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JVP vows to revert agreements signed to sell state assets:Anura

Giving assurance that the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and its Trade Unions would not remain silent over  selling state assets, JVP Leader Anura Kumara...

South Korean Speaker arrives in the island

Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea Park Byeong-Seng has arrived in the country on a four-day official visit. The 18-member delegation arrived at...

Sarath Weerasekara contracts COVID-19

Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasekara has been diagnosed with COVID-19 viral infection. He was diagnosed to have contracted COVID following a PCR test after he...

Alarming increase in COVID cases among children: Pediatrician

There is a sharp increase in COVID-19 positive cases among children during the last couple of weeks December, Lady Ridgeway Hospital (LRH) Consultant Pediatrician...

Gazette on extending retirement age to 65 issued

An extraordinary gazette notification was issued yesterday, making it compulsory for all civil public servants to reach the age of 65 years of their...

Thousands visit Port City without visas: Rohitha

Thousands of peope are visiting the Colombo Port City daily whereas the oppostion claimed earlier that a visa would have to be obtained to...

Speaker urges all MPs to support rebuild Parliament’s lost image

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene today urged all MPs to support rebuild Parliament's lost image and come for a dialogue on the same. "All members must...

SL, UK recognize British Sri Lankan diaspora communities in the UK

Sri Lanka and Britain today recognized that the British Sri Lankan diaspora communities in the UK are a unique asset, making a significant contribution...

Sri Lanka has to act more than India

The joint development of the Trincomalee Oil Tank Farm entails more strategic interests than commercial interests for India. Trincomalee is strategically positioned, and it...

Kelanitissa Power Station at a complete halt, power outage reported

The thermal power plants of the Kelanitissa Power Station has come to a complete halt due to not receiving fuel for its electricity generation,...

Sri Lanka settles USD 500M sovereign bond

Sri Lanka has paid the USD 500 million sovereign bond that matured today (18), Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal said. Sri Lanka was due...

Large number of SJB MPs not in Parliament chamber

A large number of SJB MPs were not in the Parliament chamber when President Gotabaya Rajapaksa addressed Parliament today. Those who were absent were Harin...

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