Opposition United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today proposed the setting up of a parliamentary monitoring committee to look into the threats faced by the Buddha Sasana
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardene said today he would complain to the CID over a false allegation made by a Ruhunu University Professor that he had provided an answer to a question in the A/L Economics Administration Paper held in 2012.
Three people were killed in a collision between a three-wheeler and a private bus at the Meepitiya junction in Kegalle this evening, the Police said.
A major landslide on Wednesday struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, killing at least five people and leaving up to 150 feared trapped, officials said.
The last surviving crewman of the Enola Gay – the U.S. plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan near the end of World War II – has died.
A 36-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas in Colombo for two days (August 2 -3) due to construction work that is being carried out at the Battaramulla-Polduwa Bridge, the National Water Supple and Drainage Board said
A tense situation has been reported at the National Hospital in Colombo following a dispute between two factions of doctors, sources said.
Police today sought help from the people to find the four-year-old Damindu Yasen Ekanayake who was alleged to have been kidnapped by four unidentified men after assaulting his parents on Monday night.
Heavy traffic congestion has been reported near Town Hall in Colombo due to a protest by Junior Health workers attached to the Health Ministry.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa wrote yet another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the big point she underlined in her letter was that despite the Modi government’s success in securing the release of fishermen so far, the Sri Lankan authorities continue to hold the fishermen’s boats.
National Convener of Foreign Policy Cell of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Dr. Seshadri Chari has rejected the news item carried in the Indian news Agency – PTI quoting him as saying that Sri Lanka should resolve the Tamil issue if trade ties between the two countries are to improve.
Two Indian nationals were arrested yesterday for overstaying their tourist visa, violating immigration laws and engaging in illegal trade in Ottumadam area in Jaffna, police said.
FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter has postponed his scheduled visit to Sri Lanka by two months, Sri Lanka Football Federation president Ranjith Rodrigo told “Daily Mirror” yesterday
The Relic of Saint Sebastian which was brought from Italy and kept at St.Sebastian's church in Kandana was found with a suspect who stole the relic last night, police said.
Punchi Borella Otha alias Wasantha Sanjeewa Abeyweera who was wanted in connection with the alleged transportation of 17 kilos of heroin concealed in a coffin from Borella to Minuwangoda was arrested by the Borella police last evening.
Police are investigating the kidnapping of a four year old boy named Damindu Yasen Ekanayake and an attack on his parents in Katugampalagama village in the Meegalewa Division.
Norway, which facilitated the peace process between the then Government and the LTTE is now giving less emphasis to the peace building process in Sri Lanka, a TNA politician said yesterday.
A fleet of luxury and semi luxury buses from Colombo to the suburbs with facilities for differently-abled people to embark and disembark without a hassle will be operated by the SLTB and a purchase order has been placed with an Indian company, Transport Minister Kumara Welgama said.
Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born in a zoo in northern France, a boost for a sub-species that numbers only about 700 in the wild, the head of the facility said Tuesday.
Sri Lankan, Nepalese and Indian workers who migrated to Qatar to build luxury offices for the 2022 World Cup organizers have reportedly not been paid 13 months' wages.
The Holy See Press Office issued a communique Tuesday confirming the dates of the Apostolic Trip of the Holy Father in Sri Lanka and the Philippines,Vatican Radio announced.
Janatha Vimukthi Peramua (JVP) Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake who was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital following an accident was discharged this evening
A member of the Parliament canteen staff is reported to have drowned in the Benthara River today while they were having a party on a floating restaurant on the Benthara River, police said.
Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka today visited the JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake who was receiving treatment at the National Hospital.
Sri Lankan star Lasith Malinga has confirmed that he would represent his Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians at the forthcoming Champions League T20 tournament.