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New British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka visits Chief Prelates

The Chief Prelate of Malwathu and Asgiri Chapter of the Siyam Maha Nikaya say that some are trying to create an inaccura

19 Sep 2019

Five pro-Iranian militants killed by airstrike at Iraqi-Syrian border!

Early this (19) morning five pro-Iranian militants have been killed by an airstrike near the Iraqi-Syrian border, foreig

19 Sep 2019

Special Cabinet meeting over Paper to abolish Executive Presidency today!

An exclusive Cabinet meeting has been called by President Maithripala Sirisena at 3.00 pm today (19).

19 Sep 2019

Decisive UNP meeting at Temple Trees today

A meeting of leaders of political parties and groups representing the UNF chaired by the PM is scheduled to be held at T

19 Sep 2019

SLFP is ready for talks with JVP

SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera said they are ready to discuss with the JVP about contesting the upcoming pre

19 Sep 2019

US Secretary of State meets Saudi Arabia’s Crowned Prince over drone attacks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Saudi Arabia’s crowned prince Mohammed bin Salman.

19 Sep 2019

Terrorism continues in the West Bank, 23 arrested by the IDF

Within the past 24 hours, 23 suspects over terrorist allegations have been arrested by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF)

19 Sep 2019

President to consult Supreme Court on term-of-office today, elections uncertain?

President Maithripala Sirisena is to consult the Supreme Court of the end of his term of office today (19), reports said

19 Sep 2019

Liberal marker Mangala meets disfiguration within Sajith Faction

Minister Mangala Samaraweera, the most powerful of the Sajith Faction of the United National Party (UNP), has also been

19 Sep 2019

Analysis: Why did MR defend himself by calling President a ’’scoundrel?’’

Following a two-day’s silence, Former President Opposition Leader Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday (18) fi

19 Sep 2019

MR says President insulted Chinese Government

The President’s statement during opening of the Nelum Kuluna Tower that Rs. 2 billion had disappeared during the previou

18 Sep 2019

Domestic gas price slashed, imported milk price hiked!

The reduction of domestic gas price upto a considerable amount has been approved by the Cost of Living Committee, report

18 Sep 2019

SPECIAL NEWS

President to consult Supreme Court on term-of-office today, elections uncertain?

President Maithripala Sirisena is to consult the Supreme Court of the end of his term of office today (19), reports said

19 Sep 2019

Liberal marker Mangala meets disfiguration within Sajith Faction

Minister Mangala Samaraweera, the most powerful of the Sajith Faction of the United National Party (UNP), has also been

19 Sep 2019

Analysis: Why did MR defend himself by calling President a ’’scoundrel?’’

Following a two-day’s silence, Former President Opposition Leader Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday (18) fi

19 Sep 2019

Presidential Electoin on November 16, Nominations on October 07

The Election Commission has decided to hold the Presidential Election on November 16, 2019 and the nominations on Octobe

18 Sep 2019

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

18 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

18 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

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

Five pro-Iranian militants killed by airstrike at Iraqi-Syrian border!

Early this (19) morning five pro-Iranian militants have been killed by an airstrike near the Iraqi-Syrian border, foreig

19 Sep 2019

US Secretary of State meets Saudi Arabia’s Crowned Prince over drone attacks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Saudi Arabia’s crowned prince Mohammed bin Salman.

19 Sep 2019

Terrorism continues in the West Bank, 23 arrested by the IDF

Within the past 24 hours, 23 suspects over terrorist allegations have been arrested by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF)

19 Sep 2019

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

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