Price of Gas increased from midnight

The prices of Litro and Laugfs gas have been increased from midnight today.

No need of foreign interference; allow us to solve our problems – President

President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday called on the international community ‘to allow Sri Lankan people to solve their problems on their own,’ and said: “as an independent country we do not want any foreign power to exert influence on us.”

Who’s to blame for the fall of the Rupee?

The depreciation of the rupee is the subject on everyone’s mind these days. The Joint Opposition yesterday (25) commented on the statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on the depreciation of the rupee.

CID revelation in Court: Indian alleges plot to kill President, Rajapaksa family

An Indian national with alleged links to a plot to assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa had said there had been a conspiracy to kill the entire Rajapaksa family and President Maithripala Sirisena, the CID informed Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne, yesterday.

We will only give foreign aid to “those who respect us and frankly our friends” : Trump

President Trump said the US is “taking a hard look” at the foreign aid it sends to other countries and the financial support it provides to international organizations.

US$ 480 million grant from Millennium Corporation

The Millennium Challenges Corporation (MCC) of the US Government will provide US dollars 480 million in development aid to Sri Lanka.

‘No pride in our cricket at the moment’ – Sanath and Aravinda speak out

Currently in the UAE as a member of the Asia Cup’s technical committee, Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya couldn’t hide their disappointment at Sri Lanka’s early exit from the tournament.

Rupee has depreciated due to the yahapalana government’s economic mismanagement – MR

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has issued a press release on recent depreciation of Sri Lankan Rupee against the US dollar.

Sarath Fonseka gives statement to CID

Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka has arrived at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to record a statement.

Accident kills mother and daughter; 2 more kids hospitalized

Four people of the same family have been hit by a car on the Potuvil-Akkaraipattu road, stated the police.

President calls on world leaders to emulate Nelson Mandela

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the world leaders to emulate Nelson Mandela, who showed the correct path by his humanitarian qualities and the love for the people.

Dollar appreciation: PM SAYS WILL TIDE OVER CRISIS

The appreciation of the US Dollar has adversely affected both the country’s economy and the home economy and the government has already initiated necessary action to face this crisis successfully, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

Maldives challenger Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidency

Maldivian presidential challenger Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has beaten incumbent Abdulla Yameen according to provisional results, the country’s Elections Commission says.

Sacked Mathews feels ‘betrayed and let down’

Angelo Mathews feels he has been ‘betrayed and let down’ after he was asked to resign from the captaincy taking full responsibility for the Asia Cup debacle.

Cricket: Sri Lanka sacks skipper Mathews ahead of England tour

Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Sunday sacked skipper Angelo Mathews on Sunday after the country’s humiliating exit from the Asia Cup, replacing him with Dinesh Chandimal for the upcoming England tour.

Sri Lanka ex-president blames government for inflation crisis

Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has accused the current government of mismanaging the country’s finances.