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Sri Lanka's Caroline Jurie crowned Mrs World 2020

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- Mrs. Sri Lanka, Caroline Jurie, has been crowned Mrs.World 2020 at a pageant held in Las Vegas, US. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Daily News Sri L... Read More


Special probe, new laws, to protect state officers from political reprisal

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- In a move to strengthen the state bureaucracy and protect public officers from future political reprisal, the Government is to undertake a probe into political witch-hunts against... Read More


Cardinal gives 2-hour statement in camera

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- Colombo Archbishop Rt. Rev. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith assured fullest cooperation for the inquiry being carried out by the five-member Commission appointed by former President Mait... Read More


Re-export of spices, allied products banned

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- On the instructions of Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economy and Policy Development Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa the imports of pepper, dried arecanut, tamarind, Cinnamon,... Read More


Minister orders prompt construction of LNG Power Plant

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- Power and Energy Minister Mahinda Amaraweera on Thursday directed the relevant officials to promptly begin construction work on the new LNG Power Plant billed for 2020 and allocat... Read More


Solar Eclipse on Boxing day

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- A solar eclipse will be visible for people in Jaffna on December 26 (Boxing Day),the day following Christmas and move in a northerly direction. This will be visible as an annular ... Read More


EC informed of vacant Parliamentary seat

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake has informed the Election Commission that there is a vacancy in the 8th Parliament since December 4 due to the demise of Ratnap... Read More


Accountant gets 367 years RI for Rs.2 Mn fraud

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- The accountant of a private company who was found guilty of defrauding over Rs.2 million from the company by presenting forged documents was yesterday sentenced to 367 years Rigor... Read More


Appeal by seven accused fixed for support

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- The appeal petition filed by the seven accused who were sentenced to death for the murder and gang rape of Sivaloganathan Vidya was yesterday fixed support by the Supreme Court. ... Read More


Brig.Priyanka fined Pounds 2400

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- The London Westminster Court imposed Pounds 2400 fine on Sri Lanka's High Commission in London's former Defense Advisor, Brigadier Priyanka Fernando for violating the Public Order... Read More