Ranaviru Real Star Mission IV Grand Finale to be held on July 26

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Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the press briefing of RRS Mission IV held at Hotel Kingsbury yesterday evening (23rd July). Read the Full Article

New Coastguard DG takes over duties

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Rear Admiral Sirimewan Ranasinghe WWV, RWP, USP, psc, MSc (DandSS), MSc (WSandDM), AOWC took over duties as the new Director General of the Sri Lanka Coastguard during a ceremony held at the SLCG Headquarters in Colombo on Wednesday (23rd July). Read the Full Article

SC allows Muslim dress sans face cover

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The Supreme Court today directed that Muslim mothers could enter schools wearing their traditional dress but with the face uncovered so that the wearer could be easily identified.
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Missing Air Algerie flight has crashed: official

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An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday Read the Full Article

Allegations were fabricated - Chief Minister Ranatunga

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Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga today lodged a complaint with the Cinnamon Garden police against a person who said to have made a false complaint to the Welikada police against him. MORE... Read the Full Article

SL ranked 73 at HDI

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Sri Lanka has ranked 73rd position of the United Nations Human Development Index (HDI) for 2014 under high development category, leaving all the South Asian countries behind.
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Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso

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Algerias national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to Algiers across the Sahara. MORE... Read the Full Article

Algeria Plane ‘Disappears From Radar’

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An Algerian passenger plane has reportedly disappeared from radar while flying from the West African country of Burkina Faso. Read the Full Article

Eight people injured in train accident

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Three people who were travelling in a hearse were injured when a train heading to Colombo from Palai crashed into it at the Thelangapatha railway crossing in Wanawasala this afternoon. Read the Full Article

SC dismisses UNP petition on Uva PC seats

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The Supreme Court today dismissed the petition filed by United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Harin Fernando against the Election Commissioner, on the seat allocation in Uva Province. MORE... Read the Full Article

Chinese drowns in sea

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A Chinese tourist downed in the seas off Dikwella while another Chinese woman who had got into difficulty was saved and admitted to Matara Hospital in a critical condition, the Dikwella Police said Read the Full Article

Four sentenced to death by Kandy high Court

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The Kandy High Court sentenced four persons to death found guilty of murdering a person in Palagolla area in Pussellawa, a short while ago. MORE... Read the Full Article

UNP petition on Uva PC seats dismissed

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The Supreme Court today dismissed the petition filed by the UNP on the seat allocation in the Districts of Badulla and Meneragala of the Uva Province.
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SL wins toss elects to bat

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Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the second test match at the SSC ground a short while ago. Read the Full Article

AUDIO- Gnanasara Thero voices his opinion on the removal of thier FB pages

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General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero told Ada Derana that not only their fan pages on facebook, but some other pages handled by individuals who raised their voice against racism and social injustice too have been removed from the facebook. MORE... Read the Full Article

Four sentenced to death for murder

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Four people were sentenced to death by the Kandy High court today on charges of having murdered a van driver at Pelmadulla in 1999.
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Secretary Defence attends MOD ‘Ifthar’

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Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended a traditional 'Ifthar' ceremony at the Hotel Taj Samudra in Colombo this evening (23rd July). The 'Iftar' was hosted by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development. Read the Full Article

Scotland police stop Sri Lanka Commonwealth Games cyclists cycling on motorway

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Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team sparked a police response after going for a bicycle ride down one of Scotland's busiest stretches of motorway. MORE... Read the Full Article

Flogging a brain-dead cob

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The government and the UNP locked horns in Parliament on Tuesday over a Chinese aircraft maintenance.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lankan minister not pleased with government`s decision to broaden investigations of alleged war crimes

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The Leader of National Freedom Front (NFF), a coalition party of the Sri Lankan government, Minister.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lankan university students protest in Colombo

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Thousands of university students in Sri Lanka today marched in the streets of Sri Lankan capital Col.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lanka to conduct survey on mental patients

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Sri Lanka`s Ministry of Health will conduct a census on mental patients in the island to identify th.. Read the Full Article

Lanka company listing now within two days

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Sri Lanka now lists companies much faster -in two days, to be exact. Meanwhile, no less than 232 Cha.. Read the Full Article

`BOC Seychelles operation viable`

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The opening of the Bank of Ceylon`s overseas branch in the Seychelles was a very productive and time.. Read the Full Article

Lankan thief falls to his death in Dubai

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An unidentified Sri Lankan fell to his death from the fourth floor of a residential building in Riqq.. Read the Full Article