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Ravi Jayawardene, the son of  late J. R. Jayawardene passed away a short while ago. He was 80.  

Five people have died and at least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbed a policeman...

One of the main suspects of the Kalutara prison bus shooting incident, Bunti Hewath Kuruppuge Chathuranga Pushpakumara Mendis, was arrested yesterday. The shooting incident occurred...

Three members of the Aawa group operating in the North who were arrested have been remanded till March 31. The suspects were arrested during the...

The Army Corporal arrested in connection with the abduction and assault on journalist Keith Noyahr, was remanded till March 30 by the Mount Lavinia...

The South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) stated that its CEO, Dr. Sameera Senaratne had been relieved of his duties with effect...

External Affairs Minister, Mangala Samaraweera says forces of extremism and regression were creating road blocks for narrow, short-term political gain. The Minister made this observation in...

The police said that the attack on the CEO of the South Asian Institute of Medicine and Technology (SAITM), Dr. Sameera Senaratne was staged. A...

Police have discovered a van believed to be used by gunmen who attacked the prison bus which transported the prominent underworld figure ‘Samayan’ and...

Seven prisoners including a notorious underworld figure Aruna Udayanga also known as 'Samayan' were killed earlier today after shots fired at a prison bus...

Sri Lankan cricketer Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following...

A plane that crashed into a shopping centre near Essendon airport in Melbourne, killing five people, had a “catastrophic engine failure” shortly after takeoff,...

Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar has asked the Tamil leadership in Sri Lanka to continue negotiating a political solution with the government, without being fixated...

Five army personnel including a Major arrested and remanded over the assault on former journalist Keth Noyahr have been interdicted. The army personnel were arrested...

Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews and current sensation Asela Gunaratne were bought by the Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians respectively at the Indian Premier...

Two more soldiers who were arrested on Saturday (18) over the abduction and assault on former journalist Keith Noyahr were remanded till March 3. The suspects...

At least eight students have been hospitalised following the two separate clashes between three leading schools in Colombo yesterday.  According to reports an SLTB...

Ten students who were arrested by Maradana police and later released on bail over the clash between two leading schools yesterday will be produced...

Co-Cabinet Spokesman and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Media Gayantha Karunatileka refuted the statement by his ministry secretary Nimal Bopage where he said the...

The Government has decided to purchase 1,000 buses for the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB). Co-Cabinet Spokesman Minister Gayantha Karunatileka addressing the weekly Cabinet...

President Maithripala Sirisena presented service pension benefit letters to the retired differently abled War Heroes who volunteered to retire before completing their 12 year...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has urged compatriots held in Australian-run immigration detention centres to come home and assured that legal actions would not be...

Private Medical College Parents’ Society today said that they are ready to discuss with the relevant parties and authorities over recent proposals put forward...

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed Trade Ministry officials to set separate Maximum Retail Prices (MRP) for local and imported rice. The instruction was given following...

Nokia will re-launch the 3310, perhaps the best-loved and most resilient phone in history. The phone, originally released in 2000 and in many ways beginning...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who is currently in Australia on an official visit received an honorary doctorate in law at a graduation ceremony at...

The Supreme Court today (14) on Tuesday convicted Sasikala Natarajan under charges of the disproportionate assets case. According to reports from Tamil Nadu, the much...

Eight State Medical Faculty Deans have decided to propose that the South Asian Institute of Medicine and Technology (SAITM) temporarily suspends the admission of...

Sri Lanka Army announced that it had commenced islandwide raids to nab army deserters. Accordingly, over 500 army deserters were arrested during the operations...

Education Ministry announced that the deadline for the appeals on Grade Five Scholarship Examination results had been extended is on February 15. A ministry spokesman...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Australia early this morning on a four day official visit. The Prime Minister and his delegation will participate in...

A special traffic plan will be implemented from 5.00pm today due to the annual Navam Perahera by Gangarama Temple, Hunupitiya. The Perahera is due...

The government has urged the public to use sparingly due to low water levels in reservoirs. Power and Renewable Energy Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera...

Chief Executive Officer of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) Dr. Sameera Senaratne was shot at by two gunmen last evening...

Britain reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals in bizarre circumstances after Canadian player Denis Shapovalov was defaulted for inadvertently blasting a ball into the umpire's...

In a bid to tackle increasing number of consumer complaints with regard to errant traders, and to strengthen its raiding teams islandwide, the Consumer...

The Election Commission is to seek the advice of the Attorney General with regard to whether the Local Government election could be held despite...

The annual sports meet of St. Thomas’ Catholic International College Seeduwa was held at the school’s playground on February 3 (Friday) under the guidance...

The Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention said that they would introduce subject matter pertaining to drugs into the school curriculum where principals and...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe last week said that changes would be made to the process of appointing teachers to Government schools. Wickremesinghe said that the...

Elections monitoring bodies last week said they would hand over the Draft of a campaign finance reforms bill to the Elections Commission to identify...

The Anti-Leprosy Campaign said that among the 2000 new cases of leprosy diagnosed per annum, there were cases of patients being discriminated at places...

The split among the leftist parties is likely to widen further after leader of the Frontline Socialist Party (FLSP) Kumar Gunaratnam was granted Sri...

The Court of Appeal today (31) ruled that the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) is legally eligible to issue medical degrees...

Sri Lanka’s automobile trade and finance companies have received a severe blow due to governmental regulations including high loan-to-value ratio leasing regulations being imposed. Accordingly,...

In a bid to reduce the increasing congestion at the Bandaranaike Airport and ease boarding process due to revised check in times, authorities have...

Government Cabinet Ministers, Malik Samarawickrama and Dr. Rajitha Senaratne recently clashed over statements made in reference to the tyre factory project coming up in...

The Bank of Ceylon scored its third “Trillion” at the end of the year 2016 surpassing the Rs. one trillion mark in advances -...

Academic activities of the Eastern University which came to a complete standstill from January 20 this year would commence from Monday (January 31) after...

Economists have highlighted the depreciation of the Sri Lankan rupee, the appreciation of the US dollar and the increase in the prices of rice...

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