Gandhi says MR will be remembered

Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, says former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be remembered for defeating the LTTE but the crimes committed during...

Swire holds talks with Lanka’s acting envoy to UK

The British Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire has had talks with Sri Lanka's Acting high Commissioner to the...

Ban hails progress in Sri Lanka after one year

UN Secretary-General Ban ki-moon has congratulated President Maithripala Sirisena, and the Government and the people of Sri Lanka on the first year of the country’s...

Domestic accountability process to begin next week

The domestic accountability process on the war will begin next week, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said today. He said this following talks with the Minister...

New kidney racket in India reveals Sri Lanka link

A new kidney racket in India under police investigations has revealed that the operations were conducted at three leading hospitals in Sri Lanka. The Hindu...

EPRLF to remain in the TNA and TPC

The Eelam People’s Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) will remain a constituent of both the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Tamil People’s Council (TPC). A...

China and Sri Lanka discuss port city project

China and Sri Lanka had discussions today on the Colombo port city project and other Chinese funded projects in Sri Lanka. The talks took place...

Basil makes statement at FCID on Divineguma

Former Economic Affairs Minister Basil Rajapaksa made a statement at the police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) today on the Divineguma fund. He was asked...

Sooka claims ‘white vans’ still operating in Lanka

New evidence has emerged of on-going torture and sexual violence by the Sri Lankan security forces one year after a new government came to...

Nawaz Sharif thanks Sri Lanka, invites Maithripala

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today thanked Sri Lanka for the support extended during Pakistan's most difficult times. He also invited President Maithripala Sirisena to...

Indian fishermen clash with Lankan fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested eight Tamil fishermen from Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu following a skirmish in mid-sea with Sri Lankan fishermen, the ANI news...

Turkey accused of following “Sri Lanka model”

The Turkish Government has been accused of following the “Sri Lanka model” in its fight against the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the southeastern provinces...

More Sri Lankans have joined ISIS in Syria

At least 36 Sri Lankans have gone to Syria and a few of them gave joined the Islamic State In Syria also known as ISIS. Defence...

Pakistan foils bid to smuggle heroin to Sri Lanka

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in Pakistan, Sunday, foiled a bid to smuggle heroin to Sri Lanka at Lahore Airport and arrested two accused, Pakistan...

Indian Foreign Secretary to have talks with Sri Lanka

Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar is likely to visit Sri Lanka next week for talks, sources told the Colombo Gazette. Sources said that the date...

Thilanga elected new cricket board President

Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala was today elected as the new President of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board. The election was held at the Sports Ministry...

Dates for Zeid’s Sri Lanka visit not set

The dates for the visit to Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein have not yet been...

Sri Lanka to improve ties with all countries

Sri Lanka is keen to reinvigorate the relations with countries that Sri Lanka had once difficult relations with over a number of issues, the Foreign...

Over 150 garment factory workers hospitalised

Over 150 garment factory employees in Balangoda have been hospitalised after falling ill, the police said. The police said that the garment factory employees fell ill after...

Pakistan, Sri Lanka to sign MoUs for trade and training

Pakistan and Sri Lanka are going to sign two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for promoting trade and providing training services during Prime Minister Nawaz...