Harsha alleges power sector corrupt, demands probe

A top Government Minister has alleged that the country's power sector is corrupt and must be investigated. Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Dr....

Sri Lanka accused of failing to ensure justice 10 years after war

The Sri Lankan Government has been accused of failing to ensure justice 10 years after the war. Human Rights Watch said that ten years since...

UK court told death threats part of Sri Lankan diplomat’s job

Making slit-throat gestures at Tamil protesters was part of the job description for Sri Lanka’s military attache in London, Westminster Magistrates Court heard yesterday,...

Sri Lanka comes under a cyber attack

Sri Lanka came under a cyber attack today with at least 10 websites being hacked. The Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) said that...

Experts report on constitution proposals tabled

A report prepared by the Panel of Experts for the Steering Committee to draft a new Constitution, was tabled before the Constitutional Assembly in...

Gota gets a heroes welcome as he returns from US

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa returned from the United States today and was greeted by opposition Parliamentarians and a large number of his supporters. Rajapaksa...

Mob violence affects trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has come to a screeching halt. The reason behind the stoppage is said to be the rising violence...

JVP to submit no-confidence motion on Government

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is to hand over a no-confidence motion against the Government in Parliament tomorrow. JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that...

Lakshadweep islands on alert for terrorists who fled Sri Lanka

The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from...

Maldives asks Lanka to clarify claims made by Army chief

The Maldives Government has asked Sri Lanka to clarify a claim made by its army chief, saying that Maldivian citizens have been traveling to...

Senanayake takes oaths as State Minister of Foreign Affairs

United National Party Parliamentarian Vasantha Senanayake took oaths today as the State Minister of Foreign Affairs. He took oaths before President Maithripala Sirisena. Senanayake drew controversy...

Apartment in Colpetty raided, 100kg of heroin seized

The Police Special Task Force (STF) have raided an apartment in Colpetty and seized around 100kg of heroin. The Police said that five suspects were arrested...

JVP hands over no-confidence motion on Government

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) handed over a no-confidence motion against the Government to Parliament today, The no-confidence motion was handed over to Speaker Karu...

IGP appears before Government analyst to record voice sample

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara appeared before the Government Analyst today to record a sample of his voice as part of the...

Report on Mannar grave reveals samples from years 1400-1650 AD

The carbon dating report on the Mannar mass grave has revealed that the bone samples taken from the site were from the years between...

Several bodies recovered after Kalmunai battle

Several bodies have been recovered after a major battle took place in Kalmunai last night. The Police said that 15 people were killed in a...

‘Mother of Satan’ bombs show foreign hand in Sri Lanka bombings

One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used "Mother of Satan"...

Kurunegala doctor arrested over assets, other allegations

A doctor in Kurunegala linked to some politicians has been arrested over assets earned through suspicious means and other allegations. The Police said that the...

Concerns raised over alleged death squad leader being reinstated

The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed alarm that a Sri Lankan military intelligence official--who, according to news reports and court documents, is linked...

Sri Lanka’s Muslim community ready to make key changes

The Muslim community in Sri Lanka today said that they are prepared to make some key changes to ensure their lifestyle is in line...