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Five fishermen arrested for engaging in illegal fishing

Five fishermen arrested for engaging in illegal fishing

The Navy has arrested 5 fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using explosives in the sea area off South Bar in Mannar. MORE...

November 6, 2016  06:47 pm|

Sri Lanka makes 537 after centuries by Perera, Tharanga

Sri Lanka posted 537 all out in the opening innings of the test series against Zimbabwe, with centuries by Kusal Perera and Upul Tharanga putting the visitors in control of the first test. MORE...

October 30, 2016  10:45 pm|

Sri Lanka makes 537 after centuries by Perera, Tharanga

Sri Lanka makes 537 after centuries by Perera, Tharanga

Sri Lanka posted 537 all out in the opening innings of the test series against Zimbabwe, with centuries by Kusal Perera and Upul Tharanga putting the visitors in control of the first test. MORE...

October 30, 2016  10:42 pm|

Eppawala fire was intentional: Government Analyst

Eppawala fire was intentional: Government Analyst

The cause of the fire at the state owned Eppawala phosphate factory was not erupted due to natural causes, the Government Analysts Department has stated in its report. MORE...

October 9, 2016  05:54 pm|

UN Watch welcomes progress made by Sri Lanka

UN Watch welcomes progress made by Sri Lanka

UN Watch welcomes the progress made by the Sri Lankan government since resolution 30/1 was adopted in October 2015, a Statement by UN Watch made during the 32nd Session of the UNHRC says.MORE...

July 6, 2016  10:17 pm|

Ramadan fasting begins tomorrow

Ramadan fasting begins tomorrow

The Crescent for Ramadan has sighted and fasting will begin tomorrow, the Colombo Grand Mosque said. MORE...

June 6, 2016  07:45 pm|

Person killed following electrocution

Person killed following electrocution

A person was killed after being electrocuted in Dampalgama area in Akuressa after contact with an electricity cable which had been illegally pulled across a field, the police said.MORE...

May 8, 2016  08:26 pm|

Heavy traffic on Baseline Road as car catches fire

Heavy traffic on Baseline Road as car catches fire

Severe traffic congestion has been reported along Baseline Road due to a car breaking into flames on the Dematagoda flyover.

April 28, 2016  07:12 pm|

PM sees huge potential in cooperation with China

PM sees huge potential in cooperation with China

Both Sri Lanka and China are deepening reforms, in the process of which we see huge potential for cooperation, Sri Lankas Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. MORE...

April 10, 2016  10:12 pm|

Right to Information bill tabled in Parliament

Right to Information bill tabled in Parliament

The Right to Information draft bill was presented to Parliament by Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilaka a short while ago, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..

March 24, 2016  10:34 am|

Govt cancels contract with company that provided security to IS

Govt cancels contract with company that provided security to IS

The Prime Minister has ordered the Culture Ministry to cancel the contract with a government owned security company that provided security at the Independence Square. MORE...

March 6, 2016  10:12 pm|

Maldives frees three accused of hiring Sri Lanka sniper

Maldives frees three accused of hiring Sri Lanka sniper

Three people arrested over a plot to assassinate the Maldivian President that involved a sniper brought into Maldives from Sri Lanka have been released on Sunday, the Haveeru reported. MORE...

February 21, 2016  09:43 pm|

Lanka envoy unveils welfare plan for workers in Saudi

Lanka envoy unveils welfare plan for workers in Saudi

Sri Lankan Ambassador Azim Thassim told his countrymen in Saudi Arabia that his mission has chalked out a 20/20 plan to promote bilateral relations with the Saudi and to work for the welfare of the islands 500,000 workers in Saudi Arabia. MORE...

February 9, 2016  08:28 am|

Missing Sri Lankan teenager found safe

Missing Sri Lankan teenager found safe

A Sri Lankan teenager has been found safe after she went missing from a bus stop on Thursday night in Brisbane, Australia. MORE..

June 5, 2015  10:08 am|

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