Minister refuses to admit Norochcholai a failed project 

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By Easwaran Rutnam Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila has refused to admit that the Norochcholai coal power plant was a failed project.  The Norochcholai coal power plant has...

Gammanpila reminds Tamil MPs Sri Lanka is not part of India

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Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila today reminded Tamil parliamentarians that Sri Lanka is not part of India and that it is a sovereign nation. Gammanpila was...

State Minister tells Maithripala to leave the Government

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State Minister Shehan Semasinghe has called on Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) leader Maithripala Sirisena to leave the Government. Semasinghe accused Sirisena of taking on...

President wants dark memories of the war set aside

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants the dark memories of the war set aside to build a secure country where all sections of the community can...

Pakistan company transfers salary of Priyantha Kumara to family

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A Pakistan company has transferred the first salary committed to pay for 10 years to the family of murdered Sri Lankan Manager Priyantha Kumara. Special...

Sri Lanka prepared to administer 4th dose if required

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Sri Lanka is prepared to administer a 4th Covid vaccine dose if the need arises, the Health Ministry said. State Minister of Pharmaceutical Production, Supply...

Foreigners stranded after Badulla bound train stops midway

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Foreigners were stranded after a passenger train heading to Badulla from Colombo stopped midway owing to ongoing trade union action. The 'Podi Menike' train was...

CPC to deliver urgently required diesel to CEB

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The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) is to deliver urgently required diesel to the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) in order for it to operate its...

China assures Sri Lanka continued economic assistance

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China has assured Sri Lanka continued economic assistance, hours after Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal said that Sri Lanka is negotiating another loan...

Sri Lanka negotiates another loan from China

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Sri Lanka is negotiating another loan from China as part of attempts to restructure its debt repayment. Responding to a question posed at a media...