Jayantha Dhanapala visits Geneva, meets Zeid Hussein

Jayantha Dhanapala, Senior Advisor on Foreign Affairs to the President of Sri Lanka visited Geneva, where he m Read more...
  | 2015-01-30 10:12

Former President denies military coup attempt allegations

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has denied allegations leveled at him that he had attempted to stage a mili Read more...
  | 2015-01-28 09:51

Obama says there is new hope for democracy in Sri Lanka

President of the United States, Barack Obama, said that there is new hope for democracy in Sri Lanka and that Read more...
  | 2015-01-28 09:49

Maldives-Lanka mariculture project under discussion

Discussions for a joint mariculture project between Maldives and Sri Lanka comes after Fisheries Ministry open Read more...
  | 2015-01-27 05:47

Lankans may target Obama on Indian Republic Day - Indian Intel

Indian intelligence agencies have issued alerts to Delhi police and other security agencies saying US Presiden Read more...
  | 2015-01-26 09:50

Six Senior DIGs shuffled

Senior DIG in charge of Western Province Anura Senanayake has been transferred to serve as the Senior DIG of P Read more...
  | 2015-01-26 09:49

I didn’t say there was no conspiracy - Elections Chief

Sri Lanka’s Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that he never made a statement that a conspiracy di Read more...
  | 2015-01-23 05:10

Fuel prices reduced

The Government has reduced the price of petrol by Rs 33 and diesel by Rs 23 per liter while price of kerosene Read more...
  | 2015-01-22 09:28

All charges dropped against Sarath Fonseka

President Maithripala Sirisena, issuing a special order, has made a directive to drop all charges against form Read more...
  | 2015-01-22 09:27

Thewarapperuma arrested by the CCD

Ruling party Parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma has been arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD), a s Read more...
  | 2015-01-21 05:17

Licenses of all Duty Free shops at BIA cancelled

State Minister of Aviation Faizer Mustapha has ordered the cancellation of licenses of all Duty Free shops at  Read more...
  | 2015-01-20 05:22

Sri Lankan election won by the people, not by RAW - FM

Sri Lanka’s election was won by its people, the country’s new Foreign Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, said in a  Read more...
  | 2015-01-19 10:23

Kurunegala Teaching Hospital employees allegedly attacked

An unknown group had allegedly assaulted two employees of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital on Thursday evening Read more...
  | 2015-01-16 09:06

Steps to be taken to transfer SLFP leadership – Central Committee to convene today

Senior Co Chairman of the Party, A.H.M Fowzie states that the necessary steps to transfer the leadership of th Read more...
  | 2015-01-16 09:05

Mahinda hands over SLFP chairmanship to Prez Maithripala

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has agreed to hand over the Chairmanship of the SLFP to President Maithripa  Read more...
  | 2015-01-15 10:58

Two seater aircraft found at a warehouse in Narahenpita

A dilapidated two seater plane found in a warehouse at the Narahenpita Economic Centre, this evening. Read more...
  | 2015-01-14 10:40

Special traffic plan in Colombo today

Kollupitiya junction to Laka House roundabout on Galle road will be closed for traffic and Bauddaloka Mw will Read more...
  | 2015-01-14 10:39

UN Chief talks Lanka’s post-war agenda with President

General Ban Ki-moon discussed Sri Lanka’s post-war agenda with newly- elected President Maithripala Sirisena w Read more...
  | 2015-01-13 09:28

Eight arrested in India for burning effigies of MR

Eight activists of Thanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhagam (TPDK) in Coimbatore were arrested for burning the effigy Read more...
  | 2015-01-12 09:57

No incidents of stones pelted at army camps – Military Spokesman

Sri Lanka military spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya today refuted incorrect rumours of stones pelted in Read more...
  | 2015-01-11 10:10

John Kerry calls for free, fair polls

Top US diplomat John Kerry has urged Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to ensure that today’s elections a Read more...
  | 2015-01-08 09:58
TV Derana picks up 4 awards at State Television Awards
The officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Welikada Police Station, Chief Inspector Kamal Rasika Amarasinghe, has been Read more...
 | 2015-01-26 09:51
The police confirmed, a short while ago, that the investigation teams found 151 firearms at the armory belongi Read more...
 | 2015-01-20 05:21

Janashakthi’s Insurance establishes subsidiary to handle General Insurance

Janashakthi Insurance PLC has established a fully owned subsidiary - Janashakthi General Insurance Limited to Read more...
  | 2015-01-02 10:08

Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks

Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said on Tuesday it is recalling about 470,000 sport utility vehicles and cars globall Read more...
  | 2014-12-15 10:40

Stock Market Review – 11th Dec 2014

Colombo equities witnessed a lackluster trading day where bourse failed to maintain momentum gained on last se Read more...
  | 2014-12-12 09:29
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