While claiming that many lands in Jaffna have been returned to civilians, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge said that many residents in Jaffna have made fervent appeals to retain Armed Forces in the region
Sri Lanka's external affairs minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has pleaded with Tamil refugees in Australia who fled the nation's bloody civil war to come home – having quietly slipped into Canberra for talks on combating people smugglers.
Two adults and a child were killed and more than seventy were injured when a bus carrying school children on an educational trip to Nuwara Eliya plunged into a 100 feet precipice at Seetha Eliya on Nuwara Eliya-Welimada road this afternoon.
There’s no doubt that Shahrukh Khan has fans all over the world, but few may be as star-struck as 70-year-old Shirani Samarasekara. The Sri Lankan visited the city last week only to meet the actor on her birthday.
UPFA parliamentarian Duminda Silva today attended parliamentary sessions for the first time after 18 months’ leave following the Mulleriyawa tragedy ►►►
The Special Task Force (STF) seized one kilogramme of heroin in two separate detections in Mount Lavinia and Maharagama last night.
Homagama Magistrate ordered MP Arundhika Fernando to appear in Court on July 16 to give evidence over the disappearance of Journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda.
The Sri Lanka Navy intercepted another boat carrying more than 80 persons to Australia this morning in the Eastern seas off Batticaloa, Navy sources said.
Newly-promoted General Jagath Jayasuriya said that future commanders should be well-prepared and ready to take any challenges while working for a common goal to achieve best results.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had expressed his dismay over the reports suggesting that the government of Sri Lanka planned to dilute certain key provisions of the 13th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution ahead of elections to the Northern Provincial Council, TNN reported.
Provincial Councilors Shiral Lakthilaka and Maithri Gunaratne vowed today to continue their campaign against United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe until he was removed from the leadership
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Attorney General to follow-up with the Ministry of Social Services to ensure the circular MSSS/7/8/ACC dated October 4, 2012 issued by the
The Colombo Fraud Investigations Bureau (CFIB) had begun an investigation into a fraud committed against a mobile phone company by a subscriber who had set a record by amassing a bill of Rs.3.2 million for using roaming facilities in less than 24 hours
Parliament today enacted a new bill that enables displaced people to cast their ballots at the elections to the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) if their names have not been entered in an electoral register outside the North
DIG Vass Gunawardena who is on remand in connection with the abduction and killing of businessman Shyam Huzamdeen had been interdicted, said spokesman Buddhika Siriwardena.
United National Party (UNP) Puttalam district parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara seconded the Bill presented by the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) to repeal the 13th Amendment to the Constitution
The Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA) said today that it was demanding a ten per cent increase in bus fares with the minimum fare increased to Rs.10 amid steps being taken by transport authorities to increase bus fares by 6.2 per cent from July 1
Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) presented its bill which sought to repeal the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, a short while ago