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Loudspeakers blaring hygiene messages, foreign ambassadors locked in their compounds and state media demanding “absolute obedience” to health authorities -- North Korea is taking what diplomats call “unprecedented” measures as...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said there was no need for separating groups in class nine as all students could take up same subjects up to SSC level.
The luxury tourist destination of the Maldives has hired prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to represent it at the UN’s highest court in seeking justice for Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya...
A Brahmanbaria court yesterday sent four teachers of a madrasa, including its principal, to jail on charge of killing a female student of the institution after rape.
White police officers are more likely to use their firearms than their black colleagues, and even more so in majority-black neighbourhoods, according to a study.
Bangladeshi nationals living in Singapore are rushing to come back home amidst fears of the coronavirus infection in this island city-state off southern Malaysia.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University yesterday submitted a report on the medical treatment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to the High Court as per its earlier order.
Backtracking on its plan to introduce a uniform admission test at the public universities, the University Grants Commission has decided to follow “a cluster system” for admission tests this year.
The ACC has opened an enquiry into an allegation that Laxmipur-2 MP Mohammad Shahid Islam amassed Tk 1,400 crore by trafficking people to Kuwait and siphoned off the money to...
As the new coronavirus spreads globally, the online battle to keep misinformation about the disease is also stepping up.
Four girls, all of whom are cousins, from Mymensingh’s Phulpur upazila have been missing for the last four days as police are continuing drives to rescue them.
Thai students held rare flashmob protests yesterday as anger at the dissolution of a stridently anti-military opposition party bubbles in a kingdom with a long history of raucous street politics.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University yesterday submitted a report on the medical treatment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to the High Court as per its earlier order.
The ACC has opened an enquiry into an allegation that Laxmipur-2 MP Mohammad Shahid Islam amassed Tk 1,400 crore by trafficking people to Kuwait and siphoned off the money to...
A criminal was killed in a gunfight between his gang and security force members in Rangamati early yesterday, according to an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release.
A “doomsday vault” nestled deep in the Arctic received 60,000 new seed samples on Tuesday, including Prince Charles’ cowslips and Cherokee sacred corn, increasing stocks of the world’s agricultural bounty...
The Dhaka zoo has called time on elephant rides following a long-running campaign by animal rights activists.
Five people, including two women, were killed in three motorcycle accidents in the city’s Mohakhali, Demra and Sabujbagh areas yesterday.
Around 10,000 Bangladeshis with Umrah visas remain uncertain about performing their pilgrimage as the Saudi government has imposed a temporary ban on foreigners’ entry to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will investigate the alleged illegal wealth amassed by expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia, ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmood says.
A Cox’s Bazar court has framed charges against 97 alleged yaba peddlers in a case filed under the narcotics control act.
Iran's health ministry says its death toll from coronavirus has risen to 26 and the total number of infected people now stands at 245, the highest number of deaths from...
Malaysia’s parliament will vote on a new candidate for prime minister and if nobody can win majority support there will be a snap election, interim prime minister Mahathir Mohamad says.
A Bangladeshi aspirant pilgrim will have to spend a minimum of Tk 3,61,800 to perform hajj this year under private management, around Tk 17,000 more than the previous year.
A group of young tourists visiting Saint Martin’s Island collected around 500 kg of waste from various parts of the island over two days, in a bid to raise awareness...
The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has raised the power tariff by 5.3 percent at retail and 8.4 percent at wholesale levels.
All Japan’s elementary, junior and high schools will be asked to close from March 2 until their upcoming spring break to help contain the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
Sporadic violence hit parts of Delhi overnight as gangs roamed streets littered with the debris of days of violence that have killed 33 people, police say.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the newly-elected mayors and councillors of the two Dhaka city corporations to pay special attention to keep mosquitoes in check -- particularly Aedes -- so...
Doctors confirm that Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi has not been infected with the novel coronavirus.
A gunman has killed five co-workers at one of America's best-known breweries before turning the weapon on himself in the latest burst of mass gun violence in the US.
The High Court rejects a petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking bail on health and humanitarian grounds in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case.
Saudi Arabia suspends foreigners' entry for the Umrah pilgrimage and tourism from countries where the new coronavirus has spread, as a growing number of cases outside China deepened fears of...
Delhi High Court Judge Justice S Muralidhar, who grilled the Indian centre and state government on Wednesday over the violence in the capital that left 27 dead and over 200...
The Scottish parliament has approved plans to make sanitary products freely available to all women, the first nation in the world to do so.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said there was no need for separating groups in class nine as all students could take up same subjects up to SSC level.
UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet today expressed regret over the new Sri Lankan Government’s decision to withdraw from the UN Resolution 30/1 and said she was not convinced...
