The Health Ministry says that at least 3000 deaths are reported annually due to suicides in Sri Lanka. The Ministry made this observation in a statement released to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the Ministry, 2586 males and 677... Read More
Re-scrutinized results of the GCE Ordinary Level examinations 2017 will be released tonight. Accordingly, the results could be accessed on the website of the Department of Examinations  Read More
Colombo (News1st) – The Marine Environment Protection Authority together with the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and the Sri Lanka Coast Guard are continuing cleanup operations in the coastal area off Uswetakeyyawa following Saturday’s (Sept 8th) Oil Spill. The Marine Environment Protection Authority has requested the fishing community to...
Paper marking of the second phase of the Advanced Level examinations is scheduled to be held from September 11 to 24. Accordingly, paper marking will be carried out in 24 schools. Four schools will be completely closed while activities in 20 schools will... Read More
Party leadership of the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP) is to discuss the possibilities of holding the Jana Balaya protests in other districts in the future. Parliamentarian Shehan Semasinghe speaking to Hiru News that the matter would be discussed... Read More
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thero who was admitted to Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital, transferred to Welikada prison hospital again. Read More
Colombo (News1st): Locals residents of Aruwakkalu have launched a protest against the proposed Aruwakkalu landfill site. The site was selected as a location for the Aruwakkalu Waste Management programme, which is termed by the Government as a solution to Colombo’s waste management issue. Our correspondent in the area said...
A fire has been reported from a building under construction down Braybrooke Place in Colombo 2. The Fire Brigade is currently at the site attempting to douse the fire. Read More
The Army Commander issuing a communiqué has noted that the Army is very well prepared in terms of the security of the country. The Army Commander in the communiqué notes that the entire army vehemently condemns criticizing the government,... Read More
Colombo (News1st): Reports are coming in that a leaking buoy in the sea area off Muthurajawela is spewing out fuel. The coastal area from Uswetakeyyiwa to Pamunugama, Ja Ela has been seriously affected due to this. The Sri Lanka Navy says they have launched cleanup operations with over 300...
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