Curfew re-imposed in Kandy, special Police teams deployed

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A Police curfew has been re-imposed in Kandy until further notice, the Police media division said. The curfew had been lifted yesterday but was  re-imposed in...

Bangladesh dressing room damaged after heated Sri Lanka match

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The dressing room of the Bangladesh cricket team was found damaged following a heated cricket match with Sri Lanka in Colombo. Bangladesh won the match...

Government to declare state of emergency as tensions continue

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The Government has decided to declare a state of emergency as tensions continue in the country. Minister S.B. Dissanayake said that the cabinet, which met today,...

New regulations for tuk tuk taxis from October

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New regulations will be introduced for tuk tuk taxis (three-wheeler) from October 1st, the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation said. The regulations which have been...

Ampara tense following attack on shop and mosque

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Ampara was reported to be tense today following an attack on a shop and a mosque early this morning. The attack took place after a...

BBS back to old habits, Muslim Council writes to IGP

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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has been accused of going back to its old habits of making hate speeches against the Muslim community. The Muslim...

Mahinda slams decision to sing National anthem in Tamil

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today slammed the decision to sing the National anthem in Tamil during the independence day celebrations on Thursday. Rajapaksa claimed that the...

Seven sentenced to death over murder of Sivaloganathan Vithya

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Seven accused over the rape and murder of Sivaloganathan Vithya were today sentenced to death by a trial-at-bar at the Jaffna High Court. Vithya was...

If things are not going the right way Sri Lanka can advise Maldives –...

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By Easwaran Rutnam @easwaranrutnam Former Maldives Foreign Minister and eldest daughter of the former President of the Maldives, Dunya Maumoon, speaks exclusively to the Colombo Gazette...

Sri Lanka being considered as host for Miss World pageant

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Sri Lanka is being considered as the host for the Miss World pageant, the Ministry of Tourism said today. Key officials of the Miss World...