First informal meeting on Lanka on September 17

An informal meeting will take place to gather support for Sri Lanka on the sidelines of the 30th session of the UN Human Rights Council on...

Mahinda breaks his silence, says he will contest

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today broke his silence with regards to the August 17 Parliament elections and formally announced that he will be contesting...

Government accused of rolling back on commitment in Geneva

The International Truth and Justice Project is deeply concerned that Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena appears to be rolling back on his commitment in...

Killing of three protesters in Rathupaswala ruled as a crime

The killing of three protesters in Rathupaswala in 2013 during a protest over drinking water has been ruled as a crime. The ruling was given...

Einstein’s travel diaries reveals his opinion on Sri Lankans

Newly published private travel diaries have revealed Albert Einstein's racist and xenophobic views including his opinion on Sri Lankans. Written between October 1922 and March...

Arjun Aloysius, Kasun Palisena arrested over treasury bond scam

The owner of Perpetual Treasuries Limited Arjun Aloysius and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kasun Palisena were arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)...

UNF may divorce SLFP and go solo after December

The United National Front (UNF) led by the United National Party (UNP) is considering forming its own Government after December 31, sources said. Well informed...

Mahinda ready to slit his throat if allegations are proven

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he is ready to slit his throat if allegations that he has millions of US Dollars hidden in foreign...

Canadian PM reiterates need for accountability in Sri Lanka

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau today reiterated the need for accountability in Sri Lanka. He said this in a message to mark the anniversary of...

Finance Minister holds discussion with ADB to expedite projects in Sri Lanka

The Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera who is attending the 51st Annual meeting of the ADB in Manila had discussions  with Mr. In-Chang Song an...

Pitbull to perform in Sri Lanka at SUNFM gig

Pop superstar Pitbull is to perform in Sri Lanka at a SUNFM concert, officials said. An agreement has already been reached and Pitbull is expected...

Former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom arrested

Former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and his son-in-law were arrested by the Maldives authorities. In a late night operation after declaring a state of...

Monks, Police slammed over incident involving Rohingya refugees

The Government today slammed the actions of a group of monks and the Police over the incident involving Rohingya refugees at a safe house in...

Sri Lanka breaks world record for tallest artificial Christmas tree

Sri Lanka surpassed the world record for the tallest artificial Christmas tree Saturday despite building delays forcing organisers to prune the structure by almost...

Japan tightens entry requirements for Sri Lankan students

Japan has decided to tighten its entrance requirements for overseas students from five countries including Sri Lanka, as part of its efforts to prevent...

China and India to take part in military exercise in Sri Lanka

China and India are to take part in a joint military exercise in Sri Lanka next month, the Asia Pacific Daily (APD) reported on...

Zeid says findings on Lanka of “serious nature”

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein today said that he will release his report on Sri Lanka on Wednesday. In his...

President slams Enrique’s Colombo concert

President Maithripala Sirisena today slammed the organizers of the Enrique Iglesias concert staged in Colombo saying it had a negative impact on local culture...

Panama Papers reveals names of Sri Lankans with offshore accounts

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has revealed the names of several Sri Lankans with offshore accounts as part of the controversial Panama Papers...

Weligama Vibes at W15 boutique hotel

Inspired by the massive success of the first event, W15 hosted the second edition of Weligama Vibes recently. The thrilling beach party presented four DJs,...