Maj. Gen. Sumith Manawadu passes away

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Major General Sumith Manawadu (55) has passed away while receiving treatment at the National hospita.. Read the Full Article

Govt., PCs must react to NPC resolution: JHU

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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today the Government and other provincial councils should respon.. Read the Full Article

Poor condition at the Dehiwala Zoo

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The Born Free foundation, an international wildlife charity based in UK recently released a statemen.. Read the Full Article

Kadirgamar s portrait

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Yesterday s issue of this newspaper carried a front-page photograph of Prime Minister Ranil Wickreme.. Read the Full Article

Maj Gen Manawadu passes away

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Major General Sumith Manawadu who was admitted to the National Hospital with serious head injuries passed away this morning, Military spokesman told Ada Derana. MORE... Read the Full Article

Navy assistance to renovate St. Anthony’s Church

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Sri Lanka Navy has rendered assistance to renovate the St. Anthony's Chapel in Jaffna. The church is located in the premises of SLNS Uththara. Read the Full Article

We have laid the foundation for greater things to come - Sujeewa

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Minister Malik Samarawickrama says that the government is now in the process of reversing the legacy of a policy framework which disproportionately favored producing for Sri Lanka's small domestic market as against selling to regional or global markets. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Rs 55m supplementary sum passed in Parliament

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A supplementary sum of Rs 55 million moved by the Government passed in parliament with a majority of 2 votes with 33 voting for and 31 against, Ada Derana reporter said. Read the Full Article

Five Kelaniya Uni students arrested for ragging

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Five students from the University of Kelaniya have been arrested following a complaint filed by a new female student alleging that she was subjected to severe ragging by them. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Tamils have no ’special issue’ in Sri Lanka - JHU

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Leader of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero, today slammed the insufficient response from the country's responsible leaders regarding the resolution adopted at the Northern Provincial Council for a federal solution, which he termed as a grave situation. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Samarasinghe condemns tense situation at Parliament

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A police interference into investigation on the tense situation erupted at the Parliament is acceptable, Skills Development and Vocational Training Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe says. MORE... Read the Full Article

SC to consider petition against P.B. Jayasundera in July

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The petition filed against former Treasury Secretary P.B. Jayasundera over a corruption scandal will be taken into consideration by the Supreme Court on July 04. MORE... Read the Full Article

Govt committed to protect privileges of security personnel - President

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that the highest honour and tribute that can be extended to the war heroes is to make the hard won peace, into a sustainable peace. MORE.. Read the Full Article

PM leaves for Singapore

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Singapore on a two-day official visit this morning. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Laggala traffic OIC interdicted

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The officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Laggala Police Station's traffic unit, who is alleged to have taken part in a social gathering to consume alcohol at police barracks the night before the theft of 6 firearms, has been interdicted with effect from today (05). MORE.. Read the Full Article

Five Indians arrested while smuggling 120 kg cannabis via sea

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The Navy has apprehended five Indians along with a boat who were transferring approximately 120 kg of Kerala cannabis by sea. MORE... Read the Full Article

No bail for IP Sumith Perera, remanded until May 12

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Former Crime OIC of the Narahenpita police Sumith Perera, who was arrested for allegedly hiding evidence in the murder of Wasim Thajudeen, has been further remanded until May 12. MORE... Read the Full Article

Thewarapperuma and Ranaweera suspended from Parliament for a week

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Parliament today recommended the suspending of Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma and UPFA MP Prasanna Ranaweera from Parliament for a period of one week in connection with the tense situation which erupted last Tuesday. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lanka sees rise in tourist arrivals due to growth from China

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Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 11.6 percent in April, from a year earlier, to 136,367, mainly due to a strong growth from China, statistics from the country's Tourism Promotion Bureau showed. MORE... Read the Full Article

Committee recommends disciplinary action against two Mps

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The committee report on the yesterday s clash in Parliament had recommended strict disciplinary acti.. Read the Full Article

1.2 kg of cocaine seized in Ragama

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The Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) today seized over 1.2 kg of cocaine worth around Rs.20 million from.. Read the Full Article

Major General Manawadu hospitalized

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Major General Sumith Manawadu was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital a short while ago with s.. Read the Full Article

Import of vehicles temporarily suspended: Importers

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The importing of vehicles to the country will be suspended for six months due to the present currenc.. Read the Full Article

Ranil leaves for Singapore

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Singapore this morning on a two-day private tour... Read the Full Article

Party leaders meeting scheduled for today

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A party leader's meeting will be held at the Parliament this morning (05). The meeting will be commenced with the participation of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at 9.00 am. Read the Full Article