PM to visit Singapore for Indian Ocean Conference

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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is scheduled to leave for Singapore tomorrow to participate in the Indian Ocean Conference 2016, the Prime Minister's Office said. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Ban Ki-moon visits Sri Lanka today

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Today (August 31), the Secretary-General of United Nations will visit to Sri Lanka for two days, where he will meet with President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, and other members of the Parliament.MORE.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lanka used for trafficking Nepali women abroad - report

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After the government of Nepal was tipped off about 22 Nepali women stuck in Colombo, Sri Lanka in the first week of June, new routes of trafficking Nepali women via Kathmandu-Delhi or Mumbai-Colombo have come into the lime light. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Wigneswaran sidelined in itinerary for Ban Ki-moon’s visit

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The United Nations, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lankan government have combined to sideline Sri Lanka's Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran in the itinerary drawn up for the visit of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to Sri Lanka from August 31 to September 2. MORE... Read the Full Article

England vs Pakistan 3rd ODI 2016- Alex Hales powers England to all-time highest team total in ODIs

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England recorded highest team total in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) at Trent Bridge against Pakistan in the third match of the series. MORE... Read the Full Article

Police looking for Bangladeshi in Presidential website hacking case?

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Sri Lankan Police on Monday launched a manhunt for a Bangladeshi national who along with a 17 year old Sri Lankan school boy had hacked President Maitrhipala Sirisena's official website last week. MORE... Read the Full Article

US Navy ship ‘USS Frank Cable’ arrives at the Port of Colombo

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Making a goodwill visit, the US Navy ship "USS Frank Cable" arrived at the Port of Colombo on Monday (29th, August 2016). Read the Full Article

All tickets for 4th ODI are sold out - SLC

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All tickets for the 4th ODI in Dambulla on Wednesday between Sri Lanka and Australia are sold out and there are no tickets available for sale, SLC announced. Read the Full Article

Wimal too had plans to build bridge connecting India and Lanka - Gunasekara

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A proposal to build a bridge connecting India and Sri Lanka was also proposed in the National Physical Guidelines 2011 which was prepared by the Ministry of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa, UNP MP Edward Gunasekara says. MORE... Read the Full Article

Price reduction of drugs in two weeks

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The gazette notification announcing the price reduction of medicines will be issued in two weeks. MORE... Read the Full Article

Mahinda to leave for Malaysia next month

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to leave for Kuala Lumpur on 1 September. MORE... Read the Full Article

Hacking of President’s website- teen put on probation

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The teen, who was arrested on the allegation of hacking the official website of the President, has put on probation while the other individual was remanded, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE... Read the Full Article

Court allows Ven. Dhammaloka Thero to travel abroad

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The Colombo High Court today granted permission to Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero, whose passport was seized, to travel abroad. MORE... Read the Full Article

Two new SLFP organisers appointed

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Deputy Minister Anuradha Jayarathna has been appointed as Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) organiser for Ududumbara, the PMD announced today. MORE... Read the Full Article

Lieutenant Colonel arrested over Athurugiriya shooting

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A Lieutenant Colonel has been arrested over a shooting incident in Athurugiriya which left his wife with life threatening injuries, police confirmed on Tuesday (30). MORE... Read the Full Article

Navy apprehends 10 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

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The naval personnel have apprehended 10 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing at two separate locations last evening, the Navy said in a statement today. MORE... Read the Full Article

Probe disappearance of Tamils- Vaiko

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India's MDMK general secretary Vaiko has urged the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) and the Red Cross Society to inquire into the disappearance of Tamils in the last phase of war in Sri Lanka and the alleged poisoning of 107 LTTE cadres. MORE... Read the Full Article

Another suspect arrested for hacking President’s website

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Another suspect has been arrested on the allegation of hacking the official website of the President, police said in a statement today (30). MORE... Read the Full Article

Work on Rajagiriya flyover begins, use alternate routes

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Work begins on the Rajagiriya flyover today and is expected to end in December 2017, the RDA said. The RDA also urges motorists to use alternate routes to avert traffic congestion. MORE... Read the Full Article

SL woman arrested over adultery to be released next year

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The Sri Lankan woman whose death sentence for adultery was commuted by the government last December, will return to her country in the middle of next year on completion of her term of imprisonment, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) announced in Colombo. MORE... Read the Full Article

State Minister attends as Chief Guest at the investiture ceremony of Chief Sanghanayake of the Eastern Province

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State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was the chief guest at the investiture ceremony of the incumbent of the historical Girihadu Seya temple, the post of Chief Sanghanayake of the Eastern Province on Monday (29th August 2016). Read the Full Article

State Minister attends War Hero blessing ceremony

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State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was the chief guest at the investiture ceremony of the incumbent of the historical Girihadu Seya temple, the post of Chief Sanghanayake of the Eastern Province on Monday (29th August 2016). Read the Full Article

Hacking of President’s official website- 17-year-old arrested

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A 17-year-old youth has been arrested from Kadugannawa area on the allegation of hacking the official website of President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE... Read the Full Article

Muzammil slams govt. over Volkswagen issue

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National Freedom Front (NFF) spokesman Muhammad Muzammil has slammed the Government over its failure to fulfill the vows that it had made during the elections. MORE... Read the Full Article

No point of forming a new party - Vasu

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A new party should not be formed, it would be ideal to contest the polls under the name of the Joint Opposition, MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara says. MORE... Read the Full Article