SC grants leave to proceed with petition challenging President’s decision on SLRC takeover

By Rose Kenny The Supreme Court yesterday (Nov 4) granted leave to proceed on a petition challenging the President's gazette to bring the Sri Lanka Rupavahini...

President receives interim report on Easter bombings

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he received the interim report of the committee to inquire into Easter Sunday attacks. The President made these remarks...

President joins religious programmes held in remembrance of victims of Easter Sunday attacks

President Maithripala Sirisena joined the special Sunday Mass held under the patronage of the Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at the...

So far 12 FR petitions filed against implementing the death penalty

By Rose Kenny So far 12 Fundamental Rights petitions have been filed with the Supreme Court against the implementation of the death penalty. These petitions had...

Sixth Indo-Sri Lanka Defence Dialogue reviews bilateral defence cooperation

The 6th Indo-Sri Lanka Defense Dialogue, was held yesterday, April 8, in Colombo with the participation of an Indian delegation led by Indian Defence...

COVID-19 Task Force discusses possibilities of legalizing health rules

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) has discussed the possibilities of legalizing health rules...

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,...

President congratulates President –elect

President Maithripala Sirisena extended his warm congratulations to Gotabhaya Rajapakse who was elected as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka. President Sirisena wrapping up his...

Doorstep delivery mechanism in action

By Nalin Jayetileke Doorstep delivery of fresh rations are taking pace, as seen this morning in most parts of the country. With the continuation of...

So what if 19-A has to go…

By N. Sathiya Moorthy President Maithripala Sirisena may go down the history of world democracy as a leader who had no hesitation to acknowledge his...
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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...