Uma Oya project: A silent disaster raging under the radar

(Akitha Wijayasinghe) Bandarawela is famed for its climate and the spectacular scenery. It's quite hard to find someone who wouldn't love to be there. But...

An attempt to kick-start the minister’s family business which caused four...

The quarry which was confirmed to have caused the landslide in Naranthalawa. Malapattawa in Walapane Division killing four people, is being planned to resume,...

State forest set on fire and destroyed in Mamaduwa

An unknown group has set fire to a state forest land in Mamaduwa area in Vavuniya. The forest was destroyed in the fire. There had...

No environment report for Lankagama Road – Minister admits

The Environment Minister Mahinda Amarawwera has admitted that an environmental assessment report has not been prepared for the project to widen the road from...

Alleged ‘Qatar Charity’ is a registered institution in Sri Lanka; Also certified by Ambassador...

Qatar Charity was registered as an organization at the NGO Secretariat and also gazetted by the State Ministry of Internal Security, Home affairs and...

Electricity power sector caught in a whirlwind of impromptu decisions as the fate of PUCSL...

(By Abdul Rahuman) It is quite catastrophic that a decision was made to shut down the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), which is...

Monarakale Estate: A little known village where illicit liquor taverns prosper

(Akitha Wijayasinghe) Monarakale Estate in Monaragala District is highly unlikely to be known by many of the islanders. You can get there by taking a...

Cardinal claims the Muslims failed to raise their voices against Easter Sunday bombings; ...

"When justice is delayed for the Easter Sunday attack victims, you have not yet come forward to prioritize it, considering it a national issue...

Are there connections between MV X-Press Pearl fire to what happened in the Great...

By Anton Jayakody  Although the oceans as well as the land can be divided into millions of different ecosystems, the interconnections between them have ensured...

Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land

(Nethmi Rajawasam and MediaLK Team) Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land The milk farmer settlers of Galwala Yaya in Rambaken Oya,...

Petrol prices: LP 92 43.9% increase from Jan 2019 price

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has increased the price of petrol (LP 92 Octane) by Rs. 20, from Rs. 157 to Rs. 177...

Questioning of Father Cyril Gamini by the CID continues over 5 long hours

(Nethmi Rajawasam) Reverend Cyril Gamini Fernando who has been accused of defaming the Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) Major-General Suresh Salley, arrived at...

Prison Protest Ends : Demands Remain Unanswered

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The protesting inmates serving long-term prison sentences in the Welikada prison on 28th ended their month-long rooftop protest demanding the due reductions and...

Repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act to Meet International Commitments – Human Rights Watch

The Sri Lankan government’s pardon of 16 prisoners convicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), however welcome, does not address the urgent need...