Additional morning train from Kandy to Colombo from Monday

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- The Department of Railways plans to operate a special train service between Kandy and Colombo from November 25.The train will leave Kandy at 4.35 am and reach Colombo Fort at 7.1... Read More

Governors informed to tender resignations

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- All the Provincial Governors have been informed to tender their resignation by the President's Secretariat today. As per the request several governors including Sabaragamuwa Gove... Read More

PM to resign from the Premiership

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- The Prime Minister's office said that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to resign from the position of Prime Minister today. Published by HT Digital Content Servic... Read More

Welikada prison riots case fixed for trial

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- The case filed against three accused over the killing of eight inmates during the Welikada Prison Riots that took place on November 9, 2012, was today fixed for further trial on ... Read More

Secretary to the Ministry of Finance assumes duties

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- The Deputy Governor to Central Bank of Sri Lanka S.R. Attygalle who has been appointed as the Secretary to Ministry of finance and the Secretary to Treasury by President Gotabaya... Read More

Parliament Business Committee to convene tomorrow

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has instructed Parliament Secretary General DhammikaDasanayake to covene a meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Business tomorrow at Parliament.This ... Read More

President Gotabaya makes key appointments

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Taking up his official duties as head of State last morning, newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa lost no time in getting down to the business of governmental leadership wi... Read More

President to visit India on Nov.29

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa,is slated to visit India on November 29. This will be his first official foreign visit as President. President Rajapaksa has accepted Prime Minister... Read More

President in Kandy today

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will visit the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy and pay homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic this morning, in keeping with tradition. Thereafter, he will ca... Read More

Ranil should give up UNP leadership - Dy. Min. Nalin Bandara

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Development Strategies and International Trade Deputy Minister Nalin Bandara yesterday called on Ranil Wickremesinghe to resign as Prime Minister and also to step down from UNP l... Read More