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Karu calls for action on rapidly escalating human-elephant conflict

The National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) is calling on the government to immediately act on mitigating the human-...

January 22, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka gets demarche, India says shocked over fishermen deaths

India has said it was shocked at the death of three Indian fishermen and a Sri Lanka national after a collision with a S...

January 22, 2021 2 min read

Cardinal laments that Sri Lanka is working to turn lies into truth

At a sermon at the Katuwapitiya church, scene of the most horrific attack on Easter Sunday, the head pf the Colombo chur...

January 21, 2021 2 min read

Fonseka says giving military training to all is too costly

Former Army Commander Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka is saying that giving military training for everyone above the age of...

January 21, 2021 2 min read
Sri Lanka sticks to domestic mechanism; says UN probe will polarise country

“This will polarise our society, as we experienced with Resolution 30/1,” the foreign minister said.

Sri Lanka police find hand grenade in Colombo private hospital

The grenade has now been disarmed, police said.

Ranil congratulates Trump over Al-Baghdadi death

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has congratulated President Donald Trump on the successful operation to kill the ISI...

October 28, 2019 1 min read

Deshapriya calls for explanation from Hiru over Fowzie story

The Elections Commission is asking Hiru TV to explain themselves over willfully misinterpreting A H M Fowzie's remarks

October 28, 2019 2 min read

Ali Sabry in hot water after controversial remark

A viral video clip, purportedly of President’s Counsel Mohamad Ali Sabry making a controversial remark regarding the M...

Nisali De Silva
October 28, 2019 2 min read

Poverty and terrorism main global challenges - Marapana

Sri Lanka called for collective action to address contemporary global challenges particularly poverty and terrorism at t...

October 28, 2019 2 min read

Parliamentary probe failed to identify who was behind Easter attacks-Samarasinghe

SLFP Parliamentarian Mahinda Samarasinghe Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) which probed into Easter attacks has fail...

October 28, 2019 1 min read

President's office refutes JVP claim of huge allocation

Presidential Secretariat denies the allegations made by JVP MP Vijitha Herath on Friday (25 Oct) that Rs 800 million hav...

October 28, 2019 1 min read

Address ragging - SLMA tells Candidates

The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) is urging all presidential candidates to address the violence in universities p...

October 26, 2019 2 min read

Furious Fowzie wants to take Hiru to court

Former Minister and UPFA MP A H M Fowzie says he will take legal action against the Hiru Television network which errone...

Arjuna Ranawana
October 25, 2019 2 min read

True SLFPers are gathering around AKD - Herath

Propaganda Secretary of JVP Vijitha Herath said that the true SLFPers are now gathering around National People's Movemen...

October 25, 2019 2 min read

Gota unveils manifesto: national security, economic prosperity top priorities

Presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa unveiled his election manifesto today, with promises made in areas of national s...

October 25, 2019 4 min read
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Mahesh announces his platform

October 25, 2019 2 min read

Pro-SLPP lawyers decry misinformation spread against Gotabaya

A group of lawyers supporting Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is threatening legal...

October 25, 2019 2 min read

To resolve minority issues, a president needs majority support of majority - SLPP

In order to successfully address minority grievances, a president should have the backing of a majority of the majority ...

Nisali De Silva
October 24, 2019 3 min read

Is Kurunegala losing its multicultural heritage?

Kurunegala once the capital of Lanka, is a city at the crossroads which boasts a rich multi-cultural heritage. However i...

Arjuna Ranawana
October 24, 2019 4 min read

Sajith turned down Premiership many times - Mannapperuma

UNP Parliamentarian State Minister Ajith Mannapperuma says NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa was invited 71 t...

October 24, 2019 2 min read

Left Front switches from AKD to Sajith

Yesterday 23rd the Central Committee of the United Left Front decided to withdraw support from Anura Kumara Dissanayake ...

October 24, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka Easter Sunday probe drops bombshell on Sirisena

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Select Committee on Easter Sunday attacks dropped a bombshell Wednesday accusing President ...

October 24, 2019 3 min read

State Intelligence Service should be blamed for Easter massacre - Parliamentary Committee

The Director of the State Intelligence Service, Nilantha Jayawardena, “bears the greatest responsibility” in the fai...

Arjuna Ranawana
October 23, 2019 2 min read

Gota’s promises on education unrealistic – UNP

(SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's promises on education reform are unrealistic and impractical, UNP MP ...

October 23, 2019 2 min read

Royal Park murder: More deserving convicts awaiting pardon - Prisoner rights activist

The Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners came out strongly today against reports that President Sirisena is cont...

Nisali De Silva
October 23, 2019 3 min read