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Tuesday, 14 Jul 2020

LATEST NEWS

SJB will not suspend rallies due to any health reason! - Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa

Candidate Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa has stated that the Samagi Jana Balawegaya is not prepared to suspend election rallies

30 minute ago

We are unsatisfied with the no. of PCR tests done per day - GMOA warns again on the second corona wave

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) says that although its organization has repeatedly asked to increase

45 minute ago

North Central Provincial Governor Mahipala Herath seen mocking Election Laws raising controversy (VIDEO)

Controversy raised as Governor Mahipala Herath was seen in a discussion held by the state officials who are involved in

3 hours ago

BOC reconfirmed as number one in Sri Lanka by The Banker

The country’s number one banking brand Bank of Ceylon has been yet again reaffirmed its place among the Top 1000 Banks i

4 hours ago

Ambassador Lamawansa hands over Ceylon Tea to leading hospitals in Russia

Ambassador Designate Prof. M. D. Lamawansa handed over a consignment of 40,800 Ceylon tea bags to Deputy Chief Physician

14 Jul 2020

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka surge up to 2646

The number of persons tested positive for COVID-19 has surged up to 2646, according to official records.

13 Jul 2020

Democracy doesn’t stand for regulating rallies, postpone the Polls instead, Sajith emphasises

The Election should immediately be postponed if the government and the Election Commission actually care about the peopl

13 Jul 2020

Japan grants Rs. 457 million for career development of SL high public servants

Under the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS) Programme, the Government of Japan came f

13 Jul 2020

CBSL suspends licenses of ETI Finance and Swarnamahal Financial Services

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has suspended licenses of fiscal bodies ETI Finance and Swarnamahal Finance with immediate

13 Jul 2020

Kandakadu COVID-19 cluster surged up to 492! (VIDEO)

The test cluster in which positive cases for COVID-19 were detected in Kandakadu Rehab Centre has surged up to 492 as th

13 Jul 2020

Several areas in Rajanganaya designated for Lock-down

A complete travel ban has been imposed in Yaya 01, 03 and 05 areas in Rajanganaya, where a number of perons who had test

13 Jul 2020

Nurses on streets once again seeking missing incentives!

Nurses of Kandy General Hospital launched a demonstration on Monday (13) seeking missing incentives entitled for their t

13 Jul 2020

AKD and Shani lodge petitions before Court of Appeal over notices issued by Presidential Commission

Leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Anura Kumara Dissanayake and former director of Criminal Investigation Departm

13 Jul 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

North Central Provincial Governor Mahipala Herath seen mocking Election Laws raising controversy (VIDEO)

Controversy raised as Governor Mahipala Herath was seen in a discussion held by the state officials who are involved in

3 hours ago

Kandakadu COVID-19 cluster surged up to 492! (VIDEO)

The test cluster in which positive cases for COVID-19 were detected in Kandakadu Rehab Centre has surged up to 492 as th

13 Jul 2020

Adverse conditions in election rallies may charge second wave of Coronavirus (VIDEO)

There is an indication of poor social distancing in transportation, market premises and election rallies, where people m

12 Jul 2020

Fate of citizens in a country guarded by rogue Police is fatality?

Early reports claiming that the person who was shot dead by a group of Police officers attached to Angulana Police in Lu

11 Jul 2020

Army officer and his two children from Rajanganaya test positive for COVID-19

An army officer who visited the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre for counselling and his two children have tested positiv

11 Jul 2020

Why were figures wrongly communicated amidst recent COVID-19 cases? GMOA questions

The Health Ministry should be providing answers as to why were communicating the actual figures on COVID-19 cases report

11 Jul 2020

BUSINESS

CBSL suspends licenses of ETI Finance and Swarnamahal Financial Services

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has suspended licenses of fiscal bodies ETI Finance and Swarnamahal Finance with immediate

13 Jul 2020

ICCSL sets up Export Promotion Committee to assist SMEs

The ICCSL, the local of chapter of the ICC Paris, has set up an Export and Investment Development Committee to assist SM

13 Jul 2020

Economists express concern on public benefits of interest rate drop

The sudden drop in market interest rates offered by banks may not be beneficial as it seems, analysts said, as the Avera

12 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka bank’s KYC process modernisation gets underway

A major yet trivial problem in the banking industry right now is how tedious and costly the traditional Know-Your-Custom

07 Jul 2020

FEATURED

Expose election expenses - Anura Hegoda

Election fever has begun to rise.. Millions of rupees go to printers, cut-out makers, electronic and print media includi

11 Jul 2020

Navaly Church Bombing – 25 Years On

People in Navaly, including members of the church youth club, were helping the displaced by providing them with food and

09 Jul 2020

Mary Trump’s book to be published early amid ‘extraordinary interest’

Tell-all book by Donald Trump’s niece will argue president suffered ‘child abuse’ in the early years of his life

07 Jul 2020

World Bank drives Sri Lanka’s Economy backwards

As the old saying goes, there is a silver lining in every dark cloud. Us being downgraded to the lower-middle income cat

06 Jul 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

Poland’s Duda narrowly beats Trzaskowski in presidential vote

Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda has narrowly beaten challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in Sunday’s presidential vote

13 Jul 2020

Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South Africa’s anti-apartheid icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has di

13 Jul 2020

Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for COVID-19

Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for COVID-19, as he confirmed in a tweet a short while ago.

11 Jul 2020

Ruling Party wins Singapore General Election

Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has retained power in Friday’s general election but with a reduced majori

11 Jul 2020

Environment

Sri Lanka Rangers Spot Possible Rare Baby Elephant Twins

The young tuskers were spotted in the Minneriya sanctuary about 200 kilometres (125 miles) north-east of Colombo, grazin

09 Jul 2020

Theories changed on planting new forests amid Climate Crisis?

Rather than benefiting the environment, large-scale tree planting may do the opposite, two new studies have found.

23 Jun 2020

The earliest bows and arrows outside Africa have been found in a Sri Lankan rainforest - METRO Report

The oldest use of bows and arrows by prehistoric humans outside of Africa has been discovered in Asia along with the wor

13 Jun 2020

Familiar Culprit May Have Caused Mysterious Mass Extinction

It has long been our planet’s greatest and oldest murder mystery. Roughly 445 million years ago, around 85 percent of al

11 Jun 2020

GOSSIP

Five swords wielded in the battle to win UNP Leadership. The Heir remains silent?

Five political figures have entered the battlefield to win the leadership of the United National Party succeeding Mr. Ra

28 Jun 2020

Tides turn as Harin throws controversial Facebook Post

Harin Fernando, who was internally criticised for leveling allegations against His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith tha

23 Jun 2020

What President said about development of Mt. Lavinia Beach on March 08..

The unsuccessful reclamation project of the Mount Lavinia Beach by filling sand wasting millions of rupees have shaken t

01 Jun 2020