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The minimum Z-score marks for the Academic Year 2014/2015 have been released by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The UGC states that the minimum Z-scores...

A major disaster was averted aboard SriLankan Airlines UL 166 yesterday due to alert cabin crew members. the crew had noticed smoke from one of...

An individual claiming to be a Coordinating Secretary to the Ministry of Post, Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs has been arrested by Customs...

The European Union's (EU) top court has lifted the ban on the LTTE on Wednesday (26) stating that there was no evidence to show...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week expressed India’s wish to fast track implementation of the country’s joint ventures in Sri Lanka. The Indian...

Coast Guard personnel today seized 685 kg of ganja, which was found abandoned at the fourth sand dune in the sea off Danushkodi coast....

Sri Lankan politicians who visit high class brothels operating under the guise of Spas in the Colombo city are reported to be paying the...

Keen on promoting connectivity in the South Asian region, India is set to build a sea-bridge and tunnel connecting Sri Lanka, Press Trust of...

Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera met with Deputy Vice President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Fatema Sumar and her delegation at the...

The 2015 GCE Advanced Level (A/L) examination commenced today. According to the Department of Examinations, 309,069 candidates will sit for this year's examination. This includes...

Fifteen bowsers with fuel left the Kolonnawa terminal a short while ago, reports said. Accordingly, the bowsers left the terminal following intervention of the military. Members of the...

The government has announced that it will not be mandatory for students to pass their GCE Ordinary Level examinations to sit for the GCE...

The post-mortem which was concluded this morning over the suspicious death of five year old girl from Kotadeniyawa revealed that she was strangled and...

A police constable attached to the Police Narcotics Bureau was killed and  a Senior Inspector of Police was injured in a shooting incident in...

Austin Fernando was sworn in as the new Secretary to the President today (04). Fernando was appointed as the new Secretary following the resignation of...

Eight students were reported to have been admitted to hospital following an explosion at Sinhala Maha Vidyalaya in Kokkilai, Mullaitivu. Reports said the students were...

Taking the centre stage of politics by storm, twenty SLFP MPs in the Joint Opposition on Friday night agreed to quit the party to...

SriLankan Airlines has completely banned the use or charging of Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on board all its flights with immediate effect...

The Joint Opposition with over 50 MPs in the democratically elected Parliament have not been invited to meet the visiting United Nations High Commissioner...

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has issued a statement deniying reports that it had instructed banks not to accept Qatari Riyals. "The Central Bank...

Former MP Geetha Kumarasinghe filed a petition at the Supreme Court challenging the Court of Appeal decision to annul her status as a parliamentarian. Meanwhile,...

The Education Ministry has suspended the services of seven officials of the interview board and the appeal board in charge of grade one admission...

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) on Friday agreed to grant nomination to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming General Election. Issuing a...

Cases have been filed by the Indian police against six Sri Lankan doctors for allegedly conducting illegal kidney transplant operations, Indian media reports said...

President of the Pakistan Cricket Board and Asian Cricket Council, Shahryar M. Khan speaking exclusively to Nation group of papers stated that the match played...

Former MP Duminda Silva along with four others were sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today. The decision was given when they were...

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 officer who sustained injuries  in yesterday's shooting incident in Nallur passed away at the Jaffna hospital this morning (23). The office was injured...

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

A huge fire has engulfed a tower block in Latimer Road, West London. Eyewitnesses claim people are trapped in their homes. According to reports, the fire...

Colombo, July 13: The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the principal Tamil grouping in Sri Lanka, has denied media reports that it is planning to...

Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) has received over 1,100 complaints of incidents related to cyber exploitation and violence including online sexual abuse...

This month after budget The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress are likely to engage in crucial discussions pertaining to Constitutional...

The Western and Wayamba (North Western) Provincial Councils have received new Chief Ministers after the posts were vacated by the former chief ministers who...

the death toll due to the floods and landslides has risen to 202 today. The Disaster Management Center said that a further 96 were...

Zimbabwe cricketer Ryan Burl was admitted to the Hambantota General Hospital last evening after becoming allergic to food he had consumed at the team's hotel...

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has decided to suspend Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) from carrying on the business...

Wiggie rejects Steering Committee report Opposition Leader, R. Sampanthan last week warned of recurrence of violence and an exodus of Tamil people in the event Sri Lanka...

At least 11 persons have been reported dead following yesterday's incident where part of the Meethotamulla garbage dump collapsed. It was reported that 145 houses...

The ministry of health has discussed the possibility of introducing private chanelling of doctors through some major government hospitals in the evenings after 4pm...

Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) detected several smartphones concealed in chocolate boxes. The value of the seized phones would be ascertained after...

Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Rauff Hakeem has warned that the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) would record a loss...

Customers in Sri Lanka will now be able to apply for their UK visit visas, more easily thanks to a new online application form. 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...

Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 4 wickets in the only test match played at the R. Premadasa Stadium a short while ago. Needing a massive...

In light of reports that members of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) had violated the Parliament ACT by making statements to the media...

The government will ban any new unit set up by ministers under their respective ministries which are not listed in the gazette which recognizes...

Observers of share market activity claim that buying behaviour of Ceylinco Insurance shares indicates that Lalith Kotelawala, the troubled tycoon whose name is inextricably...

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has called off its strike by 4pm today. The decision to call off strike was made following discussions with...

Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga have been appointed as Sri Lanka’s new Test and One Day captains respectively. Tharanga will also be heading the...

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