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President joins in H. Sri Nissanka commemoration

President Maithripala Sirisena has pointed out that the time has come to study the characters of patriots in a country where there are politicians...

One killed in earth mound collapse; another saved

At least one person died and two others were injured following the collapse of an earth embankment. One person has been saved. Police said...

Laws strengthened against traders selling rice above the stipulated price

Minister Rishard Bathiyuideen has said that law will be strictly enforced irrespective of positions against those selling rice above the controlled price. Expressing views...

Central Bank violates the law on past issuances of Treasury bonds

The Finance Ministry has launched a full scale investigation into an Extraordinary Gazette Notification authorizing the issuing of treasury bonds in the past. Minister...

Sajith Premadasa reveals of opportunities deprived from youth by the previous administration

Minister Sajith Premadasa has said that the previous administration had secretly withdrawn the opportunities given to young men and women during elections. Addressing...

State Ministers claim the SLFP has entered the correct path under the President

Sri Lanka Freedom Party members claim that the Party had entered the correct path under the party leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena. They announced...

Pinkama at Tissamaharama to lay bricks at Salapathala Maluwa

The Pinkama for the laying of bricks at the Salapathala Maluwa near the Tissamaharama Seya was held on a grand scale. A large number...

Three nabbed for pelting stones at train

The Vavuniya Police have apprehended three individuals on the allegation of pelting stones at a passenger train. The stones were reportedly pelted at in the...

Motorcyclist killed in accident

A motorcyclist was killed in an accident that happened in the Elapatha are in Ratnapura. The accident had occurred when a motorcycle moving towards Ratnapura...

Two suspects arrested with heroin

Two suspects have been taken into custody along with heroin. They were arrested on the Karawanella-Ruwanwella area. The raid was carried out by the...