- colombogazette.com

At least 49 people have been killed in a fire at a residential building in the Kuwaiti city of Mangaf, the country’s Interior Ministry says. Video shared on social media showed flames engulfing the lower part of the building and thick black smoke billowing from the upper floors. Many of the casualties are said to […] …

- news.lk

President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized that all governors should actively ensure the efficient implementation of the government’s welfare programs and promptly deliver their benefits to the people.

- adaderana.lk

The train operations on the Coastal Line have been further limited to a single track, following the derailment of a train at Panadura Railway Station this morning (13).

- adaderana.lk

The Colombo Chief Magistrate s Court has scheduled the consideration of Aura Lanka Chairman Viranjith Thambugala s request to provide a confidential statement before the court for July 18.

- adaderana.lk

The online applications for university admissions for the academic year 2023'2024 will open on 14 June 2024, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said.

- island.lk

A sensational rescue effort from Sherfane Rutherford set up a third win on the trot for West Indies in the T20 World Cup 2024 while putting New Zealand on the verge of elimination at the Brian Lara stadium in Tarouba. With the win, the co-hosts have also secured a spot in the Super Eight. New […]

- adaderana.lk

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies have agreed to engineer a $50 billion loan to help Ukraine in its fight for survival that would use interest earned on profits from Russia s frozen central bank assets as collateral.

- news.lk

The next "Jayagamu Sri Lanka People's Mobile Service" program is scheduled to take place in Chilaw's "Shirley Corea" Stadium on June 14 and 15, organized by the Ministry of Labour and Foreign Employment. With this effort, hope to produce a generation of smart Sri Lankan workers who are prepared for the digital era.

- adaderana.lk

The Colombo High Court has temporarily lifted the overseas travel ban imposed on the Chairman of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Geoffrey Aloysius, said Ada Derana reporter.

- adaderana.lk

SriLankan Airline CEO Richard Nuttall said that the government is on its way to privatise several state-owned enterprises as part of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program and one of those is the flag carrier of the island nation.

- adaderana.lk

A slow train plying from Panadura to Maradana has derailed near the Panadura railway station, disrupting services on the coastal line, Sri Lanka Railways announced.

- adaderana.lk

State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe expressed gratitude to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Board Members, Management and Mission Team for the unwavering and dedicated support extended to Sri Lanka following the approval of the second review of the EFF programme.

- adaderana.lk

The UN World Food Programme has welcomed Saudi Arabia s donation of 300 tonnes of dates for vulnerable children in Sri Lanka.

- adaderana.lk

The United Postal Trade Unions Front (UPTUF) has launched a trade union action starting from midnight yesterday (12).

- island.lk

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the 48-month Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement, allowing the authorities to draw SDR 254 million (about US$336 million). This brings the total IMF financial support disbursed so far to SDR 762 million (about US$1 billion). The Executive Board also concluded the […]

- island.lk

USA had several things going against them. The conditions: Before today, they’d never played at Nassau County Stadium; this was India’s fourth game at the venue. Personnel: Monank Patel, the designated captain, was out injured. The toss: Rohit Sharma called correctly and asked USA to bat in seaming conditions. Experience: A motley crew with day […]

- island.lk

Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 13 June 2024 by the Department of Meteorology Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts in the evening or […]

- island.lk

…recurrent and capital expenditure for 2023 Rs 3,616,201,443 By Shamindra Ferdinando The Parliament says it cannot confirm Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena’s claim that a day’s proceedings cost the taxpayer as much as Rs 15 mn. The Parliament emphasised that as in the case of other government corporations and departments, a day’s expenditure couldn’t be calculated. […]

- island.lk

Ambassador comments on 2024 prez poll Russian Ambassador Levan Dzhagaryan said that regardless of the outcome of the presidential election later this year in Sri Lanka, the Russian Federation expected the new government to continue with what he called independent neutral foreign policy and preserve the continuity in friendly relations with Russia. Declaring that Russia […]

- island.lk

The Colombo District Court has extended restrictions on Maithripala Sirisena and Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, PC. The Colombo District Court yesterday (12) extended the interim injunction issued preventing former President Maithripala Sirisena functioning as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) until June 19, 2024. This order was issued when a plaint filed by […]

- island.lk

Twenty newly recruited officers to the Sri Lanka Foreign Service were welcomed to the Ministry by Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane on Tuesday (11). The Foreign Secretary highlighted the important role of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service (SLFS) and the special responsibilities of all officers as public servants. She referred to the skills required in the […]

- island.lk

The Leave to Appeal Application filed against the Interim Order of the District Court of Negombo appointing a Receiver to take over the Custody and Management of the Negombo-Pitipana Lellama came up for Support on Tuesday(11) before the Judges of Civil Appellate High Court of Negombo, Ramanathan Kannan and Yvonne Fernando. After hearing oral submissions […]

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