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Adverse conditions in election rallies may charge second wave of Coronavirus (VIDEO)

2020-07-12 22:10:00

There is an indication of poor social distancing in transportation, market premises and election rallies, where people may have begun to avoid the health directives, raising a very adverse condition, chief scientist of the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry Sudath Samaraweera warned...


Fate of citizens in a country guarded by rogue Police is fatality?

2020-07-11 16:13:00

Early reports claiming that the person who was shot dead by a group of Police officers attached to Angulana Police in Lunawa, Moratuwa area had pelted them with stones are false...


Army officer and his two children from Rajanganaya test positive for COVID-19

2020-07-11 14:55:00

An army officer who visited the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre for counselling and his two children have tested positive for COVID-19 on July 10, Army Commander Shavendra Silva confirmed...


Why were figures wrongly communicated amidst recent COVID-19 cases? GMOA questions

2020-07-11 09:56:00

The Health Ministry should be providing answers as to why were communicating the actual figures on COVID-19 cases reported in Kandakadu Rehab Centre delayed by a day, GMOA stressed...


Trial on Welikada Massacre: Suspect’s ’manhandling’ endangers fate of witnesses?

2020-07-11 09:27:00

Sparks flamed on media as former Police Inspector of Police Narcotics Bureau Neomal Rangajeewa, who is currently on bail after being indicted for the assassination of a group of inmates at the Welikada Prison, was caught in camera threatening and ’manhandling’ a photojournalist in the court premises yesterday (10)...


Reinstating of former police officers who left the service commences

2020-07-10 11:51:00

The Ministry of Defense has commenced the process of reinstating officers who have been ordered to leave the Sri Lanka Police Department. The process is being carried out as per a Cabinet decision taken by the government and appeals have already been initiated...


The risk is too high. At least 5,000 random PCR tests should be done per day - GMOA

2020-07-10 10:48:00

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) says that at least 5,000 PCR tests per day should be conducted at random in the community as there is a high risk of a second wave of corona with a large number of covid patients being reported from the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center...


Basil asks for clear power to bring a new constitution (VIDEO)

2020-07-08 15:54:00

Basil Rajapaksa, the national organizer of the SLPP has called for a clear authority to bring in a new constitution to suit the country...


Some in the government will be annoyed if I revealed some facts about the controversial bond deal - Ranil Wickremesinghe

2020-07-07 15:10:00

Former Prime Minister UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that some in the government will be annoyed if he reveals some facts about the 2015 controversial bond deal...


Did EU abandon Sri Lanka because we lost trust with them?

2020-07-06 15:13:00

The government’s propaganda of its proclamation on Sri Lanka reporting COVID-19 cases only from the Navy and the Sri Lankans who are being repatriated has been taken into doubt by other parts of the world, as controversy began to surface rising numerous speculations on this most confident of statues produced by a small island in the Indian ocean...


Better to look at yourself in the Mirror with the statement, Sajith responds to PM’s criticism

2020-07-05 17:32:00

Leader of Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa said that the Prime Minister in his media statement on Sunday (05) has acknowledged that the Samagi Jana Balawegaya is a major political rival in the country...


Premadasa himself said those who leave the Party are idiots - Ranil

2020-07-05 09:43:00

Once former President R. Premadasa himself had said that should anyone leave the United National Party, they are idiots, revealed UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe...


Can Sri Lanka get the MCC?

2020-07-04 08:39:00

We wondered how to get an economic commentary on the MCC that has become a topic that everyone talks about these days. So we met Mr. Vincent Mervin Fernando, a country-renowned economist, former director of the Central Bank, and author of 65 books...


Had Mahinda promised Maithri to offer the post of Prime Minister in 2015, none of these problems would occur, says Dayasiri

2020-07-04 08:37:00

SLPP contestant Dayasiri Jayasekara said that had former President Mahinda Rajapaksa promised Mr. Maithripala Sirisena the post of Prime Minister when the 2015 presidential polls was called in, none of the problems occurred during the previous era would have been created...


Mahindananda in a move to involve the President in the battle to crack floating votes?

2020-07-04 08:11:00

SLPP general election contestant Mahindananda Aluthgamage said the Police’s decision to end the investigations on the alleged ’match fixing’ in 2011 Cricket World Cup is entirely wrong, revealing that he has requested from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to reinitiate an investigation on the matter...


