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Only 01 ward was shown on social media. The other wards are not the same. Government is doing its best - Pavithra (VIDEO)

The Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi has stated that a video of the Ragama Hospital was circulating on social m

12 minute ago

Experts from Switzerland conducts knowledge-sharing session on organic agro-ecosystem

A team of experts from Switzerland presently on a 10-day visit in the country conducted an experiential and insightful t

24 minute ago

Foreign Ministers welcome opening of New Zealand High Commission in Colombo

Foreign Ministers welcome opening of New Zealand High Commission in Colombo

8 hours ago

Sri Lanka marks highest death toll in a month and a half. Total up to 4727

With 82 more Covid related deaths confirmed today the death toll due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Sri Lanka climbed up to

9 hours ago

Only 12,000 people lost their jobs due to Covid

Only 12,000 people lost their employment due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, Labour Minister Nimal Siripala De Si

04 Aug 2021

Covid: Experts at J’Pura warn the main variant spread in Sri Lanka could be delta

There is an increase in the number of cases with symptoms and of critical condition, especially those of respiratory dis

04 Aug 2021

48 involved in teacher-principal trade union action arrested

48 involved in the protest action launched by trade unions responding to school teachers and principals over the salary

04 Aug 2021

Michael Johnson handed back Olympic gold medal with furious outburst: ‘Tainted by drugs’

MICHAEL JOHNSON voluntarily handed back his Olympic gold medal after a drugs controversy engulfed his teammates, an unea

04 Aug 2021

Should government fail to provide solutions, compulsory actions will be taken: Teachers and Principals

Should government fail to provide solutions, compulsory actions will be taken: Teachers and Principals

04 Aug 2021

Covid: State of Emergency declared in Karapitiya Hospital too!

A state of emergency has been declared in Karapitiya Hospital due to the rise of the Covid-19 cases, spreading throughou

04 Aug 2021

11 bus drivers arrested for violating quarantine regulations

11 private bus drivers have been arrested for allegedly violating quarantine regulations by carrying heavy crowds.

04 Aug 2021

Strike action over salary anomalies - Teachers and Principals march to Colombo (PHOTOS)

School teachers and principals have launched the largest strike action ever in protest to the salary anomalies suffered

04 Aug 2021

Land Reform Commission closed amid Covid risk

Land Reform Commission closed amid Covid risk

04 Aug 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

Only 01 ward was shown on social media. The other wards are not the same. Government is doing its best - Pavithra (VIDEO)

The Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi has stated that a video of the Ragama Hospital was circulating on social m

12 minute ago

AG informs Court it will not proceed with charges against ex Navy commander over abduction of 11 youths

The Attorney General’s Department informed the Court that it will proceed charges against ex Navy Commander Wasantha Kar

04 Aug 2021

74 covid deaths reported yesterday marking the highest no. of deaths confirmed. Third wave death toll exceeds 4,000!

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed the deaths of 74 more patients infected with the covid-19 virus, t

04 Aug 2021

Copies of 07 petitions against the Finance Bill handed to the Speaker

Copies of 07 petitions filed in the Supreme Court against the Finance Bill tabled in Parliament have been sent to Speake

03 Aug 2021

Ban on Chemical Fertilizer imports reversed?

Some of the banned chemical fertilizers have been allowed to be re-imported from the 01st of August.

03 Aug 2021

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

03 Aug 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

Michael Johnson handed back Olympic gold medal with furious outburst: ‘Tainted by drugs’

MICHAEL JOHNSON voluntarily handed back his Olympic gold medal after a drugs controversy engulfed his teammates, an unea

04 Aug 2021

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

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