President emphasizes strengthening state-owned banks

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that measures should be taken to strengthen state-owned banks and not to privatize them. Speaking at the 80th anniversary celebrations...

Narcotic Pills haul: Chief suspect identified

The Chief suspect behind yesterday’s (July 30) discovery of a large haul of narcotic pills at the Central Mail Exchange, has been identified according...

The Court of Appeal issues order against imported garbage

The Court of Appeal has issued an order preventing the foreign waste found in the Colombo Port and Katunanyake Free Trade Zone from being...

Special security requested for Kandy Perahera

By Rose Kenny Public Enterprise, Kandyan Heritage and Kandy Development Minister and Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella requested  special security for the Traditional Kandy...

Crescat Boulevard announces its Crescat Millionaire

Crescat Boulevard has announced its Crescat Millionaire – the bumper prize winner for its spectacular cheer, shop and win World Cup Carnival that was...

There are ministers who have business interests – State Minister, Eran Wickramaratne

There are ministers in Cabinet who have business interests. When you become a member of the Cabinet, you have to sever all your relationships...

SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Makes donation to St Sebastian Church Katuwapitiya

Upon a request made by St. Sebastian Church, Katuwapitiya, the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit donated a Multimedia Unit, a Sound System and milk packets...

SLMC ordered to register SAITM graduates

By Rose Kenny The  Sri Lanka Medical Council has been ordered by the Supreme Court to Provisionally Register the South Asian Institute of Technology and...

Infant mortality on the rise

By Rose Kenny Infant mortality rates have increased in Sri Lanka with 40 infant deaths out of 100,000 live births being reported, said Secretary Sri...

Five treasure hunters apprehended in Kilinochchi

A group of naval personnel apprehended 05 treasure hunters, during a patrol conducted in Mandekal Aru area, Kilinochchi on 28th July 2019. A group of naval...
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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....