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Grama Shakthi to eradicate poverty

The Grama Shakthi program which was implemented under the President’s initiative to eradicate poverty in the island is in the full swing. Grama Shakthi was...

More than 68,000 people victimized by the rain havoc

The National Disaster Management Center announces that more than 68,000 people have been affected by the inclement weather situation in the country. The Center...

The treasury issues funds to implement relief measures

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera has given instructions to the treasury to issue funds to carry out activities targeting the flood...

Bus fare hike will be in effect from midnight, today

The cabinet has given its approval to increase bus fare by 12.5 percent from midnight, today. The minimum fare will be 12 rupees. The...

Johanne Peiris summits Mount Everest

Johanne Peiris has become the second Sri Lankan who successfully summited Mount Everest. He reached the top of the mountain at 5.55 a.m. in...

Five suspects in the Rana Mayura theft further remanded

Five suspects apprehended over the theft of the Rana Mayura awarded to Dr. Lester James Peiris, have been further remanded until the 04th of...

Eight sluice gates of Deduru Oya and two of Upper Kotmale opened

The Irrigation Department said that the water levels of many Reservoirs have reached the spill level. Eight sluice gates of Deduru Oya and two...

China Guangxi Product Exhibition

The 2018 China Guangxi Product Exhibition and China Guangxi Brands Silk Road series has been held in Sri Lanka. The exhibition has been held...

Venerable Pannila Ananda Thera felicitated

A ceremony was held in Veyangoda in appreciation of the social services of the Chief Monk of Attanagalla Rajamana Viharaya Pannila Ananda Thera. It...

A special Vavuniya pooja for war heroes

A special Pooja was held at the historic Muthur Kovil to invoke blessings on the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the county and...