Jun 26, 2016 9:23:18 AM- dailymirror.lk
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today threatened to go on a trade union action once the students who are said to have passed the MBBS degree from the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) are granted provisional registration.
Jun 26, 2016 4:23:23 AM- adaderana.lk
Dr. Anurudda Padeniya has been re-elected as the President of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA). .
Jun 26, 2016 4:11:43 AM- adaderana.lk
A gazette to introduce a color chart to indicate the levels of sugar quantity on soft drink bottles will be implemented from 1 August, the Health Minister has said. .
Jun 26, 2016 1:59:43 AM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By C.A.Chandraprema In a landmark judgment delivered by the Supreme Court last Friday, the country’s highest court shot down a disputed coal tender with it being said in open court that the ‘conscience of the court was shocked’ by the conduct displayed by certain individuals involved in the process. The Norochcholai power plant requires 2.25 ...Continue reading ‘Govt Rattled as “Consci...
Jun 26, 2016 3:42:12 AM- hirunews.lk
It has been made compulsory to display the color code of sugar content on all soft drinks from August. The Health Ministry noted that the relevant gazette has been issued by now. Accordingly, the red color should be displayed in 100 ml drinks that contain... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 3:30:40 AM- hirunews.lk
The leader of the Sri Lankan Telugu community K. R. A. Nadaraja has passed away this morning. He was 59. He has succumbed to a jaw cancer at his home in Thudagama area, Thambuththegama. The Telugu community came to Sri Lanka, centuries ago, from Andhra... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 3:21:37 AM- hirunews.lk
Gold prices have increased to a two-year high on Friday, after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union sent investors flooding into safe-haven assets. The world gold prices was increased by eight per cent, leaving a gold ounce at nearly... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 2:50:35 AM- hirunews.lk
There is no possibility to return all lands in Northern and Eastern Provinces that are under the military ownership due to security reasons, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi said. At an event where 201... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 7:45:59 AM- dailymirror.lk
A 39-year-old woman died and seven persons were injured when a jeep collided with a motorcycle and a three wheeler in the Eheliyagoda Town early this morning.
Jun 26, 2016 3:01:03 AM- adaderana.lk
The re-appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been avoided amid investigations against him under directives from the President, Minister Patali Ranawaka asserted. .
Jun 26, 2016 2:32:49 AM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By Taylor Dibbert Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera recently spoke at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs in Oslo. Mr. Samaraweera has again presented a very optimistic assessment of the current state of affairs in the war-torn island nation. The foreign minister is right to note that recent political developments have presented the country ...Continue reading ‘Ma...
Jun 26, 2016 1:46:22 AM- hirunews.lk
Over 1.7 million people have signed a petition demanding a second EU referendum. Signatories are calling for a new rule to be implemented stipulating that polls on the European Union with a majority under 60 per cent and turnout under 75 per cent must... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 1:38:50 AM- hirunews.lk
Two Indian nationals who attempted to illegally bring down foreign made liquor bottles and cigarettes were arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport. Police said 72 bottles of liquor and 2100 cigarettes were found in their possession. They are... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 1:29:41 AM- hirunews.lk
A special programme to take action against dengue breeding grounds will be launched tomorrow. Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne has advised the Director General of Health Services to take necessary steps with regard to the Dengue Epidemic Situation... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 6:34:54 AM- dailymirror.lk
Veteran cinematographer, film director and producer M. S. Ananda passed away at the age of 83, late on Friday and his funeral will take place at the Borella General Cemetery at 3 pm today.
Jun 26, 2016 1:55:57 AM- adaderana.lk
The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka accuses the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organization of making hate speeches against the Muslim community yet again. .
Jun 26, 2016 1:02:56 AM- hirunews.lk
Militants have killed eight Indian police officials and injured 20 others in an attack to a security convoy in northern Jammu and Kashmir State yesterday. The attack was claimed by Islamist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). Two men attacked a convoy of Indias... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 12:57:02 AM- hirunews.lk
Renowned cinematographer, film director and producer M. S. Ananda has passed away at 83. He worked as the cinematographer to movies such as Nidanaya, Golu Hadawatha, Madolduwa. He later introduced the Shayama series, where his eldest daughter Shayama... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 12:39:47 AM- hirunews.lk
Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn has been sacked from the shadow cabinet amid claims he was encouraging ministers to resign should Jeremy Corbyn ignore a vote of no confidence. Labours leader faces a vote of no confidence over claims he was lacklustre... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 12:46:34 AM- adaderana.lk
The Tamil press in Sri Lanka, which was very hopeful that the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) would render justice to Tamil victims of Eelam War IV, has now lost faith in the international body's commitment to the goals it had set for itself in the resolution it passed in September-October 2015, reports the New Indian Express. .
Jun 26, 2016 12:39:19 AM- adaderana.lk
The Navy has attested five persons along with 142 Sea Cucumbers harvested without a valid licence, in Palaikuda beach area. .
Jun 25, 2016 11:55:05 PM- adaderana.lk
Veteran Cinematographer, Director & Producer M S Ananda has passed away at the age of 83.
Jun 26, 2016 12:39:37 AM- hirunews.lk
Cloudy skies are expected over Northern half of the island. Mainly fair weather will prevail over the most parts of the island. However, light showers may occur in the Central, Sabaragamuwa and Northern provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 12:15:08 AM- hirunews.lk
Late singer and musician Prince’s Yellow Cloud electric guitar was sold for over £100,000 at an auction in the US. The owner of the American football team the Indianapolis Colts, Jim Irsay, purchased the guitar that Prince used at gigs until... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 12:14:42 AM- hirunews.lk
No political party will get a clear rule if the parties are divided, Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said. Speaking at an event in Badulla the minister said there will be a need to form a national government if this was the case. Read More
Jun 25, 2016 11:37:05 PM- hirunews.lk
Special attention will be given to generating power from renewable sources, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says. Attending a religious event to clean five tanks in the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, he added that focus will also... Read More
Jun 26, 2016 2:42:21 AM- dailymirror.lk
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Foreign Minister of Sri-Lanka Mangala Samaraweera have signed inter-state agreements on mutual legal assistance in criminal cases, extradition of lawbreakers and transfer of sentenced persons.
Jun 25, 2016 11:14:05 PM- srilankaguardian.org
A new twist in Avant Garde drama by Camelia Nathaniel Courtesy: The Sunday Leader ( June 26, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Chairman, Avant Garde Maritime Services, Nissanka Senadhipathy has informed the Chairman of Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Limited (RALL) in writing on Friday (24) that RAAL had failed to clarify the ownership of the weapons...