Harin condemns Facebook for censoring post

Minister of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure, Foreign Employment and Sports- Harin Fernando- has lashed out at Facebook for allegedly censoring his posts on Sri Lanka...

Harsha’s aide arrested over mud-slinging leaflets

An individual, alleged to be a supporter of Non-cabinet Minister Dr Harsha De Silva and another person have been arrested for distributing leaflets slinging...

Royal Park murder victim’s sister demands answers from President

The sister of Royal Park murder victim Yvonne Johnson has demanded answers from President Maithripala Sirisena after the President pardoned the convict over the...

One killed, another injured in Kataragama shooting, stabbing

One person was killed and another person sustained injuries in a stabbing and shooting incident in the Sella Kataragama area today. The Police said that...

Namal says confirmed Gota not a US citizen

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) member, Namal Rajapaksa says it has now been confirmed that SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is not a US...

Sri Lanka calls for Indian Ocean security architecture

Sri Lanka has called for an overarching security architecture tasked to mitigate regional security challenges in the Indian Ocean Region, giving priority to the...

Royal Park murder convict gets Presidential pardon

Royal Park murder convict Jude Shramantha Anthony Jayamaha was given a Presidential pardon today. The Prison's Department said that he had been released today after...

Maldives opposition reaches out to diplomats based in Sri Lanka

The Maldives opposition has reached out to diplomats based in Sri Lanka and raised concerns over the state of the judicial system in the...

Lasantha’s daughter terrified of repercussions if Gota wins

Ahimsa Wickrematunge, daughter of slain journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga, says she fears the repercussions if Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins...

Indian court rules in favour of Hindus in Babri Mosque case

India's top court cleared the way on Saturday for a Hindu temple to be constructed at a hotly disputed holy site in a huge...

Major electricity breakdown at BIA

A major electricity breakdown was reported at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for over 20 minutes this morning. Passenger operations at the airport were severely...

Court rejects Nissanka’s bail application

The Permanent High Court today rejected the bail application submitted by Avant Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi. The court postponed the case until 3rd December.

Vasantha Senanayake gets on stage at Gota rally

State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vasantha Senanayake, has officially extended his support to Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential candidate, Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Senanayake did so by...

ACMC fears attempt to buy votes during polls

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) has warned of an attempt to "buy votes" for the 16 November Presidential election. ACMC leader and Vanni District...

Contempt of court case on Gnanasara to be considered in February

The Court of Appeal has decided to consider a contempt of court application filed against the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, the...

President declares open new Army HQ

The new Army Headquarters equipped the latest technology and security systems was declared opened today (8) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The new...

Sentence for Sri Lankan who attempted plane takeover in Australia slashed

A Sri Lankan man who was in a drug-induced psychosis when he threatened to set off a bomb on a plane he boarded at...

Tourist arrivals record increase following Easter attacks

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka has recorded an increase following the deadly Easter Sunday attacks. The total number of international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka...

India and Sri Lanka discuss mutual cooperation in Law

India and Sri Lanka today discussed mutual cooperation in the field of Law and Information Technology (IT). Indian Minister of Law and Justice, Communications, Electronics...

Death sentence imposed on Julampitiye Amare

The Tangalle High Court today imposed the death sentence on 'Julampitiye Amare’ over the Katuwana shooting incident in 2012. Julampitiye Amare was found guilty over...