Yoshitha Rajapaksa remanded

Yoshitha further remanded

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son Yoshitha and four others including Nishantha Ranatunga, Rohan Weliwita were remanded until February 25 by the Kaduwela Magistrate over the alleged financial irregularities at the CSN.

Jayantha Jayasuriya

Jayantha Jayasuriya appointed new Attorney General

Senior Solicitor General Jayantha Jayasuriya was sworn in as the 29th Attorney General of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago.

Lotus tower construction site in Sri Lanka

Short of options, Sri Lanka turns back to Beijing’s embrace

Just over a year after a new leader was elected and Sri Lanka’s business ties with China came under close scrutiny, Colombo is reversing course by resuming a stalled port project and naming Beijing as the front runner for a new special economic zone.

Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero

Gnanasara Thera further remanded

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera was further remanded till February 16 when he was produced in the Homagama magistrate’s court today.

John Kerry

US govt proposes USD 31 million aid to Sri Lanka

The US government has proposed a $31 million (Rs 210.49 crore) financial aid to Sri Lanka to encourage reconciliation efforts and support anti-corruption activities as the Island nation is undertaking major reforms after the historic political transition.

Kasun Rajitha

Inexperienced Sri Lanka outwit India in first T20I

PUNE: An inexperienced Sri Lanka side shocked favourites India to win the first of three Twenty20 Internationals by five wickets at Pune on Tuesday and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Sri Lanka war crimes investigation must be impartial with or without foreign judges – U.N. official

The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to accept a role for international judges in investigating possible war crimes during the 26-year Tamil insurgency but any process must be impartial and independent, the U.N. human rights chief said on Tuesday.

Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero

Gnanasara Thera remanded again

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera, who was granted bail by the Homagama Magistrate in the Contempt of Court case, was further remanded until tomorrow (10) for allegedly threatening Sandhaya Eknaligoda.

Sarath Fonseka

Fonseka takes oath as MP

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka was sworn in as a national list MP of the United National Party (UNP) a short while ago.

Nishantha Ranatunga

‘Nishantha Malli’s’ fate due to wrong company: Arjuna

“If Nishantha Malli was in the company of good guys, he (Nishantha) would not have to face to such a scenario. The law should be equal to everyone.

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein meets Mahanayaka Thero

Maha Nayakas advise Zeid

The Maha Nayakas of the Malwatta and Asgiriya chapters have informed visiting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein that the UN should not unduly interfere with the attempts made by the government to address its issues through a domestic mechanism.

Sarath Fonseka

UNP working committee unanimously approves Fonseka’s name

The UNP Working Committee has decided to appoint Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to Parliament through the United National Front (UNF) National List slot

Dinesh Gunawardena

Joint Opposition yet to get response from Zeid

No response has been received in respect of the request made by the Joint Opposition to have a meeting with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena says.

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

U.N. rights chief meets families of Sri Lanka’s war victims

The United Nations human rights chief on Sunday traveled to the north and east of Sri Lanka to assess the country’s progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes.

Nalinda Jayatissa - JVP

Rajapaksa Regime Gave Room For Thugs To Rule The Country – Dr. Nalinda Jayatissa

JVP MP Dr. Nalinda Jayatissa says that for true reconciliation to take place, the minorities should be made to feel that they are also given the opportunity to engage in the decision making process and activities related to the country.

Sushma Swaraj with Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

India will give its fullest support to Sri Lanka’s policies; Assures Indian Foreign Minister

Indian Foreign Minister Mrs. Sushma Swaraj says the government of India solidly thanks Sri Lanka for its policies behind the reconciliation and the development.