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Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021

 

 

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The hearing of the Easter Commission concludes

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Easter Sunday terror attack has concluded its hearing yesterday (19).

33 minute ago

Authorities should no longer try to impose unfavorable rules on tourists - Udayanga

Udayanga Weeratunga, who is the head of the pilot program to bring Ukrainian tourists to Sri Lanka, emphasizes that the

2 hours ago

100,000 rupees bail for stealing a coconut

Gampaha Magistrate Manjula Karunaratne yesterday (19) ordered the release on bail of Rs 100000 for a suspect who was pro

2 hours ago

Ranil Wickremesinghe prepares to come to Parliament due to the requests of the party

It is reported that the Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe is preparing to accept the post of Nati

2 hours ago

India begins exporting covid vaccine. Sri Lanka will not be included in the first phase

India is set to begin exporting its covid-19 immunization vaccine from today (20).

2 hours ago

Covid-19: 660 new infections found. Death toll climbs up to 273

With 660 new infections of Covid-19 associated as contacts with the Peliyagoda cluster, the second wave Covid-19 cluster

19 Jan 2021

Covid-19: Community-spread not yet confirmed, says Epidemiology Unit

Despite the daily discoveries of Covid-19 cases in various parts of the country, there is no evidence to substantiate th

19 Jan 2021

Build your future in Marketing with SLIM

Living amidst the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic has not only instilled a new norm to our daily lives, but has altered soc

19 Jan 2021

Mrs Vijekumar’s falsehood about HNB

On social media Mrs Vinothini Vijekumar has been giving statements to the press accusing HNB for misleading them and auc

19 Jan 2021

The MCC agreement is illegal

Attorney General Dappula de Livera has informed the Secretary to the President that the MCC agreement proposed to be sig

19 Jan 2021

Biden to propose overhaul of immigration laws on first day in office

President-elect Joe Biden will roll out a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws the day he is inaugurated,

19 Jan 2021

Al-Jazeera’s Documentary on the Beginning of the covid Expansion - 3 DAYS THAT STOPPED THE WORLD

Al Jazeera has released a report on the spread of the covid 19 virus and its spread around the world, beginning in Wuhan

19 Jan 2021

28-day tourist visa extended to three months

The Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga said that it has been decided to extend the visa period from 28 days to three

19 Jan 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

Authorities should no longer try to impose unfavorable rules on tourists - Udayanga

Udayanga Weeratunga, who is the head of the pilot program to bring Ukrainian tourists to Sri Lanka, emphasizes that the

2 hours ago

Ranil Wickremesinghe prepares to come to Parliament due to the requests of the party

It is reported that the Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe is preparing to accept the post of Nati

2 hours ago

India begins exporting covid vaccine. Sri Lanka will not be included in the first phase

India is set to begin exporting its covid-19 immunization vaccine from today (20).

2 hours ago

Covid-19 Situation in Sri Lanka: Hospital and Surveillance systems could be at risk, warns GMOA

In any event that the tendency to emerge Covid-19 cases in unusual figures throughout the country continues, the entire

19 Jan 2021

Port Dispute: We cannot be through with India. We have to protect our International Ties, says Subject Minister

In the dispute of the East Terminal of Colombo Port, the government is bound to protect foreign trade and international

19 Jan 2021

Bengamuwe Thera for legalizing Cannabis: Even Lord Buddha accepted it as a medicine

On a previous occasion, the Thera had emphasized the importance of legalizing Cannabis to the Minister of Indigenous Med

19 Jan 2021

BUSINESS

Trader’s Daily Digest - 19.01.2021

Trader’s Daily Digest - 19.01.2021

19 Jan 2021

Build your future in Marketing with SLIM

Living amidst the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic has not only instilled a new norm to our daily lives, but has altered soc

19 Jan 2021

BRS Morning Shout - 19.01.2021

BRS Morning Shout - 19.01.2021

19 Jan 2021

Trader’s Daily Digest - 18.01.2021

Trader’s Daily Digest - 18.01.2021

19 Jan 2021

FEATURED

Demolition of Mullivaikal Memorial in Jaffna University – A signal to India to keeps her hands of the Tamil issue!

The Indian Prime Minister had earlier given a very clear call to the Sri Lankan authorities to fully respect and impleme

17 Jan 2021

Cycle of debt continues

• Govt. plans relief mechanism • Majority of rural women affected

12 Jan 2021

Post-COVID educational priorities for Sri Lanka

The global shock of the COVID-19 pandemic proves, once again, the old adage that ‘it takes a crisis’ and especially so i

11 Jan 2021

Democracy - A Mere Slogan For Vote Base?

Escalations arose in the United States as thousands of pro-Trump protestors breached Capitol Hill, Washington DC swarmin

07 Jan 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

China’s economy grows in fourth quarter, bucking global trend despite Covid-19

China’s latest official figures have confirmed it was the only major economy to see growth in 2020.

18 Jan 2021

No matter Impeachment 2.0, Trumpism will haunt America

“My crown I am, but still my griefs are mine. You may my glories and my state depose but not my griefs; still I am king

16 Jan 2021

The Paul McCartney song that attacks Donald Trump

Paul McCartney is not the most political songwriter going but he does occasionally dabble in mixing music and politics.

15 Jan 2021

Sorry, try Obama’s house: Secret Service barred from using Ivanka Trump’s bathroom

The dying days of the Trump administration have been plagued by yet more scandal in the form of riots, Twitter bans and

15 Jan 2021

Environment

World Bank GYCN names Talal Rafi as a Climate Ambassador 2021

The Global Youth Climate Network (GYCN), an initiative of the World Bank Group, has appointed Talal Rafi as a Climate Am

17 Jan 2021

Global heating could stabilize if net zero emissions achieved, scientists say

The world may be barreling towards climate disaster but rapidly eliminating planet-heating emissions means global temper

09 Jan 2021

Sri Lanka met a daily loss of 10 acres of forests in 2020, reveals Ravindra Kariyawasam

In the occurrence of a massive environmental destruction throuhgout the island, Sri Lanka found 2020 to be the year of e

04 Jan 2021

Eco-crisis on the rise amid irregularly disposed facemasks

Devastated by the pandemic, the public worldwide is forced to wear a facemask as a mandatory option amid the day-to-day

31 Dec 2020

GOSSIP

A Bank Romance That Went Sour

The CEO of listed Bank was on a wave that would take him to the next level.

05 Jan 2021

We were able to bring tourists from Ukraine because of the commitment I made. 10 more planes to be brought - Udayanga

Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga says that finding 5 corona infected Ukrainians at a time when

01 Jan 2021

Wimal, Dayasiri and Harin sing on the same stage

Several photos of Cabinet Minister Wimal Weerawansa, Minister of State Dayasiri Jayasekara and Opposition MP Harin Ferna

30 Dec 2020

ART

Last Christmas: Wham’s festive smash finally hits number one - 36 years after original release

Wham’s Last Christmas has finally topped the UK charts - 36 years after its release...

02 Jan 2021

French Fashion Legend Pierre Cardin dies aged 98

Cardin, who upended fashion styles in 1960s and 70s with futuristic looks, dies in hospital near Paris..

30 Dec 2020