Day: February 21, 2019

‘I will support any decision on Executive Presidency’ – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he will support any decision taken by the House over the Executive Presidency.

No sustainable development without protecting the environment

Sri Lanka’s former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga says the developed countries as well as developing countries need to make a commitment to protect the environment and build inclusive societies to achieve a secure and sustainable world.

Shammi Silva elected SLC President

Shammi Silva has been elected as the President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with 83 votes for the year 2019/2021.

Death toll from Bangladesh building fire climbs to at least 56

The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 56 on Thursday, a fire official said, and could keep climbing as fire fighters combed the wreckage of the destroyed building.

Sri Lanka’s first satellite set for April launch

Sri Lanka will launch its first ever satellite into space in April marking its entry into the global space age, officials from Sri Lanka’s Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education said on Wednesday.

Durban win best moment in my career – Hathurusingha

Sri Lanka’s Head Coach Chandika Hathurusingha has an impressive CV having tasted success whatever the team he has been in charge of whether it be Sri Lanka ‘A’, New South Wales, Sydney Thunder or Bangladesh. Yet he put last wicket’s thrilling one wicket win in Durban over South Africa as his greatest moment as a coach.


The Criminal Investigation Department officials yesterday questioned Southern Province Crimes Investigation unit OIC, Chief Inspector Saman Rohana in connection with the abduction of two businessmen in Rathgama.