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Two perspectives relating to Sinharaaja's new road

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The deputy minister of Mahaweli development and environment Ajith Maannapperuma has confirmed that media reports published stating that a road was being constructed within Sinhar... Read More


Alliance general secretary gives clarity regarding the government's intention

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- UPFA general secretary MP Mahinda Amaraweera says that the government is formulating a new constitution to win minority votes. The MP was responding to journalists after a discu... Read More


Three suspects who abducted a businessman, nabbed on the expressway

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The three suspects believed to be responsible for the abduction of a business man in ahangama, were arrested by officers at the Southern Expressway Imadoowa check-point yesterday... Read More


President Sirisena scheduled to meet with the president of the Philippines later today

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- President Maithripala Sirisena landed in Manila yesterday to begin the 4-day state visit, upon the invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte. President Sirisena is scheduled to ho... Read More


Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the dea... Read More


Two former LTTE cadres sentenced to 10 years for bombing Anuradhapura Air force camp

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Two hardcore members of the LTTE who pleaded guilty for attacking the Anuradhapura Air force camp and destroying 16 aircraft in 2007 were sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonm... Read More


A fuel station catches fire at Galkulama

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The fire which erupted in a filling station at Galkulama junction has been doused by now. Our correspondent stated that the fire erupted while fuel was being syphoned from an oi... Read More


3 youths hospitalized following a clash in Na-Ula

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Three youth were hospitalized following a clash between two groups of Habaragahamada in Na Ula. Police said an altercation over a motorcycle has led to the clash and one youth w... Read More


A new draft bill presented to hold provincial council elections under the old system

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The ministry of Provincial Council and Local Government states that it has issued instructions to the Department of Legal Draftsman to prepare a new draft bill with regard to hol... Read More


122 MP's are prepared to withdraw their petition against Mahinda

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The Appeal filed by former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his cabinet challenging the Interim Injunction issued by the Court of Appeal, that prevented them from functioning... Read More