Sri Lankan president calls Aukus a ‘mistake’, rejects fears over China

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday declared the Aukus security pact between Australia, Britain and the US “a mistake” while rejecting any concerns over Beijing’s perceived influence on his debt-ridden island nation.

Abuses Undercut Proposed ‘Truth Commission’ – Human Rights Watch

The Sri Lankan government’s ongoing abuses are undermining the purported goals of its newly proposed truth and reconciliation commission, Human Rights Watch said in a report.

Alleged victim of Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka grilled over intimate acts

The alleged victim of an international cricket star has been grilled in court about whether the Sri Lankan man took off a condom during sex.

Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe meets with World Bank Chief Ajay Banga

The Sri Lanka Delegation, led by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, engaged in high-level discussions with World Bank President Mr. Ajay Banga and other World Bank officials at the World Bank Headquarters (UNHQ) yesterday (September 18).

Tamil Nadu Government builds 1,591 houses in 19 Sri Lankan Tamil camps

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin in a ceremony held on behalf of the Public and Rehabilitation Department at Melmonavur, Sri Lankan Tamils ​​Rehabilitation Camp, Vellore District on Sunday inaugurated over 1,500 newly built houses in 19 Sri Lankan Tamils Rehabilitation Camps spread across 13 districts of the state.

Alleged rape victim of Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka ‘feared’ for her life, court

The alleged victim of a cricket star accused of raping a woman after an international sporting event in Sydney told a court she “feared” for her life.

Health, electricity and petroleum gazetted as essential services in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has declared several services as essential services via an extraordinary gazette.

Gunmen open fire at MP Uddika Premarathne’s vehicle

A group of unidentified individuals who arrived in a vehicle opened fire at the vehicle of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MP Uddika Premarathne soon after he returned to his residence in Anuradhapura last night (September 17).

Ruthless India rout Sri Lanka to win Asia Cup as paceman Siraj shines

India lifted the Asia Cup after routing defending champions Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the final with Mohammed Siraj claiming a career-best 6-21, including four wickets in one over, at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday.

Sri Lanka President arrives in New York to attend the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly

Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived in New York earlier today to attend the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States of America.

Maheesh Theekshana out of Asia Cup final due to injury

Sri Lanka spinner Maheesh Theekshana will miss the Asia Cup final against India after sustaining a hamstring injury during their win over Pakistan, the country’s cricket board (SLC) said on Saturday.

Police Special Task Force seizes explosives in the Victoria reserve

Several explosives have been found by the Police Special Task Force (STF) in the Victoria reserve near the 16th-kilometer post of Padiyapalella road, Kandy.

No harm to the Employee Provident Fund – Manusha

Manusha Nanayakkara, the Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment, confirmed that the existing 9% employee benefit related to the Employee Provident Fund will remain unchanged.

Central Bank’s ability to print money limited under new Act

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s (CBSL) ability to print money will be limited with the new Central Bank Act which came into effect from yesterday (September 15).

Sri Lanka President addresses G77 & China Summit in Cuba

Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe delivered a compelling address at the Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the G77 & China in Havana, Cuba yesterday (September 15).

Sachithra Senanayake further remanded

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Sachithra Senanayake who was arrested over allegations of match fixing in the Lanka Premier League (LPL) in 2020, has been further remanded until September 25.