Popular actress Deepani Silva arrested over accident

Popular actress Deepani Silva was arrested over a road accident in Bandaragama. The Police said that the actress was arrested by the Bandaragama Police after her car was...

Australia warns Lankans in India

Australia warned Sri Lankan asylum-seekers in India against trying to enter Australian territory by illegal means, as it cannot guarantee immigration to such entrants,...

Harin denies claims internet speeds will be reduced

Minister of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando today denied claims that internet broadband speeds will be reduced. Fernando tweeted saying internet broad band speeds will...

Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy appointed new Central Bank Governor

Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy has been appointed as the new Central Bank Governor, President Maithripala Sirisena said. He said that he made the appointment after consulting...

Weliweriya tarnished army image

The campaign of the pro LTTE diaspora tarnishing the image of the Sri Lankan Army labeling them as an army of genocide, received a...

Meeting held with President on nominations list

A meeting was held a short while ago between President Maithripala Sirisena and members of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) nominations board, to decide...

Police Sergeant Premachandra promoted to SI

Police Sergeant Sarath Premachandra, who was killed during the Jaffna shooting incident on Saturday, has been promoted posthumously to the rank of a Sub...

Shavendra Silva new Army Chief of Staff

Major General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the 53rd Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army. Shavendra Silva played a key role during...

Perpetual Treasuries lawyer announces he is withdrawing

Perpetual Treasuries lawyer Nihal Fernando today announced he is withdrawing from representing his client in the treasury bond case. Fernando informed the Presidential Commission investigating...

India hands over five Sri Lankan fishermen to Lankan Navy

India handed over five Sri Lankan fishermen to the Sri Lankan Navy at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL). The five Sri Lankan fishermen who were...

Two top army officers killed

Two top army officers were killed this morning following an accident involving their vehicle. Colonel Ravindra Hadunpathirane and a Lance Corporal were killed while a...

UN ‘failed Sri Lanka civilians’, says internal probe

The United Nations failed in its mandate to protect civilians in the last months of Sri Lanka's bloody civil war, a leaked draft of...

TNA delegation in Canada to collect funds from supporters

A Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation is in Canada to collect funds from its supporters and the Sri Lankan community. The delegation led by TNA...

No one will boycott CHOGM

The Commonwealth secretariat and the Commonwealth 2013 summit Task Force say they do not expect any country to boycott the Commonwealth summit in Sri...

Special discussion on Jaffna HSZ

A special discussion is to be held next month over the High Security Zones in Jaffna and private land being occupied by the military. The...

Sri Lankan refugee at Tiruchi camp ends indefinite fast

A week after resorting to an indefinite fast demanding his release from the special camp in Tiruchi, Sri Lankan Tamil refugee K Dhayabararaj gave...

Lankan in Israel accused of sexually assaulting 6 year old girl

Prosecutors in Israel filed charges against a worker from Sri Lanka suspected of sexually assaulting a six-year old girl in a home he was...

Chinese companies continue assisting affected Sri Lankans

The Colombo Port City Company and the Chinese owned Zhongtian Construction Group have delivered relief items to families affected by the major floods and...

Srilankan cuts flights to Tamil Nadu by half

Sri Lanka’s national airline has announced that it was halving the number of flights to south India following a number of incidents in that...

Taiwan’s CIB to send team to Sri Lanka to probe bank hacking

Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Monday that it was preparing to send investigators to Sri Lanka to seek further details on the reported...