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Malik or Amal next BOI Chairman?

The Sudden resignation of the BOI board was not a surprise. Things had gone horribly wrong at the BOI with the employees

2 hours ago

Sri Lanka finds first case of Omicron Coronavirus variant

Sri Lanka has found the first case of Omicron a Deputy Director General of Health Services Hemantha Herath said warning

5 hours ago

China suspends northern island’s power projects

China has decided to suspend the project of constructing Hybrid Energy Systems by Sino Soar Hybrid Technology, in three

6 hours ago

Ministry of Consumer Protection suspends the release of gas cylinders to the market until further notice

The Ministry of Consumer Protection has decided to suspend the release of gas cylinders to the market until further noti

7 hours ago

SL’s big dollar crunch: Possible solutions?

Several Opposition parliamentarians said in Parliament that Sri Lanka’s net foreign reserves had plunged to an all-time

8 hours ago

BOI breaks up!

The country’s flagship investment promotion agency Board of Investment (BOI) is in turmoil following the resignation of

8 hours ago

Charitha Herath should accept responsibility for the resignation of BOI board members! - Pohottuwa

Dr. Mahinda Pathirana, Theoretician of the Sri Lanka People’s Front and Chairman of the Sri Lanka Press Council says tha

8 hours ago

Not only the people but also the ministers are scared because of this gas problem - Johnston

Chief Government Whip, Minister of Highways Johnston Fernando says that not only the people but also the ministers and M

9 hours ago

Are those sudden gas cylinder explosions a part of a plan to sell the Litro Gas? - Harin

Harin Fernando, a Member of Parliament for the USJB, has questioned whether the sudden reports of gas cylinder explosion

9 hours ago

Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris hosts working dinner for Ambassadors of Islamic States

Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris hosts working dinner for Ambassadors of Islamic States

03 Dec 2021

Amaraweera warns President might lose two-thirds and simple majority altogether due to ‘conspiracy’

Any decision the SLFP makes at this juncture will not be allowed to benefit the United National Party, the Samagi Jana B

02 Dec 2021

Several BOI top officials step down leading to controversy

Several BOI top officials step down leading to controversy

02 Dec 2021

India reports first cases of new Covid variant omicron

India reports first cases of new Covid variant omicron

02 Dec 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

Charitha Herath should accept responsibility for the resignation of BOI board members! - Pohottuwa

Dr. Mahinda Pathirana, Theoretician of the Sri Lanka People’s Front and Chairman of the Sri Lanka Press Council says tha

8 hours ago

Not only the people but also the ministers are scared because of this gas problem - Johnston

Chief Government Whip, Minister of Highways Johnston Fernando says that not only the people but also the ministers and M

9 hours ago

Amaraweera warns President might lose two-thirds and simple majority altogether due to ‘conspiracy’

Any decision the SLFP makes at this juncture will not be allowed to benefit the United National Party, the Samagi Jana B

02 Dec 2021

UNP’s rumoured allegiance to SLPP in doldrums as Ranil hesitates?

Rumours on the coalition between the two parties have been on the surface for the past two years but managed to grab a s

02 Dec 2021

DP Education’s contribution to Education added to Parliament Hansard (VIDEO)

Mass Media Minister Dullas Alahapperuma joining the Committee Stage Debate on the 2022 Appropriation Bill under the Educ

02 Dec 2021

Latest steps to rebuild the country: Legal approval will be obtained to export cannabis within 03 months - Sisira (VIDEO)

Sisira Jayakody, Minister of State for Indigenous Medicine says that steps will be taken to obtain legal approval for th

01 Dec 2021

BUSINESS

SL’s big dollar crunch: Possible solutions?

Several Opposition parliamentarians said in Parliament that Sri Lanka’s net foreign reserves had plunged to an all-time

8 hours ago

BOI breaks up!

The country’s flagship investment promotion agency Board of Investment (BOI) is in turmoil following the resignation of

8 hours ago

Star Performers of Fairfirst Basketball Team contribute towards bringing home Silver at the 6th SABA Championship in Bangladesh

Star Performers of Fairfirst Basketball Team contribute towards bringing home Silver at the 6th SABA Championship in Ban

02 Dec 2021

Inflation surged by 2.3 per cent in November

Surface inflation, as measured by the annual point change in the Colombo Consumer Price Index (CCPI, 2013=100), has been

01 Dec 2021

FEATURED

Mangala Samaraweera, the diplomat

Though Mangala Samaraweera’s contributions in telecommunication and financial sectors were monumental, his role as the p

23 Nov 2021

Here’s what world leaders agreed to — and what they didn’t — at the U.N. climate summit

Here’s what world leaders agreed to — and what they didn’t — at the U.N. climate summit

21 Nov 2021

As Reported in Pentagon 2021report … Will Sri Lanka allow China an overseas military base?

The PRC’s military modernization objectives are commensurate with, and part of,Beijing’s broader national development as

19 Nov 2021

F.W. de Klerk had to abandon what his ancestors had believed in

To make the close acquaintance of F.W. de Klerk was to look into the face of a voortrekker. Although he had been comfort

19 Nov 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

India reports first cases of new Covid variant omicron

India reports first cases of new Covid variant omicron

02 Dec 2021

3 dead, 8 injured in shooting at Michigan high school

A 15-year-old boy is in custody after three students died and eight were injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at a hi

01 Dec 2021

Migrant crisis: Priti Patel not included in Calais meeting

Home Secretary Priti Patel has warned that failure by European politicians to co-operate on the continent’s migrant cris

28 Nov 2021

Israel to impose travel ban for foreigners over new variant

Israel is to ban foreigners from entering the country for 14 days and use surveillance to halt the spread of the new Cov

28 Nov 2021

Environment

Here’s what world leaders agreed to — and what they didn’t — at the U.N. climate summit

Here’s what world leaders agreed to — and what they didn’t — at the U.N. climate summit

21 Nov 2021

X-Press Pearl Sinking Ship - Sinking Justice: Money Speaks Faster Than Words

X-Press Pearl Sinking Justice: Money Speaks Faster Than Words – The Insurance Company of the ship decides the compensati

09 Nov 2021

Tuvalu minister to address Cop26 knee deep in seawater to highlight climate crisis

Foreign minister Simon Kofe hopes the speech will demonstrate the reality for countries on the frontline

08 Nov 2021

GOSSIP

Rumours that I will be playing for the Dambulla Giants in LPL are untrue - Rohitha Rajapaksa

Rohitha Rajapaksa says reports that he will be playing for the Dambulla Giants in the LPL Cricket Tournament this year a

01 Dec 2021

A group of backbenchers again requests to issue duty free permits to purchase vehicles

It is reported that a group of backbenchers in Parliament have again requested the Speaker to issue duty free permits fo

28 Nov 2021

GMOA strongly opposes the appointment of Murutthettuwe Thera as the Chancellor of the University of Colombo

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) says it is dissatisfied with President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s decisio

10 Nov 2021