Police officers rewarded for their services

By Rose Kenny The Inspector General of Police has awarded  Rs. 16,347,000 as rewards to police officers who have extended an exceptional service in the line of duty...

Social media temporarily blocked- Negombo incident brought under control within a flash.

Access to a number of social media platforms including Facebook and Youtube have been temporarily blocked. Users also note that messaging apps such as Whatsapp...

US assistance to develop Sri Lanka’s plantation sector

A lengthy discussion focused on tea, coconut, rubber, sugar and cashew plantation sectors was held yesterday, July 12, by Minister of Plantation Industries, Navin...

Executive Director of FP2020 highlights the need to address unplanned pregnancies in Sri Lanka

When couples are empowered to plan whether and when to have children, it enables their families, including women and girls, to reach their full...

Travel ban on Gnanasara Thero lifted

By: Rose Kenny The travel ban imposed on the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero has been temporarily lifted by...

ICC with Mobitel organizes musical concert in aid of 21/4 orphans

A concert is being organized to raise funds for the victims and families of the Easter Sunday Bombings. Titled, ‘21/4 We Care Concert’, it...

Import expenditure drops by 14.85 per cent

Import expenditure, at US dollars 8,196 million during first five months of 2019, decreased by 14.8 per cent (year-on-year). This was largely due to lower...

PNB arrests man from Laos carrying Ice

By Rose Kenny A man from Laos has been arrested by the PNB officers at the  Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) while he was trying to...

John Keells Group’s ‘Plasticcycle’ collaborates with Sri Lanka Navy

Plasticcycle together with the Sri Lanka Navy embarked on a collaborative pilot project to provide a solution to non-recyclable plastic waste. Plasticcycle will contribute...

‘Easter Day bomb attacks are retaliation for New Zealand mosque killings’

The multiple suicide bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday is retaliation for the gunman attack in mosques in...
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oDoc expands to 10th factory, signs 1st Indian client for employee telemedicine coverage

Crystal Martin at Wathupitiwala, employing close to 1,000 sewing machine operators, recently became the 10th factory in Sri Lanka providing free 24/7 doctor services...

Canadian YouTubers in Sri Lanka to promote tourism

Canadian YouTubers, Luke Martin and Sabrina Davidson of Chopstick Travel are currently in Sri Lanka to promote tourism for the island, working directly with...

Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga to revitalize SLFP

Chandrika Kumaratunga, Former President and one-time SLFP leader, has expressed her willingness to revitalize the party, founded by her father, S. W. R. D....