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CSE’s ASPI reaches 9,000 points mark

Colombo Stock Exchange's All Share Price Index surpasses 9,000 points for first time since 31st march 2022. ASPI gained 321.31 points or 3.69% and...

Fr. Jeewantha Peiris granted bail

Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris, who appeared before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court through his attorneys this morning (Aug 12), has been granted bail. During the...

Excise Department targets USD 50 mn from liquor exports

Sri Lanka hopes to get around USD 50 million export revenue from locally made liquor sales in 2023, Commissioner General of Excise Department of...

Harsha de Silva presents economic plan

Opposition MP Dr. Harsha de Silva today presented in Parliament a programme to revive Sri Lanka’s economy. Addressing the Parliament, he called on the leaders...

Navy apprehends Indian fishermen poaching in Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy conducted a special operation to chase away Indian trawlers poaching in island’s waters recently. The operation led to the seizure of an...

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

Latvia and Estonia withdrew from a cooperation group between China and over a dozen Central and Eastern European countries on Thursday, following in the...

Chinese-built Pakistani warship makes port call in Colombo

Chinese-built Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Taimur, which recently became a sore topic in Indian media amidst the row over the Chinese research vessel’s planned...

Four including activist Dhaniz Ali further remanded

Colombo Magistrate Thilina Gamage has ordered to further remand four suspects including activist Dhaniz Ali until August 26, Ada Derana correspondent says. The accused were...

Fr. Jeewantha Peiris surrenders to Court

Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris, who was an active figure of the Aragalaya protest movement, arrived at the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court premises this morning. The...

Billionaire Samsung Boss gets Presidential Pardon in South Korea

The heir and de facto leader of Samsung group received a presidential pardon Friday, the latest example of South Korea’s long tradition of freeing...

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