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Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020

LATEST NEWS

China confirms human-to-human transmission of coronavirus

China’s health ministry has confirmed human-to-human transmission of a mysterious Sars-like virus that has spread across

32 minute ago

Ranjan makes a special statement in parliament regarding the call recordings?

Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake, who is currently in remand custody, is expected to make a special statement in parlia

34 minute ago

The government is not accountable for UNP’s internal crisis, says Namal Rajapaksa

We are serving the people as we promised. The United National Party is fighting, as always,’’ the MP said, in response t

3 hours ago

Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena says the number of nominations offered to Viyath Maga is uncertain

Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena made this observation in response to reporters at a press conference called in by the S

3 hours ago

Basil Rajapaksa’s return to Sri Lanka delayed indefinitely!

Mr. Basil Rajapaksa left to US with his family last December.

3 hours ago

Azzam Ameen ousted from BBC!

Journalist Azzam Ameen has been removed from the BBC, sources said.

3 hours ago

EU funded demining project gets underway in Muhamalai

EU has launched the Muhamalai demining project as a part of its overall support for resettlement of internally displaced

20 Jan 2020

Five ambassadors to Sri Lanka appointed presenting credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Five ambassadors to Sri Lanka have been appointed presenting credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

20 Jan 2020

Sri Lanka COSMI Founder President appointed to London’s Peace Institute

The Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium Industries (COSMI) was formed in 2019, and aims to revive and foster the MS

20 Jan 2020

Sri Lanka begins promoting tourism in South Asia under new mechanism

Five nations in the SAARC regional bloc resolved to promote tourism by devising a new institutional mechanism.

20 Jan 2020

Moody’s warns of Sri Lanka government’s debt moratorium for SMEs

Moody’s has just become the latest global credit rating agency to extend warnings on Sri Lanka’s current economic status

20 Jan 2020

Parliamentarian AHM Fowzie’s petition to be heard on 23rd January

Parliamentarian AHM Fowzie has called a petition for the suspension of SLFP membership

20 Jan 2020

Due to the Vote on Account of the previous government, no relief can be given - Mahinda Rajapaksa

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the government has had to limit the expenditure incurred due to the Vote on A

20 Jan 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

Basil Rajapaksa’s return to Sri Lanka delayed indefinitely!

Mr. Basil Rajapaksa left to US with his family last December.

3 hours ago

Azzam Ameen ousted from BBC!

Journalist Azzam Ameen has been removed from the BBC, sources said.

3 hours ago

Ajith Prasanna urges President to release LTTE prisoners along with Sunil Rathnayake

If Karuna Amman and K.P can stay free, so do the 70 other former LTTE members, he said.

20 Jan 2020

Resolution passed in the UNP General Convention bars dismissal of Ranil Wickremesinghe!

Despite the Sajith Faction’s efforts to bring Mr. Sajith Premadasa as the leader of the United National Party, a resolut

19 Jan 2020

Governing part’y feud with Azzam Ameen continues?

The voice tape mayhem has once again hit the road after 48-hour break, targeting journalist Azzam Ameen. Ameen has been

19 Jan 2020

52 stand in favour of Sajith Premadasa in the Party meeting

The parliamentary group meeting of the United National Party held on Thursday (16) to solve the leadership crisis conclu

17 Jan 2020

BUSINESS

Advocata invites Entrepreneurs to relate their stories

Advocata Institute an independent policy think tank based in Colombo, recently launched a study on removing barriers to

13 Jan 2020

Sri Lankan Hela Clothing wins Employer of the Year award in Ethiopia

Hela Clothing, a global apparel manufacturer with factories across Kenya, Ethiopia and Sri Lanka, was recently awarded t

13 Jan 2020

CSE records the highest turnover after 11 years

An Eminent Economist noted that there was a major transaction in John Keells.

10 Jan 2020

Consumers approve FADNA Shape Up Tea for a healthy lifestyle

Research on consumer insights show positive feedback for the 100% natural herbal tea brand.

08 Jan 2020

FEATURED

Oceans are warming at the same rate as if five Hiroshima bombs were dropped in every second

The world’s oceans are now heating at the same rate as if five Hiroshima atomic bombs were dropped into the water every

14 Jan 2020

Political anomaly within government amidst Ranjan’s Voice Tapes - Who’s next?

A group of political figures in the governing party who toasted over the exposure of MP Ranjan Ramanayake’s voice tapes

10 Jan 2020

Negotiations between Trump and NATO on Middle East status!

US President Donald Trump is currently in talks with NATO on the situation in the Middle East.

09 Jan 2020

Australia fires, climate change take center stage at the Golden Globes

The devastating wildfires in Australia and the impact of climate change became a surprising touchstone for both winners

06 Jan 2020

 

FOREIGN

China confirms human-to-human transmission of coronavirus

China’s health ministry has confirmed human-to-human transmission of a mysterious Sars-like virus that has spread across

32 minute ago

Two Honolulu police officers killed in shooting

Two police officers were shot and killed by a suspect when they responded to a call for a woman who needed help at a hom

20 Jan 2020

Prince Harry expresses ’great sadness’ following news he and Meghan are no longer working members of royal family

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, expressed ’’great sadness’’ Sunday evening in his first public statement since Bucking

20 Jan 2020

World’s shortest man dies in Nepal at 27

The world’s shortest man who was capable of walking, as verified by Guinness World Records, died Friday at a hospital in

18 Jan 2020

Environment

New Chinese virus ’will have infected hundreds’

The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures sugges

18 Jan 2020

Man caught smuggling 200 live scorpions out of Sri Lanka

A man was caught attempting to smuggle around 200 live scorpions out of Sri Lanka.

16 Jan 2020

Oceans are warming at the same rate as if five Hiroshima bombs were dropped in every second

The world’s oceans are now heating at the same rate as if five Hiroshima atomic bombs were dropped into the water every

14 Jan 2020

The atmosphere is seriously contaminated that it carries nano plastic particles!

Professor A. Pitawala, Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Science at the University of Peradeniya has stated tha

08 Jan 2020

GOSSIP

Ajith Prasanna condemned by Wimal, Gammanpila!

On the other hand, the actual opposition to the Swiss embassy in the country, backed by 69 lakhs of citizens, has been d

03 Dec 2019

The switching Senanayake Grandson - where would he be tomorrow?

State Minister Wasantha Senanayake has officially joined the SLPP today (08) in support of the Presidential candidate Go

08 Nov 2019

’’Tea with Gota’’ might require a Dress Code with a Helmet!

The event either way has created a situation in which devotees are eager to but afraid of seeing him in person for a cup

28 Oct 2019

ART

ITN should focus fostering aspirant talents

Today, there is an abundance of television channels in Sri Lanka, some old and some new. Among them, the Independent Tel..

10 Jan 2020

Australia fires, climate change take center stage at the Golden Globes

The devastating wildfires in Australia and the impact of climate change became a surprising touchstone for both winners ..

06 Jan 2020