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“Initiating a lockdown is advisable…” – SLPP MP

SLPP MP Jagath Kumara who strongly backed the appointment of Basil Rajapaksa as Finance Minister says that it is his personal opinion...

Hospitals running out of capacity & Oxygen; Govt. unable to pass...

Sri Lanka has seen an increase in daily COVID-19 cases even as officials say hospitals are running out of capacity while demand...

Don’t be overconfident after receiving vaccine, SLMA tells public

The public must not think vaccination ensures their safety one hundred percent, Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) President, Dr Padma Gunaratne says.

In this impermanent world, how can my ministry be permanent? –...

When questioned by journalists regarding an alleged secret meeting between Basil Rajapakasa and himself, Minister Udaya Gammanpila said that he had also...

‘When donkeys run the Govt. the Police goes to the dogs’...

JVP's Politburo member K.D. Lalkantha says that when donkeys are elected to the government, the police end up going to the dogs.

Heads of 25 Public Inst. receive salaries between Rs. 700,000 –...

Although President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had instructed that the salaries of senior government officials, including the Chairmen of the public service to be...

Gammanpila’s Ministry to obtain USD 1Bn loan from private lending agencies

The Government has decided to obtain a loan of USD 1 billion from international private lending agencies to set off interest payments...

Govt. unable to cancel LC’s for luxury SUVs; Entire Opposition silent...

In spite of the Finance Ministry's decision to withdraw an earlier Cabinet paper for the import of 399 vehicles at a cost...

Namal will not be appointed Prime Minister – Govt.

The Government today dismissed claims that there are moves to appoint Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa as Prime Minister. Cabinet...

Situation is bad; Govt. should consider imposing curfew – Prof. Arjuna

Senior Professor Arjuna de Silva Head of the Department of Medicine at the University of Kelaniya, says that the government should immediately...