Video shows Tamil girl shot in UK

British police have released the CCTV video of a shooting incident at a British store last year in which a Tamil girl was shot...

Avoid another resolution, urge Elders

A group of world leaders formed by Nelson Mandela has urged Sri Lanka to try and avoid another showdown in the UN Human Rights...

Report says 106 on death row

A report by Amnesty International released today said that 106 people were sentenced to death in Sri Lanka last year but yet Sri Lanka...

UNP backs LLRC report

The United National Party (UNP) has backed the implementation of the recommendations in the final report of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC). UNP...

Lanka to scale down some EU embassies

The government has decided to scale down operations of some of its embassies in Europe, the External Affairs Ministry said. The government is of the...

Russia slams UNHRC vote

Without criticizing India directly for backing the US-initiated resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council, Russia has described the resolution as...

UK wants LLRC report implemented

Britain has urged the Sri Lankan government to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) as soon as possible. UK Foreign...

Former PC member abducted

A police complaint has been lodged stating that former UPFA provincial council member Sagara Senaratna was abducted in Kotte late this evening. His driver made...

Thonda submits resignation letter

Minister Arumugam Thondaman has submitted his resignation letter to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The letter was submitted this evening. However the President has not accepted the...

LTTE linked to air crash after 12 years

Two LTTE suspects who are in police custody have revealed that the rebels had shot down an Antonov aircraft in March 2000 over Anuradhapura...

Lanka blames Manmohan

The government today said that a statement made by Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the Indian parliament just before the UN Human...

Lukewarm response to ITN

The government today gave a lukewarm response to the campaign being carried out by the state owned ITN against some journalists and human rights...

No to LLRC full implementation

The government says it will not fully implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) despite the resolution adopted by the UN Human...

Kid of teen mom dies

The child of a 13 year old mother died at a children’s home in Bandarawela after falling sick, the police media unit said today. According...

Japan backs Sri Lanka

The Japanese government feels a government which has been elected by the people of the country holds the right to take forward initiatives and...

Manmohan writes to MR

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday sought to mollify Sri Lanka's hurt over India's joining US and other nations to censure the island republic...

Sri Lanka cautions India

The government warned that India may face repercussions over its decision to vote in favor of a resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN...

Ranil’s bodyguard dies

A bodyguard of opposition and UNP leader Ranil Wickramasinghe died this morning after suffering a heart attack. The police said that the bodyguard, a policeman,...

Sri Lanka warns of a world dictator

Sri Lanka has warned that there is an attempt by one country to dictate to the world through which arises the threat of pressure...

Police to probe Mervyn’s threat

The police are to investigate the statement made by Minister Mervyn Silva in Kiribathgoda yesterday where he had threatened to break the bones of...