Cabinet reshuffling is not a solution to existing problems - Gajadheera

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The government cannot solve the problems of the country by merely reshuffling the ministerial positions, Sri Lanka Communist Party MP Chandrasiri Gajadheera says. MORE... Read the Full Article

GMOA distributes leaflets to raise public awareness about SAITM issue

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Leaflets, courtesy of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA), were handed out at the Fort Railway Station in the morning today (22), in an effort to raise awareness among the public. MORE... Read the Full Article

Mahindananda released on bail

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PM Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who is being indicted on three charges including the misuse of Rs. 3.9 million worth of funds belonging to the Sri Lanka Independent Estate Workers' Congress, has been granted bail by the Colombo High Court. MORE... Read the Full Article

Contempt of Court case against Padeniya- hearing scheduled for August

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A date has been set for the hearing of the case against the President of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA), Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya on charges of allegedly undermining the Court of Appeal. MORE... Read the Full Article

Govt. is committed towards uplifting social justice - President

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The government is committed towards uplifting social justice, President Maithripala Sirisena says. MORE... Read the Full Article

Suspect arrested with 9.2 kg of Kerala Cannabis

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A suspect has been arrested along with a total of 9.2 kg of Kerala Cannabis in Talaimannar. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Piliyandala shooting- suspects remanded

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The three individuals arrested in connection with the recent shooting in Piliyandala have been remanded till the 05 of June, after being produced before the Kesbewa Magistrate's Court today (22). MORE... Read the Full Article

Man who gave Premadasa’s daughter fake money ordered to pay Rs 2M

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The businessman who gave counterfeit currency notes to Dulanjali Jayakody, the daughter of late President Ranasinghe Premadasa, has been given a 2 year prison sentence suspended for five years by the Colombo High Court. MORE.. Read the Full Article

GMOA strike- patients in distress

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Reports state that the strike conducted by the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) has disrupted health care services at state hospitals across the island. MORE.. Read the Full Article

MGR funded LTTE’s weapon purchases - KP

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The LTTE's former international wing leader and chief arms procurer, Kumaran Pathmanathan has claimed that former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran, popularly known as MGR, supplied the terror outfit with funds. MORE... Read the Full Article

Atukorale to assist Lankan trapped in Saudi Arabia

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The Minister of Foreign employment, Thalatha Atukorale stated that the Sri Lankan ambassador in Saudi Arabia has been notified of the situation and a formal request for an investigation to be carried out has been made, on the Lankan trapped in the country at an organ harvesting case. MORE... Read the Full Article

Heavy rain across the Island

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Southwest monsoon conditions are likely to establish over the country during next few days (particularly from 25th). MORE.. Read the Full Article

Vasudeva hospitalised; condition not serious

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Leader of the Democratic Left Front MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara has reportedly been hospitalised due to a heart condition. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Scores detained over memorial service for Sri Lankan war victims

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Scores of pro-Tamil activists were detained at the Marina beach in Chennai when they tried to hold a memorial for Tamil victims of the Sri Lankan war as the famed seashore is out of bounds to hold protests. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Building in Mirihana catches fire

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A fire had erupted in a building in Wijerama, Mirihana earlier today (22). MORE... Read the Full Article

President to leave for Australia tomorrow

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President Maithripala Sirisena will be leaving for Australia tomorrow (23) on an official visit. MORE... Read the Full Article

Cabinet reshuffle- 9 portfolios change

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The ministerial portfolios of nine Cabinet Ministers and a State Minister changed today, as the much awaited cabinet reshuffle took place. MORE.. Read the Full Article

GMOA engages in 24-hour strike

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The GMOA have engaged in a 24-hour long strike, today (22) which commenced at 8.00 am. MORE... Read the Full Article

Piliyandala shooting- three held for aiding and abetting

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Sri Lanka Police says that the suspect responsible for carrying out the recent shooting incident in Piliyandala targeting officers of the police narcotics bureau, which had resulted in the deaths of a police officer and a little girl, has been identified. MORE.. Read the Full Article

SLFP central committee meeting to be held tomorrow

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The central committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will be gathering tomorrow (22), for a meeting led by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE... Read the Full Article

United National Party MPs attend special meeting at Temple Trees

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All MPs belonging to the United National Party (UNP) have been summoned to the 'Temple Trees' for a special discussion, sources say. MORE... Read the Full Article

Sri Lankan held captive in Saudi Arabia for kidney harvest

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Three young daughters have made a request from the government to bring back their mother, who is being held captive in a house in Saudi Arabia for the purpose of harvesting her kidneys. MORE... Read the Full Article

Wellawatta building collapse - death toll rises to 3, search operation concluded

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Another body has been recovered from under the debris of the collapsed building in Wellawatta. MORE... Read the Full Article

Indian and Canadian naval ships arrive at Colombo Port

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An Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Indian Navy, Indian Naval Ship (INS) 'Sumedha' arrived at the Colombo harbour on a three day official visit today (21). MORE.. Read the Full Article

Man arrested for using fake notes to gamble at casino

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A suspect allegedly connected to multiple criminal activities has been arrested at a casino in Kollupitiya with a large number of counterfeit currency notes. MORE.. Read the Full Article