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No one knows  the existence of democracy in China– MP Sumanthiran 

It is a welcome move for countries that promote human rights to come to Sri Lanka to establish friendship. TNA spokesman and Member of...

Ampara Kalmunai main road has to be blocked as a mark of protest to...

I have spoken several times to the government and ministers about the problems of fishermen but all my efforts were of no use.  The...

Doctors submit seven specific proposals to the President to control the Kovid virus!

Dr. Padma Gunaratne, President of the Sri Lanka Medical Council, Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya, President of the Government Medical Officers' Association, Dr. Lak Kumara Fernando,...

All festivals will be banned for the next two weeks

The government has decided to suspend all state functions scheduled to be held in the next two weeks from today (25). The government has also...

If this is the punishment, where are the bombers? – Ampitiye Sumanaratana Thero

Addressing a media briefing, Ampitiye Sumanaratana Thero, Chief Incumbent of the Batticaloa Mangalarama, commented on the report of the Presidential Commission on the April...

US urges SL to come up with meaningful plan at upcoming UNHRC session, says...

Thought the US is no longer a part of the UNHRC, the country is interested in the commitment Sri Lanka has made to the...

Veteran community worker Budree Hashim passes away at 94,funeral took place on Thursday

SILMIYA YOUSUF COLOMBO : One-time President and current Member of the Board of Trustees of the All-Ceylon YMMA Conference,Al-Haj Budree Hashim,94,passed away peacefully in Colombo...

Amana Takaful registers Rs. 203 mn PAT for first 9 months- CEO Shehan Feisal

SILMIYA YOUSUF Despite economic challenges due to prevailing pandemic in Sri Lanka, Amana Takaful PLC, posted a Group Profit After Tax of Rs 203.48...

The MCC discontinues USD 480 million compact with Sri Lanka, shifts to other eligible...

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) board decided to discontinue the proposed Rs. 89 billion MCC development assistance grant to Sri Lanka due to lack...

People protest against forced cremation in towns and villages in north and east of...

SILMIYA YOUSUF COLOMBO: A chain of peaceful demonstrations  were staged by people in many places in the north and east of the island on Wednesday...

MPs participate in an online discussion with the UK parliament.

The Deputy Chairman of Committees Angajan Ramanathan and presiding Members who are deputizing the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, participated in an...

Former Minister T B Ekanayake has passed away

Former Minister T B Ekanayake has passed away, his family confirmed. He was a Minister of Highways under President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government and also served...

New cabinet minister and state minister appointed

COLOMBO : A new Cabinet Minister and a State Minister were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (26). Rear Admiral...

Sri Lankan professor on the team looking for a vaccine against corona

Maheshi N,  Ramashami a Sri Lankan - born doctor, is one of the lead researchers at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom's...

Pompeo meets President today

Pompeo meets President United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa a short while ago. The US Embassy in Sri...

About 20 Retired Judges Association protests against Minister Sabri

he Retired Judges' Association has sent a letter to Justice Minister Mohamed Ali Sabri protesting that the 20th Amendment prejudices a constitutional separation of...

Recommendations made by the Committee appointed by the Prime Minister on 20

A nine-member parliamentary delegation headed by Prof. GL Peiris, appointed by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, to look into the 20th Amendment to the Constitution,...

State-owned companies cannot be audited

t is reported that Justice Minister Ali Sabri was adamant that state-owned companies could not be allowed to be audited despite pressure from the...

University bans 2nd year engineering students

he administration of the Peradeniya University yesterday (16th) decided to make the university a no-go zone for the second year students of the Faculty...

Problems in the Medical Council – GMOA says

The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) says in a statement that a problematic situation has arisen in the Sri Lanka Medical Council. The statement said...