Police have, with the help of information elicited from former LTTE cadres nabbed in the aftermath of recent attacks on police and security forces in the North, uncovered clues of a... More
Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Sunday his government will not tolerate corruption and "remove" all those found involved in graft cases.
Wickremesinghe's comments came amid a controversy over foreign... More
China will never use Sri Lanka’s strategic location in the Indian Ocean for its strategic and security needs, the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang, said here on Saturday.
“From over... More
When Ravi Karunanayake was given the portfolio of finance by the current regime which heralded the promise of good governance following the victory of President Maithripala Sirisena in the 2015 January... More
The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has commissioned the first of two Indian-built advanced offshore patrol vessels (AOPVs).
Named SLNS Sayurala (with pennant number P623), the 105.7 m-long vessel entered service on 2 August in... More
Upholding the concept of peace, development and cooperation and creating a win-win situation as well as actively carrying forward international humanitarianism, Ark Peace has been involved in actions to heal the... More
The no-confidence motion signed by 32 Joint Opposition MPs against Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake was handed over to the General Secretary of Parliament on Thursday afternoon.
The motion was submitted by... More
Industrialisation of Hambantota will help Sri Lankan industries and the people, said Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang addressing the China Sri Lanka Infrastructure Investment Cooperation Forum at Kingsbury Hotel,... More
Endless imbroglio over foreign participation in the development of Sri Lanka’s ports, threatens to bring to a grinding halt any progress in the island nation’s maritime sector.
It is not only the... More
The amended concession agreement signed between Sri Lanka and the Hong Kong-based China Merchant Port Holdings Limited (CMP) last Saturday has India apprehensive, Indian based reports show. Following are excerpts of... More
Sri Lankan Court of Appeal hearing the contempt of court action filed against Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera over his alleged offensive behavior inside the... More
Police claimed on Monday that they had apprehended seven out of the eleven member armed gang involved in the latest attack on two policemen at Kopai, Jaffna on Sunday including its... More
UPFA Hambantota District MP Namal Rajapaksa alleges that the UNP-led government which swindled over 13 billion rupees through the Treasury bond scams is now trying to find a scapegoat by highlighting... More
With the signing of the amended agreement by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and the China Merchant Port Holdings Company (CMPort) here on Saturday, Sri Lanka has well and truly... More
There are just five months to determine the fate of the marriage between the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party- Sirisena (SLFP-S) which came into being following... More
The Hambantota deal will bring in an investment of USD 1.1 billion this year and another USD 1.1 billion the next, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
Addressing the media at the Central... More
Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said that the Joint Opposition (JO) leaders were contemplating a No Confidence Motion (NCM) against Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake in Parliament.
Speaking at a media briefing in Colombo on... More
Deputy Solicitor General (DSG) Dileepa Peiris on Wednesday informed Court of Appeal that Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera behaved in an aggressive manner after getting... More
Fear is gripping people in Sri Lanka about an uncontrolled outbreak of deadly dengue fever spreading throughout the country. According to official statistics updated on Sunday, during the first six and... More
Sri Lanka's cabinet cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday, the government said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger in the... More
Parliamentarians belonging to the Mahinda Rajapaksa faction of the UPFA insisted that the government would lose its two-thirds majority within the next two weeks. But Foreign Minister and Assistant Leader of... More