The approval of the Cabinet of Ministers has been granted to lease up to 11 aircraft for the national carrier SriLankan Airlines.
4 Dec 2022 (1:29 AM)
A testicle trafficking racket has been uncovered at the private hospital in Borella where Ada Derana s "Ukussa" recently exposed a kidney trading racket was being carried out. MORE..
4 Dec 2022 (1:21 AM)
The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) says brain drain has amongst the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector professionals have affected their targets of achieving USD 3 billion in export revenues by 2024. MORE..
4 Dec 2022 (1:10 AM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has never worked for self-promotion but to strengthen Parliament, President s Counsel Romesh de Silva says. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (11:42 PM)
Measures have been taken to ban a staggering total of 400 employment agencies for failing to provide the required information regarding those finding employment overseas while on tourist visas. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (8:54 PM)
Necessary arrangements will be made next year to start commercial activities related to 5G technology in Sri Lanka, the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRCSL) has said. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (8:02 PM)
Ukraine s embassy in Madrid received a parcel containing animal eyes on Friday (02 Dec), the latest in a series of similar "bloody packages" sent to its diplomatic missions across Europe, Ukrainian and Spanish officials said. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (6:05 PM)
Transferring ownership of official vehicles to retired officers of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) has been discontinued with immediate effect, the Ministry of Finance, Economic Stability National Policies says. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (5:25 PM)
The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for severe lightning in parts of the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-western, North-central, Southern and Uva provinces this evening. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (4:59 PM)
In view of International Day of Disabled Persons (celebrated on 03 December), President Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured that a special programme will be formulated for the benefit of differently-abled persons. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (4:30 PM)
Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera met with representatives of various authorities related to the island s renewable energy industry yesterday (02 Dec). MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (2:52 PM)
The Group of Seven (G7) nations, Australia and the European Union have agreed on a $60 per barrel price cap on Russian seaborne crude oil as part of an international campaign to curb Russia s ability to finance its war against Ukraine through energy sales. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (2:12 PM)
The eighth day of the debate on the committee stage or the third reading of the Appropriation Bill for the fiscal year 2023 has commenced in Parliament, today (03 Dec) at 09.30 a.m. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (12:55 PM)
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during a meeting with Sri Lankan foreign minister Ali Sabry, has discussed the joint efforts of the two countries to combat local and global challenges. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (11:48 AM)
A ship carrying a cargo of 41,678 metric tonnes of Muriate of Potash (MOP) fertilizer arrived in Sri Lanka, Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera says. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (11:32 AM)
The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Kenya, Velupillai Kananathan has joined a consular visit to the vessel MT Heroic Idun along with the high commissioners and diplomats of India, Poland and the Philippines on 27 November 2022. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (10:46 AM)
The government is mulling the resumption of registering the paddy mill owners, which was temporarily halted. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (10:14 AM)
The French Development Agency (AFD) signed a grant agreement worth EUR 450,000 with the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and Electricité de France (French electric utility) to support the increasing share of intermittent renewable energies in Sri Lanka s energy mix. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (9:56 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur in Northern, Eastern and North-central provinces and in Hambantota district, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (9:09 AM)
A total of 123 agreements have been signed with foreign investors for the year 2022, State Minister of Investment Promotion Dilum Amunugama claimed. MORE..
3 Dec 2022 (12:58 AM)