand the economy allowing the commercial banks to make more loans to consumers and businesses in the face of a cash crunch during the week ending Friday 14, economic analysts said...


First COVID-19 fatality in Europe reported in France

2020-02-15 18:40:00

The first fatality in Europe due to COVID-19 has been reported in France, international reports claim, as the fourth death outside China and the first outside Asia...


Size and skills of workforce key to economic advancement

2020-02-15 18:27:00

The survey of Training Need Assessment and Skills Gap Analysis in the last few years highlights the problem of skill shortage in Sri Lanka...