Saudi Arabia on Thursday (Feb 27) suspended arrivals by foreigners for the Umrah pilgrimage and tourists from two dozen countries where the new coronavirus has spread, as a growing number...
The Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today decided to remove the ban on Namal Rajapaksa’s traveling ban and to release his passport.
Veteran dramatist M. Safeer brings the world famous Anne Frank Diary to the stage in both English and Sinhala languages. The second best read book in the world “Anne Frank’s...
Hutchison Telecommunication Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., which achieved huge success with its acquisition of Etisalat Lanka (Pvt) Ltd in 2018, has informed that they have successfully completed the merger of the...
The Foreign Ministry of Colombo has released a media release about the evacuation of the 2 Sri Lankan crew members who were on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship in...
Twelve out of the sixteen arrested university students over the removal of CCTV cameras from the University of Kelaniya have been granted police bail. MORE..
This article is about the manner in which unscrupulous lawyers could manipulate delays in the law to their personal advantage. This type of behavior is now a permanent feature in...
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says that she regrets the Sri Lankan government s different approach to the commitments previously made in the resolution with regard to...
India’s Ministry of External Affairs said 119 Indian nationals, including 113 crew members and six passengers, who were onboard the virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship, were brought back to New...
As a result of the spread of the covid 19 disease, the Saudi government has decided to make Mecca and Medina a holy territory for foreigners. Pilgrims from all over...
The Criminal Investigation Division (CID) questioned former Minister of Trade and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen’s wife today over the 227 questionable deeds that were found during a raid at Bathiudeen’s private...
Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra says that Ranjan Ramanayake has not done anything wrong as he has not committed any offense when considering the financial and corruption scandals faced by the majority...
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet today said she was not convinced with the appointment of yet another Commission of Inquiry to address Sri Lanka’s human rights...
The Frontline Socialist Party states that the Office of the Investigation into the Disappearances of the Disappeared Persons has done nothing during the last five years. He was speaking at...
The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has organized a protest yesterday 26th about distributed in the social media regarding the failure to take legal action against the man who sexually...
Sixteen university students have been arrested for allegedly removing CCTV cameras at the Kelaniya University premises, the Police said. The Police Spokesman added that a monk was among the arrested...
Siyapatha Finance, opened another one of their service branches in Kohuwala, making it the 36th branch in the company’s continuously expanding network.
Maternal, newborn and child malnutrition remains a major problem facing Sri Lanka, with many children experiencing acute malnutrition (wasting) and chronic malnutrition (stunting), says the United Nations International Children s...
Sixteen university students including a monk have been arrested over the removal of CCTV cameras from the University of Kelaniya premises, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. MORE..
Taking place a day before International Women’s Day, ‘Imperfect Courage’, bursts on the scene as a motivational and self-development #eachforequal event organized
The power failure occurred on February 03rd this year at several areas in Sri Lanka from 10.45 Hrs to 17.02 Hrs, could have been completed avoided, the Public Utilities Commission...
MP Vadivel Suresh says that the hike of the daily wage of estate workers to Rs 1000 cannot be just a campaign promise. MORE..
Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena has been remanded until March 12 by the Colombo High Court for allegedly intimidating witnesses in a court case. MORE..
Keeping true to its promise of uplifting the Esports industry in Sri Lanka, Mobitel, the premier connectivity provider, in partnership with Gamer.LK
EFL 3PL, the logistics and 3PL arm of Expolanka PLC, successfully expanded the capacity of its solar powered facility at Orugodawatta, in line with the company’s Global Goodness initiative
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As the cacophony of noise predicting economic implosion from the bloated fiscal deficit and public debt pile up is getting louder every day, it is important to put the things...
Sri Lanka’s largest private lender in terms of assets, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, yesterday said it is looking to further expand its global footprint and is in the midst...
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has clearly violated the Electricity Act for failing to secure the approval of the energy sector regulator, the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL),...
Union Bank of Colombo PLC managed to pull off an impressive financial performance for the period ended December 31, 2019 (4Q19), as the bank’s strategy to churn out as many...
Colombo Port City (CPC) is projected to have around US $ 4.6 billion positive impact on the country’s balance of payments (BOP) per annum when it reaches the normal operational...
There are now more new cases of the coronavirus reported each day outside China than inside the hardest-hit country, the World Health Organisationsaid yesterday.
Minister of Sports Dullus Alahapperuma has directed Sri Lanka Cricket to probe into the assault incident that took place at the Sooriyawewa International Cricket Stadium yesterday. A large crowd of...
Sports Minister Dullas Alahapperuma has instructed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to investigate the assault on spectators near the entrance to the Sooriyawewa Stadium during the second ODI between Sri Lanka...
The travel ban imposed on Hambantota District Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa has been temporarily lifted until 23 July 2020. The order was delivered when the money laundering case against Namal Rajapaksa...