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Sri Lankan Rupee has further depreciated against the US Dollar

The Sri Lankan Rupee has further depreciated against the US Dollar with the selling rate of the dollar exceeding the 202-mark for the first...

Two CID teams formed to probe importing 6000 swords

The Attorney General’s (AG) Department today told the Court of Appeal that the two special Police teams from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), headed...

Denmark becomes latest team to focus attention on Qatar

Denmark became the latest European soccer team to use World Cup qualifying games to direct attention to workers' rights in Qatar, which hosts the...

Obama family matriarch dies in Kenyan hospital at 99

Sarah Obama, the matriarch of former U.S. President Barack Obama’s Kenyan family has died, relatives and officials confirmed Monday but did not disclose the...

COPE uncovers Rs.50 Mn scam at Postgraduate Institute of Science of Peradeniya University

The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has revealed that a former senior official of the Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) affiliated to the University...

The Cabinet Ministers have decided to amend Firearms Ordinance

Following the proposal submitted by the President in the capacity of the Minister of Defence, it was decided to amend the Firearm Ordinance, No.33...

Petition against tax concessions given to Chinese companies over Hambantota port

Consideration of the petition seeking annulment of tax concessions granted during the lease of the Hambantota Port to two Chinese companies during the previous...

No need of unnecessary panic over coconut oil – Minister Ramesh Pathirana

The Minister of Plantations said that the government will take steps to strictly enforce the law against the importation of coconut oil containing toxic...

President of India Ram Nath Kovind underwent a successful bypass surgery, says Defence Minister

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday tweeted, "The President of India, Shri Ramnath Kovind has undergone a successful bypass surgery at AIIMS, Delhi....

PCoI recommendations on political victimization not implemented until Special Presidential Committee confirms

The government has decided not to carry out the recommendations of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Political Victimization until the Presidential Committee to...

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