Hayleys Brings Happiness and Hope back to Ananthapuram, Mullaitivu.

Hayleys Brings Happiness and Hope back to Ananthapuram, Mullaitivu.

Puritas Sath Diyawara project infuses renewed life to 3000 villagers The Hayleys Group gave yet another carefully selected village, the gift of clean drinking water, bringing renewed hope to over 3000 villagers in Ananthapuram recently as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the lives of those worst affected by CKD and other water borne […]

Army troops assist prevention of further spread of leaked oil

Army troops assist prevention of further spread of leaked oil

A group of thirty-one Army personnel including an officer on being informed by the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff and Minister of Law and Order and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayake, about the Diesel leakage into the Nilwala River, polluting drinking water resources, visited affected areas and prevented its further spread in several areas in the […]

Sports Minister orders immediate probe into women’s cricket sex scandal

Sports Minister orders immediate probe into women’s cricket sex scandal

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has instructed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to appoint an investigative committee, led by a retired female judge, to probe the shocking allegations of the Sri Lanka women’s team management and national selectors seeking sexual bribes from players. The sex scandal had rocked Sri Lankan cricket after recent media reports revealed that […]

818 persons displaced in Meeriyabedda, rescue operations underway

818 persons displaced in Meeriyabedda, rescue operations underway

Rescue operations halted last evening due to the prevailing bad weather condition in Meeriyabedda was re-commenced this morning with the aid of heavy military machinery, army, police and residents of the area. The landslide triggered by the heavy rain fall left some 818 persons displaced and they are currently detained at two schools in Haldummulla, […]

Traffic restricted in Colombo due to Chinese President’s arrival

Traffic restricted in Colombo due to Chinese President’s arrival

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – It is reported that the vehicle movement will be restricted due to Chinese President’s Sri-Lanka visit tomorrow (16) from 10.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Colombo-Katunayake Expressway, Baseline Road, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Galle Road, Bambalapitiya and Galle Face. From 4.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. on Kolpity Galle Road, Old Parliament Roundabout, Ceramic Junction, […]

A challenge to Opposition Leader from Minister Rohitha

A challenge to Opposition Leader from Minister Rohitha

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – Minister of Ports, Highways & Shipping, Rohitha Abeygunawardane challenged Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe to fill at least a tiny patch of 10 perches of sea in the Galle Face Port Township using the Sirikotha funds instead of shedding crocodile tears over massive development projects launched by the government. Pointing out that an […]

Indian media praises Sri Lanka’s development

Indian media praises Sri Lanka’s development

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – According to the Indian media team currently visiting the country, development programs similar to the ones launched in Sri Lanka were not found in any other country in the South Asian region since the island’s rural population was reaping the full benefits of infrastructure development. The visitors expressed confidence that the island […]

Democratic Party candidates lodged complaint against Sarath Fonseka

Democratic Party candidates lodged complaint against Sarath Fonseka

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – It is reported that the several Democratic Party Badulla District candidates has lodged a complaint to the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka stating that the Democratic Party has violated their rights under the privileges and immunities clause. The complaint was lodged by Democratic Party Badulla District candidates, A. M. Vijitha Kumara, […]

Uva PC propaganda campaign will end on Wednesday

Uva PC propaganda campaign will end on Wednesday

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – Propaganda campaign of the Uva Provincial Council will end on Wednesday (17). It is reported that the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has stated that all party offices established at electorate levels will be removed from the 19th of this month. Permitted election offices could continue their activities only until the midnight of […]

Ambilipitiya drinking water project vested on people

Ambilipitiya drinking water project vested on people

(Colombo Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday (Sep. 12) inaugurated the construction work of the Etampitiya Drinking Water Project that cost over 2250 million in the Haliela electorate of Badulla District. The project which will benefit around 1500 families is expected to be completed by 2016. The President after commencing construction work of this project […]

IF the UNP lost Uva PC Election responsibility goes to those who created obstacles-Ravi Karunanayaka

IF the UNP lost Uva PC Election responsibility goes to those who created obstacles-Ravi Karunanayaka

(Colombo Lankapuvath) The Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayaka said that the United National Party is functioning as one unit to win the Uva Provincial Council Election. He said that if the United National Party failed to win the election the responsibilities of the failure should be accepted by the persons who Joining the Dasa Desin programme of […]

Sri Lanka to get new drought monitoring tools

Sri Lanka to get new drought monitoring tools

(Colombo Lankapuvath) South Asia is set to get a new drought monitoring tool next year, which policymakers hope will help a region increasingly buffeted by extreme weather. The tool, which will incorporate satellite photos of vegetation and forests, meteorological data, details of ground moisture measurements and crop-yield data, should be available for use by next […]