SOUTH AFRICA KNOCKS OUT WEST INDIES IN A NERVY ENCOUNTER DISAPPOINTS MANY HOST SUPPORTERS

South Africa knock West Indies out to enter semi-final with nervy win They survived a rain-reduced match and successfully chased a tricky target to book the spot in the semi-final South Africa 124 for 7 (Stubbs 29, Klaasen 22, Jansen 21*, Chase 3-12) beat West Indies 135 for 8 (Chase 52, Mayers 35, Shamsi 3-27)…

FIRST T 20 BETWEEN SRI LANKA WOMEN VS WEST INDIAN WOMEN AT 10 AM MRIS IN HAMBANTOTA

Lankan Women take on Windies in first T-20 today Sri Lanka women’s cricket team in high spiritSri Lanka women’s cricket team in high spirit Sri Lanka women’s cricket team led by Chamari Athapaththu will play their first T- 20 game of the three match series against West Indies today (24) at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International…

ON PROPOSED STRIKE BY TEACHERS UPDATE FROM MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Strike & Schools : Update from Education Ministry–informs it will be a normal school’s day The Ministry of Education in a statement has announced that schools across the island will operate as usual tomorrow, June 24. The non-academic staff in government schools have declared that they will initiate a sick-out on Monday, June 24, and…

TO ESTABLISH A PALESTINIAN STATE IN FIVE YEARS OUR STANCE-RANIL

Our stance is to establish the Palestinian state within five years” President Ranil President Ranil Wickremesinghe reiterated Sri Lanka’s unwavering stance on the conflict in the Gaza Strip, emphasizing that Sri Lanka remains steadfast in supporting the establishment of the Palestinian state within five years. The President made these remarks during his participation in a…

WHILE POACHING SRI LANKAN WATERS 03 INDIAN TRAWLERS SIEZED BY NAVY

Navy seizes 03 poaching trawlers in Sri Lankan waters The Sri Lanka Navy conducted a special operation to chase away Indian poaching trawlers from Sri Lankan waters in the dark hours of 22nd and wee hours of 23rd June 2024. The operation led to the seizure of 03 Indian trawlers and apprehension of 22 Indian…

POLICE CALLED BY POPULAR JOURNALIST AS SUSPICIOUS INDIVIDUALS HAD ATTEMPTED TO ENTER HIS DWELLING

Senior Journalist Chamuditha requests Police Investigation into suspicious individuals Senior journalist Chamuditha Samarawickrama has called on the police to investigate suspicious individuals who attempted to enter his housing compound in Piliyandala, where he resides with his family. This incident comes two years after unknown individuals targeted Samarawickrama’s home, shattering several windows and throwing feces at…

PROPOSAL TO EXTEND FLIGHTS TO MIDDLE EAST REGION BY SRI LANKAN AIRLINES

SriLankan Airlines plan to spread its wings across the Middle East region SriLankan Airlines will spread its wings across the Middle East region after acquiring more aircraft on lease this year to strengthen its fleet, its top official says. Richard Nuttall, chief executive officer of SriLankan Airlines, said fleet modernisation plays an important in the…

IRD WITHDRAWS THE FACILITY OF PROVIDING TEMPORARY VAT

UNCATEGORIZEDIRD withdraws temporary VAT numbers The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has decided to withdraw the facility of providing temporary VAT (Value-Added Tax) numbers for imports for commercial purposes in view of the misuse of the system. The move follows revelations that some businessmen, including those involved in the import of commodity items, were misusing the…







SLPP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE WILL BE SOMEONE WHO CAN UPHOLD AND ADVANCE POLICIES OF PARTY

FREEHOLD DEEDS DESTRIBUTED IN BATTICALOA DISTRICT BY PRESIDENT

President meets TMVP Leader Pillaiyan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has symbolically distributed freehold deeds to 192…

DIGITAL SYSTEM FOR LABOUR MINISTRY AND EPF DATA ORDERED

COPA orders digital system for Labour Ministry, including EPF data The Parliamentary Committee on Public…





ON PROPOSED STRIKE BY TEACHERS UPDATE FROM MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

NEW CABINET DECISION ON ADMISSION TO GRADE 1

2025 Grade 1 school admission : New Cabinet decision The proposal to revise the current…

ON JUNE 26th TEACHERS TO FALL SICK

Teachers to fall sick on June 26 The Ceylon Teachers’ Union (CTU) says they have…

CORRUPTION BY LOWER COURTS JUDGES REVEALED BY JUSTICE MINISTER

HEAD ON BUS COLLISION IN RANALA LEAVES SCHOOL CHILDREN AND PASSENGERS INJURED

School children & passengers injured in Ranala bus accident Several persons, including school children, have…

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION APPROVES GRAMA NILADHARI SERVICE CONSTITUTION

Grama Niladhari Service Constitution approved by Public Service Commission & Cabinet   State Minister for…



SOUTH AFRICA KNOCKS OUT WEST INDIES IN A NERVY ENCOUNTER DISAPPOINTS MANY HOST SUPPORTERS

South Africa knock West Indies out to enter semi-final with nervy win They survived a…

FIRST T 20 BETWEEN SRI LANKA WOMEN VS WEST INDIAN WOMEN AT 10 AM MRIS IN HAMBANTOTA

Lankan Women take on Windies in first T-20 today Sri Lanka women’s cricket team in…

ON PROPOSED STRIKE BY TEACHERS UPDATE FROM MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Strike & Schools : Update from Education Ministry–informs it will be a normal school’s day…

TO ESTABLISH A PALESTINIAN STATE IN FIVE YEARS OUR STANCE-RANIL

Our stance is to establish the Palestinian state within five years” President Ranil President Ranil…

WHILE POACHING SRI LANKAN WATERS 03 INDIAN TRAWLERS SIEZED BY NAVY

Navy seizes 03 poaching trawlers in Sri Lankan waters The Sri Lanka Navy conducted a…

POLICE CALLED BY POPULAR JOURNALIST AS SUSPICIOUS INDIVIDUALS HAD ATTEMPTED TO ENTER HIS DWELLING

Senior Journalist Chamuditha requests Police Investigation into suspicious individuals Senior journalist Chamuditha Samarawickrama has called…

PROPOSAL TO EXTEND FLIGHTS TO MIDDLE EAST REGION BY SRI LANKAN AIRLINES

SriLankan Airlines plan to spread its wings across the Middle East region SriLankan Airlines will…

IRD WITHDRAWS THE FACILITY OF PROVIDING TEMPORARY VAT

UNCATEGORIZEDIRD withdraws temporary VAT numbers The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has decided to withdraw the…

FREQUENT INTERNATIONAL VISITS JUSTIFIED BY THAI PM

Thai PM justifies frequent international trips, including a visit to Sri Lanka Thailand’s Prime Minister…

TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL EELAM’S APPEAL REJECTED BY UK

NUK rejects TGTE appeal to lift LTTE proscription The UK Proscribed Organizations Appeals Commission has…

TWO NEW GOVERNORS APPOINTED TO CBSL

CBSL appoints two New Deputy Governors The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has appointed…

GULBADIN NAIB WITH 4 FOR 20,A BRILLIANT CATCH ORCHESTRATES AFGHANISTAN HISTORIC WIN OVER AUSTRALIA

Naib orchestrates Afghanistan’s historic win over Australia Earlier, Pat Cummins had bagged a second consecutive…