CWC decides to back SLPP Presidential candidate

The Ceylon Workers’ Congress (CWC) has decided to back Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The decision was reached at discussions held...

Sri Lanka assures support to further the Global Disarmament Agenda

Sri Lanka has assured the UN High Representative on Disarmament Izumi Nakamitsu Sri Lanka’s practical support in New York, Geneva and Vienna in furthering...

TMVP decides to back Gota

The Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pullikal (TMVP) led by Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, has decided to support Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Addressing...

Weapon, explosives found in house of former LTTE cadre

A weapon and a stock of explosives were found in a house of a former LTTE cadre in Kilinochchi, the Police said today. The Police...

Malaysian police detain five more over alleged LTTE links

Malaysian police have detained five more men over alleged links to the Sri Lankan Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) separatist group, the Straits...

SLPP wins Elpitiya PS elections

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) secured a morale boosting win at the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha elections today. The SLPP won all the wards of...

Rohan Pallewatta claims he can resolve Geneva issue

Presidential candidate Rohan Pallewatta claims he can resolve the issue on Sri Lanka in Geneva. Speaking at an election rally in Colombo today, Pallewatta said...

India says it continues to stand with Sri Lanka

The Indian Government says it continues to stand with Sri Lanka. The High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu participated in the...

Australia notes concerns on Chinese port project in Sri Lanka

Australia has noted concerns over a Chinese funded port in Sri Lanka and China's Belt and Road Initiative. China funded and jointly operates the Hambantota...

Anura to release policy statement on 26 October

National People's Movement (NPM) Presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake is to release his policy statement on 26 October. Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) propaganda secretary Vijitha...

At UNP rally Sajith promises National Security role for Sarath Fonseka

United National Front Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa today said that Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka will be given the highest role on National Security in...

Malaysian Police arrest seven over links to LTTE

Malaysian police on Thursday (Oct 10) arrested seven people, including two politicians, suspected of having links to the now-defunct Sri Lankan Liberation Tigers of...

SLFP and SLPP sign MoU on Presidential polls

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today on working together at the...

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...

At Anuradhapura rally Gotabaya promises to free jailed troops

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa today promised to free soldiers jailed by the current Government. He said that if he becomes...

Pujith Jayasundara and Hemasiri Fernando remanded

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando were today remanded after the Colombo High Court dismissed bail granted...

Poisoning found to be cause of death of seven elephants

Poisoning has been found to be the cause of death of seven elephants in Habarana recently. A committee appointed by the Wildlife Department to investigate...

SLFP decides to back Gota, appoints acting chairman

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) today announced that it has decided to support Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa at...

Madumadawa Aravinda resigns from PHU posts

Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Deputy Leader Madumadawa Aravinda has resigned from the posts he held in the party. Madumadawa Aravinda has been seen as a...

Fort Police officers interdicted over false alert

The Fort Police Crimes Officer In Charge (OIC) and the Administrative OIC have been interdicted for sending a letter to hotels in Colombo warning...