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Heavy rainfalls forecast this evening: Met. Dept.

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- Heavy rainfalls above 75mm could be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts in the evening or nig... Read More


CBSL suspends all business deals by 'Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC'

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) (Monetary Board) has decided to suspend business activities of Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC (SFSP) with effect f... Read More


German Envoy says Adolf Hitler never a role model of any politician

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- German Ambassador Holger Seubert, in response to a statement by State Minister Dilum Amunugama, said Adolf Hitler has not been a role model of any politician. The ambassador sa... Read More


Reconstruction of tanks in A'pura, Puttalam, Kurunegala must start before end of April: Anuradha Jayaratne

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- Reconstruction of tanks, especially in the Anuradhapura, Puttalam and Kurunegala districts should get off the ground before the end of April, Tanks, Reservoirs and Irrigation De... Read More


Car driven recklessly on expressway: Driver remanded

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- The driver who drove the car very dangerously on the Southern Expressway (E-01), was remanded till April 22, the police spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said. He was arrested by the ... Read More


Indian warship Ranvijay to arrive in Colombo

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- The Indian Naval Ship Ranvijay, the fifth of the Rajput Class Destroyer, is scheduled to visit Colombo from the 14th to the 16th of April on a goodwill visit, the Indian High Co... Read More


Iran blames Israel for Natanz nuclear plant outage, vows revenge

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- Iran on Monday accused arch-foe Israel of sabotaging its key Natanz nuclear site and vowed revenge for an attack that appeared to be latest episode in a long-running covert war.... Read More


China's Defense Minister to arrive in Sri Lanka after New Year

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- China's Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe will arrive in Sri Lanka later this month to hold bilateral discussions with Government leaders and officials, making it one of the h... Read More


Swarnamahal Financial Services business suspended

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- The Monetary Board of the Central Bank has suspended the business of Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC (SFSP) with effect from 5.00 p.m. yesterday (April 12) due to the company... Read More


Police urges people to be vigilant

Sri Lanka, April 13 -- Sri Lanka Police urged the public to be cautious when purchasing goods online from individuals, especially through advertisements placed on the Internet. Police said it had bee... Read More