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Youth killed and two missing after a boat toppled in the mahaweli river

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- Youth has died and two others are reported missing after a boat toppled in the Mahaweli river in close proximity to the Wmamdre bridge in Kinniya. The accident has occurred when ... Read More


35 Dead In Fire At Factory In Delhi

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- Thirty-five people were killed when a fire broke out at a bag manufacturing factory in a crowded area near central Delhi. Most of the people who died were labourers who were slee... Read More


Discussions to hold the provincial council election according to the old system

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- The government says an election amendment act must be tabled to hold the elections in provincial councils where its terms have expired. Political analyst points out that by holdi... Read More


A final decision to be made tomorrow regarding the verdict against Priyanka Fernando

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- According to sources a final decision will be made tomorrow regarding the Westminster Magistrates' Court verdict against Priyanka Fernando. Accordingly an appeal will be made aga... Read More


A committee appointed to make the railway service efficient

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- State Minister for Railway services C.B Rathnayaka says a committee has been appointed to obtain recommendations to make the railway service more efficient. The Minister stated t... Read More


Fawad Alam recalled for Sri Lanka Tests

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- Fawad Alam, the experienced batsman, was recalled to Pakistan's Test squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka, starting on December 11th. Alam, who has over... Read More


Elizabeth Taylor's assistant talks late star's final years, why her estate is auctioning off personal items

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- Elizabeth Taylor, one of the most iconic movie stars of Hollywood's golden era, is stirring headlines once more. Julien's Auctions is partnering with House of Taylor in Beverly H... Read More


Pensacola attack Gunman 'played mass-shooting videos at dinner'

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- According to reports, the Saudi gunman who attacked a Florida navy base on Friday played videos of mass shootings at a dinner beforehand. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani - who was trai... Read More


Brigadier Suresh Saleh appointed as new Chief of the State Intelligence Service

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- Brigadier Suresh Saleh appointed as new Chief of the State Intelligence Service. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Hiru News.... Read More


Government decides to issue excess paddy to the market to reduce prices

Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- State minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Welfare Anura Priyadarshana Yapa says that they are issuing excess stocks of paddy which were under the Paddy marketing board to the ... Read More