Petition questioning President’s mental health condition dismissed

A petition filed by an individual questioning President Maithripala Sirisena's mental health condition, was dismissed by the Court of Appeal today. The court dismissed the...

President Solih and First Lady arrive in Sri Lanka on State Visit

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrived in Sri Lanka, on a State Visit made on the invitation of the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena...

Sri Lanka urges India and Pakistan to maintain the peace

Sri Lanka has urged India and Pakistan to act in a manner that ensures the security, peace and stability of the entire region. The Sri...

Police baton charge Aruwakkalu protesters

The Police baton charged a protest staged in Puttalam today against the Aruwakkalu garbage dump site. The protest took place as President Maithripala Sirisena was...

Ten killed in van-bus accident in Mahiyanganaya

Ten people were killed when a bus crashed into a van in Mahiyanganaya early this morning. The Police said that all 10 killed were those...

US to work with Sri Lanka on counter-terrorism

The United States says it hopes to work closely with Sri Lanka on security issues, including counter-terrorism, in the future. However, the US insisted that...

IGP makes startling revelations on President before PSC

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara made some startling revelations on President Maithripala Sirisena before the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on the Easter...

Madush leads STF to hidden firearm in Negombo

Notorious underworld leader Makandure Madush has helped the Police Special Task Force (STF) recover a hidden firearm in Negombo. The Police said that a T-56...

Arjun and others indicted and granted bail by Permanent High Court

Perpetual Treasuries Limited, PTL owner Arjun Aloysius and others accused in the treasury bond scam case were indicted and granted bail by the Permanent...

Wigneswaran rallies Tamils against Gotabaya

Former Northern Province Chief Minister C.V Wigneswaran has urged Tamils not to back former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Rajapaksa has been picked as the Presidential...

CMC raids MC cinema and finds bugs

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) raided one of the cinemas at the Majestic City complex and found bugs on some of the seats. The raid...

Objections filed by Gotabaya against Special Court rejected

Preliminary objections filed by former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa against the Special High Court was rejected today. Rajapaksa had questioned the jurisdiction of the Permanent...

Sri Lanka’s Marini de Livera receives Women of Courage award from Melania Trump

A crusader against child exploitation in Sri Lanka who offers pro bono legal services to child victims of crimes was on Thursday awarded the...

NP Governor says he was misquoted on Bachelet comments

Northern Province Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan says he was misquoted by some local newspapers on comments he made with regards to the meeting between...

New Zealand PM says no intelligence linking Sri Lanka attacks to Christchurch

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that her government was not aware of any intelligence suggesting that a devastating attack on...

HRCSL proposes guidelines when implementing emergency law

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has proposed a set of guidelines to follow when implementing the emergency regulations. In a letter to President...

EU envoys meet PM and discuss concerns

Ambassadors of European Union countries based in Sri Lanka called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today and discussed some concerns. The Prime Minister's Office said...

NP Governor to crack whip on protests during office hours

Northern Province Governor Dr. Suren Rāghavan has warned that he will take action on Government officials employed under the administration of the Northern Province...

Four Muslim MPs who resigned as Ministers reappointed

Four Muslim Parliamentarians who resigned from their Ministerial portfolios during the tense period following the Easter Sunday attacks, were reappointed to their posts today. Accordingly,...

Rohitha and Tatyana tie the knot

Rohitha Rajapaksa (Chichi), the youngest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his girlfriend Tatyana said “I do” at a private wedding ceremony today. Last August Rohitha proposed to Tatyana...