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Health Ministry in Rs. 12 billion debt – no plan to repay debt

Although the previous health secretaries had intervened in solving crises of this nature, the poor management skills of

50 minute ago

Minor parties in government to directly question President about Kerawalapitiya Deal

The government MPs are set to hold a meeting with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening (24) at the President’s Hous

2 hours ago

Police officer accused of assaulting two youths in Eravur suspended

Investigations into the incident in Eravur, Batticaloa where a traffic police officer allegedly assaulted two youths yes

3 hours ago

My intention is to increase the price of paddy up to Rs. 150 per kilo: President (VIDEO)

Sri Lanka will be able to become the first country in the world to adapt into 100 per cent organic farming by getting ri

3 hours ago

MP who tested positive for Covid attended Parliament last week!

All Ceylon Tamil Congress MP Selvarajah Gajendran has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.

3 hours ago

France and Sri Lanka underscore the need to strengthen bilateral relations

France and Sri Lanka welcomed the multifaceted cooperation and friendship existing between the two countries and undersc

4 hours ago

President to take over the Public Trustee Department?

It is reported that President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has decided to take over the Public Trustee Department which is functi

5 hours ago

SRI LANKA: Beware: The Third Readymade Constitution is Coming Soon

SRI LANKA: Beware: The Third Readymade Constitution is Coming Soon

5 hours ago

Teachers’ - Principals’ protests to be held islandwide on the 25th

Although the teachers and principals have decided to report for duty on the 25th after the end of the strike, the Secret

5 hours ago

Chem-Trend celebrates a decade of success in Sri Lanka, expands solutions to diverse industry sectors

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of high-performance release agents, purging co

6 hours ago

Who is lying about the nano fertilizer scam? Mahindanada, PB or somebody else?

The transaction of importing 100,000 liters of nano nitrogen liquid fertilizer from India to Sri Lanka has caused a grea

6 hours ago

Veteran actress Visakha Siriwardena passes away

Popular actress Visakha Siriwardena, known as the tallest actress in Sinhala cinema, has passed away. She was 65 years

6 hours ago

Government has hastily imported Nano Nitrogen liquids, paving the way for a serious fraud - Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa said that the government has hastily imported Nano Nitrogen liquids, paving the way f

8 hours ago

SPECIAL NEWS

Who is lying about the nano fertilizer scam? Mahindanada, PB or somebody else?

The transaction of importing 100,000 liters of nano nitrogen liquid fertilizer from India to Sri Lanka has caused a grea

6 hours ago

Government has hastily imported Nano Nitrogen liquids, paving the way for a serious fraud - Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa said that the government has hastily imported Nano Nitrogen liquids, paving the way f

8 hours ago

‘Sathi Aga Aruna’ Editor-in-chief Mahinda Ileperuma summoned to CID over controversial news headline

It is already public knowledge that Jayasundara the President’s Secretary and Media Giant Dilith Jayaweera, a close asso

23 Oct 2021

I’ll be useless if I’m here to just predict the prices of lentils and rice: President

Accordingly, the President pointed out that his role is more than just predicting the prices of food.

23 Oct 2021

State Minister Susil shows another aspect of the internal conflict within the government (VIDEO)

State Minister of Education Reforms Susil Premajayantha’s speech in Parliament yesterday (22) showed another aspect of t

23 Oct 2021

$900,000 embezzled from the fertilizer importation scam - Account at the People’s Bank Suspended

We have previously revealed that a massive financial fraud has taken place through the importation of nano nitrogen liqu

22 Oct 2021

BUSINESS

France and Sri Lanka underscore the need to strengthen bilateral relations

France and Sri Lanka welcomed the multifaceted cooperation and friendship existing between the two countries and undersc

4 hours ago

Chem-Trend celebrates a decade of success in Sri Lanka, expands solutions to diverse industry sectors

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of high-performance release agents, purging co

6 hours ago

Lawful public uprising: Theory and practice

It is not only because the two major political parties have the potential to secure presidential power alternately, but

23 Oct 2021

New US envoy calls on America to build relationship with Sri Lanka

President Joe Biden’s nominee as US envoy to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, has called on America to build constructive relatio

22 Oct 2021

FEATURED

SRI LANKA: Beware: The Third Readymade Constitution is Coming Soon

SRI LANKA: Beware: The Third Readymade Constitution is Coming Soon

5 hours ago

A million Chinese tourists a year to Sri Lanka? It is still waiting

In 2014, English-language state-run newspaper China Daily called Sri Lanka “pretty much the perfect holiday destination”

20 Oct 2021

SRI LANKA: The proposed amendment to CPC will create serious problems for administration of justice

SRI LANKA: The proposed amendment to CPC will create serious problems for administration of justice

14 Oct 2021

Covid: The UK is Europe’s virus hotspot - does it matter?

With the news dominated by other issues, it has gone almost unnoticed that the UK now has one of the highest rates of Co

09 Oct 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

FDA authorizes booster shots of Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines

Many Americans who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon be able to choose which vaccine they would like as a

22 Oct 2021

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set.

22 Oct 2021

Colin Powell: the man who might have been America’s first Black president

Colin Powell wrote a speech in November 1995 announcing a run for US president. He wrote another speech announcing a dec

20 Oct 2021

Joe Biden leads tributes to ‘dear friend’ and ‘patriot’ Colin Powell

Tributes poured in for former Republican secretary of state Colin Powell after the announcement of his death on Monday m

19 Oct 2021

Environment

The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis for women and girls in particular

As we mark World Humanitarian Day, we need to take urgent action to engage in climate adaptation, build climate resilien

18 Aug 2021

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

12 Aug 2021

IPCC report 2021: Climate dossier ‘code red for humanity’, as 2C warming ‘possible by mid-century’

A “devastating” new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns the world is running out

09 Aug 2021

Climate change: Time running out to stop catastrophe - Alok Sharma

Former Business Secretary Alok Sharma is now leading COP26, the climate summit in Glasgow in November

08 Aug 2021

GOSSIP

SLFP to contest the provincial council elections separately...?

It is reported that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party has decided to contest the forthcoming provincial council elections sepa

23 Oct 2021

Oshadhi’s touching note on the Gas price hike

Oshadhi Hewamadduma, a Badulla District election candidate of the SLPP and a founding member of the Wiythmaga organizati

22 Oct 2021

21 police personnel deployed for the protection of Eliyantha White’s daughter and son - Padukka (VIDEO)

SJB MP Niroshan Padukka says that 21 police officers have been deployed to protect the daughter and son of former Presid

19 Oct 2021

ART

Daniel Craig: James Bond star reveals why he goes to gay bars

Daniel Craig has just released his fifth and final instalment in the James Bond franchise, No Time To Die, which is prov..

15 Oct 2021

Adele, Reborn: The British Icon Gets Candid About Divorce, Body Image, Romance & Her “Self-Redemption” Record

There is an art to being Adele, which is to say that being the world’s most fleetingly glimpsed megastar is not a status..

09 Oct 2021