It is three months today since a group of suicidal extremists upended our society by killing Easter Sunday worshippers in three Churches and Brunching holidaymakers in three five star hotels in the capital.
By Sri Lankans standing united, we have been able to bring normalcy back to the country says Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in a statement to mark the three months since the Easter attacks
The former Additional Magistrate for Colombo Thilina Gamage and four others have bee n indicted in the High Court of Colombo for illegally possessing an Elephant calf.
Hayleys Free Zone Limited (HFZL), a company which is operating a logistics and entrepot trading centre has been asked to re-export over 100 containers containing used mattresses and carpets, the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka said.
One of Sri Lanka's most pristine marine environments, the Bonavista Coral reef, is in danger of being hit by an oil spill, the General Manager of the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) Dr. Teney Pradeep Kumara told RepublicNext today July 19.
The Attorney General has asked the Permanent Trial-at-Bar hearing the Bonds Commission case to issue an arrest warrant against the former Governor of the Central Bank Arjuna Mahendran.
Reverse Osmosis Plants built and run by the Sri Lanka Navy are helping thousands of rural households hit by Chronic Kidney Disease.
The 'Global Ceylon Tea Campaign', which was delayed for three years, will be launched in Russia in September this year, followed by 12 other countries, at a cost of USD 50 million, Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake said.
The Disaster Management Centre has urged the people living in low lying areas on both sides of the Kalu Ganga and its' tributaries in Ratnapura to be vigilant about floods.
Sri Lanka Young Journalists Association (SLYJA) is seeking an investigation into the conduct of the Kurunegala Magistrate Sampath Hewawasam in the case of Senior House officer of Kurunegala Teaching Hospital Dr Segu Shihabdeen Mohamed Shafi.
India is helping Sri Lanka upgrade the train tracks from Maho to Omanthai on the Northern Line, a project costing more than US$ 90 million.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) says that it is ready to provide real-time facilities to the commuters in the coming days.
UNP MP Bandula Lal Bandarigoda, who presented a Private Member’s Bill to the parliament proposing the abolition of the death penalty, said that UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa who seems to be in favour of the death penalty at present favoured the contrary few years ago.
Chastising the mainstream media for its allegedly unethical conduct, veteran journalist Victor Ivan yesterday (17 July) warned that the country’s journalistic fraternity is in danger of facing public retaliation.
Vice President of the World Bank for the South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer said that the World Bank will increase assistance to Sri Lanka under three of its new operations.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera today announced that he would be taking legal action against the news desks of two privately owned television channels, Derana and Hiru TV, and against Buddhist priest Thiniyawala Palitha Thero.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that Sri Lanka is no more a country with low income but a country considered as being a middle-income country.
A Private Members Bill is being presented to Parliament to ban private tuition classes being held on Poya days and Sundays until 3.pm.
The Private Member's Bill to be presented in Parliament by Galle District MP Bandula Lal Bandarigoda proposing the abolition of the death penalty seeks to amend any imposition of the death penalty by any other Act to mean imprisonment for life.
A total of 29,123 dengue cases and 58 dengue deaths have been reported across the country as of yesterday (17 July), the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said.
The government will bring a Private Members’ Bill to abolish the death penalty before Parliament “as early as possible,” Leader of the House, Minister Lakshman Kiriella told RepublicNext yesterday July 17.
Police have been instructed to immediately arrest two senior officials charged in the Avant Garde illegal floating Armoury case and produce them before a Magistrate.