President seeks common SAARC voice to fight terrorism

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday called for a common voice among South Asian nations on international issues and cooperation on eradicating terrorism regionally and globally. MORE... Read the Full Article

Four gun violence incidents after Maithri declared candidacy

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Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) says that it has received four incident of election violence with use of firearms after Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena declared his candidacy. MORE... Read the Full Article

Prevailing showery weather to continue

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The Met. Department forecasts that prevailing showery weather is expected to continue over most parts of the country in next 48-hours. MORE... Read the Full Article

South Asia summit opens in Nepal

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Regional leaders are in Nepal for a two-day meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. During the summit, leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are likely to discuss energy sharing. MORE... Read the Full Article

Another UPFA parliamentarian joins UNP

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UPFA Vanni district MP Hunais Farook has joined the United National Party (UNP), Ada Derana reporter said. Read the Full Article

Russia approves import of fish and fish products from Sri Lanka

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Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow, Russia says that the Russian Agriculture Ministry has granted approval to import fish and fish products to the Russia from Sri Lanka, and already some 14 Sri Lankan fish exporting companies had sought to export their products. MORE... Read the Full Article

Several roads closed in Anuradhapura due to wild jumbo panic

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Two individuals were trampled to death by a wild elephant in Religious Town area in Anuradhapura, early hours of this morning (26). MORE... Read the Full Article

Modi Govt. should work to defeat Rajapaksa- EVKS

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Indian Government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi should work to ensure the defeat of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the Sri Lankan Presidential elections of 2015, said the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee chief E.V.K.S. Elangovan here on Tuesday. MORE... Read the Full Article

SUCH VIOLENCE, AND SUCH SHAME

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In Ferguson in Missouri USA, a grand jury verdict that did not find a police officer who shot dead a.. Read the Full Article

Sajith dreams of a prez from UNP … pledges support to Sirisena

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UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa, MP, has said that he still dreamt of a president from the UNP. .. Read the Full Article

Sri Lanka to invite foreign election monitors, but not UN monitors

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Sri Lanka`s Election Commissioner said Tuesday that Sri Lanka will invite foreign monitors to observ.. Read the Full Article

Sirisena gets support from United Bikkhu Front

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The United Bikkhu Front (UBF) yesterday said that the Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is the .. Read the Full Article

Defense Ministry to acquire Lanka Cement factory premises in Kankasanthurai

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Sri Lanka`s Ministry of Defense has taken steps to acquire the Lanka Cement PLC property at Kankasan.. Read the Full Article

Police take fingerprints of Museum workers

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Fingerprints of some security personnel and those of 74 workers engaged in renovating the Colombo Mu.. Read the Full Article

Malaka further remanded

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Additional Fort Magistrate A.M. Sahabdeen re-remanded Minister Mervyn Silva s son Malaka and six oth.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lanka denounces suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan

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The Sri Lankan government Monday unreservedly condemned the cowardly suicide terrorist attack on the volleyball tournament in Yahyakhil district, Afghanistan yesterday, killing at least 45 people and wounding over 60 others. Read the Full Article

SL denounces suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan

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The Government of Sri Lanka unreservedly condemns the cowardly suicide terrorist attack on the volleyball tournament in Yahyakhil district, Afghanistan yesterday, killing at least 45 people and wounding over 60 others. Read the Full Article

PM Modi to meet President at the SAARC summit

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While Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official programme has no mention of his meeting with Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, he would be meeting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa among others. MORE... Read the Full Article

Russian ship in the Island

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Making a goodwill visit, the Russian Naval Ship 'Yaroslav Mudriy' arrived in Colombo on 24th November. Sri Lanka Navy accorded a ceremonial welcome upon its arrival at the Colombo Port. Read the Full Article

Why everyone ignores Beruwala shooting incident, Shiral asks

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Shiral Lakthilaka MP today slammed both the United National Party and the Government of ignoring the shooting incident occurred where a former UNP Pradeshiya Sabha member sustained life threatening injuries in Beruwala on 22 November. MORE... Read the Full Article

Shots fired at UNP office in Harispattuwa

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Gunshots have been fired at the United National Party (UNP) office of Kandy District MP Mohamed Hashim Abdul Haleem, located in the Mawilmadama area in Harispattuwa. MORE.. Read the Full Article

President Rajapakse visits Lumbini

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is in Nepal to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Kathmandu, today paid homage at the Mayadevi Temple at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. MORE.. Read the Full Article

I am still the General Secretary of SLFP - Maithripala

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The Common Candidate of the 2015 Presidential Election, Maithripala Sirisena, says that he is still a member and the General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), which recently appointed a new secretary following his defection. MORE.. Read the Full Article

No bail for Malaka, remanded until 28 Nov.

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Colombo Additional Magistrate today further remanded Minister Mervyn Silva's son Malaka Silva and six other suspects who were arrested on charges of assaulting a foreign couple at a night club in Colombo. MORE... Read the Full Article

Lords of British parliament discuss EU court`s delisting of LTTE and Sri Lanka`s presidential elections

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The European Union court`s decision to delist Sri Lanka`s Tamil Tiger terrorist group Liberation Tig.. Read the Full Article