Top finance officials discuss co-operative development bank in the North

Talks are underway with top finance officials to set-up a co-operative development bank in the North, the Northern Governor’s office said in a statement today (Jul 30). Central bank governor Dr Indrajith... Read more »

Protests against CID’s probe into doctor Shafi in Kurunegala

A protest was held outside the Kurunegala hospital today (Jul 30) claiming that the Criminal Investigations Department inquiry into doctor Mohamed Shafi had been biased. Dr. Shafi who was released on bail... Read more »

Jailed writer is a prisoner of conscience: Amnesty

The Amnesty International urged the government today to release a writer who is under custody over a short story he published on his Facebook wall and faces ten years of jail time... Read more »

Modern economy will be created for youth – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says unemployment will be addressed while a modern economy will also be created for future generations. The PM said the time is apt for modern technology to be... Read more »

Investigations into Malik Azeez handed over to CID

The investigations in to the complaint lodged by Venerable Magalkande Sudaththa Thera against State Counsel, Malik Azeez of the Attorney General’s Department has been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department by... Read more »

Charges served against Ranjan Ramanayake for contempt of court

Charges have been served before the Supreme Court today, against State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake over his 2nd Contempt of Court case. The case was filed against MP Ranjan Ramanayake over Contempt of... Read more »

Supreme Court orders to register 82 SAITM graduates as medical practitioners

The Supreme Court today (30) ordered the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to register 82 SAITM medical graduates as medical practitioners within three weeks of time. The Supreme Court delivered the order... Read more »

SLPP wants Prez to stop UNP expanding Cabinet ahead of presidential polls

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L Peiris yesterday urged President Maithripala Sirisena not to allow a UNP bid to expand the cabinet contrary to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.... Read more »

Srilanka Cricket to felicitate Kulasekara during third ODI

Having turned down his request for a farewell game, Sri Lanka Cricket will felicitate one of their loyal servants – Nuwan Kulasekara during the third ODI against Bangladesh on Wednesday at RPS.... Read more »

Buddhika Pathirana made a State Minister

Deputy Minister Buddhika Pathirana has been appointed as the new State Minister of Industry & Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Co-operative Development and Vocational Training & Skills Development. He took oath... Read more »