MP Jayantha Samaraweera has stated that a second application to grant bail to imprisoned MP, Wimal Weerawansa will be put forward. MORE...
A woman was killed and a police officer stabbed near the British Houses of Parliament in London during a wild attack Wednesday that’s being treated “as a terrorist incident,” according to reports. MORE..
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Harsha de Silva says that Sri Lanka will be co-sponsoring a Resolution with the United States and the other main co-sponsors, for a two-year extension of the timeline for fulfilment of commitments made in UNHRC Resolution 30/1. MORE..
While welcoming Sri Lanka’s ‘promising progress’ in constitutional reforms, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today urged the government to set up mechanisms to implement the resolution adopted at the UNHRC in 2015.
State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe says that he had a suspicion about Sarath Fonseka as well with regard to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickramatunga during the previous government. MORE..
In the space of 24 hours, a Sri Lankan national allegedly assaulted two women sexually and physically at Bandar Baru Uda in Malaysia. MORE..
The Department of Pensions has decided to not cut the pensions of retired, deceased and disabled armed forces personnel. MORE..
Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers have approved a proposal put forward to carry out an amendment to the Registration of Dogs Ordinance No 25 of 1901. MORE..
Colombo Port has become the second fastest growing port among the ports which carries out terminal operations, Minister Arjuna Ranathunga stated. It is an increment of 10.6 %, he said. MORE..
Sri Lanka Police has decided to deploy teams of police officers – uniformed and in civilian clothing – near girls’ schools in and around Colombo city. MORE..
Government of India donated eight water bowsers to supply water to the people in drought affected areas. MORE...
Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today issued an arrest warrant on the Secretary to the Ministry of Power and Energy Dr. B.M.S. Batagoda for failing to appear before courts on a bribery case against former Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardena. MORE..
The main suspect linked to the Kalutara prison bus shooting has been arrested after the individual was found hiding in Sella Kataragama yesterday (21), police media spokesperson Priyantha Jayakody revealed. MORE...
In the wake of the arrests of 10 fishermen from Tamil Nadu by the Sri Lankan Navy, less than a month after the alleged gunning down of another fisherman on the high seas, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has accused the Sri Lankan Navy of having little regard for diplomatic efforts. MORE..
The UK government has announced a sweeping cabin ban on laptops and tablets on inbound flights from six countries, following a similar move by the US on Monday. MORE...
India should initiate legal proceedings against Sri Lanka in connection with the alleged killing of an Indian fisherman in that country, a delegation of Tamil Nadu fishermen demanded today during a meeting with External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. MORE..
The UN International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday appealed for one million dollars in funding to support Sri Lanka during the country’s worst drought. MORE..