The Colombo Magistrate s Court has rejected the request made by the police to prevent a protest organized by the Inter-University Students Federation (IUSF) at the Polduwa Junction.
19 May 2022 (3:22 PM)
The first phase of the first term of all grades of government schools and government-approved private schools will end tomorrow (May 20), the Ministry of Education announced today. MORE..
19 May 2022 (3:01 PM)
As the fuel shortage persists in the country, the general public staged protests in many areas, demanding the supply of fuel. MORE..
19 May 2022 (1:28 PM)
Public sector employees, except those in essential services, are not required to report to work tomorrow due to the prevailing fuel crisis, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in parliament this morning (May 19). MORE..
19 May 2022 (1:15 PM)
Minister of Energy Kanchana Wijesekara has refuted the posts in circulation, which claimed that Members of Parliament are given fuel at subsidized rates. MORE..
19 May 2022 (12:58 PM)
Prima Ceylon (Pvt) Limited has increased the price of wheat flour by Rs. 40.00 per kilogram. MORE..
19 May 2022 (12:41 PM)
The road from Maligawatte to Panchikawatte has been blocked by a protest staged by a group of individuals demanding fuel, Ada Derana correspondent says. MORE..
19 May 2022 (12:07 PM)
Jagath Samarawickrama, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna s representative from Polonnaruwa District, has been sworn in as a Member of Parliament. MORE..
19 May 2022 (11:56 AM)
Another shipment of liquefied petroleum (LP) gas arrived in Sri Lanka, Litro Gas Lanka Limited says. MORE..
19 May 2022 (11:47 AM)
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has decided to maintain the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR) of the Central Bank at the current levels of 13.50 per cent and 14.50 per cent, respectively. MORE..
19 May 2022 (9:59 AM)
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded statements from three more parliamentarians regarding the incidents that took place in Galle Face and Kollupitiya on May 09. MORE..
19 May 2022 (9:40 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says the south-west monsoon is established over the island. MORE..
19 May 2022 (9:07 AM)
Indian National Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the BJP government over rising inflation and unemployment and warned that India "looks a lot like Sri Lanka". MORE..
19 May 2022 (2:26 AM)
The Commissioner General of Examinations says that all arrangements have been made to provide transport facilities to students without any hindrance on the days of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination, even though transportation has been disrupted due to fuel shortages. MORE..
19 May 2022 (1:29 AM)
The Inspector-General of Police and the Secretary to the Ministry of Public Security had given directives not to use water cannons and tear gas at the ruling party supporters who were heading towards the GotaGoGama protest site at the Galle Face Green on the 9th of May, says MP Ramesh Pathirana. MORE..
18 May 2022 (11:17 PM)
Lanka IOC says that certain messages being circulated alleging that it has increased fuel prices with effect from May 18 are completely false. MORE..
18 May 2022 (9:01 PM)
The water supply for several areas in Colombo will be interrupted for 10 hours on Saturday (May 21), the National Water Supply Drainage Board (NWS DB) says. MORE..
18 May 2022 (8:24 PM)
Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa today requested Sri Lankan migrant workers to transfer money through the Sri Lankan banking system without following Undiyal'Hawala methods to transfer money. MORE..
18 May 2022 (7:11 PM)
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) says that it has approved power cuts of 3 hours and 40 minutes for the 19th, 20th and 21st of May with time slots rotation on the 20th. MORE..
18 May 2022 (6:37 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in his message for the 13th anniversary of National War Heroes Day, says various local, and foreign groups and individuals are attempting to use the economic and political crisis as a pretext to influence national security. MORE..
18 May 2022 (6:08 PM)