ICC announces amnesty to report corrupt conduct in Sri Lankan cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced a 15-day amnesty to participants who have previously failed to report any information concerning corrupt conduct in Sri Lankan cricket.  The amnesty, which will run from 16-31 January, will apply to all participants under both the ICC and Sri Lankan Cricket Anti-Corruption codes. Under More...

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MR Launches Veiled Attack On SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera At UPFA ParlIamentary Group Meeting

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa launched a veiled attack on SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera yesterday saying the General Secretary should issue media statements in a responsible manner.  Speaking More...

Russian killed by drowning in Hikkaduwa

A foreign national has been killed by drowning in Hikkaduwa, at around 11.30 pm last night (07), stated the Police. A 48-year-old Russian national who was staying at a hotel near the Hikkaduwa town had died More...

Mahela Jayawardena Expresses Disappointment With Bandula’s Statement: “Education Is Knowledge If It Is Free Or Paid”

The main suspect, in connection with the shooting incident that took place near Thotupala Junction in Kalutara North police division, has been apprehended along with a firearm. Kalutara North police had made More...

CID probes fake documents submitted by Namal Kumara

Director of the Anti-Corruption Force Namal Kumara had, allegedly, submitted forged certificates to join the Sri Lanka Army and Air Force. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has informed the court that More...

Showers to temporarily reduce from today

The prevailing showery condition is expected to temporarily reduce to some extent from today (28), the Department of Meteorology stated. Mainly fair weather will prevail over most provinces of the island. However, More...

Vote on Account to be presented in Parliament

The new government’s Vote on Account for the next four months will be presented to the Parliament today (21). The Parliament is scheduled to convene at 10.30 a.m. this morning. Minister of Finance Mangala More...

MPs elected in 2015 are still UPFA members, UPFA informs Speaker

The Speaker has been officially informed that the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MPs who were elected in the 2015 General Election are still members of the UPFA. MP Lasantha Alagiyawanna stated that More...

UNP calls on all MPs to vote in favour

The Government yesterday (18), said that it would support the JVP’s motion presented to abolish the Executive Presidency and urged all parties in Parliament to vote in favour of it. The JVP yesterday (18), More...

Some development projects plunges country into debt trap – CEJ

The Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) slammed some of the major projects undertaken by previous Governments as burdening the country and plunging it into a debt trap. “The Uma Oya diversion project is a More...