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Renovations in Aluthgama almost over
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 20:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Making a statement Director of the Media Centre of Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said...
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Sri Lankans in Libya to be evacuated
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 19:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) has decided to make arrangements to evacuate all the Sri Lankans in Libya....
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Second chance for students who are poor in Maths
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 18:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Cabinet paper presented by Education Minister Bandula Gunawardana had been approved by the Cabinet. This cabinet decision will...
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Police mobile units for examination centers
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 17:30
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(Colombo Lankapuvath)A/L Examination center’s security is strengthen by providing police mobile units to nab exam cheaters, said examination...
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Expired stock of wheat meal and rotten onions found
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 17:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A raid conducted by the Public Health Inspectors (PHI) was able to seized 10,500 grams of wheat meal stored in Hatton,...
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ATRS Report has been misinterpreted by media
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 16:20
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the statistic report accorded by Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) has been misinterpreted by local...
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UPFA candidate list for Uva Provincial Council Elections will be finalized today
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 16:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United People's Freedom Alliance’s executive council is gathering today (31) at Temple Trees to discuss the...
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7 Sentenced to death by Panadura High court
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 15:14
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Today (31), Panadura High Court sentenced death penalty for 7 suspects under the chargers of committing a murder in 2005.
Relief funds, concessions and employment for 11, 459 drought affected families
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 15:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The government has implemented a number of accelerated programmes to provide concessions to the people who are...
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Muslim women can wear Niqab and Burqa
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 14:52
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The news circulating in the media saying Muslim women should not be covering their faces and voting will be not allowed...
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President declares open Premakeerthi De Alwis Mawatha
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 14:34
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the Premakeerthi De Alwis mawatha this morning (July 31).
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JHU decides not to contest for Uva
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 14:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) will not be contesting for the Uva Provincial Council Elections.
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Request to parliament by 16 Ministers
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 13:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Sixteen parliamentarians including Susuil Pramajayantha, Patali Champika, Prasana Ranathuga, Tissa Vitharana, Daglas...
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Bus toppled and injured 17
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:23
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Police STF vehicle carrying 17 had toppled and injured 17. Accident took place a near Kanthala-Palugashadiya today (31) around...
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Foreign News

India landslide - Rescuers race to find survivors as toll rises
Thursday, 31 July 2014, 13:36
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Rescue workers in western India are working to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 23 lives and buried... Read more...
Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine
Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 07:54
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the... Read more...
MH17 flight downed by missile shrapnel, says Ukraine
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 15:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Security officials in Ukraine say the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure... Read more...
“Russia 'violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty” - US Government
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:31
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The US Government states that Russia has violated a key arms control treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile. Russia... Read more...

Business News

First ever Superman comic to go up and away on eBay
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:32
(Colombo Lankpuvath)SAN JOSE, Calif., Jul 23, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, eBay announced that the 1938 comic book that introduced Superman to the... Read more...
Mobitel secures prestigious ISO certification for Information Security Management
Monday, 28 July 2014, 16:58
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - 28th July, 2014, Colombo; The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel received international recognition recently when it... Read more...
SLT student receives recognition as the City & Guilds ‘International Learner of the Year’
Thursday, 24 July 2014, 12:36
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) is proud to announce that a student of the SLT Training Centre, was crowned as the 1st Asian to win... Read more...
Bank of Ceylon listed among Top 1,000 Global Banks
Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:46
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka’s leading Bank with 75 years of strength, trust and stability, the Bank of Ceylon is proud to receive global... Read more...

TALES SANS TAILS

Those who speak against other religions disgrace their own religion – President
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Those who condemn other religions and speak against other faiths are only bringing disgrace to their own religion President Rajapaksa said while pointing out extremists bring no justice to any religion. He said this at the rededication ceremony of the Methodist Church at Galle Fort, which was renovated by the Sri Lanka Navy and handed over to the Methodist Church. The Methodist Church in Sri Lanka begun by missionaries who arrived in 1814 celebrates its bicentennial today (July 4).
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Tony Abbott says Sri Lanka is a “Society at peace”
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has described Sri Lanka as a “Society at peace” while speaking to foreign media on the incident of a boat carrying  153 Tamil asylum seekers facing trouble in high seas off Christmas island.
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How can there be only 23 airports in the...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka which was liberated from the clutches of imperialism and 30 years of terrorism is now heading for development, terrorism had been the major cause that hindered Sri Lanka achieving its development goals. However under the ‘Mahinda Chinthana’ development...
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IMF Executive Director Calls on Presiden...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., United States, representing Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan, Dr. Rakesh Mohan called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa, yesterday (30) at Temple Trees.
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“Anyone who violates the International...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Navy Spokesperson, Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya states that the Sri Lankan Navy arrested 51 Indian fishermen off Point Pedro in Jaffna on Saturday (July 26), on charges of poaching in Sri Lankan waters. 7 Fishing vessels used by the fishermen to enter Sri Lankan waters...
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"Government has been able to end the glo...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the forecasts made by some elements that the country is trapped with foreign debts have been proven wrong at present. The Government has been able to end the gloomy era of Sri Lanka's economy and direct the country towards...
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Japan’s State Minister of Economy, Tra...
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(Colombo, Lankpuvath) - Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Mr. Kazuyoshi Akaba called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this evening.The primary focus of the discussion was enhancing the trade and economic relations between the two countries.
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80% 0f North East abductions dome by LTT...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The LTTE was responsible for nearly 80 percent of the alleged abductions, of the cases already heard in four districts except Jaffna, the Presidential Commission investigating cases of missing persons in the North and East was told.
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President gifts computers to Thalawa Sri...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - With the aim of improving their knowledge on information technology (IT), His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa handed over the computers at the Anuradhapura President’s House to the Buddhist monks at Anuradapura Thalawa Sri Gnanodaya Pirivena.
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Sri Lanka condemns loss of civilian live...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lanka Government issuing a statement at the 21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem yesterday (24), condemned the loss of civilian lives in Gaza.
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