The President of Peoples’ Republic of China and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, Xi Jinping, arrived in Sri Lanka a short while ago, marking the first visit by a Chinese President to the island nation in 28 years. MORE..
The propaganda activities with regard to the forthcoming Uva Provincial Council polls should cease after midnight today (17 Sept), the Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said. MORE...
Sri Lanka and China on Tuesday agreed to deepen strategic and defence cooperation, following talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat. MORE...
Full capacity of 900 MW from Norochcholai coal power plant added to the national grid by commissioning 2nd and 3rd units which added 600 MW today. MORE...
Price of kerosene oil reduced by Rs. 20 per liter, petrol by Rs. five and diesel by Rs. three per liter from midnight tonight- President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Tuesday appealed to all those concerned for the welfare of Lankan Tamils to oppose President Mahinda Rajapaksa‘s address to the United Nations GeneralAssembly on September 25, by hoisting black flags and wearing black shirts. MORE...
UK police are hunting four Sri Lankan men after a 24-year-old man was stabbed in the head in Mitcham, in Uk, yesterday morning. MORE...
Sri Lanka Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama has flagged off ‘an adventure motorcycle journey to spread peace’ led by Feros Omar from Brandenburg Gate, Berlin to Battaramulla, Colombo. Feros Omar is accompanied by his wife Amina Omar as pillion rider. MORE...
Sri Lanka has assured India that it is committed to implementing the 13th amendment in its constitution, Indian media reports. MORE...
Academics and non-governmental organisations have condemned a University of Sydney academic’s call for delegates at a human rights conference to go soft on Sri Lanka despite claims of the country’s war-time atrocities. MORE..
The Met. Dept. says that strong winds at times (up to 50-60 kmph) can be expected over the island particularly over the western slopes of the Central hills.Showers will occur at times in the Central and Sabaragamuwa..MORE...
Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Sri Lanka Today (16) on a two-day official visit. This visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping will be the first visit by a Chinese President to Sri Lanka in 28 years. The last Chinese President to visit the island was President Li Xiannian in 1986. MORE...
Following inputs that some suspicious persons, having terror links, might intrude into India from Sri Lanka via sea route, the Indian district administration and police have strengthened coastal security by constituting ‘Coastal Security Ramnad,’ a standing committee to facilitate coordinated action by pooling intelligence. MORE...
A 48-year-old Chinese man has been arrested at the Departure Lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning with edible bird’s nests concealed in 12 tea tins, weighing 4.75 kilograms and valued at Rs 1.9 million. MORE..
Singapore maintained its supremacy in Asian netball after beating Sri Lanka 59-41 in the Asian Netball Championships final on Sunday (14) held at the Singapore Sports Hub’s OCBC Arena. MORE...
Pakistan Cricket Board sources said before leaving for India with the Lahore Lions for the Champions League Twenty20, Ahmed Shehzad was called to the board offices and given a severe reprimand for making religious comments to Tillakaratne Dilshan. MORE...
Newly appointed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan today criticised Ahmed Shehzad for offering religious advice to Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan during an ODI last week, saying it was a “stupid statement” on part of the Pakistani batsman. MORE..
Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.6 million after a California jury determined the South Korea-based company guilty of infringing Apple’s patents, Reuters reported. MORE...
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who hosted the chief editors and media heads for his monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday (24), was asked about the attack on a group of UNP Parliamentarians which took place in Hambantota recently ...
Sri Lanka’s most senior cricketers Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara had strongly criticised the country’s cricket administration, upon returning to the country after winning the Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh ...