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Amendments will be introduced to the Penal Code shortly to make marital rape a crime and a punishable offence and cabinet approval has been...

  Dec 15, 2017        2

Russia will place temporary restrictions on imports of all agricultural products from Sri Lanka, including tea, from Dec. 18, the Russian...

  Dec 15, 2017        2

India expects Sri Lanka to be mindful of its “security concerns and sensitivities”, the external affairs ministry said on Thursday while reacting...

  Dec 15, 2017        2

The Government Surveyor’s Association has launched a protest today against handing over the contry's mapping to an American firm.

Chairman...

  Dec 15, 2017        7

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna said it would seek legal consultations to reverse the decision not for all but for some of the nominations...

  Dec 15, 2017        2

The Indian Oil Company (IOC) imported a stock of 14,000 metric tonnes of substandard aviation fuel into the country on Monday (11), the Petroleum...

  Dec 14, 2017        3

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday urged President Maitripala Sirisena not to implement the Cabinet proposal on the...

  Dec 14, 2017        2

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed new Secretaries to six ministries, the President’s Media Division said. 

Secretary to the...

  Dec 14, 2017        1

Election monitoring watchdogs say the opposition is conspiring to postpone the upcoming local government elections.

The Executive Director...

  Dec 14, 2017        2

The accepting of nominations for 93 local government bodies for the upcoming local government polls will conclude at noon today.

The...

  Dec 14, 2017        2

The trade Union stance carried out by Railway Trade Unions was finally called off yesterday after its 7th consecutive day.

The strike was...

  Dec 14, 2017        2

The trade union stance launched by Railway Trade Unions is to continue for the 6th day today, as talks have failed once again.

The Railway...

  Dec 12, 2017        6

The National Dengue Control Unit says 177 thousand 427 Dengue related cases have been reported so far this year.

The Unit says that there...

  Dec 12, 2017        2

The GCE Ordinary Level examinations commences today and will conclude on the 21st of this month.

The Ministry of Education has requested...

  Dec 12, 2017        2

The Attorney General has informed the Supreme Court that the demarcation of provincial councils is expected to be completed before the end of...

  Dec 12, 2017        2

Election monitoring body the People’s Action for Free and Fair Election or PAFFREL says they have already started obtaining complaints related...

  Dec 12, 2017        2

The accepting of nominations for 93 local government bodies will continue for the 2nd day today.

The accepting of nominations from party...

  Dec 12, 2017        2

President Maithripala Sirisena requested all striking railway trade unions to return to work considering the inconvenience caused to Ordinary...

  Dec 12, 2017        4

The Constitutional Assembly will convene today.

The Assembly is due to debate the interim report on the proposed new constitution submitted...

  Dec 11, 2017        2

United People’s Freedom Alliance Digamadulla MP Sriyani Wijewickrama who represented the joint opposition pledged her support to President...

  Dec 11, 2017        9

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