Nasa instrument heads to space station to map CO2

Nasa has sent up an instrument to the International Space Station (ISS) to help track carbon dioxide on Earth. OCO-3, as the observer is called,...

Makandure Madush arrested and taken to CID Headquarters

Underworld kingpin Makandure Madush, who was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) yesterday, May 5, was taken to the headquarters of the Criminal...

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...

American Alumni Association of Sri Lanka marks 30 years with grand awards ceremony

The American Alumni Association of Sri Lanka (AAASL), founded in 1999 by a small group of returning graduates from several universities in the USA,...

Jacqueline releases emotional video after Sri Lanka blasts

The deadly terror attacks on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, in which more than 250 people were killed, sent shockwaves across the globe. Jacqueline...

Grieving brother raises over £10,000 for Sri Lanka victims

n online fundraiser set up by a bereaved British family for victims of the Sri Lanka terrorist attacks raised £10,669 on its first day. David...

Thai king Vajiralongkorn marries bodyguard making her queen

The king of Thailand has married the deputy head of his personal security detail, and given her the title of queen, a royal statement...

UK probes possible links between SL suicide bomber and British extremist group

British Intelligence services are investigating possible links between a Sri Lanka suicide bomber and an extremist group launched in Britain by a notorious hate...

It’s as much a ‘global war of terror’ now as ‘on terror’

By N. Sathiya Moorthy The global counter-terrorism measures cannot stop with fighting religious terrorism but also need to look into the basic causes that have...

President pledges to lift tourism industry impacted by terrorism

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government is responsible for working towards recovering and re-establishing the tourism industry, leisure sector and other business sectors...
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National Election Commission to announce Polls date on Monday

The date of the General Election and the date to issue the preferential vote numbers will be announced on Monday, National Election Commission (NEC)...

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva addresses CCC on Managing COVID-19 and the Way Forward

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defense Staff, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, and Head of the National Operational Center for Prevention of...

Central Bank to pay back depositors of The Finance Company PLC

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has taken measures to pay back all insured depositors of The Finance Company PLC, an amount of...