President Maithripala Sirisena will summon a monthly meeting to review national security while obtaining the ideas and suggestions of all the parties.
Fans of Andrew Fidel Fernando will be surprised, and those who are new to his writings, delighted.
President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to pardon and release Ven. Galagodatte Gnanasara Thero from prison has endangered the lives of the family of disappeared journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, his wife Sandya Eknaligoda said.
Colombo High Court Judge Adithya Patabendige today (24) issued summons to former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake for his alleged involvement in concealing evidence in the murder of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen.
A man has set fire to a five-storey building owned by his mother-in-law in Kochchikade, Negombo, last night (23) causing massive damages to the property.
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Kavinda Jayawardena has stepped down from the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to inquire into the Easter Sunday bombings, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament today.
A collective of women's rights activists said yesterday (23) that women, being a vulnerable part of society, are victimised at a time of political and social crisis.
Members of Parliament are asking Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to allow Media to cover the proceedings of the Select Committee appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attacks.
Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero and his mother met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday and thanked him for pardoning the controversial Thero.
Attorney General (AG) Dappula de Livera has directed acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Chandana Wickramaratne in writing to take disciplinary action through the National Police Commission against the Western Province Senior DIG, the STF Commandant and National Intelligence Chief for the alleged dereliction of duties.
A 39-year-old Sri Lankan national suspected to be linked to the terror group that carried out the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka was arrested in Yangon by Myanmar police yesterday for an alleged visa violation.
Showers or heavy showers are expected in most parts of the island today (24), the Department of Meteorology said.
Condemning President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to pardon Ven. Gnanasara Thero of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today (23), the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said the President's act sends a "very wrong message" to the country at a time when anti-Muslim bigotry should be kept in check.
Two United National Party (UNP) back-benchers today criticised the no-confidence motions to be presented against both Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and the UNF-led government by Opposition lawmakers.
The Criminal Investigation Department is investigating a news report that a particular doctor had sterilized thousands of women against their will.
The Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero is free after being released by President Maithripala Sirisena using his powers to pardon prisoners.
If investigations revealed that Minister Rishad Bathiudeen had any connection with the suspected terrorists who carried out the Easter attacks as alleged, he would be the first person to move against him, Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake told Parliament today (23).
Parliament will debate the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen on 18 and 19 June, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella said today (23)
The Sri Lankan High Commission in Pakistan is refuting a Pakistani newspaper report that said Pakistan’s trade with Sri Lanka has come to a halt.
A Police Constable attached to the Akuressa police station is dead after he was hit in a shootout with alleged criminals in Akuressa yesterday (22).
The Bodu Bala Sena says the release of their General Secretary Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero from prison may be delayed.
A ceremony to remember war veterans was held yesterday (22) in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena at The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo.