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Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

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Foreign Secretary briefs UNHRC on Gov stand on UN HR resolutions

Ahead of the upcoming 43rd Session of the HRC scheduled to commence next Monday (24 February), Foreign Secretary Ravinat

1 hours ago

Express way and road network projects countrywide expedited

Luxuries of several express ways and road networks are still only in the foundational stages for the majority of the cou

1 hours ago

French company steps into install 23 steel bridges countrywide.

Sri Lanka government will be going ahead with building 1000 bridges countrywide to tackle traffic congestion and provide

2 hours ago

Sri Lanka’s narcotic prevention modernises with Japanese aid

Sri Lanka’s narcotic prevention activities are to be reinvigorated by using fully modernised methods and sophisticated e

3 hours ago

Foreign Ministry ensures welfare of Sri Lankans following COVID-19 concerns in South Korea

The Ministry of Foreign Relations in coordination with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Seoul has been closely monitoring and co

4 hours ago

Foreign Secretary Aryasinha meets Human Rights Council President in Geneva

Ambassador Tichy-Fisslberger appreciated Sri Lanka’s initiative to keep her briefed on the matter.

4 hours ago

Sri Lankan Ambassador to Washington condemns travel ban imposed on Army Commander

Several former US ambassadors and senior officials who served in Colombo were at the gathering as Ambassador Perera conv

8 hours ago

Wildlife officers to continue with strike action until solutions are provided

All Ceylon Joint Wildlife Officers’ Association the strike action it launched on Thursday would be continued until solut

22 Feb 2020

MP Patail Champika Ranawaka says gaining Power depends on a Change (VIDEO)

The MP added that the main objective of political parties and members is to gain power as a party is useless without pow

22 Feb 2020

Prime Splendour holds Pirith Chanting Ceremony Blessing for Well-being

Prime Group the property development excellence in Sri Lanka held a special pirith chanting ceremony blessing the home o

22 Feb 2020

HNB Finance arrives in schools with YALU DASKAM Drawing Workshop

The school principal, staff members, staff of HNB Finance head office and Kaduwela branch took participation in the even

22 Feb 2020

Former President Maithripala Sirisena starts imparting knowledge to the current President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

Former President Maithripala Sirisena says that although the supplementary estimate was not passed in Parliament, Presid

22 Feb 2020

The government proved that the supplementary estimate was brought to the cost of the election - Vijitha Herath

The JVP states that as evidenced by the withdrawal of supplementary estimates it proves that the government’s attempt to

22 Feb 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

Art and Polemic - The Tragedy of Sri Lankan Politics

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa sparing a moment form his heavily occupied political career spent his last (20) eveni

21 Feb 2020

Public given the wrong message as the supplementary estimate taken down

Mr. Premadasa added that they as the Opposition raised objection to only the government’s attempt to increase the debt l

21 Feb 2020

Government withdraws resolution to increase debt limit!

The resolution to increase the debt limit added as amendment to the Vote on Account tabled last year has been withdrawn

20 Feb 2020

Airbus Scandal: USD 800k sent to Nimal Perera from Kapila Chandrasena’s Wife’s Account

This was when the case was taken up before the Fort Magistrate Court yesterday (19).

20 Feb 2020

Udayanga Weeratunga Case: CID questioned over inconsistencies!

This was when Weeratunga, who was alleged for involvement in the notorious MIG plane deal defrauding USD 7.8 million, wa

18 Feb 2020

BUSINESS

Prime Splendour holds Pirith Chanting Ceremony Blessing for Well-being

Prime Group the property development excellence in Sri Lanka held a special pirith chanting ceremony blessing the home o

22 Feb 2020

HNB Finance arrives in schools with YALU DASKAM Drawing Workshop

The school principal, staff members, staff of HNB Finance head office and Kaduwela branch took participation in the even

22 Feb 2020

Business tycoon Harry Jayawardena takes over Browns hospitals

Business tycoon Harry Jayawardena-controlled diversified conglomerate Melstacorp PLC has acquired 100% control of Browns

21 Feb 2020

Cargills (Ceylon) PLC says Sri Lanka’s market conditions favorable

Cargills (Ceylon) PLC says that the market conditions this past quarter have been favorable, with consumer confidence

20 Feb 2020

FEATURED

Sujatha blends academic and skilled expertise to deliver Aesthetic delight

‘Weera Matha’ Visharada Dr Sujatha Attanayake, the musical genius singing sensation acclaimed as one of the most popular

5 hours ago

Sainthamaruthu Urban Council scrapped in six days

The notice also stated that the term of office of the Sainthamaruthu Urban Council will commence on 20th March 2022.

20 Feb 2020

Size and skills of workforce key to economic advancement

The survey of Training Need Assessment and Skills Gap Analysis in the last few years highlights the problem of skill sho

15 Feb 2020

Tribute to unsung hero of silver screen and stage Wimal Kumara de Costa

The unsung hero of the silver screen and stage, renowned actor Wimal Kumara de Costa breathed his last owing to intense

13 Feb 2020

 

FOREIGN

UNHRC High Commissioner requests to implement the Resolution 30/1 for Human Rights

High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelette has called on the Government of Sri Lanka to implement the UNHRC

19 Feb 2020

Sexual abuse and Child abuse rates has begun to increase again-Sajith Premadasa

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa says that only in the first 15 days of 2020, 142 cases of rape, 42 cases of serious s

19 Feb 2020

Hospital director in Wuhan dies of infection

On Tuesday, Liu Zhiming, director of the Wuchang hospital in Wuhan, the city at the center of the outbreak, himself died

19 Feb 2020

Antarctic temperature rises above 20C

A record high temperature of 18.3C (64.9F) has been logged on the continent of Antarctica.

16 Feb 2020

Environment

Sri Lankan elephants’ struggle to survive

Elephants and people are in an increasingly dangerous confrontation.

15 Feb 2020

UK sacks COP26 President!

The United Kingdom in a surprising move has sacked UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) president Claire Perry O’Neil.

01 Feb 2020

Climate change: ’Stop using the worst-case scenario ... as the most likely outcome,’ experts say

Scientific studies that use the worst-case, business-as-usual scenario for future levels of climate change are ’’mislead

31 Jan 2020

New Chinese virus ’will have infected hundreds’

The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures sugges

18 Jan 2020

GOSSIP

I did as he pleased, his duty is to treat me - Prasanna Ranaweera

SLPP stalwart parliamentarian Prasanna Ranaweera joining Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in his official tour to India

12 Feb 2020

Three ministers to battle for Prime Minister’s post, advertising on the run!

Three ministers of the present government are battling to win the post of Prime Minister in the next supposedly SLPP gov

08 Feb 2020

Ajith Prasanna condemned by Wimal, Gammanpila!

On the other hand, the actual opposition to the Swiss embassy in the country, backed by 69 lakhs of citizens, has been d

03 Dec 2019

ART

Sujatha blends academic and skilled expertise to deliver Aesthetic delight

‘Weera Matha’ Visharada Dr Sujatha Attanayake, the musical genius singing sensation acclaimed as one of the most popular..

5 hours ago

HNB Finance arrives in schools with YALU DASKAM Drawing Workshop

The school principal, staff members, staff of HNB Finance head office and Kaduwela branch took participation in the even..

22 Feb 2020