Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday spoke to his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena, covering bilateral issues as well as regional cooperation under seven-nation grouping BIMSTEC. MORE..
22 Jun 2021 (1:17 AM)
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Election law reforms today (21) decided to extend the deadline given to recognized political parties to submit proposals on the reforms related to election laws and the electoral system until July 15. MORE..
22 Jun 2021 (1:10 AM)
The Cabinet of Ministers have approved a proposal to import 100,000 metric tonnes of rice to counter the unusual price increase of rice in the local market. MORE..
22 Jun 2021 (12:03 AM)
The Health Ministry says that another 367 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today increasing the daily count of positive cases to 2,098. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (10:21 PM)
The Tamil Nadu government today urged the central government of India to grant Indian citizenship to the Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in the country. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (10:10 PM)
The Director General of Health Services today confirmed another 52 Covid-19 related deaths that had occurred on June 20. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (9:19 PM)
A tipper truck driver has been shot dead by a police officer attached to State Minister S. Viyalendiran s security detail when he opened fire at the truck opposite the state minister s residence in Batticaloa. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (9:05 PM)
The Chairman of the Talawakelle-Lindula Urban Council, who was arrested along with several others for violating quarantine laws, has been released on police bail. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (8:46 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 1,731 persons have tested positive for novel coronavirus today (21). MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (8:15 PM)
The UN human rights chief on Monday expressed concern regarding the recent appointments to Sri Lanka s Office of Missing Persons and Office for Reparations as well as the country s recent counter-terrorism regulations. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (8:07 PM)
The Director General of Health Services says that the heads of all government ministries, institutions and semi-government institutions that come under the category of essential services must only call the required number of officials and staff to work. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (6:55 PM)
Three officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), who were under detention orders for over one year after being arrested in connection with a drug racket, have been remanded until June 28 by the Colombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (5:50 PM)
The U.N. representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off the capital Colombo has caused "a significant damage to the planet" by releasing hazardous substances into the ecosystem. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (5:15 PM)
The Committee on Parliamentary Business meeting chaired by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena which was held today (21), decided that the Parliament will convene tomorrow (22) and the day after (23). MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (4:58 PM)
Anusha Palpita has been appointed as the Chairman of the Development Lotteries Board (DLB). MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (4:23 PM)
The Cabinet Sub-Committee has decided not to increase the prices of LG gas, according to Minister Mahinda Amaraweera. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (2:03 PM)
Four suspects including a Chinese national have been arrested by Mount Lavinia Police in connection with a counterfeit credit cards racket. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (1:49 PM)
Sri Lanka Navy has seized about 174kg and 50g of Kerala cannabis and 05 kg of dried turmeric along with a dinghy and 02 suspects, during a special operation conducted in seas off Thondamanaru, Jaffna. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (1:35 PM)
Train services have been disrupted on the Kelani Valley (KV) Railway Line due to trains breaking down at Meegoda and Panagoda. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (9:36 AM)
The Chairman of the Talawakelle-Lindula Urban Council and six others have been arrested for holding a function at a hall in Talawakelle yesterday (21), in violation of quarantine laws. MORE..
21 Jun 2021 (9:26 AM)