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New Local Bodies will be set up next month

Chairman of Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya has said that the establishment of the new Local Councils will take place within next month. He made...

Arjun Aloysius and Palisena further remanded

Owner of Perpetual Treasuries Arjun Aloysius and its Chief Executive Officer Kasun Palisena have been further remanded until the 02nd of next month. The...

Additional 75 million US Dollars to Sri Lanka from ADB

The Asian Development Bank is providing an additional loan of 75 million US Dollars to Sri Lanka. The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media...

Dambulla Economic Centre flooded with Jaffna vegetables

The Dambulla Economic Centre is flooded with vegetables produced from Jaffna. Our correspondent reported that vegetable wholesale prices have also drastically come down. Harvesting...

Vijaya Kumaratunge’s 30th death anniversary commemorated

Today is the 30th Death Anniversary of veteran and popular actor, as well as a politician and humanist Vijaya Kumaratunge. He was shot and...

Welikada Prison unrest petition to be considered

The Appeals Court today ordered the Attorney General to report before the 05th of next month the progress of the investigations mooted with respect...

Wimal Weerawansa’s passport case postponed for 14th June

Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa is accused of attempting to leave the country with the possession of two passports violating the country’s Immigration and Emigration regulations....

Former Accountant of Presidential Secretariat further remanded

The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court further remanded until the 22nd of this month a former Accountant of the Presidential Secretariat Amarasinghe Lekamge Don Gunaratne...

Special raid team to detect child labour

The National Child Protection Authority has deployed a special raid team to look into persons using children for business activities with the aim of...

Four injured in an accident at Dambagalla

Four persons have sustained injuries in a bus accident that had been reported from the Dambagalla area along the Moneragala Siymabalanduwa main road. The accident...