Acting IGP ordered to submit reports on Lasantha, Thajudeen probe

The Attorney General has ordered Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) C.D Wickramaratne to submit reports on the investigations conducted into four high profile...

Cabinet scheduled to meet next week after dispute

The cabinet, which did not meet this week, is now scheduled to convene next week. The cabinet is set to meet next Tuesday. Cabinet did not...

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...

HRCSL raises concerns over unfair treatment of Muslims

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has raised concerns over the unfair treatment of Muslims in some parts of the country. It has...

St. Anthony’s church reopens after Easter Sunday attacks

St. Anthony’s church in Kochchikade which was bombed on Easter Sunday, reopened to the public today. The church was renovated with the assistance of the...

AG ordered to file indictments against Ranjan

The Attorney General has been ordered to submit indictments against State Minister of Highways and Road Development Ranjan Ramanayake in a contempt of court...

Sri Lanka to give effect to UN resolutions on counter terrorism

Sri Lanka is to give effect to UN Security Council resolutions to counter terrorism and violent extremism, the Foreign Ministry said today. Tangible measures to...

EU envoys meet PM and discuss concerns

Ambassadors of European Union countries based in Sri Lanka called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today and discussed some concerns. The Prime Minister's Office said...

Indian investigators raid locations in Tamil Nadu over Sri Lanka attacks

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided seven locations in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore over a suspected link between an Islamic State (IS) module in...

Muslim MPs brief Chief Prelates in Kandy

All Muslim Parliamentarians who resigned from their Ministerial portfolios recently briefed the Chief Prelates of the Asgiriya and Malwatte Chapters in Kandy today on...

Salley tells PSC, authorities were warned several times

Former Western Province Governor Azath Salley told the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) today that the authorities had been warned several times about the National...

China seeks to work with Sri Lanka against trade bullying

China says it is ready to work with all countries, including Sri Lanka, to firmly oppose trade bullying, safeguard and promote the building of...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Sri Lanka

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to arrive in Sri Lanka later this month on a brief visit. The US State Department said Secretary Pompeo...

Shangri-La to reopen this week after deadly attacks

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo announced that it will reopen this week following the Easter Sunday incident. The Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo was one of three hotels...

Wigneswaran seeks international probe over attacks on Muslims

Former Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran has called for an international investigation into the attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka. Wigneswaran, who has in...

Former Foreign Secretary denies being recruited by US

Former Foreign Secretary Prasad Kariyawasam has denied claims he is an employee of the US Federal Government. Kariyawasam said his contractual employment with the Parliament...

US likely to take legal action against group linked to bombings

The US maintains the option to pursue legal action against the group linked to the Easter Sunday bombers once the investigations are completed, The...

India and Sri Lanka to step up cooperation against terrorism

Sri Lanka and India have decided to step up cooperation to fight terrorism, the President's office said today. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited...

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...

Chief of National Intelligence Sisira Mendis resigns

State Intelligence chief Sisira Mendis has resigned from his post with immediate effect. His resignation comes after he made a statement to the Parliament Select...