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Torrential rain today too; several areas affected by adverse weather

The Department of Meteorology has said that torrential rain will be experienced today too in several parts of the country. The Department further said...

Eight including Namal released on bail

Eight including Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa accused of defying Court orders, have been enlarged on bail. 40 persons including Namal Rajapaksa and two more Parliamentarians...

Woman who swindled millions of rupees promising jobs in Japan remanded

The Foreign Employment Bureau has succeeded in apprehending a woman who swindled a sum of 40 million rupees promising jobs in Japan. The raid...

Uda Walawa Reservoir being developed

Work concerning the development of the Uda Walawa Reservoir Dam is now proceeding. The allocation made by the Government for this work is 79...

Group of Joint Opposition members joins the UNP

A strong group of members of the Joint Opposition within the Mihintale electorate has joined the United National Party. The group residing in the Angunochchiya...

Traffic congestion at Olcott Mawatha in Pettah

Heavy traffic congestion was reported following a protest staged by University students in Olcott Mawatha in Pettah. A group of University students held a protest...

Sri Lanka commemorates World Food Day

World Food Day is commemorated each year on 16th October to mark the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization in 1945. Events are...

Indrajit Coomaraswamy named CB Governor of the year

Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been named the best Central Bank Governor of the Year, South...

Bangladesh Defence Adviser meets Chief of Defence Staff

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh hold a special discussion on defence ties and cooperation.The discussion was held between Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne...

Problems of Northern farmers will be solved

President Maithripala Sirisena says that a special programme will be implemented to solve the problems of Northern farmers and to make them prosper. The...