New Jaffna Army Commander and Governor hold talks

The new Security Forces Commander of the Jaffna District, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya and the Governor of Northern Province Dr. Suren Raghavan held talks...

Former Defence Secretary grilled by CID for nine hours

Former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for nine hours on the Easter Sunday attacks. The Police said...

Tamils assured political solution not far away

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today assured the Tamils in the North that a political solution was not far away. Speaking at an event in Jaffna...

EU and Sri Lanka hold informal counterterrorism dialogue

The European Union (EU) and Sri Lanka held an informal counterterrorism dialogue today, chaired on the EU side by EU Counterterrorism Coordinator Gilles de...

Prime Minister demands explanation from Ranjan Ramanayake

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has demanded an explanation from State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake over comments he has made critical of Buddhist monks. In a letter...

Harsha makes public his asset declarations

Non cabinet Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva made public his asset declarations via Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL). TISL said that Dr. Harsha de Silva has...

China urges Sri Lanka to be vigilant over external interference

China has urged Sri Lanka to be vigilant over external interference saying such interference can never bring benefits, but only trouble, chaos and disasters. China's...

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...

England win cricket World Cup in super over

England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time after a thrilling victory over New Zealand at Lord's in a match that had...

MS to declare day of mourning if Bill against death penalty is tabled

President Maithripala Sirisena says if a Bill to abolish the death penalty is tabled in Parliament he will declare that day a day of...

Soldier killed, eight others injured in Mullaitivu accident

One soldier was killed and eight others sustained injuries following an accident in Mullaitivu today. The Police said that an Army jeep had lost control...

Sri Lanka wants readmission of Maldives to Commonwealth fast tracked

Sri Lanka wants the readmission of the Maldives to the Commonwealth fast tracked. Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha said Sri Lanka supports the readmission of the...

Colombo Mayor assures will address sexual harassment issue

The office of the Colombo mayor, Rosy Senanayake has said she was working to addressing the issue of sexual harassment. “Clearly it’s something that needs...

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...

PM says he will appear before PSC

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says he will appear before the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on the Easter Sunday attacks. In a special statement today, the...

SLPP suspects hidden agenda behind no-confidence motion

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) suspects there was a hidden agenda behind the move by the Jantha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) to present a...

FR case against Hemasiri and IGP postponed to July 25

The Supreme Court today postponed the case on the Fundamental Rights (FR) petition filed against IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando...

India keeps eye on protests in Sri Lanka against US base plan

India is keeping a close watch as protests grow in Sri Lanka over a proposed pact with the US, which could enable the setting...

Nine arrested after Navy intercepts foreign vessel with heroin

The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested nine people who were on a foreign vessel in which 60kg of narcotics was found. The vessel was intercepted...

Former top Navy officer tells female journalist to leave Sri Lanka

A former top Navy officer has come under attack on social media for telling a female journalist to leave Sri Lanka over a comment...