Policeman interdicted over Thebuwana incident reinstated

A Policeman who was interdicted over his unruly behaviour in Thebuwana recently has been reinstated. Yesterday President Maithripala Sirisena donated Rs. 1 million to the policeman. Police...

Former Minister Johnston Fernando acquitted

Former Minister Johnston Fernando who was in remand after being accused of misappropriating Government funds through Lanka Sathosa when he was a Minister in the...

YouTube goes down in worldwide outage

YouTube, the second-most visited website in the world, went down on Tuesday evening, users said, and the issue appears to be affecting people around...

President Sirisena alleges RAW is plotting his assassination

In a move that might seriously impair Indo-Lanka relations, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday accused India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) of...

OMP briefs families of missing in Colombo

The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) met families from the Western Province in Colombo today and briefed them on the ongoing process to address...

Maldives’ President bid to challenge polls result dealt major blow

Maldives' apex court on Tuesday refused to hear the three witnesses presented by incumbent president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom to back his motion to...

President donates Rs. 1 million to cop interdicted over unruly behaviour

President Maithripala Sirisena today donated Rs. 1 million to a policeman who was interdicted over his unruly behaviour earlier this month. Police Sergeant Sanath Gunawardena...

Import of non-essential goods to be restricted

Considering the challenges that Sri Lanka is currently facing due to global uncertainty, President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Ministry of Finance to submit...

DMK President Stalin slams Sri Lankan court ruling

Tamil Nadu's DMK President M K Stalin today expressed shock over a Sri Lankan court imposing a fine of Indian Rs 60 lakh each on eight Indian fishermen...

CoI urged to probe Airbus A350 deal by SriLankan Airlines

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has alerted the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into Allegations of Large Scale Fraud and Malpractice in SriLankan Airlines to alleged corruption surrounding the controversial procurement...

TNA split imminent, Sivasakthi to back Wigneswaran

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is heading for a split with one of its alliance members, Parliamentarian Sivasakthi Anandan saying he will support Northern...

Sanath insists he acted with integrity after being charged by ICC

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya says he has acted with "integrity" after being charged with corruption. The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged Jayasuriya on Monday...

Sri Lanka looks to enhance its global footprint

Ten Sri Lanka Missions abroad in emerging markets are being supported in carrying out targeted campaigns that would enhance Sri Lanka’s global footprint and...

Navies from China, India, US to meet in Colombo

The navies from China, India and the US are to meet in Colombo next week at a conference organised by the Sri Lanka Navy. Navy...

Female doctor arrested over accident further remanded

A female doctor who was in remand over a deadly accident in Boralesgamuwa in which a policeman was killed, was today ordered to be...

Former Prisons Commissioner further remanded

Former Prisons Commissioner Emil Ranjan, who were arrested over the 2012 Welikada Prison riot, was today ordered to be further remanded till October 30. Emil...

Modi and Ranil to have talks in New Delhi

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will visit New Delhi later this week and meet his counterpart Narendra Modi to discuss bilateral matters, official sources in...

Appeal by convicts in Khuram Shaikh murder to be heard

An appeal filed by the convicts in the murder of British national Khuram Shaikh and rape of his Russian girlfriend, is to be heard...

Police arrest 36 after Ratnapura ‘Facebook’ party

The Police arrested 36 individuals after a clash erupted at a party in Ratnapura organised using Facebook. The Police said that among those arrested were 12 females....

Online platform launched to track progress in key anti-corruption commitments

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) today launched an online platform to track the progress that has been made in key anti-corruption commitments made by...