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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...

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan continued his onslaught on the Sri Lankan bowlers as he led his team to a tea time score of 282...

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...

External Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake informed the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating the Central Bank bond scam that he was unable to appear before the...

Sri Lanka's bowlers toiled with limited success as India won the first session of the first cricket Test here at the Galle International Cricket...

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...

The Presidential Commission to investigate into the Central Bank bond scam has ordered Arjun Aloysius to hand over his mobile phones and other digital...

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that it had completed the second review of Sri Lanka’s economic performance under the...

Attorney-at-law Upul Jayasuriya resigned from his position as Chairman of the Board of Investment (BoI) of Sri Lanka today. According to reports, Jayasuriya has tendered...

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...

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...

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...

The Police Narcotic Bureau today seized 800 kilograms of cocaine worth Rs. 10 billion at the Colombo Harbour. It is reported that it was the...

Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya has signed the Office on Missing Persons (OMP) Act. The draft Bill to establish an Office on Missing Persons (OMP) was passed...

The Presidential Commission which was appointed to look into disappearances has recommended the establishment of a domestic judicial mechanism to probe war crimes allegations. In...

A changed and revitalized Australia defeated Sri Lanka by three wickets in the first ODI at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Sunday night...

The US State Department in a recent report has revealed that the United States has accepted 383 refugees from Sri Lanka since 2005. According to...

Six Sri Lankans who had attempted to enter Australia illegally were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Division after they were deported by Australian authorities. Reports...

The United States says that despite positive progress Sri Lanka had a long way to go to achieve lasting peace. This observation was made the...

The Sri Lankan delegation has participated in an observation tour of the Shekou Container Terminal, which is managed by the China Merchant Company in...

The Government yesterday said that the the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperative Agreement or ETCA would be tabled in Parliament. Addressing a media conference, Minister...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has reiterated that the government will launch Sri Lanka’s National Economic Policy in the near future. The Premier made this statement...

The JVP has said that the Office of Missing Persons has a limited mandate and was restricted to finding information of missing persons and...

Officials of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) have been summoned by the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) today. Accordingly, the officials have been...

The final report of the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons is scheduled to be  handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena...

Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Chaminda Vaas has been appointed as the fast bowling coach for the national cricket team from September 1, Sri...

A group of 26 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who were housed in several camps across Tamil Nadu left for Sri Lanka from Tiruchi airport...

The Navy rescued four Indian fishermen in distress and were drifting in the Western seas of Sri Lanka yesterday. The Navy said that their fishing boat...

The report of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) on 19 State institutions has been presented to Parliament, reports said. Meanwhile, the report on the...

The Supreme Court has informed Parliament that Amendments to the VAT Bill were null and void as no proper procedure was followed when presenting...

At least 79 migrant workers have been rescued by Nepali authorities from countries including Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, reports attributed to the Ministry of...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned the terror attack on a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan last night. "SriLanka condemns attack on hospital in Quetta, Pakistan.Thoughts and...

Over twenty prisoners held under Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) have commenced a hunger strike at the Anuradhapura Prison today. Reports said that the strike...

The Navy has arrested 19 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing in the seas off Kokkuthuduwai yesterday (2). Accordingly, the fishermen were arrested by Navy...

A 30 year old man was shot dead last night in the Boralesgamuwa area. According to reports, the victim had been traveling in a motor...

The China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), which handles the construction of the Port City project has decided to withdraw all compensation claims for losses...

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has signed the Right to Information Bill, Chief Government Whip, and Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media, Gayantha Karunatileka has...

The Central Government of India today has announced it was trying to revive historic maritime cultural and economic ties with 39 countries including Sri...

Heavy traffic was report along the Baseline road this afternoon as the Paadha Yaathra of the Joint Opposition entered Colombo. The protest march commenced from...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today left for Indonesia to attend the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum. The Premier is expected to give a speech at...

Former Minister of Economic Affairs, Basil Rajapaksa was further remanded till August 8 by the Kaduwela Magistrate today. Rajapaksa was arrested by the Police Financial...

The driver of former editor Lasantha Wickramatunge identified the army intelligence officer who was arrested over the murder of Wickrematunge as the individual who...

  The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) and the Prime Minister’s Office have drafted a comprehensive National Guidelines for Child Day Care Centers in order...

The International Cricket Council today announced that Muttiah Muralidaran, Karen Rolton, Arthur Morris and George Lohmann will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall...

The Kandy Magistrate's Court has issued a restraining order against MPs of the Joint Opposition not to commence its proposed protest march within the...

Ash-Sheikh M.I.M. Rizwie Mufthi was appointed as the President of the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) during the Central Committee meeting which was held...

Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy assumed duties in his new post as the Governor of the Central Bank Sri Lanka (CBSL) this morning. Addressing CBSL staff,...

Investigations have commenced into the fire which had destroyed a section of a building at the Eppawala Phosphate factory premises earlier today. Reports said that...

A petition was filed at the Court of Appeal seeking an order declaring that Arjuna Mahendran is disqualified and not entitled to hold office...

The Government today said that it would establish a special bureau with more powers than the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID)in the future. Minister of...

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