JVP wants the NEC dissolved

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today called for the National Executive Council (NEC) to be dissolved. JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that the NEC...

MH179 heading to Colombo makes u-turn

A Malaysian Airlines flight heading to Colombo, had made a u-turn last night and returned to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) after burning fuel...

Over 90 MPs to back motion on Ravi

Over 90 Parliamentarians have so far extended support to the no-confidence motion which is to be tabled in Parliament against Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake,...

SriLankan makes emergency landing

A special aircraft, belonging to the Sri Lanka defence forces, carrying eight horses from Pakistan to Sri Lanka made an emergency landing at the...

Government insists no politics in probe

The Government today insisted that the investigations being conducted by the police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is not influenced by any politician. Cabinet spokesman and...

Mahinda a trillionaire says Mangala

The Government today accused former president Mahinda Rajapakse of having assets running into the trillions which he had allegedly acquired when he was in...

Australia insists ties with Lanka strong

The Australian government today said that its relationship with Sri Lanka has not changed despite a new government taking office in January this year. Australia’s Immigration...

Mahinda, Maithri talks successful

Talks held today between President Maithripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa were  successful, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) member and Minister Duminda Dissanayake said. Dissanayake...

President says no pressure from US

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government is not facing any pressure from the United States on Sri Lanka's foreign policy. Speaking at an event today,...

MR and Maithri to meet in Parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will meet at the Parliament complex tomorrow. The key meeting will take place in the presence of...

Sri Lankan troops take part in Vesak events in Nepal

Sri Lankan troops involved in rescue and recovery operations in Nepal, took part in Vesak events with locals at a Temple in Nepal. Click images to...