Sep 19, 2017 8:54:08 AM- hirunews.lk
Hikkaduwa Police said that an unidentified woman committed suicide today (19) jumping onto a moving train. The incident has taken place at around 11.15am. Her body is now lying at Karapitiya Hospital, Police said. Read More
Sep 19, 2017 8:40:55 AM- hirunews.lk
Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera says a special committee was appointed to look into the issues raised by fast bolwer Lasith Malinga. Making a speech at an event in Battaramulla, Malinga raised a number of pressing issues in the local cricket system.... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 8:30:19 AM- hirunews.lk
Wildlife officials have been able to save 4 elephants from an agro-well in Karandagaswewa, Horowpathana. The agro-well was situated within a chena. The owner of the chena had noticed the elephants in his agro-well and then had informed the wildlife officials.... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 8:30:51 AM- LBO.com
Sep 19, 2017 (LBO) – Transport Ministry is currently looking at options to limit the importation of high floor busses and three-wheelers to Sri Lanka. Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva told Parliament Tuesday that the ministry is gradually planning to tight related regulations in order to reduce traffic congestion in the country. “Current bus […]
Sep 19, 2017 7:52:12 AM- hirunews.lk
Trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange ended on a positive note today with both price indices recording gains. The All Share Price Index moved up by 18.42 points to 6,428.07 while S&P SL20 increased by 8.83 points to end the session at 3,692.52. Turnover... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 7:39:09 AM- hirunews.lk
Education Ministry says tough action will be taken against those who use schoolchildren for protests. Issuing a statement, the Ministry said if principals are unable to control such developments, they could seek police assistance. The Ministry has also... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 7:37:55 AM- adaderana.lk
The new SLC selection committee chaired by former cricketer Graeme Labrooy has been approved by the Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara. .
Sep 19, 2017 7:22:02 AM- adaderana.lk
Leader of the SLFP Youth Front Shantha Bandara stated that several parties are attempting to hinder the development plan formulated by President Maithripala Sirisena. .
Sep 19, 2017 7:15:16 AM- adaderana.lk
PUCSL says that shortcoming of implementation of the Least cost longterm generation expansion plans (LCLTGEP) has resulted in cost overruns, load shedding, and unplanned power procurement in the past few years and these consequences are expected to be continued in the next few years.....
Sep 19, 2017 7:06:17 AM- adaderana.lk
Minister of Highways and Higher Education Lakshman Kiriella stated that anti-government activists are jealous of the fact that the current government has been able to accomplish an unprecedented surge of development greater than that of the Mahinda or Chandrika regimes that lasted for a period of 20 years. .
Sep 19, 2017 7:18:05 AM- hirunews.lk
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka says the shortcoming of implementation of Sri Lanka’s least cost long term generation expansion plans has resulted in cost overruns, load shedding, and unplanned power procurement in the past few years.... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 7:01:56 AM- hirunews.lk
The Supreme Court has decided to hear a petition filed by former Minister of Northern Provincial Council, P. Deniswaran on 3rd of October. In his petition the former Minister sought the Supreme Court intervention to annul the decision of the Northern... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 6:51:02 AM- hirunews.lk
Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has ratified the newly appointed panel of cricket selectors, the Sri Lanka Cricket announced today (19). New selection panel ............................ Graeme Labrooy – Chairman Gamini Wikramasinghe Jeryl Woutersz... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 6:42:27 AM- hirunews.lk
Train Drivers, Station Masters, Railway Guards and Controllers to go on strike. They said they will start their strike from midnight tomorrow (20). Read More
Sep 19, 2017 6:32:31 AM- hirunews.lk
A tense situation was erupted in Kiribathgoda during a pindapatha tour organized by the “Sil Redi Prisoners’ Protection Fund” this morning (19). This pindapatha tour was launched last Friday to raise funds to pay fines imposed on former... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 6:18:35 AM- adaderana.lk
MP Bandula Gunawardane stated that the Budget for 2017 has to be drafted to satisfy the ambitions of the international market, regardless of the wishes of the Ministry of Finance. .
Sep 19, 2017 6:02:56 AM- adaderana.lk
Railway Trade Union members have announced that train drivers, Stationmasters, railway guards and controllers will go on strike from midnight tomorrow (20). .
Sep 19, 2017 5:38:22 AM- adaderana.lk
The Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms stated that a program will be introduced to grant supervised home visits to prison inmates in the near future. .
Sep 19, 2017 5:48:51 AM- hirunews.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the Local Government Election could be held in January 2018. The PM speaking at the Parliament this afternoon (19) said it was decided at a party leaders meeting. He said that the relevant decision has been... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 5:28:58 AM- hirunews.lk
A doctor attached to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital has died of dengue while receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Anoma Jayawardena was 52-years-old and a mother of 3 children. She had been admitted to the hospital on the 13th with... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 5:20:58 AM- hirunews.lk
The Medical College Students Parents Association offered pooja at 27 locations seeking divine intervention to abolish SAITM. Our correspondents said offerings were made at the Maha Develaya in Kataragama, Vishnu Kovil in Point Pedro, Nallur Kovil in... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 3:45:11 AM- hirunews.lk
The Supreme Court has determined that the proposed 20th amendment to the Constitution is not consistent with the Constitution. The Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya announced this in Parliament, a short while ago. The Supreme Court has further said that the 20th... Read More
Sep 19, 2017 6:12:56 AM- LBO.com
LIRNEasia launched www.opendemarcations.lk, the new open data tool for re-demarcating Sri Lanka’s electoral divisions, at an interactive session held at SLIDA (Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration) on 14 September 2017. Proposed electoral reforms at National, Provincial and Local Authority level require re-demarcation of electorates. The Delimitation Commission, a Constitutional body,...
Sep 19, 2017 5:45:08 AM- srilankaguardian.org
Convention President calls on States that have not yet done so, to take the right side of history by abolishing these weapons ( September 19, 2017, […]
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Sep 19, 2017 5:06:18 AM- adaderana.lk
UPFA MP Arundika Fernando crossed over and sat with the opposition in Parliament, a short while ago.
Sep 19, 2017 4:46:34 AM- adaderana.lk
The Ministry of Rural Economy stated that Rs.600 million has been allocated by the government for the development of rural economies across the island. .
Sep 19, 2017 5:04:47 AM- hirunews.lk
MP Arundhika Fernando crossed to the Opposition in Parliament a short while ago. He also made a special statement. Fernando was sacked from his deputy ministerial portfolio recently. Read More
Sep 19, 2017 4:43:45 AM- hirunews.lk
Police Media Spokesperson’s Office says that a 42-year-old person who was kept at the police cell at the Pitigala Police Station has died this afternoon. The deceased who was a resident of Maarakgoda, had been taken into police custody over a family... Read More