Ship carrying cement runs aground off Trinco: No signs of water seeping into ship or oil spill

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- No damage has been caused to the bulk carrier 'MV Eurosun' which was sailing under Liberian flag with a shipment of over 33,000 MT and ran aground at Little Basses, the Navy said... Read More

Situation could turn worse by mid Feb.: GMOA

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Considering the current pandemic situation which the country faces at present, the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) today warned that the situation could turn seri... Read More

PM safe, rumors of his critical health false

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Rumors circulating on social media of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa being critically ill is false and he is safe and attending to his usual work, sources from the Prime Minist... Read More

COVID-19 cases found in almost every district

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Widespread COVID-19 cases have been reported from each district in the country yesterday and that more than 100 cases have been reported from Colombo, Gampaha and Kandy districts... Read More

Won't hesitate to remove all officers to curb corruption in Customs Dept: President

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today said he would not hesitate to eliminate the alleged corruption in the Customs department even by removing all the officers within that. He exp... Read More

Seven arrested over video circulated in social media

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Seven suspects have been arrested in connection with a video circulated in social media in respect of an incident where an individual was attacked by a group of men in presence o... Read More

Harin takes cocaine test

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Parliamentarian Harin Fernando has posted a video on Facebook while taking cocaine test at a private hospital. Posting a video, the MP said the test was not taken to prove anyon... Read More

SJB MP calls for police investigations

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Mayantha Dissanayake yesterday urged the police to conduct an investigation into the incident where Ukrainian tourists had been taking photographs of Si... Read More

SJB will appoint new office bearers for 2021 on January 25: Nalin Bandara

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) will appoint new office bearers for 2021 on Monday January 25, MP Nalin Bandara Jayamaha said yesterday. Mr. Jayamaha told a press conference that t... Read More

Health Minister infected with COVID-19?

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi has reportedly gone into quarantine after a Rapid Antigen Test conducted on her yesterday for COVID-19 came in positive, sources told the l... Read More