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Monday, 18 Nov 2019

LATEST NEWS

ATC calls on Tamils’ fear for reprisals over Sri Lanka’s new elected President

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former defence secretary and alleged war criminal has been elected as Sri Lanka’s next president.

53 minute ago

Gota - Ranil - Mahinda to hold special meeting following swearing in of new President

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is to participate in the swearing in ceremony of new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa be

56 minute ago

DLB lottery sales and profits hit new high

DLB is reaching new heights in turn over and profits during the end of the third quarter of the current financial year.

1 hours ago

Sri Lanka’s economy to recover amidst expected political stability

Manufacturing activities expanded at a higher rate in October 2019, compared to previous month while Services sector con

1 hours ago

Patali Champika resigns from ministerial portfolio

Minister of Megapolis and Western Provincial Development Patali Champika Ranawaka has resigned from his portfolio.

2 hours ago

Governing Party to gather to decide whether to quit or proceed for General Election

All government MPs will meet this (18) afternoon to discuss the next steps to be taken as a government following the pre

2 hours ago

Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be sworn in as President before Ruwanwelisaya

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka before the great courtyard of Ruwanw

2 hours ago

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins the presidential election 2019 !

President of the National Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya has officially announced that the Sri Lanka Peoples Par

17 Nov 2019

Tiran to the parliament from National list !

Former MP and former businessman Tiran Alles is to be sworn in as a parliamentarian within the next few days. It is as a

17 Nov 2019

Chichi to the new private secretary post of President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

It is reported that Rohitha Rajapaksa, the youngest son of his elder brother, opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa is to

17 Nov 2019

No posts will be granted to anyone who is accused of crimes - Gotabhaya

Reporters say Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has decided not to grant any posts to persons accused of various crimes or who are cur

17 Nov 2019

SPECIAL NEWS

Governing Party to gather to decide whether to quit or proceed for General Election

All government MPs will meet this (18) afternoon to discuss the next steps to be taken as a government following the pre

2 hours ago

Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be sworn in as President before Ruwanwelisaya

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka before the great courtyard of Ruwanw

2 hours ago

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins the presidential election 2019 !

President of the National Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya has officially announced that the Sri Lanka Peoples Par

17 Nov 2019

Tiran to the parliament from National list !

Former MP and former businessman Tiran Alles is to be sworn in as a parliamentarian within the next few days. It is as a

17 Nov 2019

Chichi to the new private secretary post of President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

It is reported that Rohitha Rajapaksa, the youngest son of his elder brother, opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa is to

17 Nov 2019

BUSINESS

Toyota Lanka Goes Digital with Toyota Sure and improved Service App

Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd recently launched a comprehensive website for Toyota Sure certified vehicles which are approved b

13 Nov 2019

IMF approves US$164 million 7th tranche of EFF for Sri Lanka

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday (01) completed the Sixth Review of Sri Lanka’s economic performance unde

02 Nov 2019

Seven medical camp of DLB sathkara at Hambantota

This has been held for the benefit of the Sales Agents and Sales Assistants of Hambantota district and it marked the sev

28 Oct 2019

Transcend Drive receives accolades from the guests of Tourism Summit

FOT 2019 summit used Transcend Drive’s range of Volvo, Audi A6 and Jaguar luxury cars for its transport requirements.

24 Oct 2019

FEATURED

The Guardian view on Sri Lanka’s election: danger ahead

Voters choose a new president this weekend on the Indian Ocean island. If they opt for the Rajapaksa family it augurs ba

15 Nov 2019

Presidential Election - too close to call

Latest polls show a tight race between Minister Sajith Premadasa and former military chief and US Citizen Gotabaya Rajap

14 Nov 2019

Julampitiye Amare sentenced to death, MR acquitted!

Even though Amare was sentenced to death, no court has questioned, or ever will, the story behind those horrible crimes.

12 Nov 2019

First sexually transmitted dengue case confirmed in Spain

Spanish health authorities have confirmed a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world first for a virus which

11 Nov 2019

FOREIGN

Palestinian Islamic Jihadists claim significant developments soon!

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) has responded to a rocket attack by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) recently.

14 Nov 2019

UK Conservatives ahead of Labour, latest survey discloses!

We have brought to you information, informing you that the forthcoming December general election in Britain will not be

13 Nov 2019

Venice mayor declares disaster as City hit by 2nd worst high tide!

Venice was hit by the second highest tide recorded in the lagoon city on Tuesday, which flooded its historic basilica an

13 Nov 2019

Schools and universities in Hong Kong shut amid safety fears of anti government protests

Anti-government protests have rocked Hong Kong for months and the situation shows no sign of dying down.

12 Nov 2019

Environment

Sri Lanka unveils first bamboo Energy Forum with UNIDO backing

UNIDO Colombo is collaboratively unveiling a Forum on Bamboo for Energy and Industrial Sustainability on 25 October.

23 Oct 2019

Monster asteroid linked to Japan ‘fireball’ incident could be doomed to hit Earth, scientists warn

A fireball that exploded in the sky over Japan could be linked to a huge asteroid that’s destined to smash into our plan

22 Oct 2019

SL hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group

Sri Lanka hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group under the Commonwealth Blue Cha

14 Oct 2019

Sri Lanka wields mangroves, its tsunami shield, against climate change

About 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, lies the coastal town of Koggala, named after

24 Sep 2019

GOSSIP

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

Rupavahini Chairperson threatened only in Sunset!

It may be possible whether security forces of Rupavahini Corporation would have to escort her safely from her residence

26 Oct 2019

Plan to present Sarath Weerasekara to split Mahesh Senanayake’s Sinhala votes

Sarath Weerasekera had already obtained the parliamentary certificate required to contest as a candidate a few days ago.

06 Oct 2019

ART

Sinhala National Service Poya Day Program features Sanchi Chetiyagiri Vihara, Dambadiwa!

Live Poya Day Program of Sinhala National Service of SLBC has been prepared to be held from Sanchi Chetiyagiri Vihara, D..

08 Nov 2019

2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by ..

15 Oct 2019