Govt. attempts to break the bond between soldiers and civilians - PHU

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The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Sunday questioned the UNP and the SLFP on reasons not to choose 'large grounds', if they intended to hold the biggest May Day rallies in the history. MORE... Read the Full Article

32 illegal migrants arrested off Kankesanthurai

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Sri Lanka Coast Guards has seized a vessel carrying 32 illegal migrants off Kankesanthurai on Sunday. MORE... Read the Full Article

I could have captured the whole country in one night - SF

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I could have captured the whole country in one night after surrounding Colombo with the powers I had earlier, former Army Commander and Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said. MORE... Read the Full Article

Special transport service for May Day

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Two trains have been booked for the convenience of persons travelling to attend May Day rallies tomorrow (01), it was reported. MORE... Read the Full Article

Ambassador Kodituwakku among The News Person of the Year

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The Beijing based prestigious news magazine Home and Abroad News Press selects outstanding personalities that appeared in mainstream media to recognize their contribution in promoting global harmonious development in various fields. MORE... Read the Full Article

Trump marks 100th day as President with events in Pennsylvania

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President Donald Trump hit hard at the news media at a rally Saturday in Pennsylvania to tout the accomplishments of his first 100 days, striking a tone both divisive and determined as he played to the populist sentiments of a cheering crowd. MORE... Read the Full Article

Kerala HC defends staffer terminated for being tipsy on Sri Lankan flight

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Can your company sack you for being tipsy on a flight? The Kerala High Court thought otherwise when it set aside the order of SBI life insurance terminating a staffer who lost his job for being intoxicated on a flight en route to a meeting, the New Indian Express reported. MORE... Read the Full Article

Burned body found inside trishaw in Matara

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A charred body of a person has been found from a trishaw in Kotawila area in Matara, police said. MORE... Read the Full Article

Two killed following accident in Horana

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Two persons were killed after a motorbike and a vehicle collided head on in Horana, police said. The accident occurred on Wagawatta - Horana road. MORE... Read the Full Article

Lankan expert calls for strong China-South Asia partnership

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Experts have stressed on strong partnership between China and South Asia under the framework of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative so as to achieve regional economic integration, prosperity, stability and create a win-win situation. MORE... Read the Full Article

Navy assures release of 100 acres of land in Mullikulam

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The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has assured to immediately release approximately 100 acres of land to the general public in Mullikulam. MORE... Read the Full Article

Modi will not sign any agreement during visit - President

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that false information is being spread through social media and the internet alleging that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Sri Lanka to sign agreements and stake claim to parts of the country. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Woman jumps off bridge with child; arrested after son dies

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A woman has reportedly jumped off the Kaduwela bridge and into Kelani river with her six-year-old son. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Two Indians arrested with Wallapatta at BIA

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Two Indian nationals have been arrested with a stock of Wallapatta worth around Rs 2 million concealed in their luggage at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Six arrested with 18 kg of cannabis in Thanamalwila

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Six suspects have been arrested for the illegal possession of cannabis in the Embilipitiyana area in Thanamalwila. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Water tariff should be revised - Hakeem

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The water supply tariff should be revised soon for the economic stability of the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB), Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Rauff Hakeem said. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Probe launched into car crash involving Sri Lankan

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The family of a Sri Lankan man hospitalised after a serious car crash west of Denmark in Western Australia on Monday are set to make the heartbreaking decision to turn off his life support. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Two more arrested over shooting in Gampaha

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Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a businessman, who was the target of a shooting carried out while he was traveling in a jeep in Kirindiwela, Gampaha. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lankan boy drowns in a pond in Tiruchy

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A twelve-year-old boy, who resided in the Kottapattu Sri Lankan Tamil refugee camp, drowned in a pond at Khajamalai in Tiruchy on Friday. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Three foreign nationals reported dead in separate incidents

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An Indonesia-bound flight had to make an emergency landing at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake after one of its passengers had fallen ill following departure from Saudi Arabia. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Resistance against gazette on motorbikes

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Chairman of the National Council for Road Safety, Sisira Kodagoda, said that some people have objected to the draft notification to be submitted for the regulation of three wheelers and motorcycles. MORE... Read the Full Article

Islamic delegation praises President’s views on religious harmony and peace

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The Saudi Arabian delegation to the International Seminar on 'Islamic Reality and Timely Challenges' praised President Maithripala Sirisena's views on religious harmony and peace. MORE... Read the Full Article

Nine injured, 3 critical following train footboard accident

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At least nine persons were injured and hospitalised after they collided with a vehicle while travelling on the footboard of a train in the Koralawella area in Moratuwa this evening. MORE.. Read the Full Article

46 Sri Lankan refugees return home

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A group of 46 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees returned to their homeland by flight from the Tiruchi international airport, Indian media reported. MORE.. Read the Full Article

Sri Lanka cleared biggest hurdle to regain GSP Plus - Harsha

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Harsha de Silva says that the European Union (EU) has still not officially granted GSP Plus to Sri Lanka, but that they have now managed to clear the biggest hurdle in their path to regain the trade concession. MORE.. Read the Full Article