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Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019

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Why not Speaker Karu Jayasuriya as the UNP Candidate?

For the grad old party started by D.S Senanayake the first Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and the First Executive President

4 hours ago

Ceylon Tea Masters Cup 2019 award ceremony

Ceylon Tea Masters Cup 2019 award ceremony

4 hours ago

How can youth prevent violent extremism in Sri Lanka?

The UNFPA in Sri Lanka marks International Day of Peace with the launch of the key findings of a study on ‘The Potential

4 hours ago

Misappropriate state funds and become a national hero! Insight into tragic downfall of Justice

The names of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s secretary Lalith Weeratunga and the then Director General of the Telec

5 hours ago

President at mission to unleash fury that changes fate of two major parties

President Sirisena is expected to make a number of radical decisions in the next two weeks, political sources claimed.

6 hours ago

Political metamorphosis over winning Sajith keeps Harin Fernando in corner!

The struggle to bring Sajith Premadasa to the UNP presidential nomination and leadership was initiated by Harin Fernando

7 hours ago

Pohottu Party steps back over President’s allegations: Analysis

We earlier reported that Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa instructed the SLPP to immediately form alliance with the P

8 hours ago

M.A. Sumanthiran says would support to candidate who abolishes executive presidency and solves national crisis

A discussion between Leader of United National Party (UNP) Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Tamil National Al

17 Sep 2019

Proposition to change the Pohottu symbol won’t be left unheard, Basil Rajapaksa says (VIDEO)

An inquiry into the loss of Rs. 200 crores should be held and no such scam should be left unsolved, National Organizer o

17 Sep 2019

Petition filed before Supreme Court against President’s takeover of Rupavahini Corporation

A FR petition was filed before the Supreme Court against the removal of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation from the Mi

17 Sep 2019

Sajith steps back from ’militant’ attitude and switches into a safer strategy

The Sajith Faction of the United National Party (UNP) has decided to move away from their militant strategy adopted to s

17 Sep 2019

University of Jaffna’s Negative Heritage

A few years back when Professor Shanmugalingam was stressed over the position of Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna,

17 Sep 2019

Controller of Foreign Exchange thwarts pilfering foreign currencies

Sri Lankan foreign exchange racketeers are rambling who sneak through any loopholes in the Exchange Control regulations

17 Sep 2019

SPECIAL NEWS

Misappropriate state funds and become a national hero! Insight into tragic downfall of Justice

The names of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s secretary Lalith Weeratunga and the then Director General of the Telec

5 hours ago

President at mission to unleash fury that changes fate of two major parties

President Sirisena is expected to make a number of radical decisions in the next two weeks, political sources claimed.

6 hours ago

Political metamorphosis over winning Sajith keeps Harin Fernando in corner!

The struggle to bring Sajith Premadasa to the UNP presidential nomination and leadership was initiated by Harin Fernando

7 hours ago

Pohottu Party steps back over President’s allegations: Analysis

We earlier reported that Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa instructed the SLPP to immediately form alliance with the P

8 hours ago

Sajith steps back from ’militant’ attitude and switches into a safer strategy

The Sajith Faction of the United National Party (UNP) has decided to move away from their militant strategy adopted to s

17 Sep 2019

Mahinda stresses SLPP to immediately form alliance with President amid Nelum Kuluna scam disclosure!

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) to remain calm and not to over

17 Sep 2019

BUSINESS

SLIM Marketers Quiz is back again for the second consecutive year

The pioneer in Marketing education in Sri Lanka, SLIM, is back again with the epic quiz competition for spirited young m

17 Sep 2019

Micro Cars Ltd lunches MG HS Next “Mighty Revolution”

“Micro Cars” together with SAIC Motors has once again made history by introducing the first of its next generation vehic

17 Sep 2019

Tergo Launches Premium Auto Care Centre in Pamankada

A fully-owned subsidiary of Redline Capital, Tergo Auto Care opened its state-of-the-art auto care and vehicle detailing

16 Sep 2019

Renowned economist claims no signs of a Sri Lanka take off

With elections in the near future and no sign of a take-off, Sri Lanka is faced with a choice between continued dysfunct

15 Sep 2019

FEATURED

Why not Speaker Karu Jayasuriya as the UNP Candidate?

For the grad old party started by D.S Senanayake the first Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and the First Executive President

4 hours ago

University of Jaffna’s Negative Heritage

A few years back when Professor Shanmugalingam was stressed over the position of Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna,

17 Sep 2019

Controller of Foreign Exchange thwarts pilfering foreign currencies

Sri Lankan foreign exchange racketeers are rambling who sneak through any loopholes in the Exchange Control regulations

17 Sep 2019

State-owned Enterprises in the brink of crisis

SOEs in Sri Lanka are a contentious subject even in the best of times.

17 Sep 2019

FOREIGN

Shia militias attacked in Iraq-Syria border!

Shia militants have been attacked in the Al-Bukamal region on the Iraq-Syria border, according to foreign reports.

17 Sep 2019

Statement from Britain over drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Britain has issued a statement condemning drone strikes on Saudi oil facilities recently.

16 Sep 2019

Letter to Trump by Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly called for a meeting with US President Donald Trump in Pyongyang, accordi

16 Sep 2019

US military bases and aircraft carries within range of missile strikes by Iran

US military bases and marine aircraft carriers are at risk of Iranian missile strikes, a revolutionary security commande

15 Sep 2019

Environment

Sri Lanka scales up its domestic campaign to protect sharks with a global push

Decades ago along the beaches of Sri Lanka, fish sellers used bicycles to transport their catch, including sharks. It wa

08 Sep 2019

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

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

’’Big Bad Wolf’’ Book Fair on Sri Lanka for the successful third time!

The Big Bad Wold Books, world’s largest bookfair, will be held from October 18 to 27 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and the..

10 Sep 2019

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ trailer reveals return of Linda Hamilton as the legendary Sarah Connor!

Linda Hamilton reprises her role as Sarah Connor, the ass kicking mother of future resistance leader John Connor in Term..

30 Aug 2019