Having concluded examining the petitions filed on the Judicature (Amendment) Bill, the Supreme Court today stated that it will inform its decision to the Speaker of Parliament. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (5:50 PM)
A Sri Lankan passenger has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake while attempting to smuggle gems worth around Rs 2 million out of the country. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (5:29 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena left the country for Pakistan today (March 22) to attend the Pakistan Republic Day celebrations on March 23 as chief guest on an invitation extended by Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (3:20 PM)
A decision has been taken at the party leaders meeting today to take up the motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Parliament on April 4.
22 Mar 2018 (3:12 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered to cease all the activities of construction and fillings of land paving way for potential environmental harm, around the Muthrajawala Wetland Sanctuary. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (2:11 PM)
UPFA Gampaha District MP Prasanna Ranaweera, who was remanded for allegedly assaulting a person, has been granted bail by the Mahara Magistrate. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (2:05 PM)
MP Namal Rajapaksa said he was denied entry to the US from Russia. Namal, son of the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, was in Moscow as an independent observer of the Russian Presidential Election and attended a couple of official meetings. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (1:51 PM)
Rosy Senanayake of the United National Party (UNP) today officially assumed duties as the first ever female Mayor of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC). MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (12:43 PM)
The United Nations says that Sri Lanka has shown slow progress in establishing transitional justice mechanisms, insufficient progress in returning land occupied by the military and that authorities have yet to demonstrate with the willingness or the capacity to address impunity for gross violations of human rights. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (10:51 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has conveyed his best wishes to Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, who was reelected as the President of Nepal. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (10:18 AM)
Private bus operators on the Chilaw-Colombo route are currently engaged in a strike following the alleged assault on a bus crew member, Ada Derana reporter said.
22 Mar 2018 (9:37 AM)
Train services on the upcountry railway line have been disrupted owing to a train derailment, the Railway Control Room said. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (9:15 AM)
Sri Lanka s Cabinet has approved a proposal for the amendment of the Companies Act no 7 of 2007, in order to avoid money laundering and funding of terrorism. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (2:06 AM)
Investigations are underway to probe whether there are involvements of the security forces with the recent incidents that took place in Kandy, according to government. MORE...
21 Mar 2018 (9:25 PM)
Two underworld members allegedly connected to several murders and shooting incidents have been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) in Borella today (21). MORE....
21 Mar 2018 (8:35 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Islamabad tomorrow (March 22) to attend the Pakistan Republic Day celebrations on March 23 as chief guest on an invitation extended by Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (6:47 PM)
Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma says that he has tendered his resignation from the position of UNP Organiser for the Bulathsinhala Electorate. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (6:39 PM)
Chamika Hasitha Harshana, left for India to undergo an immediate liver transplant today (21).
21 Mar 2018 (5:55 PM)
The motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been handed over to the Speaker of Parliament by MPs representing the Joint Opposition. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (4:02 PM)
Former Mayor of the Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Municipal Council, Janaka Ranawaka, has filed a writ application before the Supreme Court alleging improper allocation of members to the council at the recent Local Government election.
21 Mar 2018 (3:43 PM)