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03
May
Today marks World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN G...

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01
May
President Maithripala Sirisena's May Day Message

The red flag carried with pride by the workers aro...

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30
April
Media Ministry secretary refute allegations

Secretary to the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms...

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30
April
Sri Lanka to establish diplomatic mission in Ethiopia

Cabinet of ministers at its weekly meeting on Tues...

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29
April
IMF announces $1.5 bn loan for Sri Lanka

The IMF has agreed a $1.5 billion loan for Sri Lan...

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29
April
Estate employees ‘salary must be increased- Labour Minister

Government plans to take action against the estate...

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03
May
Eastern schools to close early due to heat
Development - Provincial

All the schools in the Eastern Province function from 7.30 a.m. to 12 for nine days from today due to prevailing heat in the region, Eastern Provincial ...

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03
May
President hands over the 5th consignment of Navy's Thalassemia Infusion Systems
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The free distribution of Thalassemia Infusion Systems produced by the Sri Lanka Navy to the Lady Ridgeway Children's Hospital and Thalassemia affected c...

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03
May
President conveys best wishes for the 10th anniversary of Global Dignity in Oslo
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena has conveyed his best wishes to the Global Dignity, a global independent, non-political organization working towards dign...

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03
May
Police Media Unit suspended
Development - Provincial

Police Media Unit had been suspended with effect from Monday (May 02), the Ministry of Law and Order said. ...

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03
May
Navy nabs 3kg of explosives used for illegal fishing activities
Development - Provincial

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Lankapatuna were able to recover 2.6kg of gun powder – low explosives concealed in the general area of Ullackalie...

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03
May
Kelaniya University to remain closed till 11 May
Development - Provincial

The administration of the Kelaniya University said the university will remain closed and will not open on May 3rd as scheduled. The university will be r...

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03
May
Free press, a must as liberal ideals under attack: Obama
World - Business

US: Recognising the contributions of journalists in a democracy, US President Barack Obama on Sunday underlined the importance of a free press when libe...

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03
May
Report on elephant issue to be handed this week
Development - Provincial

Final report prepared by Justice Nimal Dissanayake, who conducted an investigation on the prevailing human-elephant conflict will be handed-over this we...

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03
May
Colombo inflation accelerates 3.1% in April 2016
Development - Provincial

Consumer prices in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has accelerated 3.1 percent in April 2016 from a year earlier, up from 2.0 percent in March 2016 wi...

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02
May
Zika virus: Risk higher than first thought, say doctors
World - Business

The mosquito-borne Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, scientists in Brazil say. ...

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02
May
Audit Bill before the next Cabinet meeting
Political & Current Affairs

Audit Bill will be presented to the Cabinet next Wednesday, Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday (1st May) addressing a May Day rally...

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02
May
SL’s tourism revenue surges after end of civil war - Report
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka’s revenue from tourism rose to $2.98 billion from $349 million over the last six years after the island nation’s 26-year-old civil...

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02
May
Eight Nigerians and a Sri Lankan couple arrested in drug raid
Development - Provincial

Police have arrested eight Nigerian nationals and two Sri Lankans during a raid for possession of cocaine, the police said. ...

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02
May
Defence Advisor of Indian HC meets Jaffna Commander
Development - Provincial

Defence Advisor of the Indian High Commission in Colombo Captain Prakash Gopal during a three day visit to Jaffna called on the Commander Security Force...

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02
May
"Virusara Privilege Card" sixth-phase held in Hambantota
Development - Provincial

Sixth-phase of awarding “Virusara Privilege Card” to war heroes was held on Saturday (30th April) at the Magampura International Convention ...

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02
May
IS turns to selling fish, cars to offset oil losses
World - Business

IRAQ: Islamic State (IS) earns millions of dollars a month running car dealerships and fish farms in Iraq, making up for lower oil income after its batt...

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02
May
Colombia dismantles network that trafficked drugs to Asia
World - Business

COLOMBIA: Police in Colombia have dismantled a criminal network that specialized in smuggling illegal drugs to Asia and Australia, authorities said on T...

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02
May
Showers or thundershowers will occur except Northern and Eastern provinces
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most provinces except Northern and Eastern provinces today (2nd May) after 2.00 pm. ...

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02
May
Sri Lanka National Chamber hosts B2B meetings with Czech delegation
Development - Provincial

A Czech business delegation will be in Sri Lanka this week to hold business-to-business meetings with the Sri Lankan business community. The National Ch...

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01
May
Working class, the lifeblood of the nation –May Day message of the Minister of Labor
Political & Current Affairs

"This day is dedicated to the working class who are the lifeblood of the nation. I consider it a great privilege to join hands with the working class to...

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01
May
Eighteen rallies, 17 parades to mark 130th Labor Day
Development - Provincial

Political parties and other organizations including a number of trade unions have made arrangements to hold 18 rallies and 17 parades island-wide to mar...

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