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INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION INTERVENES IN BATHIUDEENS CASE

The IPU in it’s recent official Tweet on 18th had posted the following:

2 hours ago

Son of the businessman involved in the Sathosa garlic scam arrested

It is reported that the son of the businessman involved in the garlic fraud at Lanka Sathosa has been arrested by the CI

2 hours ago

Jagath Wellawatte appointed as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Italy

Dr. Jagath Wellawatte, who was nominated for the post of Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Australia, has been appointed a

2 hours ago

Lawful public uprising: Theory and practice

It is not only because the two major political parties have the potential to secure presidential power alternately, but

4 hours ago

SJB MP Ashok Abeysinghe says that the majority in the current government are thieves!

Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Ashok Abeysinghe says that the majority in the current Rajapaksa government are thieves.

5 hours ago

State Minister Susil shows another aspect of the internal conflict within the government (VIDEO)

State Minister of Education Reforms Susil Premajayantha’s speech in Parliament yesterday (22) showed another aspect of t

6 hours ago

USAID provides $ 2.5 million in urgent COVID assistance for Sri Lanka

The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced an additional $2.5

22 Oct 2021

New US envoy calls on America to build relationship with Sri Lanka

President Joe Biden’s nominee as US envoy to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, has called on America to build constructive relatio

22 Oct 2021

China to invest USD 800 million in renewable energy projects in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will mandate a 70 percent renewable energy share by 2030 forcing state-run Ceylon Electricity Board to prepare

22 Oct 2021

$900,000 embezzled from the fertilizer importation scam - Account at the People’s Bank Suspended

We have previously revealed that a massive financial fraud has taken place through the importation of nano nitrogen liqu

22 Oct 2021

CB warns users to bear the risks when dealing in cryptocurrencies

Setting the record straight on the rising use of virtual currencies, which are also known as cryptocurrencies, the Centr

22 Oct 2021

Cuba assists Sri Lanka to develop medicines from ’Murunga’

Cuba has offered to help Sri Lanka with technology to manufacture medicinal items from drumsticks or Murunga (scientific

22 Oct 2021

A special meeting between the Chinese Ambassador and the Leader of the Opposition

A special meeting between the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Qi Zhenhong and the Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premad

22 Oct 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

State Minister Susil shows another aspect of the internal conflict within the government (VIDEO)

State Minister of Education Reforms Susil Premajayantha’s speech in Parliament yesterday (22) showed another aspect of t

6 hours ago

$900,000 embezzled from the fertilizer importation scam - Account at the People’s Bank Suspended

We have previously revealed that a massive financial fraud has taken place through the importation of nano nitrogen liqu

22 Oct 2021

Importation of nano nitrogen fertilizer is a scam: 1/3 of the money has been embezzled!

It was revealed in Parliament today that a massive financial fraud has been committed to importing nano nitrogen liquid

22 Oct 2021

Wimal’s National Freedom Front launches its monthly magazine - Third Way

The monthly magazine ’තෙවැනි මග - Third Way’ was launched at the Solis Hall in Pita Kotte yesterday (21) as a publicatio

22 Oct 2021

There is no other failed minister who is as disgusted by the people as Mahindananda Aluthgamage - Welgama

Samagi Jana Balawega MP Kumara Welgama says that there is no other failed minister in the history of Sri Lanka who is as

21 Oct 2021

Prasanna Gunasena a fraud. Next PANAMA Papers will disclose his name (VIDEO)

The triad is controlling the Director General of Health Services and the Deputy Director Generals of Health Services, he

20 Oct 2021

BUSINESS

Lawful public uprising: Theory and practice

It is not only because the two major political parties have the potential to secure presidential power alternately, but

4 hours ago

New US envoy calls on America to build relationship with Sri Lanka

President Joe Biden’s nominee as US envoy to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, has called on America to build constructive relatio

22 Oct 2021

China to invest USD 800 million in renewable energy projects in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will mandate a 70 percent renewable energy share by 2030 forcing state-run Ceylon Electricity Board to prepare

22 Oct 2021

CB warns users to bear the risks when dealing in cryptocurrencies

Setting the record straight on the rising use of virtual currencies, which are also known as cryptocurrencies, the Centr

22 Oct 2021

FEATURED

A million Chinese tourists a year to Sri Lanka? It is still waiting

In 2014, English-language state-run newspaper China Daily called Sri Lanka “pretty much the perfect holiday destination”

20 Oct 2021

SRI LANKA: The proposed amendment to CPC will create serious problems for administration of justice

SRI LANKA: The proposed amendment to CPC will create serious problems for administration of justice

14 Oct 2021

Covid: The UK is Europe’s virus hotspot - does it matter?

With the news dominated by other issues, it has gone almost unnoticed that the UK now has one of the highest rates of Co

09 Oct 2021

SRI LANKA: THAT NONSENSE CALLED CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SRI LANKA: THAT NONSENSE CALLED CRIMINAL JUSTICE

04 Oct 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

FDA authorizes booster shots of Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines

Many Americans who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon be able to choose which vaccine they would like as a

22 Oct 2021

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set.

22 Oct 2021

Colin Powell: the man who might have been America’s first Black president

Colin Powell wrote a speech in November 1995 announcing a run for US president. He wrote another speech announcing a dec

20 Oct 2021

Joe Biden leads tributes to ‘dear friend’ and ‘patriot’ Colin Powell

Tributes poured in for former Republican secretary of state Colin Powell after the announcement of his death on Monday m

19 Oct 2021

Environment

The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis for women and girls in particular

As we mark World Humanitarian Day, we need to take urgent action to engage in climate adaptation, build climate resilien

18 Aug 2021

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

12 Aug 2021

IPCC report 2021: Climate dossier ‘code red for humanity’, as 2C warming ‘possible by mid-century’

A “devastating” new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns the world is running out

09 Aug 2021

Climate change: Time running out to stop catastrophe - Alok Sharma

Former Business Secretary Alok Sharma is now leading COP26, the climate summit in Glasgow in November

08 Aug 2021

GOSSIP

SLFP to contest the provincial council elections separately...?

It is reported that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party has decided to contest the forthcoming provincial council elections sepa

4 hours ago

Oshadhi’s touching note on the Gas price hike

Oshadhi Hewamadduma, a Badulla District election candidate of the SLPP and a founding member of the Wiythmaga organizati

22 Oct 2021

21 police personnel deployed for the protection of Eliyantha White’s daughter and son - Padukka (VIDEO)

SJB MP Niroshan Padukka says that 21 police officers have been deployed to protect the daughter and son of former Presid

19 Oct 2021

ART

Daniel Craig: James Bond star reveals why he goes to gay bars

Daniel Craig has just released his fifth and final instalment in the James Bond franchise, No Time To Die, which is prov..

15 Oct 2021

Adele, Reborn: The British Icon Gets Candid About Divorce, Body Image, Romance & Her “Self-Redemption” Record

There is an art to being Adele, which is to say that being the world’s most fleetingly glimpsed megastar is not a status..

09 Oct 2021