Bringing relief to a woman who was born to Sri Lankan Tamil parents in Mandapam refugee camp in Ramanathapuram district in 1986, the Madurai Bench of India s Madras High Court held that as per the Citizenship Act, 1955, she was an Indian citizen, and directed the authorities to issue passport to her. MORE..
14 Aug 2022 (1:29 AM)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the request for the Chinese ballistic missile- and satellite-tracking vessel Yuan Wang 5 to call at Hambantota Port for replenishments, which was deferred earlier, has now been granted. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (11:33 PM)
Sri Lanka s death toll from Covid-19 climbed to 16,619 today after the Director General of Health Services confirmed 09 more Covid-19 related deaths in the country for yesterday (Aug 12). MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (9:02 PM)
A crude oil cargo of 100,000 metric tons is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka later tonight (Aug 13) and will undergo quality sampling tomorrow, Minister of Power Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (7:43 PM)
Sri Lanka s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has allowed the Harbour Master to grant permission to the Chinese ballistic missile- and satellite-tracking vessel Yuan Wang 5 to dock at the Hambantota Port from August 16 - 22. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (6:24 PM)
The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has been given directives to take appropriate management decisions and distribution decisions on the filling stations that fail to adhere to the guidelines, Minister of Power Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (6:10 PM)
Sri Lankan government on Friday (Aug 12) has gazetted the Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (5:24 PM)
The Committee on Parliamentary Business has decided to commence the parliamentary sittings at 9.30 a.m. on August 29 and limit the lunch break to half an hour from 12.30 p.m. to 1.00 p.m. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (4:28 PM)
All government and government-approved schools will deliver in-person lessons all five days of the week starting from August 15 (Monday), the Ministry of Education says. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (3:29 PM)
Sri Lanka has lifted the ban on importing the widely-used herbicide Glyphosate with effect from August 05, 2022. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (2:27 PM)
Incarcerated former MP Ranjan Ramanayake has signed the letter seeking a presidential pardon, his attorney Dinesh Vidanapathirana confirmed today (Aug 13). MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (1:14 PM)
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) says the workers remittances channelled through official channels in July 2022 saw 50% drop in comparison to the corresponding period in 2021. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (1:08 PM)
Former Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is staying at a hotel here in the heart of Thailand s capital, where police have advised the ousted Sri Lankan president to remain indoors for security reasons, according to a media report on Friday. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (10:30 AM)
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has established the Stakeholder Engagement Committee with a view to broadening its engagement with key stakeholders of the economy. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (10:01 AM)
A few showers will occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (9:36 AM)
Salman Rushdie, the author whose novel "The Satanic Verses" drew death threats from Iran s leader in the 1980s, was attacked and apparently stabbed in the neck Friday by a man who rushed the stage as he was about to give a lecture in western New York. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (3:42 AM)
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) will induct the first-ever Dornier 228 Maritime Patrol Aircraft to its fleet on August 15 (Monday) under the comradeship of neighbouring India. MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (1:11 AM)
Sri Lanka s death toll from Covid-19 climbed to 16,614 today after the Director General of Health Services confirmed 09 more Covid-19 related deaths in the country for yesterday (Aug 11). MORE..
13 Aug 2022 (12:34 AM)
Senior DIG Ajith Rohana says investigations will be carried out into the senior police officers who tried to intervene to prevent the arrest of the custodian (kapuwa ) of a devalaya in Unawatuna, who is accused of molesting school children. MORE..
12 Aug 2022 (11:47 PM)
India today categorically rejected insinuation by China which claimed that Sri Lanka s neighbour is pressuring the island nation over Chinese ballistic missile and satellite-tracking vessel Yuan Wang 5 planned visit to Hambantota. MORE..
12 Aug 2022 (8:52 PM)