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Petition seeking prevention of Pastor Jerome’s arrest withdrawn

The writ application filed before the court seeking an order to prevent the arrest of Pastor Jerome Fernando has been withdrawn. Accordingly, the lawyers of...

Court issues arrest warrant on MP Wimal Weerawansa

The Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court has issued an arrest warrant against MP Wimal Weerawansa for failing to appear before the court when the case...

Sri Lanka: Economy shrinks 11.5% in Q1

Sri Lanka's Department of Census and Statistics said that the year on year GDP growth rate for the first quarter of 2023 was estimated...

2023 Grade 5 Scholarship exam date announced

The 2023 Grade 5 Scholarship Examination will be held on October 15 (Sunday), the Department of Examinations announced today. Accordingly, applications for the exam will...

Sri Lankan Rupee depreciates further against USD

The Sri Lankan Rupee had further depreciated against the US Dollar today (15 June), the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) reported. Accordingly, the buying...

Belarus starts taking delivery of Russian nuclear weapons

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said his country has started taking delivery of Russian tactical nuclear weapons, some of which he said were three...

Sri Lanka Army doctors set Guinness World Record for largest kidney stone removal surgery

The removal of the world’s largest and heaviest kidney stone (calculus) through a major surgery, performed on Thursday (June 01) by Sri Lanka Army...

Trump pleads not guilty to federal charges that he illegally kept classified documents

Donald Trump became the first former president to face a judge on federal charges as he pleaded not guilty in a Miami courtroom Tuesday...

Navin Dissanayake appointed Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province

Former Minister Navin Dissanayake was appointed the new Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province today (June 13). He was sworn in before President Ranil Wickremesinghe, according to...

Shooting incident in Dikwella leaves one person injured

A shooting incident reported in Dematapitiya, Dikwella has left one individual injured, the police say. According to reports, a group of people who arrived in...

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