A journalist was assaulted as he attempted to take a photograph at the Fort Magistrate court premises by the security personals of Chief of Defense Staff RavindraWijegunaratne who was appearing in the courts to make a statement regarding the abductio..
The Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka (AAGGSL) strongly condemns the Sri Lankan President’s abrupt removal of the incumbent Prime Minister on the night of 26 October 2018. It is our considered view that the President’s irrespon..
The Speaker of Parliament has made a special announcement in regard to the political confusion occurred in the country yesterday (26). The Speaker makes clear in his announcement that he will be acting completely politically unbiased and full lawfull..
The passage of legislation establishing an Office for Reparations is another significant step forward in the transitional justice process aimed at healing the wounds of war and bringing a lasting solution to Sri Lanka’s ethnic conflict.
The total population of 20 million people of Sri Lanka is supposed to elect 9215 members- 225 MPs for the Parliament, the supreme body of governance, 455 Councilors for Provincial Councils and 8535 members for local government bodies to represent the..
The Colombo International Book Fair marks 20 Years of catering to the readers of Sri Lanka and in accordance with it ventures into adding further value to the exhibition by including a select set of stalls from institutes in Sri Lanka that offer guid..
Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane who arrived in Sri Lanka on an official visit met with Lakshman Kiriella, the Leader of the House, Public Enterprises and Kandy Development Minister and Acting Foreign Minister, yesterday (2..
Twenty seven (27) Indian fishermen along with 4 dhows engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters were apprehended by the Sri Lanka Navy around 5.00 p.m. 10th Friday. The apprehension was made by a Fast Gun boat attached to the Northe..
Nelumyaya Foundation's (NYF) in its Press Release on 3rd August 2018 emphasises that as Micro Finance issue in the country has become more prominent and pressing, some individual/s spreading falsehood either maliciously or recklessly against the..
Following the recent increase in fuel prices, transport costs and the prices of goods and services have started rising. Fishermen are up in arms against the sudden increase in the price of kerosene by more than double the earlier price and the creati..
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, successfully held a public consultation yesterday (22 March 2018) at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), on the proposed framework for li..
Reports coming in from all corners of the island, indicate that the Sri Lanka PodujanaPeramuna is heading for a historic victory at the local government elections. I wish to express my heartfelt thanks to the voting public of Sri Lanka who have repos..
“Just as the United States is proud to have been among the first nations to recognize an independent Ceylon in 1948, we remain proud to stand with Sri Lanka as a friend and partner today,”Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador ..
Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga, the former Ambassador to Russia and Ukraine had been evading a warrant of arrest issued on 20 October 2016 by a Colombo Magistrate, in relation to investigations pertaining to alleged embezzlement of public funds to the tune ..
Authorities in Sri Lanka have taken serious note of videos being circulated on social and web-based media of an alleged incident involving the Minister Counsellor (Defence) attached to the Sri Lanka High Commission in London behaving in an offensive ..
Sri Lanka currently has a government of national unity comprising the two largest political parties, the UNP and SLFP, which have hitherto been rivals for political power. As can be expected the forthcoming local government elections have aggravated ..
Sri Lanka currently has a government of national unity comprising the two largest political parties, the UNP and SLFP, which have hitherto been rivals for political power. As can be expected the forthcoming local government elections have aggra..
This year’s theme for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, “Answering the Call to End Poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies”, celebrates the 25 year anniversary of the creation of this international day and th..
The case of torture of Mr. Daundalage Pushpakumara came up on the 12th July 2017 at the Court of Appeal in Sri Lanka. The court was considering a petition filed by Pushpakumara, seeking leave to appeal in his case bearing number CA: A12/16. A..
Theme: “United We Stand”Historic city of Mannar would be the venue for the 32nd National Rover Scout Moot scheduled from the 3rd to 6th of November 2016 where nearly 500 Rover Scouts from all over the island will gather at the La Salle Ki..
The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau(SLTPB)organized Sri Lanka’s participation at the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) from 25th – 27th February 2016 at the..