Government accused of misusing emergency regulations

The Government was today accused of misusing emergency regulations enforced after the Easter Sunday attacks. The Tamil National Alliance said that the emergency regulations are...

Kavinda resigns from PSC on Easter attacks

United National Party (UNP) member, Dr. Kavinda Jayawardena resigned from the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) appointed to look into incidents related to the Easter...

Suspect arrested in Yangon over Easter Sunday bombings

A Sri Lankan man, believed to have connections with those involved in the Easter bombings that killed at least 250 people, was arrested in...

Sri Lanka wants adverse travel advisories revoked

The Government says its top priority at present was to engage with foreign representatives in the country and convince them to either revoke or...

Sri Lanka reiterates commitment to projects with China

Sri Lanka has reiterated its commitment to joint projects with China. The Chinese Embassy in Colombo said that the Ambassador of China to Sri Lanka...

Police deny claims NTJ doctor sterilized 4000 women

The Police have denied claims they are investigating an incident of a National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) doctor who had allegedly sterilized 4000 Sinhalese Buddhist...

Gnanasara thero freed on Presidential pardon

The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), the venerable Galagoda aththe Gnanasara thero, was released today from jail on a Presidential pardon. Gnanasara...

Letter issued to schools on clothing covering the face

A letter has been issued to schools by the Ministry of Education with regards to the gazette notice on face covering clothing and motorcycle...

Parliament Select Committee appointed on Easter Sunday attacks

A Parliament Select Committee was appointed today to investigate incidents related to the Easter Sunday attacks. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament that the seven member...

Special High Court sets date to hear case on Gota

The special court hearing cases of large scale financial fraud has decided to hear the case against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the...

Sri Lanka congratulates Indian PM Modi on electoral victory

Sri Lanka today congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his emphatic win at the Indian elections. President Maithripala Sirisena extended his warm congratulations to...

Sri Lanka denies claims trade with Pakistan affected

Sri Lanka denied claims that trade with Pakistan has been affected and insisted that reports to that effect are false. The Sri Lankan High Commission...