Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe submitted an interim report on the new constitution compiled by the Steering Committee, to the Constitutional Assembly earlier today (21). MORE...
21 Sep 2017 (11:46 AM)
A fire broke out last night (20) at Kumara Veediya in Pettah damaging three shops in the region. MORE...
21 Sep 2017 (10:34 AM)
The GMOA has announced that a series of strikes will be launched across the island today (21), in protest of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine. MORE...
21 Sep 2017 (10:04 AM)
Ada Derana wins the award for Best Investigative News Reporting for Television in 2016 at the Sumathi Tele Awards 2017 held at Nelum Pokuna Theatre today (20).
21 Sep 2017 (12:33 AM)
Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) trade unions decide to suspend their strike action after discussions with the Labour Minister this evening. MORE>.
20 Sep 2017 (10:01 PM)
The Provincial Council Elections (Amendment) Bill was passed in Parliament with a two-thirds majority, a short while ago. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (10:00 PM)
The Attorney General has informed the Speaker of Parliament that the Provincial Council Elections (Amendment) Bill needs to be passed by a two-thirds majority of votes in Parliament. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (8:58 PM)
One person in Navalar, Jaffna had been hacked and murdered using sharp weapons by a gang of eight in four motor bikes. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (5:53 PM)
Moshin Ranatunga, who entered Kenya on a 90-day visa, was charged last year with stealing USD 2,450,377 (Kenyan Sh 253.3 million) from his employer, a tea exporter in Kenya, between July 2012 and September 2015. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (5:08 PM)
Pakistan s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured President Maithripala Sirisena that Pakistan would continue the assistance provided to Sri Lanka. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (4:34 PM)
The railway strike which was scheduled to be launched from midnight today (20) has been called off by the trade unions after the discussions held with the Prime Minister s secretary. MORE...
20 Sep 2017 (2:19 PM)
The Power and Renewable Energy ministry issued final warnings to CEB employees on casual and probation basis to report to work before noon tomorrow (21) or face the consequences. MORE...
20 Sep 2017 (1:54 PM)
Former Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga and former Director General of the TRC Anusha Palpita, who were sentenced over the Sil Cloth case, have been granted conditional bail by the Colombo High Court. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (1:40 PM)
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has decided to launch a 24-hour strike action tomorrow (21), with the participation of several other trade unions. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (1:26 PM)
Parliament has been adjourned until 12 noon following a tense situation during the debate on the Provincial Councils Elections (Amendment) Bill. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (1:04 PM)
Parliament Road has been closed for traffic from Parliament Roundabout due to a protest, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (12:34 PM)
Central Bank former Governor Arjuna Mahendran appeared before the Presidential Commission of inquiry today (20), for the second consecutive day. MORE..
20 Sep 2017 (12:16 PM)
A regular supply of electricity would be maintained throughout the country, without causing any hindrance to consumers due to the CEB strike action, Power and Renewable Energy Ministry affirmed. MORE...
20 Sep 2017 (11:58 AM)
A massive protest will be staged tomorrow (21) if the government fails to address their issues before 12 noon today (20), announced the Ceylon Electricity Board Employees Union (CEBEU). MORE...
20 Sep 2017 (11:11 AM)
Railway Employees attached to 11 grades including railway drivers, station masters, and guards have decided to engage in a strike action with effect from midnight today (20).
20 Sep 2017 (10:21 AM)