Pope Francis can "push" reconciliation in Sri Lanka : Cardinal Ranjith

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January 12, 2015 08:45 pm

Pope Francis was scheduled to leave on Monday evening for the 7th Apostolic Trip of his Pontificate. The first stop of his two-nation journey is Sri Lanka. Welcoming him will be t...

Holy Father commences journey to Lanka

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January 12, 2015 08:38 pm

The Holy Father began his trip to Sri Lanka a shortwhile ago, Vatican news reports confirmed. The Holy Father had boarded his flight to Sri Lanka and will arrive in the island a...

New cabinet sworn in

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January 12, 2015 07:49 pm

A 27-member cabinet of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this evening. Ten State ministers and...

Colombo bourse nervous over shaky new administration’s first steps

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January 12, 2015 05:34 pm

Colombo shares on Monday, despite the high turnover levels, remained volatile primarily due to the uncertainty surrounding the current political situation. New President Maithri...

BASL calls on CJ to explain presence at Temple Trees

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January 12, 2015 01:45 pm

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has called on Chief Justice Mohan Peiris to issue an immediate denial of the recent reports circulating in the media regarding his presence ...

New ministry secretaries appointed

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January 12, 2015 12:53 pm

Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunge was today appointed as the Treasury Secretary and Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Planning, Government Information department said. Meanwhile Kar...

Senthil surrenders to court

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January 12, 2015 12:44 pm

Uva Provincial C Minister Senthil Thondaman who was accused of assaulting a postman has surrendered to the Bandarawela Magistrate Courts today. Last week the Bandarawela Magistr...

Police cop dies in accident

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January 12, 2015 12:40 pm

A police officer attached to the Elections Commissioner’s security convoy was killed and another officer was injured when their motorbike collided with a van in Maharagama this m...

Colombo shares nervous as new regime battles ousted Rajapaksa’s bid to return to parliament

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January 12, 2015 11:36 am

    Colombo’s nervous share market opened on Monday amidst concern in the Sri Lankan Government that deposed President Mahinda Rajapaksa was trying to make a poli...

Police on alert to arrest Senthil Thondaman

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January 12, 2015 11:18 am

The immigration officials and intelligence units in Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and Mattala airport are on alert to arrest Uva Provincial Minister Senthil Thondaman, i...



Features & Analysis

LBV and SL High Commission host forum on "Significance of Tripitaka as a World Heritage"

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London in association with the London Buddhist Vihara hosted a scholarly forum ...

5th Goût de France hits Sri Lanka on March 21 

Good France held in over 150 countries will involve chefs and restaurants from around the world celebrating French cu...

“Ahimsa” A Choreographic dance production by Aru Sri Art Theatre

Celebrating 150 years of Mahatma -“Ahimsa”, a choreographic dance production blended together with t...

Daniel O’Donnell and Mary Duff thrill Colombo fans once again

Daniel O’Donnell, one of Ireland’s best known performers who continues to push the boundaries of his care...