The children's book "Punchi Dupathe Kurulu Kathandaraya", published by the Parliament of Sri Lanka, was launched ( Nov-27) at the children's section of the Colombo Public Library under the patronage of the Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana and many distinguished guests.
A joint program will be launched through the Provincial Chief Secretaries and the District Secretaries to leave no one behind.
The Kingsbury Colombo launched their “Christmas Carriage of Hope”, a festive icon that represents the hotel’s CSR initiative this festive season with the presence of Mohan Pandithage, Chairman & Chief Executive for Hayleys PLC and Rohan Karr, Managing Director for Hayleys Leisure. The carriage has been designed and assembled by the hotel, and by using […]
Former President Maithripala Sirisena says some people who cant walk have been made Ambassadors by Sri Lanka. He also said that one Ambassador posted overseas, travels to the United States on holiday and not Sri Lanka. The Ambassador was appointed to a powerful country but goes to the US when on holiday. The former President […]
Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says that Cabinet approval was granted today to the recommendations proposed by the Committee on Restructuring the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).
A demerit points system is to be introduced for motorists from January, the Government said today. State Minister of Transport Lasantha Alagiyawanna said that the demerit points system will result in drivers losing their licence.
A suspect linked to the Easter Sunday attacks, who was out on bail, was murdered in Colombo, in broad daylight, today. The 38-year-old man was stabbed by unknown individuals in Mattakkuliya this morning. According to the Police, the assailants had arrived in a car and carried out the crime. The victim was rushed to the […]
China says Sri Lanka has given a strong rebuttal to the “Chinese debt trap” narrative. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said China welcomed Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Sabry’s rebuttal of the narrative of the so-called Chinese “debt trap” in Sri Lanka. Sabry has said that when Sri Lanka went to China in […]
Sri Lanka s foremost and only 24-hour news television channel, Ada Derana 24, has acquired the official television broadcasting rights and digital broadcasting rights of this year s hotly anticipated Lanka Premier League (LPL) T20 cricket tournament in order to add a new experience to its viewers.
Cabinet of Ministers has approved the preparation of a new draft by the Legal Draftsman, amending the Buddhist Temporalities Act Ordinance o. 19 of 1931, as appropriate for the present based on the proposals by all denominations.
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says President Ranil Wickremesinghe did not obstruct Tamils who commemorated the victims of the war. The Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gotabaya Rajapaksa Governments have often blocked such attempts. However, TNA MP Selvam Adaikalanathan told Parliament today that several events were held yesterday to commemorate the victims of the war. However, he […]
The media has been accused of damaging Sri Lanka’s image by publishing negative stories and photographs. Media Minister Bandula Gunawardana said that Sri Lanka’s image took a severe beating in the recent past. He said that tourists are not convinced they can move around Sri Lanka freely. Gunawardana said tourists are reminded of images of […]
The 1,000 metric tonnes (100,000 packs) of rice donated by China for Sri Lankan students had arrived at the Colombo Port on last night while unloading of the rice shipment has been completed today, the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said.
Six individuals who were arrested following a clash between two groups of students of the Ruhuna National College of Education yesterday (Nov. 27) have been remanded by court, Ada Derana reporter said.
Minister Prasanna Ranatunga claims some men in robes protested at day and partied at night during the ‘Aragalaya’. He told Parliament that the respect for monks diminished as a result of the actions of some of these men in robes. The Minister said that videos surfaced on Facebook showing some men in robes partying with […]
The Ministry of Education says that the mandatory school attendance requirement of 80% for students to sit for the G.C.E. Advanced Level examination will be reintroduced from 2023 onwards.
The Independent Engineers’ Association of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) warns that the country will have to experience the longest power cut in history if sufficient stocks of coal are not received before April 15.The post Sri Lanka could experience longest ever power cuts in July – CEB union warns appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
A 38-year old man who was arrested in connection with the Easter Sunday attack and released on bail was brutally hacked to death today (November 28) at Mattakkuliya.The post Easter Sunday Attack accused hacked to death in Mattakkuliya appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Sri Lanka’s inflation is expected to significantly cool in the coming months after peaking near 70% this year, and the nation may gradually relax a currency band as inflows improve, central bank governor Nandalal Weerasinghe said.The post Sri Lanka’s inflation expected to significantly cool in the coming months – CBSL Governor appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in ...
Sri Lanka is going to implement a demerit point system for the driving licence from January 2023.The post Sri Lanka to introduce Demerit points system for driving licences appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Three Sri Lankan cricketers who represent the Sri Lanka National Cricket team got married today (November 28) in three separate ceremonies held in Colombo.The post Three Sri Lankan Cricketers got married Today appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
The Independent Engineers Association of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) warns that the country will have to experience the longest power cut in the history if sufficient stocks of coal will not be received before April 15.
Train services from Mahawa to Jaffna will be suspended for five months from 15 January 2023, Minister of Transport and Highways and Minister of Mass Media Bandula Gunawardena stated.
The Sri Lankan Government is currently aiding the repatriation of 85 Sri Lankans who agreed to return to the island following an illegal migration attempt, Foreign Minister Ali Sabry stated.
A 38-year-old individual has been brutally hacked to death this morning (28) in Mattakkuliya.
Minister of Transport and Highways Dr Bandula Gunawardena told Parliament today (28) that trains on the Northern railway line will end at Mahawa for a period of five months commencing 15th January 2023. The Minister said that repairs to the railway line between Mahawa and Jaffna will commence on 15th January and will be completed […]
The Court of Appeal has decided to inquire into the writ application filed by the social activist Oshala Herath seeking to invalidate State Minister Diana Gamage’s position as a Member of Parliament.The post Court of Appeal orders Immigration & Emigration Department to submit documents on Diana Gamage’s citizenship appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - O...
Sri Lanka s Foreign Minister Ali Sabry is scheduled to leave for Washington DC in the United States today on an official state visit and is expected to hold talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, tomorrow (29), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
China is extremely worried about the status of Confucius institutes operating out of British universities after Rishi Sunak took over as Prime Minister. Sunak had come hard on China in July while racing for the coveted post as he promised to ban all 30 Confucius Institutes in the UK if he came to power. The […]
Foreign Minister Ali Sabry is to visit the United States of America for talks with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The Foreign Ministry said that Sabry will visit the United States of America from 29 November to 04 December 2022, on the invitation of the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Foreign Minister Sabry […]