Talks to free Fonseka positive

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) says talks with the government to free Sarath Fonseka have been positive. DNA MP Arjuna Ranatunga said this at a...

Water found mixed with fuel

Water was discovered mixed with fuel in a bowser belonging to Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC) at Mount Lavinia today. The fuel has now been...

Army to scale down presence in North, East

The Sri Lankan army has decided to scale down its presence in the north and east of the country, two areas which were once...

China assures Gota support for Lanka

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang Guanglie said that China will continue to support Sri Lanka's efforts in safeguarding state independence, sovereignty and...

Kuwait bans Sri Lankan chicks

The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAFR) in Kuwait announced the prohibition of all poultry, eggs, and chicks from Sri Lanka...

Police announce major changes

Police headquarters, in a special media release a short while ago, said that over 30 police officials holding the ranks of Deputy Inspector General...

India concerned over resolutions at UNHRC

India says it is concerned that the recent trend of country specific resolutions may well end up weakening the constructive dialogue and corporative approach...

US, EU accused of protecting criminals (AUDIO)

The United States (US) and the European Union (EU) have been accused of protecting war criminals who support the LTTE. Government Minister and Jathika Hela...

Lanka says UNHRC should not be politicized

Sri Lanka says the developing world has a particular interest in ensuring that the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is not politicized. External Affairs Minister...

LTTE thermobaric weapon found

The police and army in a search operation in the north have recovered an LTTE thermobaric weapon, the military said. According to the Army the...

C4 to release another video on Lanka

Britain’s Channel 4 television is set to release another video on Sri Lanka this month and the video is said to contain new evidence...

US judge dismisses case on MR

A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa noting that President Rajapaksa is immune from lawsuits...

Embassy monitors return of deportees

The British Embassy in Colombo today monitored the return of a group of failed asylum seekers who had been deported from Britain. According to the...

EU tells UNHRC to act

The European Union (EU) today told the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to encourage Sri Lanka to fully implement the recommendations of the Lessons...

Boys arrested for entering girl’s school

The police arrested 43 boys this morning for attempting to enter a leading girl’s school in Colombo, the police said. According to the police the...

G.L briefs Uganda on developments

External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris has briefed Uganda on the post war developments in Sri Lanka, the Uganda government said in a statement. G.L met...

Woman found dead at Renuka hotel

A 48 year old woman was found dead at the Renuka hotel in Colombo, the police media unit said this morning. The police said that...

UK defends the decision to deport asylum seekers

Britain has questioned concerns raised by two charities which say that Sri Lankan Tamils deported from the UK are at danger of being tortured...

US says resolution still under discussion

The United States says the resolution on Sri Lanka which was to be presented at the UN Human Rights Council is still under discussion. U.S...

Vaiko writes to Manmohan on Sri Lanka

MDMK chief Vaiko today termed as shocking a Sri Lankan official's claim about New Delhi's backing of Colombo in the ongoing UNHRC session and...