• Met Dep. warns of severe lightning and rain - December 10, 2019

    The Department of Meteorology has warned of severe lightning and thundershowers in some parts of the Island today. The Department said, thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur in several places of the Western, Sabaragamuwa provinces, Galle and Matara districts during the evening or night. “Temporarily strong gusty winds[…]

  • Prisons run thrice their capacity: Justice Minister - December 10, 2019

    Sri Lankan prisons operate thrice as much as their capacity, Justice Human Rights & Legal Reforms Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said today. Silva expressed these views to the media during a visit to the Welikada Prison complex today. The Minister said the government hopes to build new complexes to house prisoners and[…]

  • Cartoon of the day - December 10, 2019
  • Mrs. World 2020 Caroline Jurie arrives in the Island - December 10, 2019

    Mrs. World 2020 Caroline Jurie arrived in the Island today. The crown was won by a Sri Lankan after 35 years. Following her arrival Jurie spoke to the media at the Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo. Pictures by Krishan kariyawasam

  • UNP to contest upcoming polls under Ranil’s leadership - December 10, 2019

    The UNP will contest the forthcoming parliamentary elections under the leadership of Ranil Wickremesinghe , UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said. Kariyawasam made these comments during a media briefing held at the party headquarters today. He said if the party unites they should be able to secure 113 seats in[…]

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