Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said Friday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, but he told a local radio station he feels well. MORE..
19 Sep 2020 (1:31 PM)
The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued a Level 1 (Yellow) landslide early warning for parts of Kalutara, Kegalle, Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura districts. MORE..
19 Sep 2020 (12:52 PM)
UPDATE- Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, former Minister Mangala Samaraweera, former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake have arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to probe incidents of political victimization at around 10.15 am today (19).
19 Sep 2020 (11:35 AM)
Prevailing showery and windy condition is expected to continue further today (19) due to active South-west monsoon conditions across the island, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
19 Sep 2020 (11:13 AM)
Two Customs officers have been arrested by the police for illegally removing a massive consignment of Turmeric in the custody of the Customs. MORE..
19 Sep 2020 (9:37 AM)
Former Chief of National Intelligence Sisira Mendis gave evidence before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday terror attacks for the 7th day on Thursday (17). MORE..
19 Sep 2020 (8:00 AM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa urged the tea factory owners not to pave the way to tarnish the image of Ceylon Tea brand which has attracted many countries in the world for a long time. MORE..
19 Sep 2020 (1:29 AM)
The draft of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution was included in the Parliament s agenda today. MORE..
19 Sep 2020 (12:21 AM)
The total number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country reached 3,281 as five more arrivals from foreign countries tested positive for the virus this evening (18). MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (10:28 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has stated that the country s common problem is the unwillingness of the people to work and highlighted the slow-moving pace of action on the part of both the government and private sectors. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (10:03 PM)
State Minister Arundika Fernando today spoke to reporters while climbing a coconut tree using a new kind of gear introduced by a local inventor from Warakapola. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (8:03 PM)
Underworld figure Janith Madushanka alias Podi Lassi was questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for over 06 hours today at the Boossa Prison in connection with the threats issued to several VIPs, police said. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (7:09 PM)
The Department of Meteorology has issued a warning for heavy rain in parts of the country for the next 24 hours. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (6:16 PM)
A new tendency is observed among witnesses in criminal cases admitting themselves to hospitals the day before the hearings in order to avoid testifying before courts, Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris told the Colombo High Court today (18). MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (6:12 PM)
The Receiving Officer of the Supplies and Services Division of the Parliament, who was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 60,000, has been further remanded until September 22 by the Colombo Additional Magistrate H.I.K. Kahingala. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (4:30 PM)
Seventeen more individuals infected with COVID-19 have made complete recoveries today (18), says the Ministry of Health. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (3:16 PM)
Indian crime branch-CID sleuths were on Thursday granted the custody of the Sri Lankan policeman, who was arrested by the Ramanathapuram police for his illegal entry into the country, for four days for questioning to establish his links with the late underworld kingpin Angoda Lokka , who reportedly died in Coimbatore recently. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (2:48 PM)
The businessman and the backhoe driver arrested over the clearing of the Anawilundawa Wetland Sanctuary in Mundalama, Puttalam, have been released on bail. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (1:45 PM)
UPDATE (12 Noon)- Wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coasts extending from Batticaloa to Colombo via Trincomalee, Kankesanturai and Puttalam and in the sea area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
18 Sep 2020 (1:08 PM)
Steps will be taken to allocate more space to three-wheelers and motorcycles which now have been restricted to the bus priority lane, says SSP Indika Hapugoda, the Director of the Traffic Control and Road Safety Division. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (12:37 PM)