India today offered to train Sri Lankan naval officers as part of ongoing defence cooperation between the two countries.
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels India might find it difficult to defend their World Cup title in 2015, scheduled in Australia and New Zealand, due to the team's weak bowling resources.
The second reading of the 2014 Budget was passed in Parliament with a majority of 99 votes. 154 members voted in favour while 55 voted against. The United National Party, the Tamil National Alliance and Democratic National Alliance opposed the Budget.
A 56-year old man was killed in a suspected hand grenade explosion in Musalpitiya, Thambuththegama a short while ago, police said
Businesswoman Himali Karunaratne, who was remanded on charges of abducting and killing her husband in Thalangama, was further remanded till December 13 by Kaduwela Magistrate Wasantha Jinadasa today
The body of a trishaw driver, who is believed to have been hacked to death, was found this morning at Moratumulla in Moratuwa, police said
Sri Lanka said British Prime Minister David Cameron had probably highlighted alleged human right violations in Sri Lanka in anticipation of the British elections in 2015 ►►►
A division bench in the Madras High Court bench in Madurai, Tamil Nadu on Thursday dismissed a public interest litigation filed seeking the declaration of the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India as a persona non grata (an unwelcome person) as per Article 9 of the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations, 1961, on the grounds that the petition is not maintainable.
Indian help has been sought to locate eight Sri Lankan fishermen who ventured into rough seas in the East from Negombo and south coast in two boats amidst strong winds and rain, officials said
‘The Last Phase’, a documentary film depicting the life story of a former female LTTE cadre during the final stages of the humanitarian operation in Sri Lanka was screened on Thursday at the European Union (EU) Parliament in Brussels for the first time.
While claiming that TNA MP S.Sridharan should be arrested over the speech he made in the Parliament glorifying the LTTE leader, the Bodu Bala Sena today accused the parliamentarians who were present in the house during the speech for not immediately reacting to the speech
Educationist and the Founder principal of D.S Senanayake College R.I. T. Alles passed away a few hours ago at a private hospital in Colombo at the age of 81 following a brief illness, the government information Department said.
Claiming that Sri Lanka has made progress in promoting human rights and towards national reconciliation, China called on the international community to desist from taking measures that 'may complicate the issue'
The Health Services Trade Union Alliance (HSTUA) today said that it was not aware of the restraining order against the strike and said it would continue the strike till tomorrow as planned
The case filed against Ratnapura District UNP Parliamentarian Dinesh Gankanda on the charges of having assaulted a businessman and biting his nose, was amicably settled before the Colombo Fort Magistrate today
At least 21 sailors were injured near the Diyatalawa railway station when a navy bus carrying 25 sailors from Colombo to Diyatalawa met with an accident this afternoon, police said
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka today giving evidence in the attempted assassination on him by a suicide bomber on September 2006 at the Army Headquarters in Colombo, recalled the harrowing ordeal which left him critically injured
Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, Samidare DD-106 and Sazanami DD-113, arrived at the Port of Colombo for a goodwill and supply visit today.
Some 500 carpenters in Moratuwa are staging a protest at Kurusa Junction on the Galle road against the Budget proposal enabling the transport of furniture without permits
Sri Lanka on Thursday said it had “nothing to hide” as it began compiling a death toll from its war against Tamil separatists, AFP reported today.
Rejecting claims that the UNP Leadership Council had no powers vested in it, UNP parliamentarian Lakshman Kiriella today said some elements were attempting to shatter the new unity that’s emerging within the party
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