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SLFP announces opinion regarding proposition to Sajith’s appointment as PM!

If a majority of UNP government MPs make a request to remove the incumbent Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and repla

3 hours ago

Sajith disapproved upon upcoming presidential polls: Analysis

UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa is currently demonstrating his will to contest the presidential election. Party’s Saj

4 hours ago

Investigations into Keith Noir’s abduction barred by AG

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) recently uncovered information about an army soldier named Sumith, who was

5 hours ago

Sri Lanka’s trade deficit contracts with drop in imports

Sri Lanka’s external sector strengthened further in June 2019 with a marked contraction in the trade deficit while gross

22 Aug 2019

Sri Lanka’s national inflation rises marginally in July

Sri Lanka’s headline inflation as measured by the year-on-year change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI, 2013=1

22 Aug 2019

Judicial battle resumes with the President ‘s call on PC poll

The Judicial battle resumed against President Maithripala Sirisena following the filing of an interim petition by TNA M

22 Aug 2019

Latest Yamaha bikes hit the roads in Sri Lanka

Associated Motorways (Private) Limited, a trailblazers in Sri Lanka’s automotive segment, launched the Yamaha FZ & FZ –

22 Aug 2019

Dinner talks over dividing ministries of Maithri-Sajith coalition at Sujiwa’s residence

Discussions on Tuesday (20) were held at the residence of Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe upon dividing ministries of the pr

22 Aug 2019

Cast of the new Disney live-action Lady And The Tramp announced

As you may have heard, the cutest canines are coming to Disney+ on November 12!

21 Aug 2019

EU, US and UN express concern on newArmy Chief’s appointment

The Delegation of the EuropeanUnion (EU) issues the following statement in agreement with the Embassies ofGermany, Italy

21 Aug 2019

Sri Lanka’s tourism gathers momentum after Easter terror attacks

Sri Lanka’s tourism industry is picking up pace with a marked increase in arrivals which had affected after the Easter S

21 Aug 2019

Foreign Ministry condemns attempts by foreign entities to influence internal administrative affairs

With reference to comments that have appeared since the appointment of Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva as the new Commander of

21 Aug 2019

Mahindra Finance infuses Rs. 2 Bn in Ideal Finance

Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd. ,has entered into a joint venture with Ideal Finance Ltd., a fully owned sub

21 Aug 2019

SPECIAL NEWS

Sajith disapproved upon upcoming presidential polls: Analysis

UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa is currently demonstrating his will to contest the presidential election. Party’s Saj

4 hours ago

Investigations into Keith Noir’s abduction barred by AG

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) recently uncovered information about an army soldier named Sumith, who was

5 hours ago

Dinner talks over dividing ministries of Maithri-Sajith coalition at Sujiwa’s residence

Discussions on Tuesday (20) were held at the residence of Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe upon dividing ministries of the pr

22 Aug 2019

Investigations to Thajudeen’s Murder barred amidst Navy’s denial!

Concluding investigations into the assassination of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen has been barred amidst the the Sri Lank

20 Aug 2019

U.S. grossly violate Sri Lanka’s sovereignty amidst appointment of new Army Commander

The Embassy of the United States of America issuing a statement on Monday (19) said that they are ’’deeply concerned’’ b

19 Aug 2019

President proves strong will before international community by appointing Shavendra Silva

President Maithripala Sirisena has proven strong will before the international community by appointing Shavendra Silva a

19 Aug 2019

BUSINESS

Latest Yamaha bikes hit the roads in Sri Lanka

Associated Motorways (Private) Limited, a trailblazers in Sri Lanka’s automotive segment, launched the Yamaha FZ & FZ –

22 Aug 2019

Mahindra Finance infuses Rs. 2 Bn in Ideal Finance

Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd. ,has entered into a joint venture with Ideal Finance Ltd., a fully owned sub

21 Aug 2019

Peoples Bank to raise debentures without state guarantee

Peoples Bank, a state owned leading commercial bank is to strengthen its financial stability and effectiveness in its op

21 Aug 2019

Tax revenue arrears ballooned to over Rs. 323 billion

The revenue on tax in arrears to be recovered by Sri Lanka Customs, Inland Revenue Department and Excise department hav

20 Aug 2019

FEATURED

Liberals for Gota? Politics at the hour of populism/s - By Dr Chamindra Weerawardhana

As the SLPP National Convention was taking place in Colombo, an intriguing dialogue was taking place on a social media p

21 Aug 2019

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen slams decision to revoke occupied Kashmir’s special status

Indian economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has slammed the Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to revoke occupi

20 Aug 2019

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the Un

20 Aug 2019

Controversies fore amidst Avant Garde case as opinions scuffle between CID and AG

About four years later, the Avant Garde issue has come to the fore again. The IMO 8107036 MV Avant Garde was seized by t

18 Aug 2019

FOREIGN

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen slams decision to revoke occupied Kashmir’s special status

Indian economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has slammed the Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to revoke occupi

20 Aug 2019

Hong Kong protesters’ demands ignored by government

Despite the efforts of estimated 1.7 million Hong Kong citizens made over the extradition bill, the Hong Kong government

20 Aug 2019

British Foreign Office seeks information on missing staffer reportedly detained in China

British Foreign Office on Tuesday (20) said it was seeking information about reports claiming the arrest of a Hong Kong

20 Aug 2019

Hamas vows for protests in commemoration of 50 years since El-Aqsa burning

Hamas is reportedly preparing a projection of power in commemoration of 50 years since the El-Aqsa mosque burning.

20 Aug 2019

Environment

Dramatic warming projected in world’s major cities by 2050

77 percent of the world’s cities will experience a ’’striking change’’ in climate conditions, while 22 percent will expe

11 Jul 2019

Coral reef restoration project commences in Northern Naval Command

The Sri Lanka Navy yesterday (4) commenced another coral reef restoration project in the Northern Naval Command.

05 Jul 2019

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans?

Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, cr

05 Jul 2019

Chile witnesses first total solar eclipse since 1592!

Many tourists roamed over Northern Chilean desert on Tuesday (02) as a total solar eclipse projected in the skies.

04 Jul 2019

GOSSIP

Ranil is too good, JR would have banned JVP!

When it comes to the Easter Sunday attacks, what Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) must actually do is to be self critical

13 Jul 2019

Assaulting lift operator: Investigation against IGP after two years

After Lanka News Web (LNW) on 31st May published an article reminding the IGP Pujith Jayasundara’s assault on Samarakone

02 Jun 2019

People ask me to take it, but if I take it... - Army Commander

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has reportedly said people ask of him to acquire the rule of country

26 May 2019

ART

Cast of the new Disney live-action Lady And The Tramp announced

As you may have heard, the cutest canines are coming to Disney+ on November 12!..

21 Aug 2019

Teen Choice Awards: Spider-Man Far From Home Wins Choice Summer Movie

As it continues swinging its way through a massive box office, Spider-Man: Far From Home has tallied one of its biggest ..

13 Aug 2019