LATEST EXCHANGE RATES REVEALED BY CBSL

Today’s CBSL official exchange rates The Sri Lankan Rupee has appreciated further against the US Dollar today (Mar 04) compared to last Friday, according to the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Accordingly, the buying rate of the US Dollar has dropped from Rs. 304.71 to Rs. 303.81, while the selling rate has also reduced from…

NINE KILOS OF GOLD SEIZED AT BIA

Two arrested with 09 kilos of gold at BIA   Two persons have been arrested with 09 kilos of gold that had been illegally smuggled into Sri Lanka via air. According to Sri Lanka Customs, the gold was seized by Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake today. It is reported that one…

ARRESTED WITH POSSESSION OF LIVE BULLET ISRAELI 22 YEAR OLD WOMAN AT BIA

22 yr old Israeli woman arrested at BIA with live bullet A young Israeli woman has been apprehended at the Katunayake Airport following the discovery of a live 5.56 mm bullet in her luggage, it was reported. According to media reports, the woman was arrested along with the bullet at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)…

ON DEATH OF SUSPECT IN CUSTODY IN YEAR 2005 TWO POLICE OFFICERS SENTENCED

Two Police officers sentenced to death over 2005 suspect death   Two former Police officers have been sentenced to death over the demise of a suspect in custody in 2005. The death sentence was issued by the Colombo High Court when the case was taken up for hearing today (Mar 04). The two Police officers…

FOR NON-INCLUSION OF BHANUKA RAJAPAKSA CHIEF SELECTOR CLARIFIES

Why no opportunity for Bhanuka Rajapaksa? Chief Selector replies     Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Chief Selector Upul Tharanga has highlighted experience as the key factor for the selection decision of the opening batsmen for the Sri Lanka T20I squad facing Bangladesh today. Addressing the media, Upul Tharanga said discussions with the coach and skipper…

UNJUST SALARY INCREASES RISK “SOCIAL UNREST” -SRI LANKA ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE

SASA warns Central Bank: Unjust salary increases risk “Social Unrest” Sri Lanka Administrative Service Association (SASA), the trade union of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service officers has issued the following statement over the Central Bank’s decision to increase salaries for them. Dear all respected Citizens of Sri Lanka, With all due respect, we’d like to…

DR SAMAN RATNAYAKE ADDITIONAL HEALTH SECRETARY TO COURT

Additional Health Secy. to Court   Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Health Dr. Saman Rathnayake who was arrested and remanded over the medicine procurement scandal was escorted to the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court, to provide a confidential or In Camera statement. Saman Ratnayake, who was interrogated for over seven hours, was arrested at the Criminal…

CABINET DECISION GRANTING PAGET ROAD RESIDENCE TO MAITHRIPALA QUASHED BY SC

SC quashes Cabinet decision granting Paget Road residence to Maithripala   The Supreme Court on Thursday (29 Feb.) quashed the Cabinet decision allowing former President Maithripala Sirisena to occupy his official residence at Paget Road in Colombo 07 even after he left office. Accordingly, the court stated that an order will be issued invalidating the…







DR SAMAN RATNAYAKE ADDITIONAL HEALTH SECRETARY TO COURT

CABINET DECISION GRANTING PAGET ROAD RESIDENCE TO MAITHRIPALA QUASHED BY SC

SC quashes Cabinet decision granting Paget Road residence to Maithripala   The Supreme Court on…

ESSENTIALSERVICES DECLARED BY GAZETTE FOR ELECTRICITY AND PETROLEUM

Electricity, petroleum supply, declared essential services   An Extraordinary Gazette has been issued declaring all…







DATES OF RESULTS OF SCHOLARSHIP, GCE O/L ,A/L RELEASED

OWING TO QUESTION PAPERS SHARED IN SOCIAL MEDIA TERM TESTS SUSPENDED

Term tests for Western province suspended   The term tests for grade 10 and 11…

SCHOOL TERM PLAN FOR 2024 REVISED

Revised school term plan for 2024 released   The revised school term timetable for the…

TO ODI BATTING RANKINGS PATHUM NEARING TO TOP ODI 10

IN SELECTED COURTS ONLY LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IN ENGLISH

NEWS English considered for legal proceedings in selected courts   English language is to be…

NORTHERN PROVINCE VISITED BY INDIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER

Indian High Commissioner visits Northern Province   High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka –…




LATEST EXCHANGE RATES REVEALED BY CBSL

Today’s CBSL official exchange rates The Sri Lankan Rupee has appreciated further against the US…

NINE KILOS OF GOLD SEIZED AT BIA

Two arrested with 09 kilos of gold at BIA   Two persons have been arrested…

ARRESTED WITH POSSESSION OF LIVE BULLET ISRAELI 22 YEAR OLD WOMAN AT BIA

22 yr old Israeli woman arrested at BIA with live bullet A young Israeli woman…

ON DEATH OF SUSPECT IN CUSTODY IN YEAR 2005 TWO POLICE OFFICERS SENTENCED

Two Police officers sentenced to death over 2005 suspect death   Two former Police officers…

FOR NON-INCLUSION OF BHANUKA RAJAPAKSA CHIEF SELECTOR CLARIFIES

Why no opportunity for Bhanuka Rajapaksa? Chief Selector replies     Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)…

UNJUST SALARY INCREASES RISK “SOCIAL UNREST” -SRI LANKA ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE

SASA warns Central Bank: Unjust salary increases risk “Social Unrest” Sri Lanka Administrative Service Association…

DR SAMAN RATNAYAKE ADDITIONAL HEALTH SECRETARY TO COURT

Additional Health Secy. to Court   Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Health Dr. Saman…

CABINET DECISION GRANTING PAGET ROAD RESIDENCE TO MAITHRIPALA QUASHED BY SC

SC quashes Cabinet decision granting Paget Road residence to Maithripala   The Supreme Court on…

DATES OF RESULTS OF SCHOLARSHIP, GCE O/L ,A/L RELEASED

Scholarship exam, GCE O/L, A/L dates released   The Examination Department has announced the schedule…

ESSENTIALSERVICES DECLARED BY GAZETTE FOR ELECTRICITY AND PETROLEUM

Electricity, petroleum supply, declared essential services   An Extraordinary Gazette has been issued declaring all…

THIRTY SEVEN YEAR DOCTOR ATTACHED TO KARAPITIYA HOSPITAL FOUND DEAD AT HIS RESIDENCE

Doctor at Karapitiya Hospital, found dead   Police have discovered the remains of a doctor…

PUCSL APPROVES SLASHING ELECTRICITY TARIFFS

Electricity tariffs slashed from midnight   The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has…