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Former ETI Directors released on bail

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The four former Directors of Edirisinghe Trust Investments (ETI) Finance Limited, were released on bail by Colombo Chief Magistrate Mohommed Mihail today. They were released on ... Read More


More than 100 Sri Lankans return to the country

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Another group of expatriates from Japan, Qatar and Australia were brought to the island this morning, National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) sourc... Read More


Tax relief for film industry

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- In an effort to promote the local film industry, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to grant back the tax concession which was initially granted by him during his tenur... Read More


President working for the betterment of all Sri Lankans - Bangladesh HC

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has a strong passion for his goals to serve the Sri Lankans and to strengthen friendly relations with brotherly countries, the new High Commissioner ... Read More


Opposition playing politics with tourism industry - Prasanna

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The Opposition accused the Government that by inviting the tourists from Ukraine, the spread of COVID-19 would be exacerbated and that there would be a new cluster. However we ha... Read More


JVP urges full local ownership of ECT

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said that it has not given up its fight for the country to retain the full ownership of the Eastern Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Po... Read More


Cabinet approves SOP for vehicle assembly

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The Cabinet has approved the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on 'Production, Assembly and Manufacturing of Vehicles in Sri Lanka' prepared by the Ministry of Industry, focusi... Read More


Qatar to resume work at Visa Centre in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Qatar has said it will resume work next week at a Visa Centre in Sri Lanka. The Qatari Interior Ministry said that the centre in Colombo will start on January 20 and that appoin... Read More


7 fatal accidents during last 24 HRS

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Seven fatal accidents have been reported during the last 24 hours, Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said adding that there has been an increase in accidents relating to... Read More


Mahara Prison riot: Legal action against 125 including 25 inmates

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The Prisons Department will take legal action against 120 participants including 25 inmates who spearheaded the recent riot at Mahara Prison causing serious property damage. Acc... Read More