Hakeem stands by report to Pillay

admin, April 16, 2014

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader and Justice Minister Rauff Hakem says he stands by his decision to submit a report to the UN High Commissioner...
Miliband wants pressure on Lanka

admin, April 16, 2014

The leader of Britain's Labour Party Ed Miliband says the British Government and others must bring pressure to bear on the Sri Lankan authorities to...
Help sought to find President's birds

admin, April 16, 2014

Public assistance has been sought to locate four pet birds which had escaped from President Mahinda Rajapaksa's house today.
Sonia says Rajiv died for the Tamils

admin, April 16, 2014

Congress President Sonia Gandhi says her husband Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed by the LTTE, had sacrificed his life while fighting for "our brothers a...
India probes kidney racket in Lanka

admin, April 16, 2014

The police in Hyderabad are investigating into allegations of a Colombo-based kidney racket in which a youngster from Hyderabad lost a life, The Hindu...
Fonseka denies Indian role in 2009

admin, April 16, 2014

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka has denied claims that the Indian army played a direct role in Sri Lanka during the final stages of the war again...
Australians told to exercise caution

admin, April 16, 2014

Australians visiting Sri Lanka have been told to exercise a high degree of caution because of an unpredictable security environment.
TNA to back South African process

admin, April 16, 2014

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it will back the South African facilitated process to achieve reconciliation in Sri Lanka but at the same time ...
More Chinese caught violating visas

admin, April 16, 2014

More Chinese nationals were arrested for violating local immigration and emigration laws, the police media unit said today.
Two youth killed in Horana accident

admin, April 16, 2014

Two youth were killed following an accident along the Panadura - Ratnapura road in Horana last night, the police media unit said today.
Sharma disappointed with Canada

admin, April 16, 2014

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma expressed disappointment with Canada's decision to suspend funding to the Commonwealth Secretariat in p...
Gota holds talks with Malaysian PM

admin, April 15, 2014

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has had talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Malaysia, the Malaysian Prime Minister's office said...

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Indian EAM meeting Lankan journalists

Indian EAM meeting Lankan journalists

Opening statement by Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid during his meeting with a group of Sri Lankan Editors and…

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The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) says in the recent past there had been an increase in trade between Sri…

Pope greets Sri Lankan pilgrims

Pope greets Sri Lankan pilgrims

“Our Lady is always close to us, she looks upon each one of us with maternal love and accompanies us…

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Infiniti Red Bull Formula One (F1) racing driver Daniel Ricciardo set Galle on fire on Friday December 13 – 2013…

Deepak Obhrai on Sri Lanka

Deepak Obhrai on Sri Lanka

Canadian Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, Deepak Obhrai, who was representing Canada…

Navi Pillay speaks to Colombo Gazette

Navi Pillay speaks to Colombo Gazette

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay – who concluded a seven-day visit to Sri Lanka– said she is…

CDS Jayasuriya briefs the media

CDS Jayasuriya briefs the media

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Jagath Jayasuriya addressing the media in Sri Lanka.…

Dayasiri makes the shift

Dayasiri makes the shift

Former UNP MP Dayasiri Jayasekera speaks to the media after announcing he had resigned from his party and joined the…

Kingston records Sri Lankan track

Kingston records Sri Lankan track

International chart topping singer Sean Kingston has recorded a music video for the Carlton Super 7′s 2013 Rugby tournament in…

Dullas questions police on love (Video)

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Youth Affairs Minister Dullas Alahapperuma says there is nothing wrong in falling in love and the police have no right…

Wimal’s dual role

Wimal’s dual role

Minister Wimal Weerawansa is usually seen in parliament or on stage making political speeches. However recently at an event in…

Bodu Bala Sena target clothes stores

Bodu Bala Sena target clothes stores

The Bodu Bala Sena speaking against some leading clothes stores in Sri Lanka.      …

CBK hits out at parliament VIDEO

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Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga has slammed parliament and other provincial and local council politicians in the country saying most of…

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Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka has warned that the United Nations (UN) is expected to introduce some regulations soon through…

Snake girl in a music video

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Nirosha Wimalaratne, better known as the “snake girl” after she grabbed headlines in the local media recently is now in…

Dambulla cricket ground facing death

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The Dambulla cricket ground is slowly and surely facing a natural death with the venue being neglected for several months.…

Meet the new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka

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The new Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison speaks in this US Embassy video about her new post in Sri…

India responds to Travel Advisory issued by Sri Lanka

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The Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson’s office response to the Travel Advisory issued by Sri Lanka on Tamil Nadu.  …

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Citrus Waskaduwa, Sri Lanka’s newest five star hotel, was launched recently. President Mahinda Rajapaksa was the…

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Sri Lanka celebrated the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year today. Events were held across the…

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