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02
December
6,100 SLTB buses deployed to face strike – Chairman

Chairman of SLTB Ramal Siriwardhane told NEWS.LK t...

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01
December
No train strike tomorrow – Railway TU Alliance

The Railway Trade Union Alliance will not launch t...

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01
December
Cabinet nod for an internal airline service

Government has decided to commence an internal air...

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30
November
Legal action against those who created disturbance in Biyagama

The Government announces that it will enforce the ...

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30
November
One month Amnesty for tri forces deserters

Tri forces deserters will be given a one-month Gen...

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29
November
Foreign delegates of Galle Dialogue 2016 call on Commander of the Navy

Foreign delegates attending the Galle Dialogue - 2...

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29
November
Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy meets Secretary

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral S...

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28
November
Condolence Messages for Fidel Castro

Iconic revolutionary of the twentieth century: Pre...

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28
November
'Galle Dialogue 2016' begins today

Sri Lanka Navy's International Maritime Conference...

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02
December
Rs. 148 million allocated for the construction of Wattala Court Complex
Development - Provincial

Government will allocate Rs. 148.29 million for the constructions of the Wattala Court Complex which has to be completed immediately to provide a good s...

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02
December
Jaffna General Hospital gets Navy built RO Plant
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Navy yesterday opened its 56th Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant installed at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital. ...

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02
December
Need of the hour is leaders who can find just solutions – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena said the present need in the island is not for political heroes but individuals who can solve the country’s issues ...

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02
December
Proposal to establish National Defense College
Political & Current Affairs

A National Defence College is proposed to be established in Sri Lanka with the view of connecting Sri Lanka with the world strategically, gathering Sri ...

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02
December
Growth in Industrial Production of the manufacturing sector
Economy

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is an important indicator of economic performance and its main purpose is to provide a measure of the short-ter...

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02
December
Depression in Bay of Bengal further weakens
Development - Provincial

The depression in the South-west Bay of Bengal has weakened further and it is now located close to the Tamil Nadu coast .Under the influence of the abov...

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02
December
President wants police to report him about road rules violating VIP vehicles
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to hand over him a weekly report about the VIP vehicles, which violate...

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02
December
Civil Aviation Act to be amended to prevent touting in the airport
Political & Current Affairs

The Civil Aviation Act No. 14 of 2010 will be amended to prevent the illegal touting in the airport as the prevailing legislation is insufficient in thi...

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02
December
An awareness walk for World Aids Day
Development - Provincial

An awareness walk parallel to the World Aids Day was held yesterday in Colombo following the directions given by the Health Minister Rajitha Senarathne....

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02
December
New Ambassador of Cuba presents credentials to President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The newly-appointed Ambassador of Cuba to Sri Lanka, Ms. Juana Elena Ramos Rodriguez presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Pres...

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02
December
President praises the services rendered by the Catholic Church for social upliftment
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena commended the immense contribution made by the Catholic Church for social development and help given to the poor and unde...

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01
December
National Buddhist Think Tank meets under the President’s patronage
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The National Buddhist Think Tank met yesterday (30th Dec.) with participation of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat. ...

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01
December
Sri Lanka honours unsung heroes of malaria elimination
Development - Provincial

The certificate issued by the World Health Organization declaring Sri Lanka a Malaria-free country was officially handed over to the Minister of Health,...

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01
December
PUCSL to promote household based roof top solar generations
Development - Provincial

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has decided to remove the legal barriers for consumers who wish to enter into the electricity generatio...

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01
December
Research and Training Complex for University of Jaffna
Political & Current Affairs

The Government has planned to establish a research and training complex in the faculty of agriculture in the University of Jaffna with the funds provide...

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01
December
PM to leave for Hong Kong today
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for Hong Kong today to deliver the keynote speech at the ‘The World in 2017’ conference organ...

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01
December
Concessionary period for registration of transfer of motor vehicles extended
Political & Current Affairs

Government has decided to extend the three-month concessionary period of the additional charge for delay in applying registration of transfer at the cha...

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01
December
PM writes condolence message for Cuban leader
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe wrote a condolence message for the late President of Cuba Fidel Castro yesterday (30th Nov.) at the Embassy of Cuba ...

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01
December
Very strong winds and heavy showers expected today and tomorrow
Development - Provincial

Very strong winds and heavy showers are expected in the Northern, Eastern and North-central provinces until tomorrow (2nd Dec.) due to the influence of ...

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01
December
New 1,000 buses for SLTB
Development - Provincial

Cabinet of Ministers has approved the proposal made by Nimal Siripala de Silva, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, to purchase 40-46 seated (2x2)...

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01
December
Former Minister Raja Samaranayake felicitated
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

“The world today is not governed by monarchy, but it has a true democratic system.  Therefore, the politicians who take the leadership in thi...

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