Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka says that the government did not point guns or deploy the army to resolve the waste management issue and that they managed to remove all the piled up garbage in the city of Colombo within three days. MORE..
- 7 arrested over Rs. 3.2 bn cocaine haul
- Sarana Gunawardena fined Rs 2,000 after pleading guilty
- 19 hour water cut in parts of Colombo
- Sri Lankan held in Bengaluru is Tamil Nadu’s most-wanted bank card fraudster
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- Ram Nath Kovind elected India’s 14th President
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A shooting incident has been reported near a fuel station located at IDH Junction in Gothatuwa, a short while ago. MORE..
Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop announced a major Australian assistance to combat dengue fever in Sri Lanka, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said. MORE...
Giving India its second Dalit president, former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind today won the presidential election with a comfortable margin against Opposition nominee Meira Kumar. MORE..
National Organizer of the National Freedom Front (NFF), Piyasiri Wijenayaka stated that no Sri Lankan citizen had asked UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson or anyone else to probe into the “dark, closed chapter of the terror-stricken of LTTE.” MORE...
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today charged that the proposed new Inland Revenue Act has been prepared according to the needs of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and that therefore it should be defeated. MORE..
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced a 19 hour water cut from 11.00pm on Friday (21) to 6.00pm on Saturday to several parts of Colombo. MORE..
Seven individuals have been arrested in connection with yesterday’s (19) discovery of a cocaine haul estimated to be worth around Rs. 3.2 billion, Police said. MORE...
The Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on former Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardena for failure to declare assets during the two years he served as the Chairman of the National Lotteries Board. MORE..
Sri Lankan national Divyan alias Dinesh alias Pulikesi, 30, who landed in Bengaluru police custody on Friday, happens to be Tamil Nadu’s most-wanted bank card fraudster who had been on the run for five years. MORE..
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the order prohibiting the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) from disposing garbage at Muthurajawela till July 25. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena announced that a special programme would be launched in order to encourage and render due recognition to officers responsible for drug-related arrests. MORE...
Two vessels under the command of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are expected to arrive at the Colombo Harbour today (20), for a three-day goodwill visit. MORE...
Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena stated that the Joint Opposition (JO) had not yet made a decision as to whether or not they would leave the Constitutional Assembly. MORE...
Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, who is currently in Sri Lanka on a two-day state visit, is scheduled to meet with President Maithripala Sirisena today (20). MORE...
Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga stated that the deposition of the present government was merely a fantasy. MORE...
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Three Wimbledon matches from this year’s Grand Slam, including one from the main draw, are under investigation for potential match-fixing violations. MORE..
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that the bowling action of Sri Lanka’s Shaminda Eranga has been found to be legal, and the player can now resume bowling in international cricket. MORE..
Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne hit crucial half centuries to guide Sri Lanka to their highest ever run chase as the hosts defeated Zimbabwe by four wickets on the final day of an intriguing one-off test on Tuesday. MORE..
All through the tour, Sri Lanka have had Zimbabwe cornered, and games have threatened to follow a familiar, one-sided form. Yet all through the tour, Zimbabwe have found ways of resisting, of stubbornly holding out, and eventually fighting back. MORE...
Sri Lanka managed to score a total of 346, during their first innings against Zimbabwe after 10 wickets. MORE...
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