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The Government bent knee before Rice Monopoly, acknowledges Vidura

SLPP General Election Contender former Agriculture Minister Vidura Wickremanayake said that it should be acknowledged, h

40 minute ago

Postpone Election for Corona and the President and the Cabinet will forever rule - Mahinda Amaraweera

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said should the Election be further postponed till the end of the Coronavirus Pandemic as th

53 minute ago

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka rise up to 1558

As of 11 pm on Friday (29), 10 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 have been identified, official reports confirme

1 hours ago

Sri Lanka: 10 Political mistakes that shouldn’t have been committed during the pandemic

Sri Lanka: 10 Political mistakes that shouldn’t have been committed during the pandemic.

29 May 2020

Testing the boundaries - Bhoomi Harendran is the Lankan Iron Lady

The cloudless Colombo sky hung above me threatening to scorch me into a pile of ashes, but in my excitement to meet Bhoo

29 May 2020

SriLankan Airlines repatriates Chinese nationals from London

A Sri Lankan Airlines flight from London arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport today with Chinese nationals

29 May 2020

03 returnees from Kuwait admitted to ICU

Three persons returned from Kuwait who were later revealed to have contracted COVID-19 have been admitted to Intensive C

29 May 2020

10 more new infections found. SL COVID-19 cases risen up to 1540

Ten more persons have tested positive for COVID-19, raising the total number of positive cases up to 1540 in Sri Lanka.

29 May 2020

SPC gets financial assistance to streamline pharmaceutical imports

Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry will be extending financial assistance to to the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (SPC) to

29 May 2020

Foreign Ministry comments on allegations against the High Commissioner in the UK regarding medical treatment

The attention of the Ministry is drawn to news reports appearing in some newspapers and websites with allegations agains

29 May 2020

Solidarity In The Time Of COVID

The lifting of the day time curfew in all parts of the country from the beginning of this week reflects the government’s

29 May 2020

Sri Lanka’s Economic Revival Plan introduces a new tax policy

Economic Revival Plan of the Interim Government was launched to revive the economy and reduce the COVID-19 impact.

29 May 2020

Sri Lanka calls on international lenders unconditional support for developing countries

SriLanka called for unconditional support from bilateral and multilateral official lenders for developing countries.

29 May 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

The Government bent knee before Rice Monopoly, acknowledges Vidura

SLPP General Election Contender former Agriculture Minister Vidura Wickremanayake said that it should be acknowledged, h

40 minute ago

Postpone Election for Corona and the President and the Cabinet will forever rule - Mahinda Amaraweera

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said should the Election be further postponed till the end of the Coronavirus Pandemic as th

53 minute ago

If Parliament is considered dead, are Ministers ‘the dead walking’? - Dr. Jayampathy

There has been a very useful discussion in the public domain about the relationship between the three organs of governme

29 May 2020

Police Spokesman to meet the same fate as former CID Director?

Former director of the Police Special Investigation Unit SP C.D. Gurusinghe was recently transferred to the Police Speci

29 May 2020

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka summoned to CCD. An attempt to arrest?

Former Army Commander Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka has been informed to appear before the CCD today (29) in connection t

29 May 2020

Two Options left. Military Rule, or Democratic Rule - Namal

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son former parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said the country is left with two options,

29 May 2020

BUSINESS

Join us for ’’How Will COVID-19 Reshape South Asia’s Future’’ Webinar

Join us for ’’How Will COVID-19 Reshape South Asia’s Future’’ Webinar

28 May 2020

HNB enables a plug-and-play e-commerce revolution for businesses

Sri Lanka’s most digitally innovative bank, HNB PLC, announced the launch of AppiGo, a revolutionary platform which enab

28 May 2020

Samsung, Dialog and MyDoctor partner Ministry of Health to enable Telemedicine Services at 16 Key Hospitals

Samsung, Dialog and MyDoctor partner Ministry of Health to enable Telemedicine Services at 16 Key Hospitals

25 May 2020

Treasury prepares new Vote on Account for 2020

The Finance Ministry is now preparing another 3-month Vote on Account commencing from June 2020, the third for the year,

24 May 2020

FEATURED

Sri Lanka: 10 Political mistakes that shouldn’t have been committed during the pandemic

Sri Lanka: 10 Political mistakes that shouldn’t have been committed during the pandemic.

29 May 2020

Testing the boundaries - Bhoomi Harendran is the Lankan Iron Lady

The cloudless Colombo sky hung above me threatening to scorch me into a pile of ashes, but in my excitement to meet Bhoo

29 May 2020

Solidarity In The Time Of COVID

The lifting of the day time curfew in all parts of the country from the beginning of this week reflects the government’s

29 May 2020

The Politics of entrusting Archaeological functions to the Defense Secretary

Archaeologist Jagath Weerasinghe says it is part of the Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist agenda to reclaim the multi-ethnic

29 May 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

China and Hong Kong: A negotiated solution is the only way forward

The Covid-19 pandemic has diverted attention away from many of the intractable problems around the world, exacerbated by

29 May 2020

The Commemoration of the Gwangju uprising needs to be recognized as the Universal Day for the Prevention of Militarism and Authoritarianism

May 18th, the commemoration of the Gwangju uprising, needs to be recognized as the Universal Day for the Prevention of M

27 May 2020

’Biggest step forward since crisis began’: NHS to treat severe COVID-19 patients with Ebola drug

The antiviral drug remdesivir was originally developed to treat Ebola.

26 May 2020

Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming

Researchers have found that the microscopic algae that grow on the surface of snow along the Antarctic Peninsula are goi

25 May 2020

Environment

Heavy Showers to be expected - 07 Districts warned for Erosion

Some areas may uncover to rainfall of over 200 metres, it pointed out.

27 May 2020

Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming

Researchers have found that the microscopic algae that grow on the surface of snow along the Antarctic Peninsula are goi

25 May 2020

World can likely capture and store enough carbon dioxide to meet climate targets

The capture and storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) underground is one of the key components of the Intergovernmental Panel

23 May 2020

GOSSIP

Tycoon Miller conveys thanks to four members of the Rajapaksa Family for increasing Rice Price

Owner of Araliya Rice Mill business tycoon Dudley Sirisena has conveyed his thanks to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prim

28 May 2020

Vision for Prosperity: Jathika Rupavahini reserves airtime for Grandchild of the Palace!

National Television channel Jathika Rupavahini broadcast a musical program for Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s grands

15 May 2020

Sajith responds to Social Media trolling over his Linguistic Capacity

Former opposition leader Sajith Premadasa has been subjected to a mass social media trolling over the last week for usin

11 May 2020

ART

Brian May was ’near death’ after suffering heart attack while gardening

The Queen guitarist said doctors found three blocked arteries after he experienced a ‘small’ heart attack..

25 May 2020

Veteran Actor Daya Thennakoon passes away

Veteran actor Daya Thennakoon has passed away at the age of 78...

17 Apr 2020