China assures Lanka support at UN

admin, April 25, 2014

China has assured Sri Lanka its continued support at the UN following talks between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu ...
Police arrest suspected aid of Gobi

admin, April 25, 2014

The police have arrested a man they claim had links with former LTTE member Gobi, who was killed during a confrontation with the army recently.
UN concerned over rape in Sri Lanka

admin, April 25, 2014

The United Nations (UN) has raised concerns over incidents of sexual violence during and after the war in Sri Lanka and has raised its concerns with t...
Oslo to discuss Nediyawan warrant

admin, April 24, 2014

The Norwegian Government is to discuss the INTERPOL warrant issued for the arrest of Perinpanayagam Sivaparan known by his nom de guerre Nediyawan, a ...
Act 1 of controversial gazette passed

admin, April 24, 2014

Act one of the controversial and hotly debated Strategic Development Project gazette was passed in parliament by a majority vote this evening.
Lanka ready to assist kidney probe

admin, April 24, 2014

The police say they are ready to assist India to investigate an alleged kidney racket said to involve Sri Lanka but so far a formal request for assist...
Pakistan says Lanka key to SAARC

admin, April 24, 2014

Pakistan says Sri Lanka was an important member of SAARC and Pakistan wants to have strong and stable relations among SAARC countries.
G.L tells diplomats there is evidence

admin, April 24, 2014

The Government today told the diplomatic community that there is compelling evidence regarding the remittance of substantial sums of money from overse...
Monsoon rain to be below normal

admin, April 24, 2014

Sri Lanka and the whole of South Asia will probably get less monsoon rainfall than normal this year as odds increase for the emergence of the El Nino ...
Protest against proposed casino

admin, April 24, 2014

A protest was staged at DR Wijeywardena Mawatha in Colombo today against the proposed casino project which is to be funded by Australian business ...

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It’s a contest of two competing ideas of India – Rahul

It’s a contest of two competing ideas of India – Rahul

Under Narendra Modi’s leadership, the BJP’s ideology has acquired a “particularly virulent character,” and as a result, the current election has “lost a certain decorum that has existed…

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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…

Indo – Lanka trade on the up

Indo – Lanka trade on the up

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…

President Rajapaksa meets President Abbas

President Rajapaksa meets President Abbas

President Mahinda Rajapaksa meeting Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas during a trip to the Middle East by President Rajapaksa in January…

On the set of ‘A common man’

On the set of ‘A common man’

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Ricciardo sets Galle on fire (Video)

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)

Dullas questions police on love (Video)

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

CBK hits out at parliament VIDEO

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

Fonseka warns UN will probe war in Lanka VIDEO

Fonseka warns UN will probe war in Lanka VIDEO

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

Snake girl in a music video

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

Dambulla cricket ground facing death

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

Meet the new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka

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

India responds to Travel Advisory issued by Sri Lanka

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

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