Catholic Church condemns twitter message by Mangala

The Council of Priests of the Archdiocese of Colombo have categorically condemned a twitter message circulated by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera accusing him of...

Sri Lanka celebrates International Day of Yoga

Sri Lanka, on Saturday celebrated the International Day of Yoga with the participation of hundreds of people, including politicians at an event in the...

Police chief blames President for failing to prevent attacks

Sri Lanka's suspended police chief has petitioned the Supreme Court, accusing President Maithripala Sirisena of failing to prevent the Easter bombings that killed 258...

Speaker hits back at President on PSC

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has hit back at President Maithripala Sirisena with regards to the Parliament Select Committee (PSC). Jayasuriya said that any official summoned by...

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...

Paris offers Sri Lanka support to recover after attacks

Paris has offered Sri Lanka support to recover after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks. Deputy Mayor of Paris Jean Francois Martins visited Sri Lanka from...

IGP makes startling revelations on President before PSC

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara made some startling revelations on President Maithripala Sirisena before the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on the Easter...

India says relationship with Sri Lanka has seen landmark changes

India says its relationship with Sri Lanka has seen landmark changes in the last five years. The High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Taranjit...

PM assures no change in stand on political solution

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today assured the Government still stands committed to a political solution. Speaking in Jaffna, the Prime Minister said that the Government...

Sri Lanka insists ISIS not directly linked to Easter attacks

Sri Lanka has insisted that the Islamic State (IS) or ISIS were not directly involved in the Easter Sunday attacks. A Sri Lanka intelligence officer...

Getting down and dirty

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

Muzammil sworn in as Western Province Governor

Former Colombo Mayor A. J. M. Muzammil was sworn in as the new Governor of the Western Province today. He took oaths before President Maithripala...

Gazette notice issued on resignation of Muslim Ministers

A gazette notice has been issued on the resignation of Muslim Ministers, State Ministers and a Deputy Minister. The gazette notice notes that Rauff Hakeem,...

World Bank warns political uncertainty could harm Sri Lanka

The World Bank has warned of a negative impact on Sri Lanka from the rise in political uncertainty. In addition, the bank also...

Nalaka De Silva reveals Zaharan Hashim was being monitored

Former Director of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Nalaka De Silva told the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on the Easter Sunday attacks today...

SLFP requests Sirisena to contest next Presidential election

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has requested President Maithripala Sirisena to contest the next Presidential elections. The request was made in a letter submitted...

US defence report notes moves to broaden partnership with Sri Lanka

A report by the US Department of Defense (DoD) has noted moves by the US to broaden its partnership with Sri Lanka. The report says...

CID investigating alleged negligence by officials on attacks

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today informed court that an investigation has been launched into alleged negligence by officials related to the Easter Sunday...

Major General Ruwan Kulatunga new intelligence chief

Major General Ruwan Kulatunga has been appointed as the new Chief of National Intelligence (CNI). He replaces former DIG Sisira Mendis who had resigned from...

INTERPOL says Red Notice led to arrest of Sri Lankan over bombings

One of the alleged ringleaders in the 21 April bomb attacks in Sri Lanka was arrested in the Middle East following the publication of...