Island-wide police curfew to be re-imposed from tonight

The government has decided to impose island-wide police curfew again starting from 8.00 p.m. today (22) until 4.00 a.m. tomorrow (23).

The Department of Government Information stated this issuing statement a short while ago.

Eiffel Tower goes dark to pay tribute to SL victims

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is to turn off its lights to pay tribute to the victims of terror attacks in Sri Lanka.

“Tonight, from 12:00 am, I will turn my lights off to pay tribute to the victims of the Sri Lanka attacks,” the official Twitter account of the Eiffel Tower stated.

World Cup broadcasting rights given to clothing shop instead of radio

Although the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation had secured the television broadcasting rights for the upcoming World Cup series, the radio broadcasting rights have not been given to the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.

Resolving the UNP Presidential candidacy issue entrusted to Ranil!

The task of resolving the dispute between Housing Construction and Cultural Affairs Minister Sajith Premadasa and Power and Energy and Business Development Minister Ravi Karunanayake regarding the presidential candidacy from the UNP, has been handed over to party leader Ranil Wickremesimghe.

Sudden Presidential election amidst UNP-SLPP internal clashes!

At a time when there are clashes within the UNP and the SLPP regarding the presidential candidate for the upcoming elections, presidential advisors have focussed their attention on calling for a snap presidential election.

Six more including Madush’s cousin deported from Dubai

Six more persons, who were arrested in Dubai with Makandure Madush, have been deported to Sri Lanka, stated the Police Media Spokesperson.

Reportedly, the cousin brother of Makandure Madush is among the persons deported from Dubai.

ICC points to female involved in match fixing!

The ICC investigations into match fixing allegations against Sri Lankan players have uncovered information regarding a female who had acted as a go between.

The said female is a businesswoman from the South and is said to own a restaurant close to the Race Course.

Steps to renounce US citizenship successfully concluded - Gotabaya

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says all necessary steps have been successfully concluded to renounce his US citizenship.

He made these comments upon his arrival in Sri Lanka this morning (12) following his personal visit to the United States.

Will bring no faith motion against Mangala: JO

Joint opposition frontline and former minister, Bandula Gunawardena, said the JO would bring a no faith motion (NFM) against Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera claiming that he had misled parliament by presenting inaccurate information, statistics and other data in the Budget 2019.

SF to be given Internal Affairs Minister post

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka was set to receive the additional post of Internal Affairs Minister on the recommendation of the government, sources said yesterday.

This decision was reached at a high level meeting of senior ministers of the United National Front (UNF) which took place under the chairmanship of UNP Leader, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees yesterday (10).