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We welcome Trump’s non-interventionist foreign policy: MR

Saturday, 21 January 2017 15:33

Congratulating US President Donald Trump, former President and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa said in a twitter message that he would welcome the non-interventionist foreign policy of Mr. Trump. Mr. Rajapaksa extended his best wishes to US President for a successful pr..

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Express ferry service between Jaffna and Delft Island

Sunday, 22 January 2017 13:09
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Cartoon of the day

Friday, 20 January 2017 06:10
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MR –CM talks end without agreement

Sunday, 22 January 2017 12:34
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Discussions between the Chief Ministers and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa had been concluded without any agreement ...


UFO hovers across the country

Sunday, 22 January 2017 11:44
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An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) hovering in the skies had been spotted in several areas of the country on Saturday n...


Three children disappears in the Mahaweli

Sunday, 22 January 2017 10:14
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A group of five children bathing in the Mahaweli River at Dunhinda in Gampola yesterday got into difficulty and three of...


The English vet saving Sri Lanka’s street dogs

Sunday, 22 January 2017 09:28
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A vet has left behind her home in England to care for Sri Lanka’s street dogs. ...


Policeman shoots himself with another’s weapon

Sunday, 22 January 2017 09:07
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A police officer of the Mangalagama Police received serious injuries when he shot himself with the fellow officer’...


Date of enforcement of RTI Act published

Sunday, 22 January 2017 08:37
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The Extraordinary Gazette has been published on Friday (20) announcing the date of enforcement of the Right to Informati...


Dengue outbreak: 11 deaths, 3,500 affected in three months

Saturday, 21 January 2017 20:15
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Some 3500 dengue patients have been found during the past three months of this year throughout the country of which 11 p...


Over 200 arrested at Trump inauguration protests in Washington

Saturday, 21 January 2017 17:10
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Six police officers were injured and 217 protesters arrested Friday after a morning of peaceful protests and coordinated...


PPPD to be set up to attract Foreign Direct Investment

Saturday, 21 January 2017 15:17
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In the wake of the unity government’s effort to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and diversify loss-making ...


Heavy rains expected due to wave type disturbance: Met Dep.

Saturday, 21 January 2017 13:44
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The Meteorology Department said today heavy rains could be expected at different parts of the country during next few da...


Looking forward to working with Trump: MS

Saturday, 21 January 2017 13:24
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While congratulating Donald Trump, who was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, President Maithripala Si...


Singer Roy Peiris passes away

Saturday, 21 January 2017 12:01
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Popular singer Roy Peiris passed away at the Negombo Hospital this morning, hospital sources said. ...


One killed, six injured in EX-01 accident

Saturday, 21 January 2017 10:51
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A 37-year-old man was killed and six others injured when a container lorry crashed on the back of a stationary van at th...


No conditions attached to GSP: UNP

Saturday, 21 January 2017 10:10
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Sri Lanka's 2500-year-old Buddhist culture is non-negotiable for whatever reasons, even if it were to gain the GSP+ ...


SF questioned by CID

Saturday, 21 January 2017 09:10
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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded a statement from Field Marshal and Regional Development Minist...


SriLankan airlines: Govt. identifies US Co. for PPP project

Saturday, 21 January 2017 06:59
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The government has identified a Unites States-based company to share in the SriLankan airlines equity under the proposed...


Trump sworn in as 45th President of USA

Friday, 20 January 2017 22:50
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Donald John Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, taking office on a day that has featur...


'Work from home' mooted by WPC

Friday, 20 January 2017 21:58
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The Western Provincial Council (WPC) is to introduce a work-from-home-system or teleworking as a measure to ease traffic...


UNHR chief happy about Sri Lanka's HR record

Friday, 20 January 2017 19:03
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While expressing his satisfaction on what Sri Lanka has achieved where human rights are concerned, the UN High Commissio...


NZ , SL to open diplomatic posts

Friday, 20 January 2017 16:29
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New Zealand and Sri Lanka will open diplomatic posts in each other's nations and are considering a free trade agreem...


Switch off bill-board lighting during drought: MS

Friday, 20 January 2017 15:59
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President Maithripala Sirisena today requested private business establishments to switch off the lights used for promoti...


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