Category: Local

Intense heat expected in most areas

The Department of Meteorology states that an intense heat condition could be experienced in most areas of the North-Eastern, Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern province, and the Mannar and Monaragala districts. The Department states that...

Temperature around the country has risen

According to the Department of Meteorology, the temperature in many parts of the island has risen by about 2 to 3 °C than normal. During the last 24 hours, the highest temperature on the island...

SEC DG Vajira Wijegunawardane removed

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Director General (DG) Vajira Wijegunawardane has been removed from the post with immediate effect. Treasury Secretary S.R. Attygalle confirmed he moved yesterday and said the decision to remove Wijegunawardane...

Luxury bus service begins operations to Hambantota

The luxury bus service introduced by the Sri Lanka Transport Board along the Southern Expressway from Colombo to Hambantota commenced operations today. Accordingly, the bus service will operate from Colombo to Hambantota, Colombo to Tangalle and...

Local fishermen under threat!

The import of large stocks of fish have posed problems to local fishermen. Over the last few days, these stocks of fish have been brought to the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbour. The government has permitted...