Ravi confident Sajith will not be UNP pick for President

United National Party Assistant Leader Ravi Karunanayake is confident that UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa will not be the choice of the UNP for...

Law and Order Minister alerted about Zahran in 2016

The Law and Order Minister in 2016 was alerted about National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) leader Zahran Hashim. The Minister at the time, Sagala Ratnayake, told...

Father, daughter drown in Kirinda, 2 others in hospital

A man and his daughter have drowned in Kirinda while his wife and another daughter have been admitted to hospital. The Police said that the...

SLPP says will sue UNP after Presidential election

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) says it will take legal action against members of the current UNP-led Government after the Presidential elections. SLPP Chairman,...

Ranjan Ramanayake apologises to Chief Prelates

State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake, who has been accused of disrespecting the Buddhist clergy, today met the Chief Prelate of the Asgiriya Chapter and tendered...

SLMC decides not to accept Ministerial posts

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has decided not to accept Ministerial posts at the moment. At a meeting today the SLMC had decided it...

Permanent High Court issues warrant for Mahendran

The Permanent High Court today issued a warrant for the arrest of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Arjuna Mahendran...

Mosaic by Rajani Serasinghe, bringing life to your home

Mosaic is an art or mural made by assembling small pieces of colored glass, ceramic tiles, stones or similar types of material. The art...

Petition filed by Gota against case rejected

A petition filed at the Appeal Court by former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa against a case filed on him at the Permanent High Court...

NTJ Colombo District Organizer granted bail

National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) Colombo District Organizer Mohamed Farouk Mohamed Fawaz was granted bail today by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court. He was produced in...

Malinga to retire after first Bangladesh ODI

Lasith Malinga is set to bring down the curtains on his illustrious ODI career after the first game of the three-match series against Bangladesh...

Muslim Ministers who resigned to meet Chief Prelates

Muslim Ministers who resigned from their portfolios are to meet the Chief Prelates, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Rauff Hakeem told Parliament today. He...

Opposition fears UN envoy attempting to influence judiciary

The opposition today feared a visiting UN Special Rapporteur may seek to influence the judiciary in Sri Lanka. Opposition Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena told Parliament today...

President defends Sri Lanka’s relationship with China

President Maithripala Sirisena has defended Sri Lanka's relationship with China. The President, who has just returned after a visit to India, has said that the...

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...

UN envoy to assess right to freedom of assembly in Sri Lanka

UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule will visit Sri Lanka from 18 to 26 July 2019 to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly...

Sri Lankan MP accuses China of abusing rights of minorities

A Sri Lankan ruling party Parliamentarian has accused China of abusing the rights of Muslim minorities in parts of the country. Ruling United National Party...

AG files indictments against driver over Borella hit-and-run incident

The Attorney General has filed indictments in the Colombo High Court against the driver of the vehicle involved in the Borella hit-and-run incident in...

Getting down and dirty

  Ports and Shipping Minister Sagala Ratnayake got down and dirty by joining others to clean the Nilwala River.

US warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties

A senior U.S. State Department official warned on Tuesday that Sri Lanka’s appointment of a war veteran accused of serious human rights violations as...