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Satyapriya appointed as Army Chief of Staff

Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage will be appointed as the Chief of Staff of the Army after the appointment of Major Ge

20 Aug 2019

Police found nothing over search into Bathiudeen’s Puttalam residence

A house in Puttalam belonging to Minister Rishard Bathiudeen has been searched by the police yesterday. However, police

20 Aug 2019

Presidential Committee report has no power for prosecution (VIDEO)

The report of the Presidential Committee appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attack has no power to prosecute, Chairman

20 Aug 2019

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen slams decision to revoke occupied Kashmir’s special status

Indian economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has slammed the Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to revoke occupi

20 Aug 2019

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the Un

20 Aug 2019

Survey by Peradeniya University reveals Gota can only be defeated by Karu

A survey carried out by a team of University of Peradeniya targeting the forthcoming presidential election has revealed

20 Aug 2019

Hong Kong protesters’ demands ignored by government

Despite the efforts of estimated 1.7 million Hong Kong citizens made over the extradition bill, the Hong Kong government

20 Aug 2019

British Foreign Office seeks information on missing staffer reportedly detained in China

British Foreign Office on Tuesday (20) said it was seeking information about reports claiming the arrest of a Hong Kong

20 Aug 2019

Hamas vows for protests in commemoration of 50 years since El-Aqsa burning

Hamas is reportedly preparing a projection of power in commemoration of 50 years since the El-Aqsa mosque burning.

20 Aug 2019

Investigations to Thajudeen’s Murder barred amidst Navy’s denial!

Concluding investigations into the assassination of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen has been barred amidst the the Sri Lank

20 Aug 2019

Appointment of the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Sri Lanka

The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mrs.

20 Aug 2019

Tax revenue arrears ballooned to over Rs. 323 billion

The revenue on tax in arrears to be recovered by Sri Lanka Customs, Inland Revenue Department and Excise department hav

20 Aug 2019

450 semi luxury buses to be taken out of commuter service

Sri Lanka’s semi luxury bus service with a fleet of 450 buses is to be taken out of commuter transportation soon as it h

20 Aug 2019

SPECIAL NEWS

Investigations to Thajudeen’s Murder barred amidst Navy’s denial!

Concluding investigations into the assassination of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen has been barred amidst the the Sri Lank

20 Aug 2019

U.S. grossly violate Sri Lanka’s sovereignty amidst appointment of new Army Commander

The Embassy of the United States of America issuing a statement on Monday (19) said that they are ’’deeply concerned’’ b

19 Aug 2019

President proves strong will before international community by appointing Shavendra Silva

President Maithripala Sirisena has proven strong will before the international community by appointing Shavendra Silva a

19 Aug 2019

Ranil views JVP should be backed!?

The United National Party (UNP) as a standalone force can never win polls, UNP Leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesingh

19 Aug 2019

’Sajith-Maithri Coalition’ to spawn new national government, estimated for 93 ministries

President Maithripala Sirisena is preparing to unite the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (U

18 Aug 2019

Former President Chandrika filling vacant SLFP MP position thru National List in the talks, sources say!

Former President Attanagalla SLFP Organizer Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga being filled for the vacant National List

18 Aug 2019

BUSINESS

Tax revenue arrears ballooned to over Rs. 323 billion

The revenue on tax in arrears to be recovered by Sri Lanka Customs, Inland Revenue Department and Excise department hav

20 Aug 2019

Government mulls critical economic decisions before polls

The government is taking on critical issues affecting the country’s economy while providing concessions for the people.

18 Aug 2019

Sri Lanka takes major stride towards minimizing post harvest losses

Sri Lanka’s first Temperature and Humidity Controlled Warehouse Complex for Perishables will be opened in Dambulla in Oc

18 Aug 2019

Data analytics unit in action for Sri Lanka’s economic efficiency

The Analytics Unit of the Ministry of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution is now fully equipped with A group of pro

18 Aug 2019

FEATURED

Liberals for Gota? Politics at the hour of populism/s - By Dr Chamindra Weerawardhana

As the SLPP National Convention was taking place in Colombo, an intriguing dialogue was taking place on a social media p

3 hours ago

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen slams decision to revoke occupied Kashmir’s special status

Indian economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has slammed the Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to revoke occupi

20 Aug 2019

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the Un

20 Aug 2019

Controversies fore amidst Avant Garde case as opinions scuffle between CID and AG

About four years later, the Avant Garde issue has come to the fore again. The IMO 8107036 MV Avant Garde was seized by t

18 Aug 2019

FOREIGN

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen slams decision to revoke occupied Kashmir’s special status

Indian economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has slammed the Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to revoke occupi

20 Aug 2019

Hong Kong protesters’ demands ignored by government

Despite the efforts of estimated 1.7 million Hong Kong citizens made over the extradition bill, the Hong Kong government

20 Aug 2019

British Foreign Office seeks information on missing staffer reportedly detained in China

British Foreign Office on Tuesday (20) said it was seeking information about reports claiming the arrest of a Hong Kong

20 Aug 2019

Hamas vows for protests in commemoration of 50 years since El-Aqsa burning

Hamas is reportedly preparing a projection of power in commemoration of 50 years since the El-Aqsa mosque burning.

20 Aug 2019

Environment

Dramatic warming projected in world’s major cities by 2050

77 percent of the world’s cities will experience a ’’striking change’’ in climate conditions, while 22 percent will expe

11 Jul 2019

Coral reef restoration project commences in Northern Naval Command

The Sri Lanka Navy yesterday (4) commenced another coral reef restoration project in the Northern Naval Command.

05 Jul 2019

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans?

Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, cr

05 Jul 2019

Chile witnesses first total solar eclipse since 1592!

Many tourists roamed over Northern Chilean desert on Tuesday (02) as a total solar eclipse projected in the skies.

04 Jul 2019

GOSSIP

Ranil is too good, JR would have banned JVP!

When it comes to the Easter Sunday attacks, what Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) must actually do is to be self critical

13 Jul 2019

Assaulting lift operator: Investigation against IGP after two years

After Lanka News Web (LNW) on 31st May published an article reminding the IGP Pujith Jayasundara’s assault on Samarakone

02 Jun 2019

People ask me to take it, but if I take it... - Army Commander

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has reportedly said people ask of him to acquire the rule of country

26 May 2019

ART

Teen Choice Awards: Spider-Man Far From Home Wins Choice Summer Movie

As it continues swinging its way through a massive box office, Spider-Man: Far From Home has tallied one of its biggest ..

13 Aug 2019

HOT ALERT! Jacqueline Fernandez’s latest monokini are proof that she is a true-blue Sri Lankan goddess!

Jacqueline Fernandez is currently ringing in her 33rd birthday in Sri Lanka will her tribe and the pictures have been dr..

12 Aug 2019