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Italy rescuers toil through night seeking quake survivors as death toll hits 159

Italy rescuers toil through night seeking quake survivors as death toll hits 159

Rescue teams were working through the night to try to find survivors under the rubble that remained of central Italian towns flattened by an earthquake that hit in the early

New policy to protect rights of IDPs

New policy to protect rights of IDPs

By Easwaran Rutnam A new National policy on war displaced, which was approved by the cabinet last week, will ensure the rights of internally displaced persons is protected and all

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‘Janashakthi Full Option Appathon’ launched

‘Janashakthi Full Option Appathon’ launched 0

🕔 08:05, 22.Aug 2016

Janashakthi Insurance PLC, a leading innovator in the Insurance industry, launched their latest campaign to capture the innovative minds of today’s youth – the ‘Janashakthi Full Option Appathon’, the Next

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Vijaya Nandasiri passed away

Vijaya Nandasiri passed away

🕔 13:57, 8.Aug 2016

Popular actor and comedian Vijaya Nandasiri passed away today at the Colombo South Teaching hospital. Nandasiri has acted in several movies and stage dramas.

President rejects allegations raised in Australian media

admin, August 25, 2016

President Maithripala Sirisenahas instructed the Attorney General to look into the allegations raised against him by the A...
Five victims of drowning in Sussex said to be Lankans

admin, August 25, 2016

Five men who drowned off Camber Sands in Sussex, England are said to be Sri Lankan friends visiting from London, the Daily...
TNA warns of campaign against Certificates of Absence

admin, August 25, 2016

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today warned of a "mischievous" campaign against the Certificates of Absence.
Special commodity tax on imported potatoes increased

admin, August 25, 2016

The special commodity tax on imported potatoes has been increased, the Finance Ministry said.
Army chief denies claims ex-LTTE cadres injected with poison

admin, August 25, 2016

Army commander Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva today denied claims that former LTTE cadres who were rehabilitated a...
At least 18 injured following Warakapola accident

admin, August 25, 2016

At least 18 people were injured following an accident in Warakapola involving two buses, the police said.
Indonesia, Sri Lanka sign MOU on election management cooperation

admin, August 25, 2016

The General Elections Commission (KPU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka’s Election Commissi...
UK PM rapped over Sri Lankan militant’s asylum bid

admin, August 25, 2016

One of Scotland’s most senior judges has said British Prime Minister Theresa May “acted unreasonably” when she dismi...
Businessman abducted from Bambalapitiya found dead

admin, August 25, 2016

Businessman Sakeem Sulaiman from Bambalapitiya, who was abducted recently for ransom, was found dead in Mawanella.
Devolving powers to the provinces will be considered

admin, August 24, 2016

The Government will look at proposals to devolve powers to the provinces, Minister of National Languages, Coexistence and...
Government defends move to recruit foreign consultancy firm

admin, August 24, 2016

The Government today defended the decision to recruit a foreign consultancy firm.
PM wants secretariat on reconciliation to be strengthened

admin, August 24, 2016

The cabinet has granted approval to strengthen the secretariat for coordinating reconciliation mechanisms following a prop...
Former DIG Anura Senanayake further remanded

admin, August 24, 2016

Former DIG Anura Senanayake was today further remanded in the Wasim Thajudeen murder case till September 7.
PTA to be replaced with Counter Terrorism Act

admin, August 24, 2016

The Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) will soon be abolished and it will be replaced by the Counter Terrorism Act, the Min...
SLFP Kalawana organiser Janaka Wakkumbura resigns

admin, August 24, 2016

Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Kalawana organiser Janaka Wakkumbura has resigned from his post.