Bathiudeen files FR petition seeking release from PTA detention order
on May 18, 2021 at 11:11 am
MP Rishad Bathiudeen, who is currently held under a detention order over alleged links to the Easter Sunday terror attacks, has filed a Fundamental Rights (FR) […]
Four govt. websites come under cyberattack
on May 18, 2021 at 10:26 am
Four government websites have come under a cyberattack this morning (May 18), says Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT). MORE..
Port City Bill to be passed in parliament with SC amendments
on May 18, 2021 at 9:57 am
The government has agreed with all the determinations and amendments of the Supreme Court with regard to the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill, said […]
16-hour water cuts for several areas on May 19 20
on May 18, 2021 at 8:35 am
The water supply for parts of Gampaha and Kalutara districts is expected to be suspended on the 19th and 20th of May, says the National Water Supply and […]
Public sector salaries for month of May to be paid on 21st
on May 18, 2021 at 7:09 am
The Ministry of Finance says the salaries of public sector employees for the month of May will be paid this Friday (May 21). MORE..
452 Army Officers 4289 Other Ranks promoted to next rank
on May 18, 2021 at 6:50 am
A total of 452 Officers of the Sri Lanka Army (Regular and Volunteer Force) and a record 4289 Other Ranks of the Army are promoted to their respective next […]
Bathiudeen, Premalal arrive in Parliament
on May 18, 2021 at 5:18 am
Parliamentarians Rishad Bathiudeen and Premalal Jayasekera have arrived at the Parliamentary complex a short while ago, Ada Derana reporter stated. MORE..
SC finds several clauses of Port City Bill inconsistent with Constitution
on May 18, 2021 at 5:15 am
Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena presented the determination of the Supreme Court with regard to the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill to the […]
May 24, 25 declared special government holidays
on May 18, 2021 at 4:33 am
The upcoming Monday (May 24) and Tuesday (May 25) have been declared Special Government Holidays, the Ministry of Public Administration stated. MORE..
Police arrest 141 people for violating NIC last digit rule
on May 18, 2021 at 3:44 am
The police have arrested 223 more people for disregarding quarantine regulations within the past 24 hours, says DIG Ajith Rohana. MORE..
Sri Lanka expecting 185,000 more Sputnik V vaccines next Tuesday
on May 18, 2021 at 2:59 am
Next consignment of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Sri Lanka on May 25 (Tuesday), says State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of […]
Former MP K. Thurairetnasingam passes away from COVID-19
on May 18, 2021 at 2:45 am
Former Member of Parliament of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) K. Thurairetnasingam has passed away at the age of 80. MORE..
Showers expected in parts of the island today
on May 18, 2021 at 2:12 am
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, Eastern and North-central provinces and in Hambantota and Mullaitivu […]
Isolation orders issued on 3 more areas; 8 localities no longer isolated
on May 18, 2021 at 1:11 am
Three areas in Gampaha and Hambantota Districts will be placed under isolation with effect from 6.00 am today (May 18), says Commander of Army General […]
US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters
on September 18, 2019 at 4:44 pm
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as […]
Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise
on July 12, 2019 at 3:14 pm
How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
on July 12, 2019 at 9:20 am
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.