KP still on INTERPOL list

Former LTTE chief arms procurer Kumarna Padmanthan alias KP is still on the red list of wanted persons by INTERPOL. KP is wanted by India...

Sri Lanka-China co-branded satellite launched

Sri Lanka’s first co-branded satellite was launched from China today, officials at SupremeSAT announced. Supreme SAT  Sri Lanka said that the satellite named ‘SupremeSAT –...

Chinese sailor arrested at Colombo port

A Chinese man was arrested near the Colombo port by the navy and handed over to the police yesterday, the police media unit said...

Congress criticized for using Lankan child in ad

The Indian Congress party has used a picture of a Sri Lankan child in it's advertising campaign for the assembly elections in Gujarat, the...

Three bodies in Armor Street

The bodies of three people from the same family were found in Armor Street, Colombo this evening. The police suspect that the family members, including a child,...

Colombo Divisional Secretariat on fire

A major fire broke out at the Colombo Divisional Secretariat in Fort this evening, the Colombo Fire Brigade said. Fire engines were sent to douse the flames as...

CJ slams PSC

Sri Lanka's chief justice says it is illegal for politicians to investigate her and vowed she will defend herself against impeachment charges of professional...

Navy nabs 100 asylum seekers

The navy arrested 100 asylum seekers who were heading to Australia by boat and brought them to the shore this evening, a navy official said. According to...

Demo against MR in Malaysia cancelled

MIC Youth and a number of non-governmental organisations have cancelled a planned demonstration against the scheduled visit by Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa to...

Australian paedophile free in Sri Lanka

A former Catholic brother charged five months ago with hundreds of counts of sexual abuse against children and young adults is living on a...

Eight killed, thousands of others displaced

Eight persons were killed and thousands of others displaced by flash floods triggered by incessant rains in Sri Lanka, officials said on Sunday. “We have...

Chinese woman arrested selling phones in Kandy

A Chinese woman was arrested in Kandy while she was selling mobile phones, the police media unit said today. The police said that the woman...

Kotte Mayor to make startling revalation

Kotte Mayor Janaka Ranawaka has threatened to reveal the names of the police officers and drug dealers involved in the heroin trade in the...

Young doctor reported missing

A young female doctor has been reported missing whike she was on her way from Matara to Hikkaduwa last evening. Erandi Kulasinghe, who works at...

Protest in Malaysia against president’s visit

A PKR-linked NGO leader has vowed to use force if necessary to prevent the Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa from entering Malaysia for an...

Over 200 affected, 2 killed

Over 200 people have been affected and two peopled killed following the bad weather which affected parts of the country last night. The Disaster Management Center said...

LTTE convicts in Gandhi assassination approach HC

Two Sri Lankan nationals, undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, have filed habeas corpus pleas in the Madras High Court,challenging their...

MR’s US visit not official

President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to the United States is not official and so he will not be having discussions with the American government. President's spokesman...

Chennai Court shuts case on Prabhakaran

A case registered against slain LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran decades ago, and pending without any progress since then, was closed by a Chennai court...

Government rejects parts of Petrie report

The government has rejected parts of the “Petrie Report” released by the review panel appointed by UN Secretary General Ban ki-moon. A statement by the...