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.

Matthew Abeysinghe

Matthew wins gold and sets new record; Machiko grabs silver

Sri Lanka’s Matthew Abeysinghe won a second gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games in the men’s 100m butterfly swimming event.


TN parties express concern over Sirisena’s stand

DMK and MDMK today expressed concern over Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena’s reported statement that his country’s new constitution will not have the concept of ‘Federation,’ saying it will affect the ethnic Tamils.

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Sri Lanka

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein arrived in Sri Lanka, a short while ago, for a four-day official visit.

IMF - International Monetary Fund

IMF urges Sri Lanka to reduce fiscal gap, raise tax revenues

The International Monetary Fund on Friday urged Sri Lanka to take steps to reduce its fiscal deficit and raise tax revenues to help improve its balance of payments.

Presidential awards for innovations

Special program to broaden the opportunities for innovations – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he would implement a special program to broaden the opportunities in the market for the innovations by strengthening of the innovators.

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

Prince Zeid to visit Jaffna, Trinco

Visiting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is scheduled to visit Jaffna, Trincomalee and Kandy in addition to Colombo, UN compound in Sri Lanka announced today.

Sicille Kotelawala

Sicille Kotelawala hospitalized

Former Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kotelawala’s wife, Cecille Kotelawala, is currently receiving treatments at a private hospital in Colombo, the police said.

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma to attend joint commission meeting in Sri Lanka

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday will leave on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka during which she will attend a meeting of the joint commission of the two countries.

President Maithripala Sirisena at 68th Independence day in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka takes ‘giant step’ toward unity with Tamil anthem

Sri Lanka’s war-battered minority Tamils welcomed the national anthem being sung in their language at Independence Day celebrations on Thursday for the first time in 67 years as a “giant step” towards reconciliation.

Ranil Wickremasinghe

Let us strive to understand the challenges before us as a nation – PM

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe in his Independence Day message said. “On this Independence Day, let us strive to understand the challenges before us as a nation and determine to give of ourselves wholeheartedly to a noble vision of taking our country forward.

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

Let us dedicate ourselves to provide a truly ethical, virtuous, wise & equitable service to all – President

As we commemorate independence, let us dedicate ourselves to provide a truly ethical, virtuous, wise and equitable service to all. Let us pledge to consolidate on peace and freedom achieved and build this future for our land and people, stated President Maithripala Sirisena in his Independence Day message.

Sarath Fonseka

Fonseka’s Democratic Party inks agreement with UNP

Sri Lanka’s ruling United National Party (UNP) today signed a collective agreement with the Democratic Party (DP) led by former Army Commander Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka at Temple Trees in Colombo.

Hamburg court

Man convicted in Germany for backing LTTE

A Sri Lankan-born man received an 18-month suspended sentence in Germany on Tuesday (Feb 2) for membership of the LTTE which Germany considers a terrorist organisation.

Nishantha Muthuhettigama

SLFP Dy. Ministers ready resign from Govt: Muttuhettigama

Deputy Minister Nishantha Muttuhettigama, who visited remanded Yositha Rajapaksa at the Welikada prison, said yesterday that the FCID had no legal powers and they as Deputy Ministers appointed by the SLFP were ready to resign from their portfolios if political witch hunt by the FCID was not stopped.