UK girls arrested in West Indies team room

The police arrested three British girls early this morning for entering the rooms of the West Indies cricket team at a leading hotel in...

Youth arrested with video of girlfriend

The police have arrested an 18 year old youth in Kebithigollewa with a pornographic video of his girlfriend. According to the police media unit, the...

Ranil demands pay hike for public servants

Opposition and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today demanded a salary hike for public servants in the government budget to be presented for 2013. Speaking at...

UN to address gender based violence in Sri Lanka

The Norwegian Embassy in Colombo today signed an agreement with the UN country office through which the UN team in Sri Lanka is hoping...

Resettlement of Sri Lankan Tamils is a priority, Manmohan assures Karunanidhi

India attaches "highest and most important priority" to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo for...

U.S. Green Card lottery opens for applications

The U.S. Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will be accepting...

MR says IT should not be used to sow hatred

Strategists and regulators in telecommunications and ICT should think of ways to prevent this great technology being used to sow hatred and examine how...

Second phase of Indian housing project gets underway

The second phase of the Indian Housing Project for construction and repair of 43,000 Housing Units in Northern and Eastern Provinces was launched on...

Ex monk sentenced over rape

A former Buddhist monk, who became notorious for the telephone conversations he had with women, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over...

Government seeks support to defeat LTTE rump

The government has sought public support to defeat the efforts of the LTTE rump and their proxies operating from other countries to undermine the...

Ban calls for political solution

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has called for a political solution to the underlying factors of Sri Lanka’s past conflict. The Secretary-General said this at...

TNA heading for split over registration as political party

The TNA, which has been sweeping elections in the Tamil-speaking North and East of Sri Lanka, and had come within the ace of capturing...

Sri Lanka says interference violates UN charter

Sri Lanka says the recent tendency to selectively and arbitrarily intervene in the internal affairs of states flies in the face of the UN...

Kahawatte murder suspects arrested

The police said that four people were arrested today over the murder of a woman and her daughter in Kahawatte earlier this year. A woman,...

LIOC ups price of diesel

Lanka Indian Oil (LIOC) announced a Rs. 4 increase in the price of diesel with effect from midnight tonight. Accordingly the price of a liter...

Lankan woman in Dubai says she was forced into prostitution

A Sri Lankan woman in Dubai has told a local court that she was kidnapped by a man she met at a bus stop...

Sri Lanka ranked 62 in Global Food Security Index

Sri Lanka has been ranked 62 out of 105 countries in the 2012 Global Food Security Index. The number one country is the United...

Cops to arrest students and parents

The police are to arrest the students and parents who attacked the new principal of the Galle Vidyaloka Vidyalaya today. According to the education Ministry,...

Sri Lanka tops ICC T20 rankings

Sri Lanka goes into today’s Twenty 20 world cup match against England as the number one T20 team in the world. The latest ICC rankings...

Four including Chinese man killed in accident

Four people including a Chinese national and two policemen were killed in an accident in Athurugiriya this morning. Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that...