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Economy

The reality behind Sri Lanka's Export earnings numbers

Sri Lanka Exports recorded 5-billion-dollar Mark in Five Months. Earnings from the merchandise exports increased by 9.9 % y-o-y to US$ 980.2 million in May 2022 as per the data released by the Sri Lanka Customs. Even tho...

28 June, 2022 | 11:10 a.m.
Public Sector

CEB, Corruption and Renewable Energy

The politicians & their policies are responsible for most of the hardships we face today. But when it comes to the power crisis, surprisingly the politicians had good policies but failed to implement them due to bureaucr...

11 June, 2022 | 03:06 a.m.
Economy
Public Sector

CEB engineers' salary scale & allowances leak

With CEB engineers threatening the government and a strike along with a blackout, the salary scale of engineers leaked to the public domain. Accordingly, CEB’s 1160 engineers’ total salary is 555 mln rupees with top offi...

09 June, 2022 | 04:47 a.m.
Sri Lanka
COVID-19

What the data tells us about Covid-19 deaths in Sri Lanka

We went through all 204 Covid-19 deaths in Sri Lanka of the year 2020 and here is what we found.

10 January, 2021 | 16:41 p.m.
International
Economy

Elon Musk Just become the wealthiest human on the planet Earth, his Response - How strange

Tesla and SpaceX owner Elon Musk replaced Jeff Bezos as the world's richest person, worth $185bn

07 January, 2021 | 16:42 p.m.
Cricket
LPL

Colombo Kings unexpected problem

Colombo Kings has the strongest squad on paper among the @LPLT20 teams. But they have a major unexpected problem that could lead us to their downfall.!

26 November, 2020 | 06:17 a.m.
LPL

FIVE Things you need to watch out for in LPLT20 2020

The LPL 2020 – Sri Lanka’s brand new franchise T20 league – is set to begin on November 26 and run until December 16, with the Sooriyawewa Stadium, near Hambantota, hosting all the matches.

25 November, 2020 | 09:59 a.m.
US Election 2020

Florida Early Voting: What does it indicate about the US Election 2020?

Early voting is smashing records across all over the United States, does the early voting tallies indicate a Biden win? The answer is No.

03 November, 2020 | 07:42 a.m.
US Election 2020

Biden vs Trump: US election 2020 where the race stand?

Although polls suggest that Biden is well ahead of Trump in the election, the general consensus is the election is going to be much tighter than polls suggests

03 November, 2020 | 07:30 a.m.
Crime and policing

Five DEADLY police shootings in last 100 days in Sri Lanka

Starting from Gorge Floyd incident in May the world has seen a spark of protesters across the globe condemning police brutality. However in Sri Lanka, in the last 3 months, there have been 5 deadly police shootings. Sri ...

30 August, 2020 | 13:34 p.m.
Cricket

Chandimal's 354* in numbers

Yesterday former Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal scored a 391 ball 354* with 33 fours and 9 sixes for SL Army. Here are some records Chandimal broke with this mammoth knock.

30 August, 2020 | 09:24 a.m.
BREAKING
Election 2020

BREAKING: SLPP secures 2/3 Majority

With the support of Douglas Devananda's (EPDP), Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Pillayan Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) and Our People of People Party (OPPP) Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna secured the 2/3 Majority ...

06 August, 2020 | 21:43 p.m.

BREAKING: SLPP secures 2/3 Majority

With the support of Douglas Devananda's (EPDP), Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Pillayan Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) and Our People of People Party (OPPP) Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna secured the 2/3 Majority ...

08 August, 2020 | 12:06 p.m.
Election 2020
DISTRICT RESULTS

Polonnaruwa District Results: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Every polling division in Polonnaruwa district was won by SLPP. And they were able to win 4 seats out of 5 in Polonnaruwa Other seat went to SJB.

06 August, 2020 | 16:44 p.m.
DISTRICT RESULTS
Election 2020

Nuwara Eliya District Results: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Every polling division in Nuwara Eliya district was won by SLPP. And they were able to win 5 seats out of 8 in Nuwara Eliya. Other 3 seat went to SJB.

06 August, 2020 | 15:46 p.m.
Election 2020
DISTRICT RESULTS

Badulla District Results: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Every polling division in Badulla district was won by SLPP. And they were able to win 6 seats out of 9 in Badulla. Other 3 seats won by SJB.

06 August, 2020 | 14:49 p.m.
Election 2020
DISTRICT RESULTS

Anuradhapura District Results: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Every polling division in Anuradhapura district was won by SLPP. And they were able to win 8 seats out of 10 in Anuradhapura. Other 2 seat went to SJB.

06 August, 2020 | 15:12 p.m.
DISTRICT RESULTS
Election 2020

Moneragala District Results: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Every polling division in Moneragala district was won by SLPP. And they were able to win 5 seats out of 6 in Moneragala. Other seat went to SJB.

06 August, 2020 | 13:25 p.m.
Election 2020
DISTRICT RESULTS

Matara District Results: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Every polling division in Matara district was won by SLPP. And they were able to win 6 seats out of 7 in Matara. Other seats went to SJB.

06 August, 2020 | 12:40 p.m.
DISTRICT RESULTS
Election 2020

Galle District Results: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Every polling division in Galle district was won by SLPP. And they were able to win 7 seats out of 9 in Galle. Other 2 seats went to SJB.

06 August, 2020 | 12:32 p.m.
Election 2020

What does the postal vote results tell us about the Election outcome

Usually in Sri Lanka Postal Votes always lean towards SLFP backed alliance. Usually, postal votes percentages of SLFP backed side over-performs district results. In the last presidential election, postal votes percentag...

06 August, 2020 | 08:48 a.m.
Election 2020

FINAL FORECAST: General Election Sri Lanka 2020

Between 20th July to 27th July 2020 numbers.lk conducted an online poll asking Sri Lankans how they are going to vote in the upcoming 2020 General Election. According to the results, SLPP will win a majority of the parli...

05 August, 2020 | 19:46 p.m.
Election 2020

General Election Forecast: Kandy District

Kandy elects 12 members to the parliament. According to our projections, SLPP will win the district with 7 seats and SJB come in 2nd place with 4 seats. NMPP will win 1 seat.

01 August, 2020 | 17:19 p.m.
Election 2020

General Election Forecast: Kurunegala District

Kurunegala elects 15 members to the parliament. According to our projections, SLPP will win the district with 8 seats and SJB come in 2nd place with 5 seats. UNP and NMPP will win 1 each.

01 August, 2020 | 17:21 p.m.
Election 2020

General Election Forecast: Kalutara District

Kalutara elects 10 members to the parliament. According to number.lk projections, SLPP will win the district with 6 seats. SJB has 2 seats in their bag with a very good chance of winning a 3rd. UNP and NMPP are essential...

01 August, 2020 | 17:28 p.m.