DFCC Bank employees celebrate ‘The World Clean-up Day’

DFCC Bank employees along with their families carried out a beach cleaning campaign at Mount Lavinia on September 21 to commemorate ‘The World Clean-up Day’...

Intense investigations on mysterious deaths of elephants

Ministry of Tourism, Wild Life and Christian Affairs held a media briefing yesterday, October 1, on the mysterious deaths of seven elephants. Intense investigations are...

Navy discovers ammo at Aliyawalei in Jaffna

The Navy, during a search at Aliyawalei in Jaffna today (29th September 2019), discovered a few ammunition. The Northern Naval Command during a search in Aliyawalei...

Hambantota International Port, no longer a White Elephant!

Eighteen months to the formation of HIPG (Hambantota International Port Group), the public private partnership between CMPort and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA),...

Two former Customs officials arrested by FCID

By Rose Kenny The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) arrested the former Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Jagath Premalal  Wijeweera and the former Customs...

Sri Lanka can be developed as trading, IT and maritime hub – EU Ambassador

Sri Lanka should develop and implement long term strategic visions and make use of the country’s location as a maritime hub as well as...

Avant Garde Maritime Security Chief arrested at BIA

By Rose Kenny  The head of Avant-Garde’s Maritime Security Division, Vishwajith Nandana Diyabalanage, was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at the Bandaranaike International...

Rains expected to ease by tomorrow- over 80,000 affected so far

By Rose Kenny The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) stated that around 80,000 persons have been displaced due to flooding caused by heavy rains experienced in...

Sri Lanka, Australia hold discussions on strengthening cooperation in key areas

Sri Lanka and Australia recently held the inaugural session of the Strategic Maritime Dialogue and the Third Round of Senior Officials' Talks at the...

Ensuring Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Sustainable Development

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka hosted a panel discussion with international and national experts at the 1st South East Asia...
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades

More than 110,000 people are taking part in search and rescue operations after Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan on Saturday. The typhoon - the worst storm...

Sri anka Air Force Colombo Air Symposium 2019

The Colombo Air Symposium 2019 is scheduled to be held on 24th & 25th of October at the Eagles Lake side convention hall Ratmalana.  It is...

The country’s forest density has been increased due to the program implemented during the...

The forest density of the country has decreased during almost every single government in past. However, the President says that the country’s forest density...