Weerawansa concludes hunger strike

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Wimal Weerawansa concludes hunger strike. MORE... Read the Full Article

Retiring secretaries receive permit rises

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The government had decided to increase the permit quotas for secretaries impending retirement, in government ministries. MORE... Read the Full Article

Showers expected over most provinces

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The Department of Meteorology says that showers or thundershowers will occur over most provinces, particularly in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western, Uva and Southern provinces, after 2.00p.m. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Brexit sovereignty plan set out in Great Repeal Bill

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The government will set out how it plans to remove EU law from the statute book later by publishing details of its Great Repeal Bill. MORE... Read the Full Article

Five sentenced to death over Panadura murder

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Five individuals convicted over the murder of a person in the Alubomulla area in 2003 were sentenced to death by the Panadura High Court today (29). MORE.. Read the Full Article

Parliamentary seat allocations for Jaffna, Badulla to be revised

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The allocation of parliamentary seats for Badulla district will be reduced from 9 to 8 and increased in Jaffna district from 6 to 7 based on the 2016 electoral register, the Elections Commission said. Read the Full Article

Members of Central Bank’s tender board to be replaced

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The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has decided to replace the members of the tender board which conducts government bond auctions, CBSL Deputy Governor P. Samarasiri said. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Man attacked by wild boar, dies

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A 67-year-old man was killed in a wild boar attack in Wathupola area in welamboda on Wednesday, police said. MORE... Read the Full Article

Security not provided for witnesses in bond case - Devapriya

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It is doubtful as to why security has not yet been provided for the judges and witnesses of the controversial bond sale, Western Province Chief Minister Isuru Devapriya says. MORE... Read the Full Article

Suffer the consequences now, JVP tells Wimal

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'If committed offenses, suffer the consequences,' this is the slogan we have to tell Wimal Weerawansa, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said Wednesday. MORE... Read the Full Article

EU blocks merger of Deutsche Boerse, London Stock Exchange

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EU antitrust regulators blocked the proposed £21bn merger of Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday as expected, saying that the deal would have harmed competition because of the companies' combined market power. MORE.. Read the Full Article

I am not ready to make any war hero a suspect - President

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President Maithripala Sirisena said that he is not prepared to make any war hero a suspect in the charges leveled against the armed forces and the government on the alleged violations of human rights during the war against terrorism. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Suspect gets 20 years RI over Fort railway station bombing

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A suspect was given 20 years of rigorous imprisonment after being found guilty of aiding and abetting the suicide bombing at the Colombo Fort Railway Station in 2008. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Indonesian man’s body found inside python - police

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A missing Indonesian man was found dead inside the body of a python, according to police, BBC reported. Read the Full Article

Traders predict rice price hike during festival season

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Prices of rice may go up during the upcoming festival season, President of the Marandagahamula Rice Traders Association, D.K. Ranjith, said. MORE... Read the Full Article

Sri Lanka refutes reports regarding release of Indian boats

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The Sri Lankan government today refuted media reports claiming that a decision has been taken to release the Indian fishing boats currently in custody, for violating the maritime boundary line. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Wimal Weerawansa transferred to Colombo National Hospital

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NFF leader Wimal Weerawansa, who was receiving treatment at the Prison Hospital, has been transferred to the Colombo National Hospital. MORE... Read the Full Article

‘Will meet when time is right’- Rajinikanth writes to Sri Lankan Tamils

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Indian actor Rajinikanth today thanked Sri Lankan Tamils for their love and affection, days after he cancelled his visit to the island nation following opposition from pro-Tamil outfits. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lankan pregnant woman attacked in UK

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A pregnant woman is fighting for her life after she was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run by thugs as they tried to rob her off licence in UK. MORE... Read the Full Article

Five kilograms of Kerala Cannabis puts 4 in jail

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Four individuals were arrested in the Anamaduwa area over the transportation of five kilograms of Kerala Cannabis. MORE... Read the Full Article

Fifty-one year old arrested over fake employment service

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A 51-year-old individual from Moratuwa had been arrested over committing financial fraud. MORE... Read the Full Article

Politicians should not intervene - Nimal Siripala

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Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Nimal Siripala de Silva has stated that politicians should not intervene in certain administrative affairs of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB). MORE.. Read the Full Article

Van allegedly used to abduct Keith Noyahr found

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A van suspected to have been used for the abduction of journalist Keith Noyahr has been found in the Piliyandala area. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Paramedics union engages in 24-hour token strike

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The United Paramedics Services Union (UPSU) has engaged in a 24-hour token strike, which started at 8.00 am today (29). MORE... Read the Full Article

Trump signs executive order unwinding Obama climate policies

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President Trump, flanked by company executives and miners, signed a long-promised executive order on Tuesday to nullify President Barack Obama's climate change efforts and revive the coal industry, effectively ceding American leadership in the international campaign to curb the dangerous heating of the planet. MORE... Read the Full Article