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Friday, 15 Nov 2019


Votes be cast on the basis of 200 voters per hour, practical?

There will be more time required for voters to cast their vote due to the length of the ballot paper, observers stressed

9 hours ago

Posters slandering Sajith recovered in Kandy, Investigations on a SLPP member

A complaint has been lodged with the Election Complaints Unit in this regard.

9 hours ago

Person seized with election propaganda handbills!

Around 155 handbills have been recovered in his possession, Police said.

9 hours ago

ADB provides USD 150 million for Sri Lanka road development

Over 3400 Kms of rural roads and 340 kms of national highways will be developed under the Second Integrated Road Investm

9 hours ago

Indian funds for KKS Harbour development under- utilized

This money was granted to construct an administrative building and a store for direction and carryout development activi

9 hours ago

Central Bank appoints lead managers for samurai bond issue

Sri Lanka’s Central Bank is making final arrangements to issue US$500 million in samurai bonds Sri Lanka’s Central Bank,

14 Nov 2019

Ruwan seeks STF protection for ITN

Minister Ruwan Wijewardene has requested to provide the ITN with Police Special Task Force (STF) protection.

14 Nov 2019

Wrong Turn in ’83 that paved the way for a 30-year War! (VIDEO)

Addressing the seminar organized by Noidul Tharunyaye Handa movement for university undergrads he made this observation.

14 Nov 2019

Half the contestants are dummies backing key contestants!

Mr. Mahinda Deshapriya today (14) disclosed that over 50% of the contestants, 18 out of 35, are dummy candidates backing

14 Nov 2019

Journalist who wrote about ‘Gota’s Development Illusion’ assaulted!

A resident of the Meepe area in Habaraduwa has been attacked this morning.

14 Nov 2019

Pathfinder independent think tank presents national security strategy

The document is to be submitted to the President, Prime Minister and all presidential candidates.

14 Nov 2019

Palestinian Islamic Jihadists claim significant developments soon!

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) has responded to a rocket attack by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) recently.

14 Nov 2019

Social Media users including Presidential Candidates must show their commitment towards a Free and Fair Election - Internet Media Action (IMA)

Social Media users including Presidential Candidates must show their commitment towards a free and fair election - Inter

14 Nov 2019


No candidate secures fifty percent, Sajith ahead of Presidential Battle!

Survey reports that just a few moment before declaring the deadline for the 2019 presidential campaign, declared that no

14 Nov 2019

Mother allegedly sterilized by Dr. Safi gets pregnant!

The ’’Dr. Safi and Sterilization’’ drama, screenplay by Prof. Channa Jayasumana and directed by MP Athuraliye Rathana Th

13 Nov 2019

Petition filed before Supreme Court over Appeal Court Verdict on Gota’s citizenship!

This special appeal has been filed before the Supreme Court today (13), according to reports.

13 Nov 2019

Pilleyan’s armed troop hired for bomb blasting in Batticaloa!

All security forces therefore have been placed on a tight watch.

13 Nov 2019

Gevindu Kumaratunga acknowledges dispute over Gota’s citizenship!

Speaking at Satana live television program in Sirasa TV last night (12), he made this observation.

13 Nov 2019

Battle of dividing positions in Gota’s administration begins, Kamal Gunaratne Defence Secretary?

Selection of ministerial secretaries and corporation chairpersons on Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s new government, which is s

13 Nov 2019


Toyota Lanka Goes Digital with Toyota Sure and improved Service App

Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd recently launched a comprehensive website for Toyota Sure certified vehicles which are approved b

13 Nov 2019

IMF approves US$164 million 7th tranche of EFF for Sri Lanka

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday (01) completed the Sixth Review of Sri Lanka’s economic performance unde

02 Nov 2019

Seven medical camp of DLB sathkara at Hambantota

This has been held for the benefit of the Sales Agents and Sales Assistants of Hambantota district and it marked the sev

28 Oct 2019

Transcend Drive receives accolades from the guests of Tourism Summit

FOT 2019 summit used Transcend Drive’s range of Volvo, Audi A6 and Jaguar luxury cars for its transport requirements.

24 Oct 2019


Presidential Election - too close to call

Latest polls show a tight race between Minister Sajith Premadasa and former military chief and US Citizen Gotabaya Rajap

14 Nov 2019

Julampitiye Amare sentenced to death, MR acquitted!

Even though Amare was sentenced to death, no court has questioned, or ever will, the story behind those horrible crimes.

12 Nov 2019

First sexually transmitted dengue case confirmed in Spain

Spanish health authorities have confirmed a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world first for a virus which

11 Nov 2019

Our Stupid Colombo elite will pay a hefty price

Many of you would have see the film Crazy Rich Asians.

11 Nov 2019


Palestinian Islamic Jihadists claim significant developments soon!

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) has responded to a rocket attack by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) recently.

14 Nov 2019

UK Conservatives ahead of Labour, latest survey discloses!

We have brought to you information, informing you that the forthcoming December general election in Britain will not be

13 Nov 2019

Venice mayor declares disaster as City hit by 2nd worst high tide!

Venice was hit by the second highest tide recorded in the lagoon city on Tuesday, which flooded its historic basilica an

13 Nov 2019

Schools and universities in Hong Kong shut amid safety fears of anti government protests

Anti-government protests have rocked Hong Kong for months and the situation shows no sign of dying down.

12 Nov 2019


Sri Lanka unveils first bamboo Energy Forum with UNIDO backing

UNIDO Colombo is collaboratively unveiling a Forum on Bamboo for Energy and Industrial Sustainability on 25 October.

23 Oct 2019

Monster asteroid linked to Japan ‘fireball’ incident could be doomed to hit Earth, scientists warn

A fireball that exploded in the sky over Japan could be linked to a huge asteroid that’s destined to smash into our plan

22 Oct 2019

SL hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group

Sri Lanka hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group under the Commonwealth Blue Cha

14 Oct 2019

Sri Lanka wields mangroves, its tsunami shield, against climate change

About 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, lies the coastal town of Koggala, named after

24 Sep 2019


The switching Senanayake Grandson - where would he be tomorrow?

State Minister Wasantha Senanayake has officially joined the SLPP today (08) in support of the Presidential candidate Go

08 Nov 2019

’’Tea with Gota’’ might require a Dress Code with a Helmet!

The event either way has created a situation in which devotees are eager to but afraid of seeing him in person for a cup

28 Oct 2019

Rupavahini Chairperson threatened only in Sunset!

It may be possible whether security forces of Rupavahini Corporation would have to escort her safely from her residence

26 Oct 2019

Plan to present Sarath Weerasekara to split Mahesh Senanayake’s Sinhala votes

Sarath Weerasekera had already obtained the parliamentary certificate required to contest as a candidate a few days ago.

06 Oct 2019


Sinhala National Service Poya Day Program features Sanchi Chetiyagiri Vihara, Dambadiwa!

Live Poya Day Program of Sinhala National Service of SLBC has been prepared to be held from Sanchi Chetiyagiri Vihara, D..

08 Nov 2019

2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by ..

15 Oct 2019