The prevailing adverse weather has affected 6133 families belonging to 189 Grama Niladhari divisions in the Ratnapura District. MORE..
23 May 2018 (3:57 PM)
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said that the tripping of grid substations in Katunayake, Bolawatta, Pannala, Maho, Puttalam, Chilaw and Old-Anuradhapura have resulted in power outages in several areas. MORE..
23 May 2018 (2:37 PM)
The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that nearly 85,000 people in 14 districts have been affected due to the heavy monsoon rain and strong winds across Sri Lanka. MORE..
23 May 2018 (1:45 PM)
Two foreign nationals who were staying in the country illegally have been arrested in the Athurugiriya area. MORE..
23 May 2018 (1:38 PM)
A person was apprehended by the Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today (23) for attempting to smuggle gold into the country. MORE..
23 May 2018 (1:27 PM)
Police said that traffic has been restricted on the bridge connecting Biyagama and Kaduwela due to a high risk situation owing to the prevailing adverse weather condition. MORE..
23 May 2018 (1:06 PM)
The prevailing disaster situation in the country will continue further, says the Disaster Management Center (DMC). MORE..
23 May 2018 (12:50 PM)
Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, states that the current government has given the country s war heroes the place they deserve. MORE..
23 May 2018 (12:38 PM)
The Department of Meteorology says that the prevailing rainy condition in the Southwestern part of the island is expected to enhance some extent from today, particularly tonight. MORE..
23 May 2018 (9:39 AM)
The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) has arrested a Maldivian national at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake with over 2.39 kg of heroin worth around Rs 24.4 million. MORE..
23 May 2018 (9:33 AM)
Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga says that the best solution to manipulate the fuel prices is to establish a new refinery system. MORE..
23 May 2018 (12:58 AM)
Upon the Cabinet approval granted, the bus fare has been increased from 12.5% and the minimum bus fare will be Rs. 12 with effect from midnight today (May 22). Click for Full List of Fares...
22 May 2018 (10:11 PM)
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has raised the wages of national players by 34-pct for the period of 2018'19, following strong results achieved during the concluded financial year. MORE..
22 May 2018 (9:25 PM)
A train derailment at Kottawa has disrupted train service to Avissawella on the Kelani Valley line, the Railway Control Room said.
22 May 2018 (6:58 PM)
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed to take prompt action to provide relief to flood affected school students to return to their educational activities. MORE..
22 May 2018 (6:53 PM)
Maldivian opposition leader, former President Mohamed Nasheed has met with Mayor of Colombo Rosy Senanayake on Tuesday. MORE..
22 May 2018 (6:49 PM)
Inspector of Police (IP) Neomal Rangajeewa and Prisons Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who were arrested over the Welikada Prison clashes in 2012, has been further remanded until June 05. MORE..
22 May 2018 (6:33 PM)
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has instructed the Treasury officials to release sufficient funds to provide relief to flood victims immediately. MORE..
22 May 2018 (5:32 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly recommended the name of SLFP Jaffna District MP Angajan Ramanathan to the position of Deputy Speaker of Parliament, which is presently vacant. MORE..
22 May 2018 (5:30 PM)
Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries Daya Gamage has requested for information on the elderly and the disabled who are affected and displaced by the floods, according to the Ministry. MORE..
22 May 2018 (4:43 PM)