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Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020

LATEST NEWS

Sri Lankan refugee detained by Australia for 11 years despite government ruling he’s owed protection

The man, who fled civil war violence and has never met his son, ‘extraordinarily distressed’ by treatment and fears bein

5 hours ago

Ellen DeGeneres: Humbled host returns to TV with apology and admission

Ellen DeGeneres has opened the new series of her talk show with an apology and an admission that ’’things happened here

6 hours ago

ABBA secretly reunite to film for their 50th anniversary hologram tour in 2022

IT is the most secretive reunion in pop history – but the return of ABBA is one step closer.

7 hours ago

Minister Sanath Nishantha’s brother remanded

State Minister Sanath Nishantha’s brother Jagath Samantha has been remanded until the 24th of this month. The order was

9 hours ago

Government printer eyes E-passport printing without any eligibility

Sri Lanka’s E-passport project has come to the limelight once again following the entry of the Government Printing Depar

9 hours ago

Indo – Lanka Prime Ministers hold bilateral talks on line

Indo – Lanka Prime Ministers will hold bilateral talks online for the first time after the new government’s assumption t

22 Sep 2020

Vehicle registrations record a new low last month

Sri Lanka’s car registrations recorded 906 units in Aug down from 1,712 units in July and 2,385 units 12 months ago, Mot

22 Sep 2020

SJB protests against the 20th Amendment

SJB MPs continued to protest, shouting that the country was being taken back to dictatorship by withdrawing the democrat

22 Sep 2020

Lane rules program is successful despite heavy rains!

The bus priority lane law introduced by the traffic police from Monday last week is now being implemented very successfu

22 Sep 2020

Inflation up 6.2% in August 2020

The Central Bank said the headline inflation as measured by the year-on-year (Y-o-Y) change in the National Consumer Pri

22 Sep 2020

The Bloemendal turmeric stock has been imported from India - It has been sent to Sri Lanka via Dubai!

Investigations have revealed that the consignment of turmeric seized in the Bloemendhal area in Colombo was sent from In

22 Sep 2020

We have received a mandate from the public to abolish the 19th amendment - Mahindananda

Mr. Mahindananda Aluthgamage states that the people have given the government a two thirds majority mandate to pass the

22 Sep 2020

20th Amendment presented to Parliament amid the protest of the opposition

The draft 20th Amendment to the Constitution was introduced in Parliament today. It was by the Minister of Justice Ali S

22 Sep 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

The Bloemendal turmeric stock has been imported from India - It has been sent to Sri Lanka via Dubai!

Investigations have revealed that the consignment of turmeric seized in the Bloemendhal area in Colombo was sent from In

22 Sep 2020

PCoI on Easter Genocide: Ex Defence Secretary passes the ball to SIS Director

The above allegation was leveled by former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, appearing before the Presidential Commis

22 Sep 2020

Eco-damage at Anavilundawa: CEA accuses Police of evading arrest of parties responsible

The Central Environmental Authority accused Sri Lanka Police Department of evading arrest of a former Pradeshiya Sabha c

22 Sep 2020

Prime Minister made no comment against 20th Amendment, President and Prime Minister are of same position, reveals Amaraweera

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has not made any comment against the draft 20th Amendment to Constitution, said Ministe

22 Sep 2020

People’s deposits cannot be played with, Harsha responds to Cabraal’s resolution on investing CSE

SJB MP Dr. Harsha De Silva responded to State Minister of Finance Ajith Nivard Cabraal’s resolution on investing the CSE

21 Sep 2020

Easter Genocide: Former President Sirisena denies former Defence Secretary’s statements

Former President Maithripala Sirisena denied all media reports pertaining to the statements conveyed by former Defence S

21 Sep 2020

BUSINESS

LNW Business to be Launched soon

Also, the web site will be full of tips, advice and interesting or inspirational trivia. Phase two there will be a dedic

22 Sep 2020

GPV Lanka wins Gold Award at Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards 2019

What was in particular special about this achievement was that, GPV Lanka (Pvt) Ltd won the Gold Award in the first atte

21 Sep 2020

Sri Lanka’s first ever three-in-one tea package PUREDALE launched

Sri Lanka’s first ever three in one tea package PUREDALE has been launched today (21).

21 Sep 2020

OPPO Celebrates 16th Anniversary, paving its way for the next decade

Leading global tech brand OPPO celebrates its 16th anniversary today, marking a milestone in the company’s constant tech

21 Sep 2020

FEATURED

Jackfruit: the ’vegan sensation’ that saved Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans began planting jackfruit trees to gain food self-sufficiency during British rule, and they’ve since helped i

17 Sep 2020

Trump Hosts Israel, U.A.E. and Bahrain at White House Signing Ceremony

Proclaiming that “there’s going to be peace in the Middle East,” President Trump hosted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah

16 Sep 2020

An adequate discussion should be held on the 20th Amendment before its passing in, says Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne was invited to speak and elaborate on the 20th amendment to the constitution of Sri Lanka.

11 Sep 2020

South Asia must find ways to keep up

South Asia hosts more than a fifth of the world’s population and contributes more than 15% of global economic growth. It

11 Sep 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

Ellen DeGeneres: Humbled host returns to TV with apology and admission

Ellen DeGeneres has opened the new series of her talk show with an apology and an admission that ’’things happened here

6 hours ago

Mexican archaeologists identify the first Mayan slave ship to have ever been discovered

Archaeologists in Mexico have confirmed that a shipwreck discovered off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula once carried

20 Sep 2020

Families struggle as heavy rain, more floods expected in Sudan

Thousands of people continue to live under the threat of incoming heavy rain and further flooding in parts of Sudan, mon

19 Sep 2020

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night.

19 Sep 2020

Environment

Eco-damage at Anavilundawa: CEA accuses Police of evading arrest of parties responsible

The Central Environmental Authority accused Sri Lanka Police Department of evading arrest of a former Pradeshiya Sabha c

22 Sep 2020

Central Environmental Authority seeks power to seize those who commit eco-damage

The Central Environmental Authority should be vested with power to arrest persons who are accused of eco-damage, Authori

21 Sep 2020

Complaint lodged with HRC over eco-damage at Sinharaja

Centre for the Study of the Environment and Nature has lodged a complaint with the United Nations Human Rights Council o

21 Sep 2020

Cabinet paper approving Chena Cultivation in forest conservation lands to be tabled

A Cabinet paper is to be tabled in the Cabinet meeting today (09) approving Chena Cultivation in lands protected by the

09 Sep 2020

GOSSIP

Clash of SLPP theorists draws media mayhem!

Social media has taken its ride through an opinion storm, as certain theorists backing Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna the R

27 Aug 2020

Internal objection over Vajira Abeywardena - Called ’Germ’ within UNP!

Strong objections over former MP Vajira Abeywardena are on the rise within the United National Party (UNP) alleging that

10 Aug 2020

Shani’s arrest: Defence Secretary visits AG in a hurry?

Mr. Dilith Jayaweera, owner of Derana Media Network, paid a visit to ex CID Director SSP Shani Abeysekara, who is curren

06 Aug 2020

ART

Ellen DeGeneres: Humbled host returns to TV with apology and admission

Ellen DeGeneres has opened the new series of her talk show with an apology and an admission that ’’things happened here ..

6 hours ago

ABBA secretly reunite to film for their 50th anniversary hologram tour in 2022

IT is the most secretive reunion in pop history – but the return of ABBA is one step closer...

7 hours ago