Sajith slams down media trolls through a creative hashtag #puthaknows

2020-07-03 10:02:00

Accordingly, Mr. Premadasa has adopted a rather civilised and advanced use of politics amidst the never ending trolling and mudslinging between politicians in the coming of an election heat...


DIGs belittle meaning of Free and Fair Election amid days before Polls

2020-07-03 09:43:00

A group of senior police officials including deputy inspector generals have been referred to transfer based on service requirement as approved by the Police Commission and the Election Commission, Police HQ revealed...


Returnee tests positive for COVID-19 after being sent home following successful quarantine. 143 in Jinthupitiya isolated

2020-07-03 09:29:00

A returnee from India has tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday (02) evening after being sent home following successful 14-day quarantine period...


Our side of the story on MCC and theirs are two ends, former CBSL Governor delivers special statement (VIDEO)

2020-07-02 10:18:00

The talks on MCC during the Mahinda Rajapaksa government in 2005 and the Good Governance government in 2018 are entirely different from each other, former CBSL governor and Economic Adviser to Prime Minister Ajith Nivard Cabraal said...


Update: Private Lawyer appears for new Chairwoman of SLTDA!

2020-07-01 00:22:00

The enjoining order imposed over the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority’s (SLTDA) unlawful takeover of land acquired by Ascot Leisure Pvt. Ltd under the under the 99-year lease was extended till July 13 today (30)...


Harry Jayawardena responds to allegations on releasing ethanol containers at Customs

2020-06-30 14:02:00

Renowned businessman Harry Jayawardena has reponded to the allegations on illegally releasing a stock of ethanol imported by his company ’Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC (DCSL)’ stressing that they are completely false...


Going beyond PM’s orders, Ministerial Secretary in a move to sign RMV contracts?

2020-06-30 08:30:00

Secretary to the Transport Ministry Gamini Seneviratne and Transport Commissioner (Information Technology) of the Department of Motor Traffic Thushara Suraweera are at an attempt to extend the contract on printing drivers’ licenses barred by Prime Minister’s orders, sources said...


CID officers attempted to show photograph of Hejaaz to witnesses before ID Parade?

2020-06-30 08:22:00

Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake revealed that the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers had attempted to show a photograph of Mr. Hejaaz Hizbullah in the open chamber to a group of school students who appeared as witnesses before recording statements...


Early probing on Karuna Amman covered up by CID!

2020-06-29 09:34:00

The CID recently had recorded a statement from former LTTE armed leader Karuna Amman for his self-proclaimed but rather controversial comment on killing 2000 - 3000 Army troops overnight shaking many waters...


Harry Jayawardena sticks to Sri Lanka Insurance despite Court Order otherwise?

2020-06-29 09:17:00

The governance of Sri Lanka Insurance, which is owned by the government through court order, is still being handled by the senior officials as per the will of its former owner Harry Jayawardena, driving the current Chairman and the Board of Directors into inconvenience, sources said...


PM tries to clean Karuna Amman’s name through a lengthy statement, says Sajith

2020-06-29 09:01:00

He made this observation speaking to a propaganda rally held in Piliyandala yesterday (28)...


European Union abandons Sri Lanka upon reopening?

2020-06-29 08:45:00

Contradictory to the government’s proclamation on Sri Lanka being victorious before the COVID-19 crisis, the European Union has decided not to include Sri Lanka to the list of countries which are allowed to enter the Europe, reports claimed...


Rs. 30 million uncovered from Police Narcotics Officers allegedly involved with drug dealers

2020-06-28 09:16:00

Rs. 31.1 million have been uncovered from the four police officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau who were arrested on the charges of having ties with drug dealers, according to Police Spokesman Jaliya Senaratne...


Rocketing prices of drugs tear people apart. GMOA silent?

2020-06-28 08:52:00

The staggering increase of the prices of a number of drugs has driven the public into inconvenience...


SriLankan Airlines: Chairman Pathirage’s Incompetence Proves President Gotabaya Does Make Errors Too

2020-06-27 14:40:00

SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ashok Pathirage proved that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is human too and perhaps made a huge blunder in appointing him as the Chairman of the national carrier...