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Friday, 01 July 2016 04:12

Two Lankans named in Top 25 Immigrants Awards

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Two Sri Lankan origin Canadians joined Room author Emma Donoghue were named RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, along with several other artists, academics entrepreneurs and champions of many worthy causes. Presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine and sponsored by RBC, this annual wards program celebrates the achievements of inspiring Canadian immigrants.

Thursday, 30 June 2016 04:00

Fonseka receives UNP membership

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Regional Development Minister and Field Marshal, Sarath Fonseka today obtained membership of the United National Party (UNP).

His membership card was handed over by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who also appointed Minister Fonseka as the UNP Organiser for Kelaniya. 

Thursday, 02 June 2016 14:34

Aranayake search operations called off

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The search operations for the missing people in the Aranayake landslide site will be terminated from today, Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, who was in charge of the operations, said. He said this today at the Hathgampola Vidyalaya.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 10:03

Chairman of the NDRA resigns

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Chairman of the National Drug Regulatory Authority (NDRA) , Professor Lal Jayakody has submitted his letter of resignation.

Seven fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested today by Sri Lankan Naval personnel for allegedly fishing in Lankan territorial waters prompting Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps for their release.

The seven, part of groups of fishermen who ventured into the sea from Rameswaram, have been taken to Talaimannar in northern Sri Lanka, Rameswaram Fishermen Association president T Sesuraja said.

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 18:01

Nilwala, Kalu Ganga water levels rising

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The water levels in the Kalu Ganga, Nilwala Ganga and Attanagalu Oya are rising as a result of the heavy rains in several parts of the country, the Disaster Management Centre said (DMC) today. 

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 17:46

Anusha Pelpita suspended from services

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The Public Service Commission has recommend that Anusha Palpita who was recently appointed as an Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Home Affairs be suspended with immediate effect. 

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 10:19

GMOA token strike called off

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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) strike, which was initiated this morning, was called off this afternoon.

The GMOA claims that irregularities were committed when granting  positions in the post-internship appointment register.

பாவனையில் இல்லாத தொலைக்காட்சி அலைவரிசைகள் மற்றும் வானொலி அலைவரிசைகள் என்பன அரசுடைமையாக்கப்படும் என்ற உத்தரவை ஜனாதிபதி மைத்திரிபால சிறிசேன பிறப்பித்துள்ளார் என பிரதி ஊடக அமைச்சர் கருணாரட்ன பரணவிதாரன தெரிவித்தார்.

நேற்று முன் தினம் தெஹிவளை பிரதேசத்தில் ரயிலில் மோதுண்டு பலியான மாணவிகளின் இறுதிக் கிரியைகள் தொடர்பான தகவல்கள் வெளியாகியுள்ளன.