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Additional sum required for fuel shipment due on July 13 - Kanchana (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
An additional sum needs to be paid for a fuel shipment scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka on July 13, Minister of Power Energy Kanchana Wijesekara says. MORE..
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Minister GL briefs UN Resident Coordinator on Sri Lanka s situation (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer-Hamdy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently. MORE..
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Railways trade unions decide to call off union action (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Sri Lanka Railways trade unions have decided to call off their trade union action after discussions with the Minister of Transport this afternoon (06). MORE..
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Kerosene price also set to increase? (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
The price of kerosene will also have to be increased in the near future, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. MORE..
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Thirteen arrested over unruly conduct at filling station remanded (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
The 13 people, who were arrested for their unruly conduct at a filling station in Wellawaya town, have been remanded until the 12th of July. MORE..
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Hirunika and 11 others arrested during protest granted police bail (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Former MP Hirunika Premachandra and 11 others, who were arrested by police while protesting in front of the President s House in Colombo Fort, were granted police bail. MORE..
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Health services chief warns of Covid-19 re-emergence (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
The Director-General of Health Services, Dr. Asela Gunawardena says the threat of Covid-19 is not completely eliminated yet and that there is a risk of re-emergence of the virus with new variants. MORE..
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SL President calls Russian counterpart, seeks credit support to import fuel (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sought an offer of credit support from Russian President Vladimir Putin to import fuel to Sri Lanka to ride out the current economic challenges. MORE..
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Woman arrested with heroin and millions in cash (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
The mistress of organized criminal gang member and drug trafficker under the alias “Dubai Nipuna” has been arrested with 20 grams of heroin and a stock of money. MORE..
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Police fire tear gas at protesters near parliament entry road (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
The police fired tear gas and water cannons at a group of protesters at the parliament entry road near Diyatha Uyana this afternoon (July 06). MORE..
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India to supply fuel to Sri Lanka only after advance payment (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Bloomberg - India is seeking payment in advance for supply of fuel to Sri Lanka after credit lines were exhausted, according to people with knowledge of the matter. MORE..
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Nimal Siripala temporarily steps down from minister post (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has temporarily resigned from his ministerial portfolios until an investigation carried out on the President s directive regarding the accusation made by the Opposition Leader. MORE..
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Navy foils two illegal migration attempts, apprehends 53 people (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
In two separate search operations carried out in beach areas of Trincomalee and Mannar last night (July 05), Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 53 persons who were attempting to illegally migrate from the country via sea routes. MORE..
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Hirunika and 8 others arrested during protest (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Former MP Hirunika Premachandra and eight others have been arrested by police while protesting in front of the President s House in Colombo Fort. MORE..
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PM should resign as finance minister - Dhammika Perera (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe should step down from his Finance Minister portfolio, Minister Dhammika Perera says. MORE..
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Thirteen arrested for attacking filling station in Wellawaya (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
The police have arrested 13 people in total for their unruly conduct at a filling station in Wellawaya town. MORE..
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Zimbabwe to introduce gold coins as local currency tumbles (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Zimbabwe s central bank said it would start selling gold coins this month as a store of value to tame runaway inflation, which has considerably weakened the local currency. MORE..
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High swell waves, strong winds expected in sea areas (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
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Limited number of trains in operation today (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
Sri Lanka Railways says multiple train journeys scheduled for today (July 06) were cancelled as the employees have not reported for duty. MORE..
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UK PM Boris Johnson in crisis as top ministers quit (Tue, 05 Jul 2022)
Britain s finance and health ministers resigned on Tuesday in what could spell the end for Prime Minister Boris Johnson s premiership after he had tried to apologise for the latest scandal to blight his administration. MORE..
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