Prevailing rainy condition in the South-western part of the island is expected to continue, the Meteorology Department said today (24). MORE..
24 May 2018 (9:47 AM)
The government has decided to increase the subsidy provided for the Sisu Seriya , Gemi Seriya and Nisi Seriya concessionary bus services.MORE...
23 May 2018 (11:52 PM)
A constable attached to the Anti-corruption Unit at the Mawathagama Police has been arrested by the Bribery Commission while receiving a bribe of Rs 15,000.MORE...
23 May 2018 (11:26 PM)
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) urged people living in Kalutara, Madurawala, Dodangoda, Horana, Palindanuwara, Bulathsinhala, Ingiriya, Millaniya, Kirialla, Kuruvita, Alapatha, Ratnapura DS Divisions to evacuate to safe locations as the water level of Kalu River is on the rise. MORE...
23 May 2018 (10:59 PM)
A special hotline number was introduced by the Home Affairs Ministry today (23) to inform regarding any disaster related issues.MORE...
23 May 2018 (10:35 PM)
United National Party National list parliamentarian M.H.M Navavi has resigned from his portfolio, Secretary General of Parliament said. MORE...
23 May 2018 (9:29 PM)
All pre-schools in Southern Province will be close until June 1st to prevent the spread of a viral flu, Southern Province Education Minister Chandima Rasaputhra announced.MORE...
23 May 2018 (8:33 PM)
Nearly 105,352 persons of 18 districts have been affected due to prevailing adverse weather conditions, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) announced.MORE...
23 May 2018 (7:17 PM)
State Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Disaster Management Palitha Range Bandara says that a compensation of Rs 1 million each will be offered for those who have died while engaged in occupations during the current disaster situation. MORE..
23 May 2018 (6:50 PM)
The Department of Examinations notes that all examinations that were due to be held on May 24,25,26,27 and June 02 have been cancelled owing to inclement weather condition.MORE..
23 May 2018 (6:26 PM)
The irrigation Department announced that water level of Kalu River may further rise with the rains.MORE...
23 May 2018 (6:11 PM)
Around 300 members of the Army, together with fellow-sailors and airmen are currently engaged in flood relief emergencies in worst-affected Galle, Kalutara, Matara, Ratnapura and Puttalam Districts as of as of noon yesterday (22), the Army media unit said.MORE...
23 May 2018 (6:02 PM)
Primary schools and primary sections (Grades 1 to 5) of all other schools in Deniyaya, Udugama, Matara, Mulatiyana, Akuressa, Tangalle, Walasmulla and Galle Education Zones will be closed until May 28 to prevent the spread of a viral flu. MORE..
23 May 2018 (5:31 PM)
The Education Ministry has decided to provide opportunity for expectant teachers to attend the school in an appropriate dress.MORE...
23 May 2018 (5:16 PM)
Two spill gates have been opened in the Rajanganaya Reservoir due to the rising water level. MORE..
23 May 2018 (4:58 PM)
Actions have been taken to establish a special raiding unit to protect the forests in Sri Lanka and to avoid deforestation in North, Minister of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms and Chief Government Whip Gayantha Karunatillake said.MORE...
23 May 2018 (4:26 PM)
The Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers Union (CEBEU) states that they will temporality halt their trade union action in the disaster affected areas. MORE..
23 May 2018 (4:24 PM)
During the first four months of this year, a total payment of Rs 60 million has been granted as compensation, under the insurance compensation scheme for migrant workers, says the Foreign Employment Bureau (SLBFE). MORE..
23 May 2018 (4:14 PM)
The Australian Government, WFP and UNICEF have signed a 3-year partnership (2018-2020) with a funding of AUD750,000 (around 89 million Sri Lanka Rupees), to ensure stronger preparedness and faster, more integrated responses to natural disaster emergencies in Sri Lanka. MORE..
23 May 2018 (4:07 PM)
The prevailing adverse weather has affected 6133 families belonging to 189 Grama Niladhari divisions in the Ratnapura District. MORE..
23 May 2018 (3:57 PM)