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PSC report on Easter attacks presented to parliament

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- The report of the special Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to inquire into the Easter Sunday terror attacks has been presented to the parliament a short while ago. The r... Read More


Vote on Account for the first third of 2020 tabled in Parliament

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- The Vote on Account for state expenditure for the first four months of 2020 has been presented to the Parliament by Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera. As the Presidential ... Read More


PM arrives at Presidential Commission

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry at the BMICH premises a short while ago, to record his statement with regard to the padd... Read More


Pujith & Hemasiri further remanded

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando have been remanded till November 06. The Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Li... Read More


Vote on Account to be tabled in Parliament today

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- The Vote on Account for the state expenditure for the first four months of 2020 will be presented to the Parliament by Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera today (23). As the ... Read More


PM to appear before Presidential Commission today

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to record a statement with the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing allegations of corruption in the government today (23). The ... Read More


Thundershowers possible in multiple areas

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle, Matara, Jaffna, Mannar and Puttalam districts, the Department of Meteorology says. Showe... Read More


Vote on Account passed with amendments

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- The Vote on Account for the state expenditure for the first four months of 2020 has been passed in the Parliament with amendments. The Vote on Account was presented to the Parli... Read More


Emergency operations temporarily halted as flood situation subsides

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- The Department of Irrigation has announced that the flood situation near Kelani River and Attanagalu Oya is gradually subsiding. However, the Dunamale water gauging station is s... Read More


Petition against displaying prez candidates' digital nameboards at cinemas

Sri Lanka, Oct. 23 -- A petition has been filed with the Supreme Court seeking a ruling that prohibits the display of digital nameboards at movie theatres and public places for the election campaigns ... Read More