Ravi prepared to go to Police as rift with Sajith intensifies

Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake told Parliament today that he was prepared to go to the Police to resolve an issue over moves...

BOI to act on company over containers with contaminated material

The Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka has decided to take action against Hayleys Free Zone Limited (HFZL) over the importation of 102...

Former US envoy to Sri Lanka appointed Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

Former US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap has been appointed as a Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State. Keshap assumed duties as the Principal...

Pakistan turns to Sri Lanka for dry date exports

After imposition of 200% duties by India on Pakistan’s exports during recent escalation of tensions, the latter is shifting towards Sri Lanka for dry...

Teen son of NTJ leader’s second in command arrested

The 16 year old son of National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) leader Zahran Hashim’s second-in-command, Naufer Moulavi has been arrested. The Police said that Mohamed Naufer...

Kanjipani Imran sentenced to six years in jail

The Colombo High Court today sentenced notorious drug dealer Kanjipani Imran to six years in jail. He was sentenced to jail over the possession and...

Sri Lankan student killed in savage hit and run outside Melbourne campus

A young Sri Lankan woman has had her life cut short in a savage hit in run outside her university campus in Australia, the...

India seeks greater collaboration with Sri Lanka

India today called for greater collaboration with Sri Lanka as India’s construction industry is expected to be USD 1 trillion by 2025. Minister of Megapolis...

UNF says talks with Sajith successful

The United National Front (UNF) says talks held with United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader and Presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa last night (Saturday) were...

Trump recalls deadly bombings in Sri Lanka

US President Donald Trump today recalled the deadly bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday as he spoke at a UN event on religious...

Gota seeks court approval to travel overseas for treatment

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today sought court approval to travel overseas for medical treatment. Rajapaksa sought approval from the Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar to...

Sri Lanka and UK discuss post Brexit issues

Sri Lanka and the UK have had talks on post Brexit issues Sri Lanka will face, especially if there is no deal reached between...

GR will not accept conditions by Tamil parties

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa will reject the conditions put forward by five Tamil political parties, SLPP member Wimal Weerawansa...

HRCSL establishes unit to probe human rights violations during polls

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has established a unit to investigate allegations of Human Rights violations by Government officials in the...

India’s NIA conducts more raids linked to Sri Lanka attacks

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at six locations in Tamil Nadu today in connection with the alleged plot by an ISIS-inspired...

Major electricity breakdown at BIA

A major electricity breakdown was reported at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for over 20 minutes this morning. Passenger operations at the airport were severely...

Police intervenes to remove Army road blocks in North

The Police intervened today to remove Army road blocks placed in parts of the North ahead of election day. According to the Police media unit,...

India urged to ensure Sri Lanka secures rights of Tamils

The Indian Central Government has been urged to ensure the new Sri Lankan Government secures the rights of the Tamils. Tamil Maanila Congress president G.K....

Major tax concessions announced by new cabinet

The new cabinet today announced major tax concessions, including the reduction of the VAT tax and the cancellation of the NBT tax, Debit tax,...

Batticaloa court further remands 63 suspects arrested over NTJ links

A court in Batticaloa today further remanded 63 suspects arrested over alleged links to the banned National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ). The 63 suspects were arrested...