Sri Lanka has failed to show significant improvement in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, released by Transparency International, the global movement against corruption. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (5:20 PM)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today denied reports that Sri Lanka s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom has resigned. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (4:35 PM)
The Minister Counsellor (Defence) attached to the Sri Lanka High Commission in London, Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, arrived in the country after being recalled by the government. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (3:54 PM)
Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Amari Wijewardene, has tendered reportedly her resignation from the position. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (2:22 PM)
Sports cannot be developed in the country if individuals who are only looking to make profits through sports are elected to govern them, says National Olympic Committee (NOC) presidency candidate Rohan Fernando. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (2:17 PM)
The European Union (EU) says that Sri Lankan Government must honour its commitments on the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) and transitional justice. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (1:11 PM)
Former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in charge of Mount Lavinia area, Hemantha Adhikari, who has been arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Lansantha Wickrematunge, has made a confidential statement before Mt. Lavinia Chief Magistrate Mohamed Mihail. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (12:46 PM)
The Department of Meteorology has issued a special weather bulletin, valid for the next 6 hours, for heavy rainfall and strong winds in the South-Eastern sea areas. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (9:56 AM)
Pakistan s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, declaring that anyone disqualified from holding office cannot serve as head of a political party. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (9:35 AM)
A Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place tomorrow (22), said Minister of Special Assignments Sarath Amunugama. MORE..
22 Feb 2018 (12:29 AM)
The government has decided to transfer students of South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) to the medical faculty of Sir John Kotelawala Defense University (KDU), Presidential Media Unit said today (21). MORE...
21 Feb 2018 (11:16 PM)
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the time period of the national government has expired. MORE....
21 Feb 2018 (10:25 PM)
UPFA Parliamentarian Gamini Lokuge says that the Joint Opposition (JO) never request for an opportunity for a discussion with the President at any time, and that they only met with President Sirisena following Minister Susil Premajayantha s invitation for talks. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (6:13 PM)
Ward Place has been closed for traffic from Town Hall towards Borella due to an anti-SAITM protest by University students and parents, Ada Derana Correspondent reported. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (5:07 PM)
The Minister Counsellor (Defence) attached to the Sri Lanka High Commission in London, Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, has been recalled to Sri Lanka by the Sri Lanka Army. MORE...
21 Feb 2018 (4:58 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the Commander of the Army has informed him that the fire in the bus in Diyatalawa this morning was caused by a grenade explosion. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (4:27 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking in Parliament today (21), assured that the National Government is still valid and that the agreement between the UNP and the UPFA has not been rescinded. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (3:06 PM)
Chairman of Consumer Affairs (CAA) Authority Hasitha Thilakaratne says that although several companies request for a price hike, the CAA will only increase prices after a comprehensive inquiry, and after approval is granted from the cabinet subcommittee on cost of living. MORE...
21 Feb 2018 (2:56 PM)
A Sri Lankan asylum seeker who claims he once built warships for the Tamil Tigers says he will be tortured and possibly killed in his home country if he is deported by the Australian Government on Thursday. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (2:27 PM)
Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since the Malaysian airliner vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with island nations. MORE..
21 Feb 2018 (1:11 PM)