Minister of Wildlife and Forest Conservation C.B. Ratnayake has hinted that Matara District MP elect Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena will be appointed as the next Speaker of Parliament. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (11:51 PM)
SriLankan Airlines has clarified its position with regards to the temporary suspension of the Colombo-Shanghai operation by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for a period of four weeks. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (10:20 PM)
Four more individuals have tested positive for the virus on today (14) increasing the total number of confirmed positive cases in the country to 2,886, says the Department of Government Information. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (9:06 PM)
The Water Board announced that a nine-hour water cut will be imposed from 8.00 p.m. tomorrow (15) in Colombo 13, 14 and 15. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (7:25 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is scheduled to present the new Government Policy Statement at the ceremonial sitting of the first session of the Ninth Parliament on the 20th of August 2020. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (7:02 PM)
Fifteen prison officers who were involved in various corruption offences have been interdicted, says the Commissioner General of Prisons Thushara Upuldeniya. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (6:39 PM)
The Attorney General has advised the Election Commission in terms of the legal advice sought with regard to the nominee of "Our Power of People Party" (OPPP) for its National List seat. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (6:09 PM)
The University Grants Commission (UGC) says the academic activities of all universities belonging to the national university system will be resumed as per usual from the 17th of August. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (5:41 PM)
Lankapura Divisional Secretariat, which was closed off after one of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19, has resumed operations today (14). MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (5:08 PM)
Sri Lanka Police said that the sister of an imprisoned organized criminal group member has been arrested at Mount Lavinia. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (4:18 PM)
Attorney General Dappula De Livera today strongly denied media reports alleging that he has approved the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact agreement. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (3:38 PM)
New Secretaries have been appointed to three more Cabinet ministries. Their letters of appointment were handed over by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on Thursday (13). MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (3:38 PM)
The Working Committee of the United National Party (UNP), convened at around 10.00 am this morning, is currently in talks at the Sirikotha premises. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (3:08 PM)
Twelve more individuals infected with COVID-19 made complete recoveries today (14), says the Ministry of Health. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (2:33 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has decided to re-commence, without delay, the programme to provide employment opportunities to 150,000 persons that was halted due to the General Election, the President s Media Division said. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (2:13 PM)
A teenager has died in a fatal motor accident at Buduruwakanda Junction in Padeniya of Galgamuwa police division on Thursday (13). MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (1:48 PM)
China s civil aviation regulator has announced that an Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi-Shanghai flight, a China Eastern Airlines Manila-Shanghai flight, and a SriLankan Airlines Colombo-Shanghai flight, would be suspended after several passengers tested positive for COVID-19 on recent flights. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (12:44 PM)
Accepting nominations for National List seats in the parliament will be concluded today (14). MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (11:23 AM)
Confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka reached 2,882 as another person tested positive for the virus on Thursday (13), says the Department of Government Information. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (10:28 AM)
Several spells of light showers may occur in Sabaragamuwa, Central and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, however, mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
14 Aug 2020 (10:04 AM)