AG directs CID to arrest former SriLankan CEO and wife over Airbus deal

Attorney General (AG) Dappula de Livera has directed the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to arrest the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SriLankan Airlines...

Government urges public not to discriminate against Chinese

The Government today urged the public not to discriminate against Chinese nationals in Sri Lanka as a form of protest against the coronavirus. Health Minister...

UNP says leadership issue taking spotlight off national issues

The United National Party (UNP) says the leadership issue in the party is taking the spotlight off national issues. UNP Parliamentarian, S.M Marikkar told reporters...

Russian Commander-in-Chief of Land Forces in Sri Lanka

General Oleg Salyukov, Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces of the Russian Federation, a combat veteran with 45 years in service and decorated with orders...

Section of Dickmans Road begins to sink

A section of Dickmans Road has begun to sink forcing the Police to close the entire section temporarily. The Police said that the section from...

President orders probe on corrupt deal involving Airbus and SriLankan

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered an investigation into a corrupt deal involving Airbus and SriLankan Airlines. Meanwhile, SriLankan Airlines Limited said that it has become...

SriLankan Airlines expresses gratitude to its courageous crew members and staff

SriLankan Airlines expresses its profound gratitude to its patriotic and loyal staff members who volunteered to operate Flight UL1423, the airline’s mission of mercy...

Flight with Sri Lankan students from Wuhan lands at Mattala Airport

The flight with Sri Lankan students repatriated from Wuhan landed at the Mattala Airport this morning and the students were transported to the Diyatalawa...

Corrupt deal involving Airbus and SriLankan Airlines exposed

A corrupt deal involving aircraft manufacturer Airbus and Sri Lanka has been exposed. In a statement, Transparency International Sri Lanka said that Airbus reached a...

Chinese construction workers in Sri Lanka told to remain at site, lodging

Chinese construction workers in Sri Lanka have been told to confine themselves to the construction site and their lodging. The Immigration and Emigration Department has...

Sri Lanka gets approval to evacuate students in Wuhan city

Sri Lanka has received clearance to evacuate Sri Lankan students in Wuhan city, sources at the Sri Lankan Embassy in China told the Colombo...

Sajith accepts UNP Working Committee decision

United National Party (UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa has accepted the decision taken by the UNP Working Committee to make him the leader of...

Six suspects including father of hotel bomber remanded

Six suspects including the father of the suicide bomber involved in the Easter Sunday attack on the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo have been ordered...

Sri Lanka shipped a record 11.8 Million Kgs of tea to China in 2019

Sri Lanka shipped a highest ever 11.8 Million Kgs of tea to China in 2019, Asia Siyaka Commodities PLC said today. Just five years earlier...

Working Committee decides Ranil will remain UNP leader

The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee has decided that party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will remain UNP leader. The decision was taken when the UNP...

China remains confident, urges Sri Lankans not to panic

China says it remains confident it can contain the coronavirus epidemic and win the fight against it and urged Sri Lankans not to panic. The...

All annexes and exhibits of forensic report submitted

All annexes and exhibits of the Central Bank treasury bond scam forensic audit report have been submitted to Parliament, the Central Bank said today. Senior...

Government accused of making limited progress in addressing impunity

The Government made limited progress in addressing impunity for crimes under international law committed during Sri Lanka’s conflict, an international human rights group said...

More Sri Lankan students return from China

More Sri Lankan students returned to Colombo from China with the assistance of the Sri Lankan Government. The students have been assisted to leave China...

Maximum retail price imposed for face mask

A maximum retail price has been imposed for a face mask, the Health Ministry said following complaints that some traders had increased the price...