The Queen is set to miss the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, for the first time in 40 years. It is not yet known why the monarch will not attend the meeting, but it is believed Prince Charles may go in her place, British media reported.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa discussed the possibility of importing crude oil from Azerbaijan when he met its Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov at Temple Trees yesterday, the presidential media reported
Three alleged female sex workers and a man were arrested by the Gampaha Police during a raid conducted at a house in the Yakkala area yesterday
Sri Lanka signed the annual Haj agreement with the Kingdom on Sunday, allowing Colombo to send 2,800 pilgrims
Responding to last week’s statement by Duminda Silva’s family, former presidential adviser Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra’s brother Asela Premachandra, who is domiciled in Canada
Several roads in Colombo including Horton Place, Thunmulla junction, Maradana, Soyza roundabout, Public Library junction, Olcott Mawatha and Armour Street have gone under water due to heavy rains, now being experienced in several areas in the country
While claiming that more needs to be done on reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka, the US said today the Sri Lankan government should engage with civil society in a more consultative manner.
The government has broken the backbone of the Police Department, the UNP claimed yesterday, responding to a statement made by Western Province (North) DIG Vass Gunawardene recently
Steps to operationalise the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district would continue uninterrupted as the Supreme Court on Monday disposed of a public suit seeking to halt its commissioning with a direction to the government to submit a report on the compliance of all safety steps before the plant is commissioned
Hardening its stance after India backed a UN resolution against Sri Lanka, Colombo has indicated that a decade-old MoU on a strategic oil tank farm in the island nation would have to be re-negotiated to include a Lankan partner in its operation.
A married Sri Lankan maid was on Monday jailed for 10 years for killing her lover, an Indian national, in 2009 following a fight in his room.
MP Duminda Silva, a suspect in the killing of Presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra appeared before the Colombo Magistrate today following a motion filed by Duminda's lawyers.
A weather system - low-pressure area or depression, or even a cyclone - brewing in Southwest Bay of Bengal, off Sri Lanka, could have a major influence on precipitating this year’s Southwest monsoon.
A consortium of investors led by Royal Ceramics has bought over 24 million shares amounting to 80 percent of Lanka Ceramic PLC held by
Ceylon Theatres Group at a price of Rs.120 per share.
It is only on rare occasions that we come across police officers being commended or felicitated, Western Province (North) DIG Vass Gunawardene said at a ceremony to felicitate Mirihana Chief Inspector Eric Perera.
A retired superintendent of police, the wife of a former vice captain of the Sri Lanka Cricket Team and nine others have been taken into custody by the Colombo West- North CID for allegedly attempting a fraud of Rs 500 million
Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor returns today from a visit to Sri Lanka, where he discussed the challenges of refugees and people smuggling.
Eleven Sri Lankan fishermen, who were arrested four days ago by the Indian Coast Guard for illegally entering Indian waters, were attacked by locals following rumours of their alleged involvement in attacking villagers.
A Sri Lankan Appeal Court Judge allegedly caused havoc in an Indian airport when he verbally abused his colleagues and even attacked one with a bottle of water, while returning home after a judges’ conference. The incident was reported to the President, the Daily Mirror learns.
China said that it is ready for large and medium scale investments in Sri Lanka with Beijing’s sponsorship, the Sri Lanka Economic development ministry said.
Some 479 families have been affected by flash floods in the Gampaha District, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said today
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