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Micro Cars introduces 4th-gen Korando to Sri Lankan market

Micro Cars Ltd., the sole agents in Sri Lanka for SsangYong Motors since 2006, revealed the latest fourth-generation C30

2 hours ago

Moderate public sector officials retaliate against President’s remarks

Sri Lanka’s moderate public sector officials are deeply concerned about the recent statement made by President Maithripa

3 hours ago

Government brings the true development to the village

Sri Lanka government has brought the true development to the village while providing financial assistance for the needy,

4 hours ago

Report on Batticaloa university to be presented to Cabinet tomorrow

The report on the private university in Batticaloa is scheduled to be presented to the Cabinet tomorrow (25). The report

5 hours ago

19th Amendment can’t be removed at this juncture: Mahinda

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa says 19th Amendment to the Constitution cannot be removed at this juncture and there

6 hours ago

Strike launched by govt. medical doctors in Kalutara

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) stated that the medical doctors in Kalutara district have launched a

6 hours ago

Indian assisted 1990 ambulance service now operates island-wide

The island-wide expansion of the Emergency Ambulance Service was started with the launch in Jaffna in July 2018 wherein

8 hours ago

Supreme Court pushes IGP’s FR petition to July

The Supreme Court has decided to consider the Fundamental Rights (FR) petition filed by Inspector General of Police (IGP

8 hours ago

Railway services disturbance restored

The Railway Controlroom said that the train services disrupted over 48-hour strike are being restored.

9 hours ago

IGP attends Supreme Court for FR petition over being sent on compulsory leave

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara has arrived at the Supreme Court today (24) for the Fundamental Rig

9 hours ago

Gnanasara Thero vows to get justice for people affected by Easter attacks

Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero yesterday (23) promised that he will intervene to get justice for people affected by

24 Jun 2019

Underwater Oil Pipelines sabotaged in Syria

Repairs began as soon as the damages were assessed and the Ministry stated that operations would return to normal within

24 Jun 2019

Basil promises support for Gota better than Mahinda

Founder of Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) Basil Rajapaksa says he would support Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapaksa better than he

24 Jun 2019

SPECIAL NEWS

Who is the Presidential Candidate from UNP?

Following a party meeting held by the members of the United National Party (UNP) on last 19, media questioned whether Mr

22 Jun 2019

Lying only provokes embarrassment, Prez advises Wijedasa!

Parliamentarian Wijedasa Rajapakse, who had arrived at President Maithripala Sirisena’s meeting with a group of minister

21 Jun 2019

Rathgama killings: DIG pleads before Constable

Senior Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ravi Wijegunawardena, who was in charge of the Southern Province, was summoned to

21 Jun 2019

Personal grudge between Safi and Channa Jayasumana!

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Parliamentarian Professor Channa Jayasumana, who had triggered the propaganda against

17 Jun 2019

Rathgama killings: Senior DIG Ravi Wijegunawardana summoned by CID

Senior DIG Ravi Wijegunawardana has been informed to appear before the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to record

14 Jun 2019

Sri Lanka Cricket Transfers Alleged Inside Informants

Taking a no nonsense stance, the Administration of Sri Lanka Cricket issued letters of transfer to four of its staff wit

12 Jun 2019

BUSINESS

Micro Cars introduces 4th-gen Korando to Sri Lankan market

Micro Cars Ltd., the sole agents in Sri Lanka for SsangYong Motors since 2006, revealed the latest fourth-generation C30

2 hours ago

Sri Lankans in catch 22 despite inflation decline

Sri Lankans are now being caught up with vicious economic cycle triggered by political standoff between President Maithr

22 Jun 2019

Sri Lanka seeks Foreign Financing for the Public Investment Program

Sri Lanka depends on Foreign Financing Commitments for the Public Investment Program (PIP), to achieve Medium Term Fisca

21 Jun 2019

Sri Lanka launches Sustainable Finance Road map at national level

The Central Bank launched the Roadmap for Sustainable Finance in Sri Lanka and hosted a high-level seminar for senior of

20 Jun 2019

FEATURED

Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Sri Lanka

Did you know, that only a 34% account of young people around the world can demonstrate accurate knowledge of HIV prevent

23 Jun 2019

Travel companies are cutting prices to lure tourists back to Sri Lanka – here are the best deals

Now that Sri Lanka has been deemed safe for Britons to visit again, there are plenty of travel deals to be had.

11 Jun 2019

Why Sri Lanka co-sponsored the UN resolution?

The UN Human Rights Commission was reformed by the former UN Secretary-General Kofi-Annan and the UN Human Rights Counci

11 Jun 2019

WW3: Safest countries in world following North Korea nuclear weapon news

World War III is a potential threat that concerns many Britons, especially as global tensions escalate. With the news th

08 Jun 2019

FOREIGN

Demetris Christofias, former president of Cyprus, dies at 72

Demetris Christofias, Cyprus’s first communist president, died June 21 in the capital city of Nicosia at the age of 72.

4 hours ago

Underwater Oil Pipelines sabotaged in Syria

Repairs began as soon as the damages were assessed and the Ministry stated that operations would return to normal within

24 Jun 2019

US ’launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons systems’

The US launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday as President Trump pulled out of air strikes on th

23 Jun 2019

’My dad was murdered!’ Morsi’s son says

Son of late former Egyptian president named several incumbent officials as being responsible for his father’s death.

23 Jun 2019

Environment

40,000-year-old Ice Age wolf head found in Siberia

Russian and Japanese scientists have unveiled the first intact adult head of an Ice Age wolf species, which was preserve

12 Jun 2019

Climate change could make frozen Siberia habitable within decades, scientists reveal

Climate change could make large swathes of Siberia habitable before the end of this century, a new s

08 Jun 2019

‘High likelihood of human civilisation coming to end’ by 2050, report finds

Human civilisation as we know it may have already entered its last decades, a worrying new report examining the likely f

06 Jun 2019

Thousands could perish annually in US if global heating not curbed, study finds

Thousands of heat-related deaths in major US cities could be avoided if rising global temperatures are curbed, new resea

06 Jun 2019

GOSSIP

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

’He never hit her in front of me again’ – Donna Ferrato’s domestic abuse photos

As two exhibitions of the photojournalist’s work open in Madrid on her 70th birthday, Ferrato recalls some of the most p..

21 Jun 2019

MTV Movie & TV Awards Highlights: Game of Thrones wins Best TV Show

Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones rule out the MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019!..

18 Jun 2019