first woman mayor of the Colombo Municipal Council passes 2019 Budget

  The 2019 annual Budget of the Colombo Municipal Council was passed with a majority of 60 votes at the Council meeting held on December...

Committee to probe leakages in Customs: Minister Mangala Samaraweera

A committee would be appointed, chaired by a retired judge, to probe into the leakages in the Customs that prevents a massive custom revenue...

Major General Shavendra Silva assume duties as Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka...

Major General Shavendra Silva this morning (10) assumed office as the 53rd Chief of Staff of the Army during a simple ceremony at his...

10,000 Sri Lankan skilled workers to Japan and Europe- Minister Harin Fernando

By Roy Silva Sri Lanka is now in the process of training workers to fulfill 10,000 vacancies in Japan and a number of European countries,...

Sri Lanka: Needed, a New Narrative

Needed: A New Narrative  By: N Sathiya Moorthy  In eastern Ampara over the weekend, ‘Leader of the Opposition’ Mahinda Rajapaksa has reiterated their resolve “not to...

Sajith Premadasa, ’71 not-out

By N. Sathiya Moorthy  Ruling UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa’s ‘revelation’ that President Maithripala Sirisena had offered him the Prime Minister’s job a high 71...

Maithri Guneratne appointed as Governor of the Central Province

Maithri Guneratne appointed as Governor of the Central Province By: Lin j Former Southern Provincial Councilor, a leading Lawyer in the country and a distinguish Old...

No machine in the world lasts forever, says Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka

Any machine or equipment could break down and there are no machine in the world that lasts forever, MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said....

Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva – the 23rd Commander of the Navy

Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva appointed as the 23rd Commander of the Navy    Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva, on being promoted to the rank of...
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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 01st Test – ICC World Test Championship

The 2nd day of the ongoing test match saw only 18.2 overs of play, as the day’s proceedings had to be abandoned due to bad...

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Maximum retail price for rice, flour import levy reduced

Rose Kenny Cabinet approval has been granted stipulating a maximum retail price of Rs 98 per  kilo of rice. Cabinet approval was also granted to reduce...