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Pay rise for teachers cannot be made at this point, Cabinet unanimously concluded: Lokuge

In the attention to the country’s financial crisis, the salaries of school teachers and principals cannot be increased a

17 minute ago

Singapore-based global non-profit, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste donates beach cleaning machinery to Sri Lanka

The Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) of Sri Lanka received eight (08) BeachTech Hydro Sweepy beach cleanin

9 hours ago

If demands not met, teachers and principals to march from Kandy to Colombo (VIDEO)

A protest march will be launched from Kandy to Colombo on August 04 if the salary crisis suffered by school teachers and

02 Aug 2021

More than 80 percent of public servants reported for duty

Accordingly, over 80% of public servants have reported for duty, revealed the Public Administration Ministry.

02 Aug 2021

Covid: 63 more deaths reported. Toll up to 4,571

With 63 more Covid related deaths confirmed, the death toll due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Sri Lanka has climbed up to

02 Aug 2021

Indian High Commission committed to promoting safe and Covid-appropriate travel

High Commission of India in Colombo has received requests from Sri Lankan citizens from several walks of life in respect

02 Aug 2021

Covid: App to track your health at home introduced

A smart app that can track your health in connection with the Covid-19 contagion has been introduced. The app allows you

02 Aug 2021

Ranil lodges writ demanding nullification of recommendations by PCoI on Political Victimisation

Leader of the United National Party MP Ranil Wickremesinghe has lodged a writ petition before the Court of Appeal demand

02 Aug 2021

Japan to distribute another consignment of AstraZeneca vaccine to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is due to receive another consignment carrying AstraZeneca vaccine this Saturday as a donation from Japan.

02 Aug 2021

Cabinet will provide solutions to teachers’ salary crisis today: Subject Minister

The matter was discussed at length at the Cabinet meeting held last week and a committee headed by the Prime Minister wa

02 Aug 2021

Court denies request to issue order barring protest

The Colombo Magistrate Court has denied a request made by the Police issue an order barring a protest planned to be held

02 Aug 2021

Sports Minister Namal to table bill updating sports clubs

Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Namal Rajapaksa speaking to reporters upon commencing the construction of the protecti

02 Aug 2021

Don’t submit yourself to shameless conduct behind an enlightened face - Teachers respond to Education Secretary (VIDEO)

In the backdrop that the Prime Minister promised to discuss the salary anomalies suffered by teachers and principals, on

02 Aug 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

Pay rise for teachers cannot be made at this point, Cabinet unanimously concluded: Lokuge

In the attention to the country’s financial crisis, the salaries of school teachers and principals cannot be increased a

17 minute ago

Do not misunderstand that Covid is controlled. We are at a big risk: Channa

Despite the relaxed travel restrictions, none shall misunderstand that the Covid-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka is controlled,

02 Aug 2021

Sri Lanka to face worst covid outbreak in the next few months - Professor Malik

Malik Peiris, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Hong Kong, warns that Sri Lanka will face the worst covid e

01 Aug 2021

Venues where the 2nd dose of AstraZeneca vaccine will be given to the public from today

The second dose of the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine will be given to the public from 07.00 am today (01) at the following p

01 Aug 2021

Civil Defense Force and Multipurpose Development Task Force removed from Minister Weerasekera

A special gazette notification has been issued to take over the Department of Civil Defense and the Department of Multip

31 Jul 2021

The number of daily covid cases reaches almost 2500 showing a rapid increase in 4 days!

The total number of covid patients identified in the country yesterday (30) was 2460, according to the Government Inform

31 Jul 2021

BUSINESS

Rohitha says engage with the IMF

Rohitha Bogollagame -A Former Foreign and Investment Promotion Minister in the Chandrika Kumaranatunge and Mahinda Rajap

02 Aug 2021

Aqua Dynamics named among Best Workplaces in Asia for 2021

Aqua Dynamics, one of the world’s most versatile action sports leader with a global market share of an average of 25% in

02 Aug 2021

Expert team from Switzerland arrives to study Sri Lanka’s agricultural landscape

A renowned team of experts from Switzerland arrived on the 01st of August to study the country’s agriculture ecosystem.

02 Aug 2021

Sri Lanka black tea fetches high prices in world market

Sri Lanka’s Free On Board (FOB) prices for black tea are the highest in the world, Asia Siyaka Commodities PLC revealed.

31 Jul 2021

FEATURED

THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER KILLI

THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER KILLI

29 Jul 2021

SRI LANKA’S ECONOMIC QUAGMIRE AND HOW MARGRET THATCHER SMASHED THE KEYNESIAN CONSENSUS

For quite some time, experts in economics and finance not associated with any political party have been raising the red

27 Jul 2021

SRI LANKA: Why the British colonial ‘rule of law’ project failed

SRI LANKA: Why the British colonial ‘rule of law’ project failed

23 Jul 2021

How nationalism is making life harder for gay people in China

They are increasingly viewed as agents of foreign influence

21 Jul 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

Australia: Brisbane lockdown amid delta Covid variant

Millions more Australians are now in lockdown as the highly contagious Delta variant continues to spread.

31 Jul 2021

China and Australia toughen pandemic response amid delta Covid variant

Outbreaks of the Delta variant have prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions as the WHO urg

31 Jul 2021

Ben Stokes takes indefinite break from cricket to ‘prioritise mental wellbeing’

Kevin Pietersen and Gary Lineker are among the sporting figures to show support for Ben Stokes after the England all-rou

31 Jul 2021

UK already undergoing disruptive climate change

The UK is already undergoing disruptive climate change with increased rainfall, sunshine and temperatures, according to

31 Jul 2021

Environment

UK already undergoing disruptive climate change

The UK is already undergoing disruptive climate change with increased rainfall, sunshine and temperatures, according to

31 Jul 2021

Critical measures of global heating reaching tipping point, study finds

Carbon emissions, ocean acidification, Amazon clearing all hurtling toward new records

28 Jul 2021

COP26 climate summit president says progress made, but not enough

The first in-person meeting of climate ministers in 18 months has seen some tentative progress, says the UK minister who

27 Jul 2021

UK: Flash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say scientists

Overhaul of UK infrastructure needed to ensure it is not overwhelmed by impact of extreme weather

26 Jul 2021

GOSSIP

Setting violating Language Policy only a dummy. Real one on 29th: President’s Media Spokesperson

A new setting for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to address the nation was established by his media spokesperson Kingsley

27 Jul 2021

The wasted middle-class has an arrears with Duminda. He will relieve the dwellers struggling for home: Pathirana

In a Facebook remark, the Press Council Chief added that upon Silva’s supposed appointment as the Chairman of the Nation

19 Jul 2021

The road was built with govt. money. But govt. money was not used for the billboard - Channa’s explains

The installation of a billboard with a huge image of Minister of State Channa Jayasumana for a road construction project

16 Jul 2021

ART

Find Your Inner Peace at “The Art Gallery Sri Lanka”

The Covid-19 Pandemic may not be everyone’s favourite topic at the moment, as it devastated a lot of people’s lives in t..

23 Jul 2021

4 friends bought a crumbling, 100-year-old mansion in the Sri Lankan jungle for $430,000 and spent years restoring it. Take a look inside.

It was in 2010 when the interior designer Dean Sharpe first glimpsed the crumbling mansion on the Sri Lankan hillside ne..

21 Jul 2021