Dr Swami to spearhead SL’s historic Madrid entry

August 20, 2017 at 6:50 pm


Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (right) handing over letter of appointment to Dr JM Swaminathan (left).

Expert recommends elevated expressways

August 20, 2017 at 6:47 pm


President of the Chamber of Construction Industry, Sri Lanka, Dr. Surath Wickramasinghe says Sri Lanka should opt for elevated expressways, which he considers cost effective and environment friendly.

High tech Norwegian ship here for stock assessment of fish

August 20, 2017 at 6:46 pm


File photo of Dr. Fridtjof Nansen issued by the Norwegian embassy

Solheim wishes he had spent more time with Prabhakaran

August 20, 2017 at 6:44 pm


Erik Solheim, Norwegian, peace mediator in the North East conflict, has said in an interview that he regrets that he could not spend more time with LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Anyone who violates collective Cabinet responsibility has to go – Amunugama

August 20, 2017 at 6:41 pm



Minister of Special Assignments Dr. Sarath Amunugama yesterday took a swipe at his beleaguered Cabinet colleague Minister of Justice and Buddha Sasana Dr. Wijayadasa Rajapakshe without naming him.

Justice Minister stands his ground, will not quit

August 20, 2017 at 6:39 pm


By Cyril Wimalasurendre

Govt. to hold parliamentary, presidential polls together

August 20, 2017 at 6:37 pm

by Zacki Jabbar

The government is, in consultation with political parties, exploring the possibility of holding both parliamentary and presidential polls on the same day, says Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne.

Bhutanese medical students in Sri Lanka asked to return home

August 20, 2017 at 6:35 pm

by Karma Cheki

Comprehensive agreement on NFTH ..

August 20, 2017 at 6:32 pm

takeover to be inked soon, says Rajitha

GMOA lambasts govt. for spending public funds without formal pact

By Norman Palihawadana


August 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm

A woman cries at the Air Force ‘war heroes’ monument at Ekala, Ja-ela on Friday (Aug 18). About 400 relatives of 119 officers and men killed during the war paid tribute to their loved ones. Air Force Commander Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy laid the first wreath followed by a former Commander of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Walter Fernando, whose only son was also killed in action. (Pic courtesy Air Force)

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