The Facebook account and fan page of Technology and Research Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka has been disabled without notice by the Facebook Administration Committee, according to the minister.
The family of murdered Sri Lankan university graduate Thavisha Pereis today said the conviction of his two killers had brought them “some form of solace” after his death
Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team were stopped by police when they were spotted cycling down the M74 near Glasgow, in Scotland.
More than 40 people were feared dead in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing
The appointment of Marvan Attapattu as the Head Coach of the National Team has been extended until the end of the Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka, the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said
Sri Lanka is also among the 27 countries that the British government sold weapons. Britain had supplied £12bn of arms to some 27 countries including Sri Lanka, the House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls stated in their 2013 report.
The Welikada Police OIC recorded a statement from Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga in connection with the complaint that he had assaulted a Rajagiriya resident.
Heavy traffic has been reported from the Town Hall area due to a protest by Students of the Rajarata University in front of the University Grant Commission (UGC), Ward Place.
India gave Australia a bit of a breather by agreeing to investigate whether some of the 157 boat refugees confined to their boat on Christmas Island were Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from a camp in Puducherry.
The Customs Revenue Task Force discovered 27,000 kilogrammes of fraudulently imported Turmeric from India in two containers, Customs Spokesman Leslie Gamini said. ►►►
Chairman of the BJP Committee on Strategic Action and BJP's National Executive Committee Member Subramanian Swamy in an exclusive interview with Daily Mirror said Sri Lanka should not bother about the international inquiry led by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) as it could not take any unilateral action. Full Interview
Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena yesterday appealed to family members of those who had died of smoking-related ailments to sue the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) taking a cue from a US Court ruling that the tobacco company should pay US$23.6 billion (nearly Rs.3000 billion) to the victim’s wife.
India has sought details about the proposed US$40 million investment by China National Aero-Technology Import-Export Corporation (CATIC) to establish an aircraft maintenance base in Sri Lanka, External affairs Minister G.L. Peiris said in Parliament yesterday.
Senior-most vocalist Kalabushana Vincent de Paul Peiris of ‘Siri Pade Samanala Kanda Pene’ fame passed away late last night at the age of 92.
Following the United States’ cancellation of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera’s visa, the BBS today said that there was a conspiracy by Muslim extremist organisations in Australia to follow suit. ►►►
A complaint has been lodged against Chief Minister of the Western Province Prasanna Ranatunge over an alleged assault on a resident in Rajagiriya, the Police said.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today termed as "inappropriate" the Centre's proposal to conduct feasibility study on installing buoys on International Maritime Boundary Line as the state government has not accepted IMBL with Sri Lanka as a settled issue
A naval rating attached to the Rugby football team of the Trincomalee Naval Base had fallen to his death from the third floor of a building in the camp.
The 25-year-old rating was a resident of Maradana, Colombo.
Embattled Malaysia Airlines faced fresh outrage Tuesday as it confirmed one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria, just days after the MH17 disaster laid bare the risks civilian aircraft face in flying over war zones.
UPFA Kurunegala district Parliamentarian Nimal Wijesinghe alias Nilwala, who was accused for assaulting a Grama Niladhari in Mawathagama, surrendered to the Pilassa Magistrate Court in Mawathagama, this morning
At least 35 persons including 29 pre-school children were hospitalized following a wasp attack at a pre-school in a temple in Kataragama this morning, Police said
The officials of the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) seized 15,000 kg of adulterated chillie powder from a grinding mill store at Sedawatte today.
Thirty eight Indian fishermen found poaching in Sri Lankan waters had been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in the seas off Talaimannar and Delft Islands in two separate incidents last night, the Navy said
The Russian media's coverage of the MH17 disaster is in stark contrast to Western reports - focusing on increasingly outlandish claims and conspiracy theories.
Australia will be raising the issue of the 153 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers with India on Tuesday, when Australian immigration minister Scott Morrison will be meeting with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and home minister Rajnath Singh.