LTTE was able to acquire weapons with ease

The LTTE was able to acquire weapons from overseas with ease during the war, Charge d’Affaires of the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to...

Khamenei hails Sri Lanka’s resistance

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said Iran and Sri Lanka proved that resistance against hegemonic powers is possible. Speaking in...

Indonesia rescues Sri Lankans at sea

Indonesia police say they have picked up 43 starving, dehydrated people who were adrift in a boat for nine days after their engine broke...

China and Sri Lanka to boost military ties

China is to boost military ties with Sri Lanka following talks held between Chinese Minister of National Defence General Liang Guanglie and Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today. China is...

Search in India for Lankan boat

The Indian coastal security agencies launched immediate search operations on Thursday following an Intelligence report that a Sri Lankan fishing vessel was anchored in...

Over 48,000 criminals arrested

Over 48,000 criminals who had warrants against their name were arrested between the beginning of July and the 26th of this month, the police...

‘Mastermind’ behind Sri Lanka cricket team attack arrested

One of Pakistan's most notorious suspected extremist leaders has been arrested in Lahore after returning from a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, according to local...

Government declares day of mourning

The government has declared Monday as a day of mourning following the demise of the Mahanayaka of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Nikaya the most Venerable...

Commotion as college hosts Lankan students

The Kalai Kaviri College of Fine Arts in Trichy has had to pay a heavy price for hosting Sri Lankan students at its premises....

Maldives Commission rejects coup allegations

A Commission of National Inquiry (CoNI) in the Maldives has found that current President Mohamed Waheed Hassan assumed office in February in accordance with...

China says Sri Lanka has a good future

China feels Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has a bright future under the leadership of the Sri Lankan government. Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of...

AI sees shortcomings in action plan

Sri Lanka’s failure to account for serious violations of human rights has created a climate of impunity where arbitrary detentions, torture and other ill-...

MR urges suspension of animal sacrifice

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called for the temporary suspension of animal sacrifices in the country. The request comes as a tense situation was likely to...

Protests resume in Maldives on eve of commission report

A tense situation prevailed in the Maldives capital late Wednesday as the opposition Maldives Democratic Party (MDP) resumed protests on the eve of the...

Sri Lanka seeks reform of UN system

Sri Lanka has called for a reform of the UN system to better enable it to respond and prevent global financial and economic emergencies. Deputy...

No shortage of petrol

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) today insisted that there is no shortage of petrol. A statement by the CPC said that rumors to the effect...

Over 300 election related complaints

The Elections Department has received over 300 polls related complaints since the day campaigning began for the September provincial council elections. According to the department...

Lankan refugees arrested

Twenty five Sri Lankan refugees were arrested today when they attempted to board two ferries off Cuddalore coast (Rameswaram) to Australia, police said. The 'Q'...

Chinese defence minister in Lanka

General Liang Guanglie, State Councillor and Minister of National Defence of People’s Republic of China (PRC) arrived in Sri Lanka this morning on a...

Woman arrested with snake at club

A young woman was arrested with a snake in her possession from the Cleopatra night club at Liberty Plaza, the police media unit said...