Featured Video

  • North air link proposal with India dropped
  • Hakeem to make statement in Parliament next month over law college principal issues
  • New vehicles to the army and police
  • Woman with heroin arrested in Kotahena
  • Gamani Corea leaves estate exceeding Rs. 1.5 billion
  • Parliament takes up controversial gazette regulations surrounding casino operations
More Videos

Unemployed graduates gathered in Colombo today for a demonstration, demanding jobs in the public sector, and the formulation of a national job policy for graduates.   Captured here are scenes from the demonstr

Former minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon who was arrested by Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over a murder incident in 1999, remanded till October 20 by Colombo magistrate today.  

The Jaffna High Court today sentenced four soldiers into 25 Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) each over a gang rape and sexual abuse incidents in Viswamadhu, Kilinochchi. The incident took place in 2010, shortly after the en

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil wickremasinghe  and his wife Maithre Wickremasinghe met Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial palace in Tokyo on October 07,2015. Mr Wickremasinghe  arrived on O


The second annual real estate conference will take place on October 21, 2015, from 3pm - 8pm, at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, according to a statement released by Lamudi.lk In addition to

  The maximum limit of the facility for Sri Lankan vehicle leasing will be increased to 90 per cent from 70 per cent with effect from Monday October 5, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced at a media conferen

The Sri Lankan Government on Friday offered an amnesty to Sri Lankans holding ‘secret numbered’ accounts totaling $10-15 billion in Swiss banks saying they could bring their money back with no questions asked and no

  Falck, the world’s largest ambulance service, said this week it was pulling out of Sri Lanka this month – just two years after its entry – stymied by the new Indian Government-backed free ambulance servic


The radiant, young Thilini Amarasooriya was crowned the Siyatha-Facia Miss World Sri Lanka 2015 at a glittering final pageant held at Grand Ballroom Colombo Hilton recently . Jayathi De Silva was adjudged the First R

Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) recently presented the fourth edition of the HSBC CFW Resort hosted by Jetwing Hotels; as leading Sri Lankan and international designers showcase their latest resortwear collections on the runw

Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) recently presented the fourth edition of the HSBC CFW Resort hosted by Jetwing Hotels; as leading Sri Lankan and international designers showcase their latest resortwear collections on the runw


Ladies College defeated Bishops College 1-0 and also won the under 17 game by the same margin to clinch the Overall Championship at the 11th Ladies-Bishops hockey encounter for the LC/BC trophy played at the Astro Turf o

The Royal College won the Western Province Under-18 Hockey championship for the third year running after beating Nalanda College in the final at Royal College grounds.   Royal edged out Nalanda by 4-3 in penal

The three-day warm up game between the touring West Indies and the Sri Lanka Cricket Board President’s XI has been rescheduled by a day.   The match was to be played on October 8, 9 and 10 at the SSC and now


JAKARTA, Oct 7, 2015 (AFP) - New aerial footage released Wednesday showed smoke billowing from Indonesian forest fires as smog-choked Singapore's biggest supermarket chain announced a ban on products from a paper compan

ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Pakistan's highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for the killer of the governor of the country's wealthiest and most populous province after he had called for reform of the bl

GENEVA, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) called on Wednesday for an independent international fact-finding commission to be established to investigate the U.S. bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanis

World Features

LONDON, Oct 7, 2015 (AFP) - Pakistani activist Liaquat Ali Hazara had his application for asylum in Britain turned down 2 years ago. He has been stuck in limbo since, afraid of being killed by the Taliban if he is sent

SEOUL, Oct 7, 2015 (AFP) - When it comes to grandiose, mass displays of State muscle and military grandstanding, North Korea has few equals. This Saturday, the reclusive, and diplomatically elusive North is set to put

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan, Oct 7, 2015 (AFP) - The morning the Pakistan earthquake struck 10 years ago, Nazish Naz had been reluctant to go to school, telling her elder sister the day felt cursed. Less than an hour after

Category Slider



Has the President’s visit to the United Nations brought positive benefits to Sri Lanka?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Tuvalet tıkanıklığı