Stop underworld crime directed from prisons – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has emphasized that effective measures should be taken to stop underworld leaders and major drug dealers directing criminal activities from prisons. The...

Supreme Court to decide on petitions challenging elections today

The Supreme Court yesterday, June 1, announced that the order to grant leave to proceed in the Fundamental Rights petitions filed challenging the dissolution...

No public funds wasted for Mount Lavinia Beach – CCD

The Coast Conservation Department yesterday, June 1, flatly rejected claims that public funds had been wasted as a result of the apparent washing away...

Sri Lanka Rupee ends stronger at 186.20/30

Sri Lanka rupee ended stronger Friday at 186.20/30 to the US dollar while bond yields closed flat. The rupee closed at 186.30/35 to the...

EC awaits final draft of health guidelines for general election work

The Election Commission (EC) is awaiting the final draft of the health guidelines for the conduct of the general election 2020, said Mahinda Deshapriya,...

Health Ministry instructs state hospitals to resume ‘curtailed’ surgeries

The Health Ministry has instructed state hospitals to gradually recommence surgeries and medical procedures, observing that such services have been ‘temporarily curtailed’ amidst COVID-19. Surgeries...

‘Election Commission to get new set of guidelines for election’

The Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe has said that a special set of guidelines for the general election will be handed...

Sri Lanka exempts more vehicles from luxury motor tax

Three types of vehicles, which were cleared by the customs department on or before May 31 to be assembled in Sri Lanka, have been...

UNP suspends members sought nominations from Samagi Jana Balawegaya

The United National Party (UNP) has suspended the party membership of those who have sought nominations from other parties essentially from Samagi Jana Balawegaya...

Proposal to reopen airport for tourists from August 1

The COVID Task Force has proposed to the President to reopen the airport from August 1 as the country is now returning to normalcy. The...
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‘CBSL must bear responsibility over slump faced by finance bodies’

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the Central Bank must take responsibility over the economic slump of finance bodies under its purview, urging...

Election date to be decided on June 8

Sri Lanka’s election body has said it will decide the date for the parliamentary election on Monday, June 8, after discussing a set of...

Sathosa Chairman denies selling canned fish at higher rates

The chief of Sri Lanka’s state-owned retail network Sathosa has denied selling canned fish at higher rates to a private company, amidst claims that...