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Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021

 

 

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Second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to be jabbed from first week of May

Those who were jabbed with the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 will be given the second dose from

2 hours ago

I spoke of international political forces, not of our political leaders: Cardinal (Video)

Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith made a request from the public to observe silence for two mi

5 hours ago

President and Government given enough chances. Intermission now over: Dambara Amila Thero

Despite the warnings made during the last presidential election and the general election regarding the current regime, t

5 hours ago

The Supreme Court the Freedoms last Defense

The Supreme Court is the highest court of the land and its decisions are final. It is also uniquely placed with regard t

6 hours ago

Consumer rights activist Asela Sampath released on bail

Asela Sampath, National Organiser of All Ceylon Restaurant Owners Association and Convener of Consumer Rights Protection

7 hours ago

Party Leaders’ Meeting agrees to hold Parliament debate over Political Victimisation Report

The Party Leaders’ meeting held under the patronage of the Speaker has agreed to hold a debate on the final report of th

7 hours ago

Sri Lanka High Commission Office in Delhi closed amid Covid risk

The Sri Lanka High Commission Office in New Delhi, India has temporarily been closed amid the Covid-19 risk. The measure

7 hours ago

Port City Bill: Hearing postponed till tomorrow

Further hearing of the petitions filed before the Supreme Court challenging the draft bill of the Port City Economic Com

8 hours ago

All universities in Sri Lanka to reopen on April 27

All universities in Sri Lanka will be reopened on April 27, announced Education Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris.

8 hours ago

Cardinal requests public to observe two-minute silence on April 21

Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith made a request from the public to observe silence for two mi

9 hours ago

How Canada is trying to protect its last three spotted owls

Canada announced a more full-throated response to the potential extinction of the owl within its borders and boost the s

9 hours ago

Six students in school in Pannipitiya test positive for Covid

Six students studying in a school in Pannipitiya area have tested positive for Covid-19.

19 Apr 2021

Frontline Socialist Party stages protest before Superior Court against Port City Bill

The Frontline Socialist Party on Monday (19) has staged a protest before the Superior Court against the proposed draft b

19 Apr 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

The Supreme Court the Freedoms last Defense

The Supreme Court is the highest court of the land and its decisions are final. It is also uniquely placed with regard t

6 hours ago

Port City Economic Bill: Dr. Harsha De Silva points out differences between Good Governance Bill and SLPP Bill

SJB MP Dr. Harsha de Silva pointed out the differences between the draft bill formulated by the previous good governance

19 Apr 2021

My son works at Port City. It’s his right to work wherever he desires: Cabraal

State Minister of Finance Ajith Nivard Cabraal on Sunday (18) acknowledged that his son has been working in the Port Cit

19 Apr 2021

President can appoint foreign citizens to Port City Commission, if he chooses to. No hindrance: Sabry

As per the draft Port City Economic Commission Bill tabled, the President can appoint foreign citizens as the commission

19 Apr 2021

We also have problems. The solution is to bring in foreign investors to Port City - Keheliya

Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella says that the government is trying to attract foreign investors to the Colombo port

18 Apr 2021

The government that came claiming to save the country is now auctioning the country to foreigners - Sajith

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa says that the present government that came to power claiming to save the country is h

18 Apr 2021

BUSINESS

Litro Gas introduces revolutionary Premium Hybrid 18-Litre Cylinder

In a revolutionised move in the LPG industry of Sri Lanka, Litro Gas Lanka Ltd. has launched its new Premium Hybrid 18-l

19 Apr 2021

Dollar reserves further down - signs that crude oil imports being limited

The government is putting efforts to limit the import of crude oil and fuel as much as possible from this year, in the e

19 Apr 2021

Huawei facilitates Work from Home, Learn from Home with innovative Tablet range

The shift to WFH and LFH is on the rise as the world has understood the potential of these in shaping the future life.

18 Apr 2021

Sri Lanka maintains stable trade balance in February this year

Sri Lanka ‘s trade balance has been maintained effectively in February this year at the same level of the same month la

18 Apr 2021

FEATURED

How Canada is trying to protect its last three spotted owls

Canada announced a more full-throated response to the potential extinction of the owl within its borders and boost the s

9 hours ago

Nil-by-mouth foodie: The chef who will never eat again

Loretta Harmes hasn’t eaten for six years, but she hasn’t lost her passion for cooking. Even though she cannot taste her

18 Apr 2021

Gotabaya - Forensic analysis more important than Archaeological analysis in the North and East!

Greek (Athenian) philosopher, Plato said: “Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy and the most aggravated form o

17 Apr 2021

Myanmar could be Asia’s next failed state

WHEN THE generals who run Myanmar drew up a constitution to pave the way for an elected government, albeit one that woul

16 Apr 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

How Canada is trying to protect its last three spotted owls

Canada announced a more full-throated response to the potential extinction of the owl within its borders and boost the s

9 hours ago

Nil-by-mouth foodie: The chef who will never eat again

Loretta Harmes hasn’t eaten for six years, but she hasn’t lost her passion for cooking. Even though she cannot taste her

18 Apr 2021

Myanmar could be Asia’s next failed state

WHEN THE generals who run Myanmar drew up a constitution to pave the way for an elected government, albeit one that woul

16 Apr 2021

India: Uttar Pradesh reports 20,510 new Covid cases, highest single-day spike

India reported a record single-day rise of 1,84,372 new coronavirus infections pushing the total tally of cases to 1,38,

14 Apr 2021

Environment

How Canada is trying to protect its last three spotted owls

Canada announced a more full-throated response to the potential extinction of the owl within its borders and boost the s

9 hours ago

SRI LANKA: Rule By Gazettes Leads to Impoverishment and Insecurity

It is not for fun that the Government established processes for taking decisions and implementing them. It is the age ol

16 Apr 2021

‘Underwater Gallery Nilwella’ - PHOTOS

It is no secret that the destruction of the marine ecosystem due to natural and human activities deals a deadly blow to

16 Apr 2021

738 drunk drivers arrested during the festive season - 30 deaths in two days

738 drunk drivers have been arrested since April 14.

16 Apr 2021

GOSSIP

Tomorrow is crucial for the government. Discussion chaired by Mahinda at Temple Trees!

A discussion between the government’s allies and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to be held at Temple Tree

18 Apr 2021

How Basil Rajapaksa tamed Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero

President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Ioma Rajapaksa, Basil Rajapaksa and his wife Pushpa Rajapaksa were seen attending a cerem

13 Apr 2021

Party victorious made possible by Basil, President slams Weerawansa Faction

Despite endless attempts by a number of parties to create conflicts within the Rajapaksa family, the Rajapaksa family ca

14 Mar 2021

ART

The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) to archive best Sri Lankan Movies

The NFAI in Pune is ready to preserve Sri Lankan movies in their archiving Facility. Following the discussions held betw..

28 Mar 2021

Thabla Play And Player Which And Who Creates Rythms In Sri Lankan Applied Music

The Rhythm and time are two separate things which have connections between each other. In that sense, Rhythm could be in..

08 Mar 2021