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Thursday, 24 Sep 2020

LATEST NEWS

Minister Sanath Nishantha’s brother released on bail!

The Chilaw Magistrate’s Court has ordered the release on bail of Minister of State Sanath Nishantha’s brother Jagath Sam

9 minute ago

Integrity of Myanmar polls questioned amid conflict, pandemic

Tens of thousands of minorities in Myanmar remain without the right to vote, while access to information has been hamper

39 minute ago

The Speaker should be impartial, but Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena is even seated leaning towards the ruling party - Anura

The Leader of the JVP Anura Kumara Dissanayake stated in Parliament today (24) that a Speaker should be impartial in his

1 hours ago

Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Wednesday would not commit to providing a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

2 hours ago

Sri Lanka seeks support to defeat LTTE’s international network

Sri Lanka has sought support to defeat the LTTE’s international network which continues to push its ideology.

4 hours ago

University of Glasgow outbreak sees at least 124 students test positive for coronavirus

The uni have identified two ’significant’ clusters of cases at the Murano Street and Cairncross sites which are believed

4 hours ago

Russian national tests positive for COVID-19 at hotel in Matara. Hotel staff quarantined

A Russian national who was being quarantined at a hotel in Polhena, Matara has tested positive for Coronavirus.

4 hours ago

Sri Lanka to import wheat as a substitute for corn

Sri Lanka will be importing wheat as a substitute for corn under temporary import licenses to help the poultry industry.

4 hours ago

Riyadh Chamber of Commerce extends assistance to Sri Lankan firms

The Riyadh Chamber of Commerce (RCC), under its International Trade Cooperation initiative, has extended their assistanc

4 hours ago

Government postpones the construction of new government buildings for two years

Finance Ministry directed relevant ministries to postpone for two years, the construction of new buildings for Governmen

5 hours ago

Doubts rise whether 20A was drafted by US Embassy - JVP

Doubts have risen whether the 20th Amendment to Constitution was drafted by the US Embassy Office, JVP Political Bureau

5 hours ago

A third of my country was just underwater. The world must act on climate

The climate crisis and Covid-19 are crying out for international cooperation, writes the prime minister of Bangladesh

5 hours ago

Suspect died of escape attempt from Police custody murdered?

The deceased was a male, 24, who was a resident in Gonapinuwala and accused of stealing money, jewelry and motorcycles.

6 hours ago

SPECIAL NEWS

Easter Genocide: Former IGP reveals how former President barred investigations into Islamic Extremists

Ex IGP Pujith Jayasundara disclosed that former President Sirisena had told him to halt open investigations by the Terro

7 hours ago

What happened to Good Governance due to Bond Scam would happen to present regime due to 20A - Mano

What happened to the Good Governance due to the Bond Scam will inevitably happen to Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s regime due

8 hours ago

No decision made on making CoPE available to Press yet - Charitha Herath

A decision on making meetings held by CoPE available to the press has not yet been taken, revealed Committee Chairman Pr

23 Sep 2020

Pilleyan accused of murder granted a top government position

MP Sivanthurai Chandrakanthan alias Pilleyan who is in remand prison attached with injunctions for allegedly murdering f

23 Sep 2020

The Bloemendal turmeric stock has been imported from India - It has been sent to Sri Lanka via Dubai!

Investigations have revealed that the consignment of turmeric seized in the Bloemendhal area in Colombo was sent from In

22 Sep 2020

PCoI on Easter Genocide: Ex Defence Secretary passes the ball to SIS Director

The above allegation was leveled by former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, appearing before the Presidential Commis

22 Sep 2020

BUSINESS

LNW Business to be Launched soon

Also, the web site will be full of tips, advice and interesting or inspirational trivia. Phase two there will be a dedic

22 Sep 2020

GPV Lanka wins Gold Award at Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards 2019

What was in particular special about this achievement was that, GPV Lanka (Pvt) Ltd won the Gold Award in the first atte

21 Sep 2020

Sri Lanka’s first ever three-in-one tea package PUREDALE launched

Sri Lanka’s first ever three in one tea package PUREDALE has been launched today (21).

21 Sep 2020

OPPO Celebrates 16th Anniversary, paving its way for the next decade

Leading global tech brand OPPO celebrates its 16th anniversary today, marking a milestone in the company’s constant tech

21 Sep 2020

FEATURED

A third of my country was just underwater. The world must act on climate

The climate crisis and Covid-19 are crying out for international cooperation, writes the prime minister of Bangladesh

5 hours ago

Viewing 20A through governance prisms

Twentieth Amendment (20A) is reviewed by commentators from political, legal, journalistic, and religious angles.

23 Sep 2020

Jackfruit: the ’vegan sensation’ that saved Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans began planting jackfruit trees to gain food self-sufficiency during British rule, and they’ve since helped i

17 Sep 2020

Trump Hosts Israel, U.A.E. and Bahrain at White House Signing Ceremony

Proclaiming that “there’s going to be peace in the Middle East,” President Trump hosted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah

16 Sep 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

Minister Sanath Nishantha’s brother released on bail!

The Chilaw Magistrate’s Court has ordered the release on bail of Minister of State Sanath Nishantha’s brother Jagath Sam

9 minute ago

Integrity of Myanmar polls questioned amid conflict, pandemic

Tens of thousands of minorities in Myanmar remain without the right to vote, while access to information has been hamper

39 minute ago

Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Wednesday would not commit to providing a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

2 hours ago

University of Glasgow outbreak sees at least 124 students test positive for coronavirus

The uni have identified two ’significant’ clusters of cases at the Murano Street and Cairncross sites which are believed

4 hours ago

Environment

A third of my country was just underwater. The world must act on climate

The climate crisis and Covid-19 are crying out for international cooperation, writes the prime minister of Bangladesh

5 hours ago

Eco-damage at Anavilundawa: CEA accuses Police of evading arrest of parties responsible

The Central Environmental Authority accused Sri Lanka Police Department of evading arrest of a former Pradeshiya Sabha c

22 Sep 2020

Central Environmental Authority seeks power to seize those who commit eco-damage

The Central Environmental Authority should be vested with power to arrest persons who are accused of eco-damage, Authori

21 Sep 2020

Complaint lodged with HRC over eco-damage at Sinharaja

Centre for the Study of the Environment and Nature has lodged a complaint with the United Nations Human Rights Council o

21 Sep 2020

GOSSIP

Clash of SLPP theorists draws media mayhem!

Social media has taken its ride through an opinion storm, as certain theorists backing Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna the R

27 Aug 2020

Internal objection over Vajira Abeywardena - Called ’Germ’ within UNP!

Strong objections over former MP Vajira Abeywardena are on the rise within the United National Party (UNP) alleging that

10 Aug 2020

Shani’s arrest: Defence Secretary visits AG in a hurry?

Mr. Dilith Jayaweera, owner of Derana Media Network, paid a visit to ex CID Director SSP Shani Abeysekara, who is curren

06 Aug 2020

ART

Ellen DeGeneres: Humbled host returns to TV with apology and admission

Ellen DeGeneres has opened the new series of her talk show with an apology and an admission that ’’things happened here ..

22 Sep 2020

ABBA secretly reunite to film for their 50th anniversary hologram tour in 2022

IT is the most secretive reunion in pop history – but the return of ABBA is one step closer...

22 Sep 2020